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#22851 motard

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 11:26

Ok knickerbrook, seeing as you asked!  Another one from my archive.... WWW as I've got no idea!

 

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No 132 could be Jeff Boniface's Manx with 'Jeffs Motor Spares' on the fairing. The rider looks more like Dave Habel than Jeff.

Tom



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#22852 havachat

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 16:15

94 in b/w pic could be Alan Lee?

you could be right graham..that was my first thought

on Syd Lawton's 402 aermachi I reckon



#22853 knickerbrook

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 20:19

Tom - I too thought it might have been one of Boniface's Manxes.

I remember Brian "Fred" Hussey and Paul Selleck riding them in the seventies. They were oily old crates, but seemed to go well. Hussey showed everyone the way to go around Brands at a Bemsee meeting I was at once. He was so quick! Here is Selleck in good company on the grid at Brands. (Photographer unknown).

 

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#22854 tonyed

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Posted 12 April 2014 - 06:30

Anyone remember those Dunstall discs as on 94 ?

Had some on my 672 BSA twin which had loads of ex-works bits on it. Bought it from a motorcycle dealer in Baldock. It was ex-Tony Smith.

 

Next thing I new the bottom had dropped out of anything that had BSA in its' name, so I broke it. :wave:  The forks went to Hadleigh custom.



#22855 marky0077

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 06:54

Another one of the ol man, this time with some scenery.

 

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#22856 Robin127

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 22:34

Mark, after my first ever racing crash, your dad welded up the footrest hanger for me on this bike.

 

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He had a car repair/workshop? in Mill Hill near the service road entrance to Scratchwood services on the M1 if I remember correctly.  I lived in Boreham Wood at the time.



#22857 marky0077

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 07:08

Yes thats exactly right Robin. He was there for over 30 years.  Nice to know he helped you out!