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#47966 - 06/27/06 9:43 pm Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Can anyone recommend a good repair shop that deals with vintage Norton's and Triumph's? I have a 65 Norton and a 56 Triumph that need to be tuned up. I'm looking for a place like British Marketing which is no longer around.

Thanks!

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#47967 - 06/27/06 11:43 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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The closest thing I can suggest is GP motorcycles in San Diego or Glory Sales and Service in Los Angeles. Either way, you will have to travel.

Cheers,

LTR


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#47968 - 06/28/06 3:00 am Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Keith Moore is in Orange County. Don't know about service, but I know he is a nice guy and seems to have everything Triumph.

#47969 - 06/28/06 3:33 am Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Keith doesn't do service work any longer, sadly for us, gladly for him. But he would be a good source to ask about who might...I'm sure he knows of a shadetree wrench or two that can help you out with your work. Moore's Cycle Center...714-533-2860. In Anaheim.

There are a number of places in LA that could help you...check the BSAOCSC site.

Steve

#47970 - 06/28/06 4:57 am Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Quote:
Originally posted by Steve Erickson:
There are a number of places in LA that could help you...check the BSAOCSC site.
That's a good place to start: http://bsaoc.50megs.com/

As mentioned in another thread, the mechanic from British Marketing is still around, working at Escondido Cycle Center. He's good with Nortons.

Eric E


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#47971 - 06/28/06 3:33 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Eric, I may have not had the shop name correct in the other post, the mechanic from British Marketing isn't at Escondido Cycle Center (which is a big chain Honda/ Suzuki dealership) he's at Scott Brown's shop which is called North County Motorcycle Center and Salvage.


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#47972 - 06/28/06 4:16 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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I second on the suggestion of Keith at Moore's Cycle. Great guy and very helpful. bigt

#47973 - 06/28/06 11:39 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Is John Young still in Costa Mesa? He used to do good work....I last spoke with him a couple years ago, but haven't seen anything from or about him in a while. If he's still around, he'd be a good resource also.

#47974 - 01/18/07 8:29 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Meatball (Hell on Wheels) in Anaheim. He's one of the best.

714-563-2418

#47975 - 01/18/07 11:35 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Somewhere in New Jersey
If you find any in Orange Co. New York let me know.


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#47976 - 01/19/07 5:04 am Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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Blimey-bill....Why don't you try the Teutel boys. Maybe they can make your bike look like a cartoon too! laughing

#47977 - 01/19/07 3:25 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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i live oc ny i use uk cycle in white plains ny (westchester). there is also libertyville cycle in new paltz.


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#47978 - 01/19/07 4:12 pm Re: Vintage British Shops in Orange County  
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There is M&S cycle in Scotia,NY

http://www.srr-mandscycle.com/

I haven't had much interaction with them, but the little experience I've had has been good.


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