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Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) #452818
09/04/12 4:34 pm
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Andy Zarse Offline OP
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http://vimeo.com/47240533

Have we all seen this?

Mainly on BSA and SmallHeath but Triumph and Norton get big mentions and some archive footage of Tony Benn at the BSA discussing the co-op.

Hurry, it will be gone by friday...

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Re: Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) [Re: Andy Zarse] #452962
09/05/12 4:22 am
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Thanks Andy, It was very interesting! Maybe Healy will comment too

Re: Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) [Re: Andy Zarse] #452968
09/05/12 5:05 am
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Did we learn anything about short-sighted economics?
We will.


Stepping on others doesn't make you stand tall.

71 A65L "Zelda"
92 BMW K100rs "Gustav"
72 T120V cafe project "Mr. Jim"
72 T150V yet to be named
Re: Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) [Re: Andy Zarse] #452975
09/05/12 6:37 am
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Thanks for posting that Andy. Do you know that you can download it by clicking the download button then right click the file name and select "download linked file".

Cool thing to be able to watch anytime. Even though we all know the terrible ending. Sad to see the machinery being sold off and the protestors trying to hang onto a sunken ship.


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Re: Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) [Re: wadeschields] #452999
09/05/12 9:38 am
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Any fellow Brummies out there remember riding around the test track next door to BSA factory?
I took the RAC/ACU course there in 1964.


Dave
Tiger 100SS 1966
T120V 1972
Vincent Comet 1952
Re: Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) [Re: TriVin] #453102
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I was one years old in '64. I'm 49 next week...

That makes you erm... very old smile

Re: Bits Stuck Anywhere (BSA) [Re: Andy Zarse] #453152
09/06/12 2:47 am
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I was on holiday in England around the time of the auction.
Closest we got to Birmingham was the motorway. The guide said, "Over there is Birmingham, industrial area, not much to see there."
Sadly, I didn't care, as I had yet to own Brit iron at that time.


Stepping on others doesn't make you stand tall.

71 A65L "Zelda"
92 BMW K100rs "Gustav"
72 T120V cafe project "Mr. Jim"
72 T150V yet to be named

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