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    New York hints

    Sixth St Specials and Works Engineering, both cool shops. The Great Frog, actually a jewelry shop, but cool Moto stuff too.
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    Need some Triumph experts!

    Precisely. Slight differences for different markets. Also, the US model 67 Bonnie had SS fenders.
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    Need some Triumph experts!

    The fenders for a 70 are stainless. The exhaust clamps are cheap aftermarket. Not Webco.
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    Meltdown Vintage Show 2017 Pictures

    Great pics, thanks for sharing. And thanks for coming out. We had a good turnout. Our club raised a lot of money for our charity the Veterans Healing Farm. We always appreciate feedback. If you have any suggestions or critique shoot me a pm. Cheers!
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    The Meltdown Vintage Motorcycle Show 2017

    For what it's worth, here's a few of our members bikes.
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    The Meltdown Vintage Motorcycle Show 2017

    I hate to hear that you felt that way. Judging a bike show is tough. There are always going to be more folks disappointed then there are happy with the results. We do labor over each choice. Your critique has given me an idea. Maybe we could delegate some of the responsibility. I'll talk to...
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    The Meltdown Vintage Motorcycle Show 2017

    April 29 in Hendersonville NC A ride in bike show. Bikes bands, beer, trophies and we are giving away a '71 Triumph Bonneville. http://www.meltdownvintage.com
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    Taking an engine out

    I don't know about KZ's specifically, but a trick that works for other bikes is to lay some blankets on the floor for padding. Then lay the bike on its side, remove mounting bolts and wiggle the frame off the engine.
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    1972 BSA Thunderbolt...

    The stock BSA OIF tanks (US market) are notorious for cracking. And they're ugly. There aren't alot of options for tanks to fit OIF frames, especially in the "reasonable" range. Cheapest bet is a OIF Triumph tank. I've seen them go for $50 at the Barber swap. Just slap a BSA sticker on...
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    Any Brit bike parts wanted? Major classic bike show this weekend

    I'm looking for top end parts, rockers, spindles, push rods, for a '34 Triumph 5/4 Deluxe. Thanks!
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    "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!

    Oh my http://athensga.craigslist.org/mcy/5782085849.html
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    "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!

    In Chattanooga TN. Triumph bobber $2500 http://chattanooga.craigslist.org/mcy/5714694577.html
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    "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!

    This looks like a good deal. http://louisville.craigslist.org/mcy/5667406552.html
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    "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!

    https://asheville.craigslist.org/mcy/5665494769.html Look! It comes with power bands!
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    "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!

    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/mcy/5625908069.html Love the sales pitch! "Same color and tires as the bike Steve McQueen rode" Bah hahaha. Still, not a bad price, if he has a tittle.
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