Sunday, September 29, 2013

Had to post some more pictures of the Kettle - so much fun to ride.

This just brings back so many memories from the 70's. I have to say that when I was riding my Fizzie around and went to the local Suzuki dealer I thought a 380 was heaven and this thing just a tiger you couldn't tame - how things change - it's just a pussy cat! Well it was nearly 40 years ago. I had two 380's in the late 70's after swearing that I would never get one after seeing my buddy take 30 minutes to pass when he rode a black 380 into a garden railing at about 70mph remove one leg, snapping the other in half and mashing his right hand into his shoulder that it looked like 10lb of mince. When the ambulance eventually arrived his other leg fell off as they put him on the stretcher and he died. Not a nice experience for a 16 year old but here I am 36 years older and I cannot keep off of them.

Three cylinders of absolute fun.

16,500 miles, that's just over 400 miles p.a. Note the gear position indicator - absolute shite!!!! Red high beam idiot light too - what were they thinking?

Friday, September 27, 2013

New Acquisition - '74 GT 750

New to the stable a bog standard '74 Suzuki GT750 except for the three into three Higgspeed expansion chambers.  Only 16.5k miles!!!

Beautiful pipes and she sings oh does she sing!!!

From the rear - brought her home after 125 mile run, never missed a beat and about 35mpg too!

Monday, September 2, 2013

Dr Book #20 from 1962 - Pen Portraits by A P Herbert

Exhibited by Guinness!

Prologue and The Trainer

The Ballerina

The Judge

The Flower Arranger and The Trapeze Artist

The Grand Master

The Space Men

Psychiatrist and Epilogue