1950 VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING RACING BIKE 49 Chevy pickup truck 61 Chrysler New Yorker BATTLESBRIDGE
Our classic vehicles filmed by Ruthie 25th Sept 2011. Classic vehicle show at Battlesbridge 25th Grand Motorbilia Day, Battlesbridge, Essex, England. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2254195909053.122962.1072977488&l=18dd0ce9b1&type=1 My photo album of this event
1950 VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING CLASSIC RACING BRITISH MOTORCYCLE
THIS IS OUR 1950 ROAD LEGAL VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING CLASSIC BRITISH
MOTORCYLE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY 32 MADE THROUGHT THE WHOLE PRODUCTION.
PLEASE FIND THE OTHER VIDEO I MADE OF THIS CLASSIC. FILMED BY RUTHIE ON
27TH AUGUST 2009 ON THE DAY WE BOUGHT IT, FROM THE OWNERS SHOWN RIDING IT
GEOFF IS JUST THRILLED WITH HIS LATEST BOYS TOY. GEOFF CAN BE SEEN RIDING
IT FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME AT THE END OF THE VIDEO. IN THIS FILM YOU CAN
SEE MY 77 YEAR OLD MUM, WHO WAS AN ORIGINAL BIKER GIRL FROM THE 50S AND
60'S. LOOK AT THIS PHOTO ALBUM OF MY MUM JOAN, AND JUST A FEW OF THE
COUNTLESS BIKES SHE HAS OWNED.
CRUISING HOTROD HAYRIDE CAMPSITE 2010 CLASSIC CARS TRUCKS 30S 40S 50S 60S TRAILER TRAILOR
PLEASE FIND ALL MY 24 VIDEOS FROM THIS WHOLE BRILLIANT 1950S ROCKABILLY
WEEKENDER & 2 PHOTO ALBUM LINKS. Part 1 of my Hotrod Hayride 2010 photo
We were just cruising around the whole campsite in our own 1961 Chrysler
New Yorker. I hope this gives you all a taste of what goes on for some of
us eccentrics in life. Filmed by Ruthie 31st July 2010 at the Hotrod
Hayride annual rockabilly hotrod camping weekender. Location: Bisley
Pavilion, Bisley Camp, Queens Road, Brookwood, Surrey GU24 ONY, ENGLAND.
1950 CHEVROLET 3100 /// Sam Leman Automotive Group
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This spectacular 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup just became available and is a
part of the Leman Classic Collection. We have accepted the vehicle as
having a recent deluxe custom restoration. The engine runs beautifully and
it rolls very nicely down the road with good steering and brakes. Sounds
fantastic and everything seems to be working quite well. The paint looks
great with the sharp interior. All of the body panels are free of major
defects and I see no corrosion issues.
I have driven the truck myself and it runs, shifts, brakes and steers as it
Lady biker Joan 80th Birthday ACE CAFE LONDON Mick Duckworth ACE TIMES History book MARK WILSMORE
www.ace-cafe-london.com We took my Mum Joan to the world famous Ace Cafe
in London for her 80th Birthday big surprise. Mum has not been back there
since the mid 1950s where she used to take her own countless classic
British bikes to. Mick Duckworth, author of ACE TIMES had interviewed Mum
at length, and she features in his famous book. Mum was called Joan Minns
originally, and her story + photos take up the whole of page 24. Mick
Duckworth was there for Mum's Birthday where she was presented with the
book. Mick and Ace Cafe owner Mark Wilsmore both signed her book and
looked after her all day long. The Ace Cafe treated Mum, myself and my
other half Geoff to a lovely free dinner and drinks as their special treat.
Mum was treated like a celebraty by everyone, including Talk Sport Radio &
television presenter Steve Berry and his film maker girlfriend Karen
Porter, who will be making a biker documentary including my Mum. This is
my photo album from this lovely event today
I will put a link to asap.
e=1&l=ac7e97f7ed I was brought up in Shepherds Bush, London by my amazing
Mum Joan, now aged 80. She was a VERY rare lady in those days, who owned
lots of big bikes. They include 2 Aerial square 4's, 2 triumph speed twins,
BSA Bantam, Triumph Terrier, Aerial 600, Jawa, Francis Barnet 250 Twin.
When I was born she got a Busmar side car, to put me and her Boxer dog in
(she did not give up riding even then). Mum was secretary of the Alperton &
Wembley motorcycle club, and often went to the Ace Cafe during the early
50's. She has some incredible stories and pictures to share. She got sacked
from a telephonist job at George Wimpy, simply because it was considered
''unladylike'' to arrive and leave on a motorbike (even though she packed a
suitable work skirt/dress in her bag). Mum has also ridden countless other
big bikes, and did trials + scrambling as well. She used to do all her own
repairs too!!! She bought me my own Bike, a BSA C15 Star as a teenager. She
soon realised I was "too girly" to follow in her footsteps....I got into
classic cars instead!
