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by captain sparkle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 41
Views: 9384

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

.....get on with it.........



edit - that made sense last night!
apologies. :oops:
by captain sparkle
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1207
Views: 212199

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

A mere smidgeon of further info can be found around here - https://www.facebook.com/CookLSS/ with a picture or 2 here- https://www.facebook.com/CookLSS/photos/ms.c.eJwztDQzNzQxNDcxMDQzMzIw1DOECRibWFqaGpsAAHGPBrQ~-.bps.a.1967141723499536.1073741902.1403756719838042/1967141743499534/?type=3&theater
by captain sparkle
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1133
Views: 198711

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Recently did our annual trip to the Classic TT/Manx Grand prix. I thought some of you may like to see (& hear!!) a small part of the 'tribute' lap by Michael Dunlop, commemorating the first 100mph lap of the TT by Bill McIntyre in 1957. Pedantic - me? Bob McIntyre. Nigel :lol: :lol: :lol: Amazing e...
by captain sparkle
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1133
Views: 198711

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Recently did our annual trip to the Classic TT/Manx Grand prix. I thought some of you may like to see (& hear!!) a small part of the 'tribute' lap by Michael Dunlop, commemorating the first 100mph lap of the TT by Bill Mcintyre in 1957. The bike was a 'built from scratch' replica of the famous 500c ...
by captain sparkle
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Remembering Donald - January 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 6792

Re: Remembering Donald - January 2017

midlife wrote:Shame the fly past didn't happen,
Cheers
Wayne

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Forgot about the possibly unofficial/possibly coincidental '11.00 flypast'!
rechecked my pics & found this, the time was 11.02.
Image
by captain sparkle
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Remembering Donald - January 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 6792

Re: Remembering Donald - January 2017

A couple more snapshots from Coniston. http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg145/captainsparkledotcom/IMG_0452_zpskpwxilmp.jpg http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg145/captainsparkledotcom/IMG_0463_zps8vcmzzdv.jpg http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg145/captainsparkledotcom/IMG_0473_zpsuxtdxczq.jpg ...
by captain sparkle
Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2823
Views: 432197

Re: Pic of the Day

its a real shame we have to ruin the canopy by adding a windscreen wiper....... health and safety strikes again ! :roll: Could you modify one of these beauties? very authentic, timewise, or perhaps do away with the canopy & fasten one to Ted's head? http://ironhorsespares.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2...
by captain sparkle
Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1133
Views: 198711

Re: What have forum members been up to?

After watching & reading the posts about Guy Martin It reminded me of the Leighton Hall Hill Climb a week or two back. Mike had wished me well, so I thought i would use this opportunity express thanks, come up with a few excuses as to why I was so slow (rain, too much power, enthusiasm beyond abilit...
by captain sparkle
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1207
Views: 212199

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Not gone well for Guy - http://www.motofire.com/2016/09/news/triumph-landspeed-attempt-guy-martin-crashes-second-time/ Anyone visiting Leighton hall (off the A6 between Carnforth & Milnthorpe) this Sunday may be unfortunate enough to see me participate in the Hill Climb, on my trusty Triumph Rocket ...