Upcoming Events

Jan
11
Sat
9:00 am CAROL NASH CLASSIC BIKE GUIDE WI... @ Newark Showground
CAROL NASH CLASSIC BIKE GUIDE WI... @ Newark Showground
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm
CAROL NASH CLASSIC BIKE GUIDE WINTER CLASSIC @ Newark Showground
Held in the grounds of the Newark Showground. A large covered display of classic and vintage bikes, including club stands. Also, a variety of vendors and an outdoor auto jumble with bargains to help you[...]
Feb
1
Sat
9:00 am CAROL NASH BRISTOL CLASSIC BIKE ... @ The Royal Bath & West Showground
CAROL NASH BRISTOL CLASSIC BIKE ... @ The Royal Bath & West Showground
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm
NOTE – Date change due to inclement weather What’s on Classic Bike Shows’ annual trip to the West Country is well known for the extravagant exhibitions put on by the local motorcycle clubs who go[...]
Feb
23
Sun
9:00 am Cogenhoe Swap Meet 2020 @ Cogenhoe Village Hall
Cogenhoe Swap Meet 2020 @ Cogenhoe Village Hall
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cogenhoe Swap Meet 2020 @ Cogenhoe Village Hall
MEMBERS ONLY FREE EVENT This is a member’s only auto jumble where you can bring and buy Triple parts and sometimes complete bikes. Those hidden gems and hard to find parts can sometimes be found[...]

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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Das Mottorad – Spot Tracker for this weekend

The “Das Motorrad” Commemoration Run is this weekend with John Young, Norman Burrows and George Heeres making the epic journey.  You can follow their progress here:

 

https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=fdb756c98092c0b29

New Book Launched

One of our club members, Chris Rooke, has just released a new book.  Its available from a number of sources including Amazon.

How to Restore Triumph Trident T150/T160 & BSA Rocket III: YOUR step-by-step colour illustrated guide to complete restoration (Enthusiast’s Restoration Manual)

C Rooke bookWritten by an enthusiast with many years experience of working on classic British motorcycles but with little experience of working on these iconic machines this book covers the complete dismantling, refurbishment, and rebuilding of two Tridents: a 1973 Triumph T150V and a 1975 Triumph T160. This immensely helpful book covers all parts of the rebuild in great detail; parts that other manuals gloss over, leaving the restorer confused and frustrated. From the simplest of jobs, such as removing the fuel tank, through to detailed explanations of rebuilding the engine and carburettors, this manual is an absolute must for any enthusiast contemplating working on their Triumph or BSA triple. Over 650 colour photographs and detailed text descriptions clarify every stage … engine, gearbox, clutch, electrics, frame, wheels, forks, swinging arm, brakes, instruments … the whole bike! Highly readable and entertaining, the author readily admits to the various pitfalls and mistakes he makes in order for others to avoid them. Designed to sit alongside existing workshop manuals, this book is intended to help the owner complete a full restoration of their beloved triple. Essential garage literature!

 

Wall of Death bike at B25

WoD tridentWe are delighted to announce that Guy Martin’s Wall of Death bike will be on display at Beezumph 25!

The bike is a Rob North replica framed trident engine, specially prepared with help from Les Whiston of Rob North Triples for Guy’s recent world record breaking wall of death ride.