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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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Testing Positive

Testing Positive

There’s much been said about the downsides of the Covid lockdowns that most of us were affected by, but perhaps not quite as much about the positive effects it had on our lives… The mainstream media may waffle on about the huge uptake in gardening, or how ‘community spirit’ made

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