I contacted the Ace Cafe to show them Mum's brilliant photos. They
instantly put me in touch with their historian author Mick Duckworth, as he
was about to write the 70th year anniversary book. Mum has been interviewed
at length and has now featured in their special book.
I also contacted 'Vintage motorcycle girls' on Myspace a couple of years
ago. They have put all of Mum's lovely photos on their own site. For those
of you into ladies classic bikes, it is a fantastic site to look at.
My mum is now disabled, after having three hip replacement operations. This
was partly due to years of all weather biking, and kicking starting them
all the time. They did not have the modern luxury of a push button electric
starter. She still is action woman, and goes to aqua aerobics 4 times a
week! She still has a model girl figure amazingly. The new photos at the
end are of Mum age 77 on our 1950 Vincent Black Lightning racing bike,
bought on 27th August 2009. Mum dare not ride a solo more, but she can
still reminisce about the old days. If someone has an old British
combination with a sidecar to trust her with, Mum WOULD still want to ride
it for old time sake
STARTING OUR 1950 VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING RACING BIKE Battlesbridge classic vehicle show
Filmed by Ruthie 26/9/10 at Battlesbridge classic vehicle show, Essex. We
towed our 1950 Vincent Black Lightning racer with our white American 1961
Chrysler New Yorker, seen next to the bike. We had to bring a rolling road
to start the bike as there is no kick or electric start. There were only
32 of these very special Vincents ever made, so they tend to draw a crowd
(especially when started up). I have made more Youtube videos of the bike
Vincent Black Lightning
The Vincent Black Lightning.1000cc .in 1952 a Supercharged Vincent Black
Lightning Attained a Speed of 150 Miles Per Hour.these motorcycles are stil
produced in small numbers today
Vincent 1950's V Twin 1000cc
Don reviews the iconic 1950's Vincent motorcycle. In its day it was
advertised as the fastest standard road bike and was perhaps the super-bike
of that period.
It was successful in sprints, hillclimbs and achieved world speed records.
With tuning and running on dope it could reach speeds in excess of 200mph.
Manufactured in Stevenage, the engineers used some exceptional components
which included a rear cantilever mono shock suspension, twin brakes in both
wheels and incorporated the engine as part of the frame - in many ways it
was ahead of it time.
Out on the road, Don enthuses about its performance and likens it to a
modern machine. He explains, the power will effortlessly pull you up from
low revs to 100mph. He feels its a majestic ride and you get a sense that
this is one of the best bikes ever made.
A truly iconic bike in the history of motorcycling.
132459 / 1950 Chevy 3100 Pick Up Truck
This 1950 'Advance Design' Chevrolet 3100 features a great combination of
classic virtues and drivability. The beneficiary of a two and a half year
frame off restoration; every aspect of this award winning truck has been
meticulously restored to both preserve the beauty of the design and make
the truck more roadworthy. Correct large domed center caps with matching
trim rings are mounted to 16 inch body color wheels that wear Firestone
60.5 wide white wall tires. Equipped with its correct Thriftmaster 216
inline six cylinder engine, this truck was built for hauling. The
Thriftmaster motor is painted bright blue and features a gold Rochester
single barrel carburetor that is fed by metal fuel lines and sits atop a
correct silver manifold. A correct 3-speed transmission handles shifting
duty and puts power to the ground via a driver friendly Ford 9 inch rear
end. Inside, custom red and black seamless door panels include correct
chrome window and door handles and a custom red and black bench seat has
"Chevrolet" prominently stitched into the center of the back pad. Whether
you're racking up more trophies at shows or just spending a Saturday night
out on the town, this 1950 Chevrolet 3100 is guaranteed to be the center of
attention wherever you go.
Vincent Black Shadow motorcycle
Clip from In Search of The Ultimate Two Wheel Classic TV show, Alan Masters
takes a Vincent Black Shadow out for a ride.
norvin manx vincent special
classic norvin bike has won lots of events in this past year alone. this
bike 56 years old still runs quite well as you can tell from the vidoe
Vintage Racing - 1950s Indy Cars startup and race. LOUD!!!
Chris Ashworth records a series of 1950s Indy Cars at Michigan
International Speedway. This was a vintage racing event that was associated
with the Concours d'elegance of America, where these cars were on display
after this event.
This event was incredible! I got to wander in the pits and the garage area.
You will hear these cars starting up right from the tailpipes, and you will
see them driving on the track from the pits.
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