d1 centre stand rebuild part 1
d1 centre stand rebuild part 1

Jan 14, 2019

had scratching moment - rebuilding my D1 centre stand
D1 Stand Bushes
D1 Stand Bushes

Jan 08, 2019

Indian BSA Speedo Part Two
Indian BSA Speedo Part Two

Jan 06, 2019

It works - took at little modding.
2018 Motorcycling
2018 Motorcycling

Jan 01, 2019

My Highlights of Motorcycling In 2018
Bimbling on my  1959 C15
Bimbling on my 1959 C15

Dec 24, 2018

simple cut - showing me exploring Cambridgeshire on my 59 C15
BSA Bantam D1 Plunger rear mudguard
BSA Bantam D1 Plunger rear mudguard

Dec 22, 2018

Corrosion on BSA Bantam D1 1951 GPO Mudguard. Pre restoration.
Speedo problems
Speedo problems

Dec 15, 2018

cheap speedo bought from Ebay for my C15
BSA C15 Front Brake Cable
BSA C15 Front Brake Cable

Dec 08, 2018

Checking out the brake cable action. Needs further investigation.
Riding C15 December 2018
Riding C15 December 2018

Dec 08, 2018

riding the b roads around Godmanchester on my BSA C15
BSA C15  - 29 Nov 2018
BSA C15 - 29 Nov 2018

Nov 29, 2018

B175 Nov 2018
B175 Nov 2018

Nov 29, 2018

BSA D1 Inner headlamp assembly
BSA D1 Inner headlamp assembly

Nov 20, 2018

1951 D1 BSA Headlamp assembly.
1951 BSA Bantam Horn
1951 BSA Bantam Horn

Nov 17, 2018

horn testing - electrical problem ?
First MoT
First MoT

Nov 05, 2018

Repair to BSA  Motorcycle Frame
Repair to BSA Motorcycle Frame

Nov 04, 2018

Ebay welder makes good a broken centre stand lug on my 69 BSA.
Night Test Eken H9R
Night Test Eken H9R

Oct 31, 2018

Testing the Eken H9R camera at night.
Eken H9r
Eken H9r

Oct 30, 2018

2019 test of camera position
October Misc
October Misc

Oct 28, 2018

bits that need sorting or work in progress.
Recommision of my B175
Recommision of my B175

Oct 24, 2018

Recommision of a recently rebored B175
LED running light BSA C15
LED running light BSA C15

Oct 21, 2018

LED Running light BSA C15 LED
Fitting An LED Running Light
Fitting An LED Running Light

Oct 18, 2018

experimenting with an LED as a running light for my BSA's
Near Miss Whilst Out Riding
Near Miss Whilst Out Riding

Sep 28, 2018

I wasn't expecting that.
Go Pro Test 2
Go Pro Test 2

Sep 26, 2018

taken on night time lapse mode shutter exposure of 20 seconds, interval set to automatic. 1,300 photos for the 40+ seconds you see here. Had to put the camera in the apples trees to filter out lots of estate light pollution.
15 September 2018
15 September 2018

Sep 15, 2018

B175 running post rebuild
bsa c15 repair
bsa c15 repair

Sep 13, 2018

Fenland Classic Show 2018
Fenland Classic Show 2018

Aug 27, 2018

filmed on iPhone - apologies about the quality.
Stilton Bike Show 2018
Stilton Bike Show 2018

Aug 19, 2018

Short Video of Stilton Bike Show. All in all a fantastic day. My Favourite bikes were the two BSA's at the entrance to the show. Then Tonys Tribsa, followed closely by Andys GT, and then the lovely american import T140. I rode my 66 Bantam 67 miles round trip.
Spark Plug Snapped Sprint ST 1050
Spark Plug Snapped Sprint ST 1050

Aug 05, 2018

snapped a spark plug on my ST - here's how I sorted it.
SMH10 fitting
SMH10 fitting

Aug 03, 2018

Sena Intercom Shark S900 helmet
C15 Oil Leaks - Answered My Own Questions.
C15 Oil Leaks - Answered My Own Questions.

