He retired inhaving worked in fishing and as a carpenter and worked in Sterling as a hard rock miner.
Cover, Bruno Leroy on a cc Godet-prepared Egli Vincent at full chat through the top of Barregarrow, IoM, a sweet return for the pushrod Vincent there, by Mick Duckworth photo by Dave Collister ; after riding his Bonneville for 20 years John Tarplee decides it time for an overhaul; Kevin Cameron reflects on the differences between British and Japanese industry; after two decades in a shed, a classic Velocette takes to the road again; John Healy Tech Notes — comparing generators and alternators and understanding what charging means; when a Tiger is better than a Bonneville.
Cover, twin Tiger based, Shorrock-blown motors on a dragster called Icarus at Dragstalgia; at the Triumph national rally, some old Tricor stalwarts exchange outrageous stories with Tom Gunn, with other rally coverage; to counter the hugely successful Honda 4 of the late sixties, Triumph went so far as to plan their own inline-four cruiser, by Mick Duckworth; in Italy, Claudio Sintich has put a mountain Taken edward bloor Triumph racing twin knowledge into his book; John Healy Tech Notes offers a reference chart of Triumph valve sizes; Edward Turner reflects on his return to Triumph from Japan in after visiting a motorcycle industry he could only dream of.
Cover, the Taken edward bloor on a historic veteran of the six-days, by Mick Duckworth; you never forget your first ride on a Triumph, and this guy found the very bike under a blanket, by Mick; Kevin Cameron on deep breathing; Paul Garson revisits Stage Fright, a twin engine dragster; he loved riding his Japanese bikes until he discovered the BSA of his dreams; Ed Kelley updates us on this double triple dragster; a complete if unfinished tutorial on welding, by Colin Taylor; the Hansen Dam rally brings us warmth in winter, by Paul Garson.
Cover, Bob Leppan with the Gyronaut on the salt inby Lindsay Brooke; Ivan Wicksteed hoped the factory would help him set speed records, but he did it himself, by Mick Duckworth; Doing the ton, what does that mean? John Healy says super-slippery motor oil is missing something that old British iron needs — friction; a gold-star Gold Star team, Clive Ling and Phil Pearson; happy th birthday, Triumph; champagne and V-twins at elegant Salon Prive; hobby becomes a happy obsession for Danny Selman, profile by Jerry Nelson.
Cover, the granddaddy of British straight line racing, Dennis Norman, now 87 years old and still involved, aboard an early version of the twin-engined Norman Conquest, profile by Mick Duckworth; Matt Smith and John Lawless report from two of the many summer rallies, Mid-Ohio and Triumph Come Home; Tom Gunn recalls a trip to England where good ideas were proposed for Triumph, and then ignored; Kevin Cameron considers smooth round bearings and flat spots; Tech Note — John Healy on how to know where your valve seat is; plus the beautiful Garry Lawrence cafe racers and the furor surrounding the closing of the Meriden plant: Cover, action long ago at the Grafton, MA, scrambles as teaser to a profile by Paul Ackerman of the legendary Charlie Vincent; Triumph history from Tom Gunn, who wrote the book on Ts while still a college student and remembers times in England and at Tricor-Maryland; is the best Triumph that Triumph never made one of its flatheads?
Cover, Gary Nixon at speed pictured with Cal Rayborn, correcting the cover captionto mark the passing of Gary. Cover, A Thunderbird on the track at Montlhery. Cover, the Rob North triple timing chest. Mick Ofield wanted a motorcycle design job, but not as a stylist — Norton took him on; Kevin Cameron helps understand how a dyno shows where the power goes; John Rosamond profile by Mick Duckworth of the man who started as a welder and ended up holding the Triumph cooperative together; details of a Rob North triple, by Neil Payne; Basket case chapter 2; Unit or pre-unit, John Rickard finds a third possibility; Tech Notes on how to lighten Triumph heads and how to make a carbide light for your antique; Legends in their Lifetime, George Brough and Lawrence of Arabia by Titch Allen, reviewed by Mick Duckworth.
Cover, the Gary Nixon roadracer. John Wolford managed Triumph production from labor unrest through exploding US demand. AJS celebrates a century. The gorgeous Norton International. Tech Tip by John Healy: This Norvin is a multi-generational family affair.
Reunion of nine friends after 50 years on two wheels. Inside the rotor and stator. March Cover photo, mystery custom bike solved next issue. Part 2 of the story of the Meriden Blockade, by Mick Duckworth: Kevin Cameron on the speed of flame.
Those were days—can you deny what Gordon Moore is writing about? Tech Tip, John Healy on installing seat covers. November Cover photo, the bike that could be Bonneville No.
First part of the history of the Meriden blockade, and the near-death experience of the Bonneville, by Mick Duckworth; roller versus plain bearings, Kevin Cameron goes inside; Triumph dragsters in England; Tech Notes by John Healy — fitting connecting rods.
Better materials and machining make a perfect single; Paul Garson on old-time racing in Australia; Tech Notes by John Healy — cleaning out the sludge traps in great detail also available on this website ; from the mail: May Cover photo, the instrument cluster of a Speed Twin.
Norton shows a new rotary.
Norman Hyde trots out a series of after-market accessories for the new Bonneville. A Brough brings a record price for a British motorcycle.
How Triumph sold military motorcycles to the Dutch. Ewan Cameron builds Manx Superior V-twins. Kevin Cameron on marketing pressure conflicting with engineering needs. The notorious cc oil-in-frame bike was computer designed; models on stage at Birmingham bike show; Matthew Biberman takes a poetic look at his Vincent Black Shadow.
John Woodward takes an unsentimental look back at laboring in the Triumph factory, by Mick Duckworth. Auction prices at Bonhams defy the market.
Kevin Cameron says to make a fine alloy it takes politics and economics. Tech Tip — John Healy on working on swing arm bushings. Mick talks to Colin Seeley. Norton Nomad finds a home.
Paul Garson visits Jaye Strait, who discusses how he got where he is. Tony Scott tells of a life in racing and his role in 41 Manx victories, by Mick Duckworth; modeler Bernard Cunningham builds state of the art Velocette and Norton engines in miniature; Kevin Cameron on the art of making your engine breathe; Tech Tips — John Healy on refurbishing an Amal Concentric.
Pre-unit Triumphs and more than 60 hp? January Fielding dreams at the Isle of Man — a small German-based team makes a valiant attempt, but a local wins, by Mick Duckworth; Kevin Cameron on the right technology for the right age; Profile, Fred Swift, a man behind the scenes at most of the top factories, by Mick Duckworth; Museum meandering — at the London Motorcycle Museum, and the National Motorcycle Museum reopens after devastating fire; Tech Tips by John Healy — where the piston meets the squish zone.Despite Deane’s public contrition, however, there never was a Mistake Creek Massacre.
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