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My thoughts on things as well as bike build diaries.
By Len Harrison on Friday, October 10, 2008 7:20:31 PM
Mid month run to Eendekuil Hotel 14th SeptemberThe weather is still not cooperating; I arrived at N1 City with the weather looking decidedly winter! By 09h00 I had been joined by 4 other disgracefulls, on 3 bikes, Sharpie had communicated that he and Dougie...
By Len Harrison on Friday, October 10, 2008 7:11:00 PM
Sunday 27th July 2008 Month end run to Du Toit Pass Lodge.As most people were going to the Brass Monkey I was elected, (arm twisted and therefore volunteered) for this run. June and I discussed which venue we should use, being “souties” we really don’t know...
By Len Harrison on Monday, October 06, 2008 4:10:56 PM
Single cylinder bikes of 500cc normaly have long strokes and big pistons the 16H has a 100mm stroke with a 80mm diameter piston, its also quite a beast to kick start so an exhaust vale lifter is fitted, settings for timing (manual ignition advance and retard)...
By Len Harrison on Thursday, July 31, 2008 7:14:06 PM
1973 Triumph 750 TR7V Tiger

This bike was bought  brand new by the current owner in 1973, unfortunately he handed it over  some 4 years ago to another “refurbisher”, who stripped it and  realiseing he was too busy to go any further, gave it back in boxes!...
By Len Harrison on Saturday, July 05, 2008 12:51:34 PM

This bike was supplied virtually as a box of bits (see Pic 1 &2), with the brief to completely refurbish to the best possible standard.

By Len Harrison on Saturday, July 05, 2008 12:49:04 PM

Should the customer wish, I can refurbish firstly those parts that are not easy to remove and re-install, check and ensure that those parts not refurbished are serviceable; this way the bike can be on the road in the shortest possible time.

By Len Harrison on Sunday, May 27, 2007 12:47:33 PM
I was asked to locate parts for a 1947 Sunbeam S7, my curiosity got the better of me and I just had to see the bike. We made our way a few hundred kilometers out of Cape Town to a tiny little dorp called Nieuwoudtville. It's literally one of those places that...
By Len Harrison on Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:43:56 PM
Today we published the new website and I have to say a big thanks to my son Dean for helping me put this whole thing together. I guess all of those years doodling in his school books, in fact all over his school stuff, have paid dividends. We were a little worried there for a few years, thinking he would end up a struggling artist. But to our surprise he also showed a flair for all things PC. Bless him, he couldn't build a bike if his life depended on it, but then again, I didn't even know what a blog was until he explained it (I'm quite sure I still don't).

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