Jul 29, 2018

Think I have answered my own questions to why it is pushing oil out of the case mount. . .
Summary of C15 Rebuild
Summary of C15 Rebuild

Jul 25, 2018

C15 Kickstart The Return Spring
C15 Kickstart The Return Spring

Jul 25, 2018

ensuring the return spring is set up correctly - please take great care this spring is under load and you could lose a finger or worse. Proceed at your own risk.
C15 1959 gearbox strip no audio
C15 1959 gearbox strip no audio

Jul 22, 2018

taking a look at the 59 c15 gearbox, as the kick start would not engage. Was thinking it was a pawl problem. Not the case. Will swap it out for good measure. but nothing wrong. swapping plunger and spring as well. NOTE SELECTOR RODS ARE PROBABLY NOT CORRECT.
Riding Somme Valley July 2018
Riding Somme Valley July 2018

Jul 17, 2018

riding along the somme valley a quick test video using GoPro Quick.
Go Pro Camera Angle
Go Pro Camera Angle

Jul 15, 2018

playing with the mount on my gopro
C15 Kickstart Problems
C15 Kickstart Problems

Jul 15, 2018

Any help welcome. I started to explore why my kickstart was not engaging. Having checked the clutch was not to blame I took the inner cover off to discover this foreign object. I have no idea where it has come from. I have checked all gears for damage, and there appears to be no visual damage.
Start yer bastard - Scooter proves troublesome to start.
Start yer bastard - Scooter proves troublesome to start.

Jun 10, 2018

Every rider dreads that moment when he turns the key, and nothing. One of the lads suffered the same thing this morning. God Bless. Even worse, in front of 50+ mates.
June 2018 BSA Bantam Meet Cambs & Rutland
June 2018 BSA Bantam Meet Cambs & Rutland

Jun 10, 2018

10th June 2018 - Cambs and Rutland BSA Bantam Meet - Cross Keys Pub Upwood.
Time For the test loom to go
Time For the test loom to go

May 31, 2018

temporary wiring on my 1959 BSA - time to go. An evening of working out what needs doing. Removal of bullet type connectors and the installation of inline fuses.
Part two seat pan reconstruction.
Part two seat pan reconstruction.

May 26, 2018

Some cutting, bending, welding and banging converting an old humped seat pan into a flat pan - will be fitted to my 1959 BSA Motorcycle
Part 1 - Removing the hump from a BSA seat pan
Part 1 - Removing the hump from a BSA seat pan

May 24, 2018

Part 1 - Modifying a C15 seat pan with a hump. using an angle grinder and welder ( Part 2 will show the welding and complete seat.
Classic Meet 23rd May 2018
Classic Meet 23rd May 2018

May 23, 2018

Simon, Andy, Wayne, Tony, Ants and I ride out towards Tallington lakes for a classic vehicle meet. The Five Horseshoes Barholm. Stamford.
Upwood Meet May 2018
Upwood Meet May 2018

May 14, 2018

Shot on an iPhone, it captures the monthly meet at Upwood in Cambridgeshire. We meet the second Sunday of every month, from 10.30 in the morning, and the pub serve bacon rolls, teas and coffees with free top ups. Everyone is welcome, any bike any make and anyone who is interested in Motorcycling.
10th May 2018
10th May 2018

May 11, 2018

Decided to take my 1958 BSA to the Scooter meet on Thursday Night. I was the only old Rocker.
Nipple failure on 250cc BSA
Nipple failure on 250cc BSA

May 09, 2018

A cheap cable from Ebay fails and causes way too much grief. never again. fortunately the nipple was found inside the monobloc
250cc BSA 1959 breaksdown
250cc BSA 1959 breaksdown

May 23, 2018

throttle cable snaps and all hell breaks loose
C15 First Shakedown
C15 First Shakedown

May 05, 2018

First run out on my 1959 BSA 250cc - C15 met Simon at the Crown then onto Johnson's at Oldhurst, then into Houghton by way of Houghton hill.
Sprint To Yorkshire
Sprint To Yorkshire

Apr 29, 2018

2nd time riding with Yorkshire, met at Squires Cafe, and went to look at practical classic cars in Tadcaster - Sunday 29th April 2018
Extracting a Stuck Fork Bush
Extracting a Stuck Fork Bush

Apr 25, 2018

It damages the Teflon coating on the bush, but if your careful the fork leg can be used again. Take your time and it'll come out. Removal tool needs some grinding to fit - but £13 from toolstation saved the day.
T140 Spring Evening Run
T140 Spring Evening Run

Apr 16, 2018

Out and about on my Triumph T140 - lovely dry evening, happy to be bobbing along and taking in the view.