‘Tracker Tribulations

This Bonnie belonged to one of my best mates, Dave Robbo, for years, and it sat in the corner of his workshop in a part-disassembled condition. He’d bought it in 1984 when it was just two years old, and’d used it to go all over the country to rallies, as well as being a daily ride. He took it off the road to repair an oil leak, but then bought a GS750, and the Bonnie was confined to the corner.

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FIND THIS CHOP!

Porky, who built the glorious Shovelhead elsewhere in this issue, as mentioned in the article, built a 750/4 chop back in the ‘80s – the first bike he built, registration number JMC 491W. According to the DVLA, it hasn’t been on the road since its last MoT in 2018, so

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Kathin

I built this bike originally around eight years ago for a mate who was recovering from an operation and wanted me to let him pay weekly, and help build the bike as something to help him get stronger. It’s not something I’d do normally, but it felt like the right thing to do, so…

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Tony Cooper's monster wheeled Victory Hammer 1731 cc

At The Moment…

As’s been mentioned a few times over the last few months, some bikes’ve taken a while to get photographed for the magazine because of delays imposed by Covid and lockdowns. Some, though, take a while to get photographed ‘cos the owner(s)’re forever pulling the feckin’ things apart and redoing them…

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