3 year project complete, well, almost!

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Ian Skinner
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3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by Ian Skinner » Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:27 am

Well, it's a 1955 Super Sport Bicarburatore "Long Distance Competition Model". That's the one with compression only bump-stop rear suspension, must have been for the 'pot holes' south of Rome!!

Ian
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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by formic » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:09 pm

Well done Ian,it's beautiful.
I don't know about the old boy posing with it.

Ian Skinner
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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by Ian Skinner » Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:31 pm

Thanks Michael, watch out for future 0.010" alignments, heh! heh!


Ian

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by greasy-fingers » Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:11 pm

stunning restoration ian.

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by hugomez » Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:58 pm

Beautiful motorcycle Ian!!!, ..... and you look good my friend! :D
My little Formichino here: http://www.formichino.com/pictures1.html

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by arthur lewthwaite » Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:47 pm

hello ian nice work,seeing the heads look like formi heads their is a pair of the right heads on eBay at the moment,buy now£200 from a guy in witham.

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by Rumi's » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:45 am

Hello Ian
Congratulations!!! excellent work!!!
Beautiful model!
Regards,

Juan Nizio
from Argentina

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by greasy-fingers » Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:41 pm

i have a spare specsavers voucher if you need it arthur :D

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by arthur lewthwaite » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:40 pm

graham my eyes are bad but why do i need to go to spec savers,

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by RUMISTI » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:40 pm

hi Ian, very nice bicarb. d sabere exact restoration, my compliments to you.
Rudolf

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by Ian Skinner » Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:40 pm

Hi Guys

Thanks to all you fellers, for all for your kind words, they really mean a lot to me!

Ian

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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by RF125 » Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:19 pm

Congratulations Ian, amazing restoration !!!

At this moment I am restoring a "bicarburatore velocitá", and I would be very happy if mine look even than 50% of yours ...


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Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Post by Lars » Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:38 am

Beautiful bike, Ian. Superb restoration! Congratulations!

Lars

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