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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/mcy/2606952849.html

I want this thing so bad. Same bike my old man had.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 06:52 PM
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Is this the same bike as Butches post?

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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 08:23 PM
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I'll go with you and/or get it for you on Saturday. We can use my truck and Dani's trailer. Text me, lemme know.
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Is this the same bike as Butches post?
Nope. The one I posted was a 1962.

CCS race official
sold the track bike
too slow to ride

"Repairs end December 31. 2011."

OK, it was a tough day.....back open again!!!
Bring me your broken down machines.

Butch @ 630-777-0273

Ytrap #819, forever in my prayers.
Arch, this Bud is for you..
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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 08:31 PM
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That is absolutely, without question one of the coolest bikes ever made. Period.

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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-20-2011, 09:40 PM
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That looks like a really nice one too.
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niiiice. every once in a while, i catch the same guy on a yellow 72 on my commute from work. usually heading south on the edens. very cool bike.

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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 02:35 PM
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I knew a dude that had a '66 BSA back in the day. I couldn't ride that thing with the rightside shift, I almost killed myself.

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Want me to pick this up for you? If you sold half the bikes in your bedroom you would have the cash for it.
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While getting the bike you should find someone who might work on it for you.

There's a reason I've owned only two British bikes in my life.

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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-22-2011, 10:37 AM
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Go for it, Nick! A Triumph of similar vintage would be quite a bit more...BSA's remain bargains in the vintage Brit bike world but that isn't going to last forever.
Gus...Just think of it as a Kawasaki 650 from the '60's and you'll be able to work on it fine! Besides...the only aggravating thing about old Brit bikes is Lucas electrical componants. They actually work fine if you continue to maintain them. These days several companies make modern parts that will replace the whole electrical system and modernize it and you won't even know its been changed!

Save this bike from some pimply faced punk who will cut it up with a torch and call it a "Bobber"!!!

"Dirt is for racing on...Asphalt is for getting there" OR "Flat trackers go in deeper and come out harder... OR (With apologies to General MaCarthur) "Old motorcycle racers never die, they just slip off the groove and fade into the dust!

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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-22-2011, 10:57 AM

 
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There's little if anything I can't fix.I've never found them at home in my more Jap oriented shop.

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We offer three kinds of service @ Resurrection
GOOD - CHEAP - FAST
You can pick any two
GOOD service CHEAP won't be FAST
GOOD service FAST won't be CHEAP
FAST service CHEAP won't be GOOD
and cold beer.

I'd love to help but I don't chase parts.
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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-22-2011, 02:29 PM
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I have no doubt that you can fix anything, Gus... I understand that Brit bikes can seem out of place to someone who works mostly on Japanese bikes...That's why I suggested the Kawasaki 650 of the '60's...It was an exact copy of a BSA! It was so much an exact copy many parts were interchangable!...After a steady diet of Far East iron I can see how initially you'd feel Brit stuff is very different but once you spend some time working on one it gets amazing how similar they can be!

"Dirt is for racing on...Asphalt is for getting there" OR "Flat trackers go in deeper and come out harder... OR (With apologies to General MaCarthur) "Old motorcycle racers never die, they just slip off the groove and fade into the dust!

If you want to anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal all one must do is tell the truth!
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Brit bikes are the shizzy...that is all

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