Saturday, 19 December 2015

FOR SALE:- Ariel JAP KO Twin Port Special 500cc

Via Andy Tiernan of 
Priced at £10,500. This magnificent special has been engineered by well known custom bike builder, Gillbert Sills of the Cretingham Crank Company. Based on an Ariel frame (1951 registered), a JAP twin port 500cc KO engine & an Albion four speed gearbox. The workmanship is to Gillbert's usual very high standard, with many finely detailed hand crafted parts. This is one of Gilberts personal machines which we are offering on his behalf, being sold to make way for another exciting JAP engined V twin special, soon to emerge from the CCC workshop. Comes with the latest DVLA V5C registration document, is registered under the 'Historic Vehicle' class for free road tax & is MOT exempt. Here is the link to the bike Bike Link

Thursday, 5 November 2015

1919 200+ mile race footage!! International road race Indiana.

I'm late to the party on this one, but check it out. 200 miles plus. 90 mph on the straight. one stop after 100 miles!

Monday, 28 September 2015

Brough Superior 1924

Saw this classic at Silverstone. 1924 Brough Superior with earliest surviving example of KTOR engine. Schebler Racing carb apparently pre dates factory records.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

MZ ETZ 250 Racing at Brands Hatch

Visited Brands Hatch to watch a pal do some racing there. Had a good time going around the paddock looking at all the machinery there. I liked the MZ racers. Good seeing what people can do to upgrade the standard engines. Here are some photos:-

MZ, MZETZ, MZETZ250, MZracing' Brandshatch