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Just watched this documentary about the history of British bikes and found it very interesting, the Ace Cafe and Chelsea Bridge are mentioned a few times, and there is a mad bloke doing 150mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats in swimming trunks, it is well worth watching for anyone interested in British bikes, it's on again on Tue 1st April 23:50 till 0:50 on BBC 4, Full throttle: The Glory Days of British Motorbikes.
 

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Is this it......?

 

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Missed it first time it was on and got a mate to stick it on a d.v.d. not really expecting much. Watched it t'other week and thought it was excellent - such a change from the usual offerings with soundbites from celebrities with nowt to say; all the folk on this were "been there, seen it, dunnit"! Well worth a watch...

Now, must get Albert the Ariel finished...
 

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Back in the day

Really enjoyed that show, was good a buzz, lots of long lost memories from yesteryear, wish it was like that now instead of all these stupid EU rules ( Fun is Verboden !)
 

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little bit of off-road "tazing"

Previous bike was a 1936 Ariel (Red- Hunter)special edition HP twin port cylinder head 350cc Single. A lotta fun !!
While that was my road bike this one got used weekends for scrambling and freak hill climbs ,off-road "Tazing"

AJS 350 single
 

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Matt Hotch Vincent.

 

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The ginchiest 'bike I've ever seen was a '58 Tiger 100 in Guinness colours, now that was one damn fine machine.
 

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Cheap & Cheerful Motoring

Another nostalgic machine from the 50's was the last model in what had been line of specialist creations from Douglas motor-cycles
of Bristol, For some reason (I forget exactly the details) they had filed for bankruptcy and the entire stock of new machines was
being sold off at cost price by Pride & Clarke (London) delivered/ taxed ready to roll for a very low price
Douglas Dragonfly 350 cc (horizontal opposed flat twin)
 
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