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A 24 year old photo of my Velocette. And I’m in it.

In 2012, I took ownership of a classic motorbike that’s been in the family since 1954. These are photos of me with the bike.

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My new Velocette

I was born in England, to british parents, but grew up in the states. Growing up, we’d go back to england to visit grandparents and relatives every few years, and my great-Uncle Norman would show up onĀ VelocetteĀ LE. He purchased it new in 1954 (as I understand it) and it’s a Mark II. It was the only motor he ever owned. He never drove a car, nor even owned a powered lawn mower. My... read more