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by captain sparkle
Fri May 03, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 24155

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Am I allowed to post this link? to a petition? to try & illustrate the popularity of the old girl? https://www.change.org/p/ruskin-museum-coniston-should-bill-smith-be-allowed-to-run-bluebird-this-summer?recruiter=false&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=psf_combo_share_initia...
by captain sparkle
Fri May 03, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1026
Views: 390303

Re: What have forum members been up to?

fibo74 wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 5:26 pm
Any southerly forum member off to Brooklands tomorrow for Auto Italia day?

@richie - JPS rotary engined Norton for me, Trevor Nation style...
I think you'll see (&, of course, hear!!) them all on this little compilation vid I made a couple of years ago -
by captain sparkle
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1086
Views: 418384

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

All is not yet lost, for the speed boat speedsters, apparently -
https://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/17570302 ... this-year/
by captain sparkle
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1026
Views: 390303

Re: What have forum members been up to?

(As an aside to other topics at the moment) We spent last weekend participating in a Motorcycle sprint, up the driveaway of Hoghton Tower. A grand time was had by all, apart from,maybe, the chap that fell off his BMW! (he was uninjured, as far as we are aware) There was a fair array of bikes, old & ...
by captain sparkle
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1086
Views: 418384

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Looking like there will be no Records Week this year -
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by captain sparkle
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 24155

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Great stuff! Well done everybody!

Yes please! back on water, any water, be nice if if it was Coniston though (it's only half an hour away from me!!)
by captain sparkle
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 148574

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

In my opinion I cannot see how the 10 trustees of the Ruskin could let "the old girl" sit idle for ever. If they did, unfortunately, I feel, no matter what we think, interest will wain over the years. However, given 3 months a year, to "perform" "function" "display", or whatever you would like to ca...
by captain sparkle
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Classic Boat Awards 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Re: Classic Boat Awards 2019

Job done!
Didn't know she was built by "Shamlesbury Engineering" though! :?