Our Francis Barnett trials bike restoration is progressing well, the paint and parts for restoration are all away being worked on. The engine however has problems. The big end is shot and likewise the small end. Piston two is in a bad way, it has been fitted omitting the top ring (its a three ring […]
1961 Francis Barnett Trials
The new badges are currently being re-manufactured by the guys at Pamela David Enamels. The initial template has now been drawn up to replicate the existing design. We have now approved the designs and the manufacturing process can now begin. Pamela David Enamels: “Established in 1971 our family-run business has been the only one to […]
The tank is now straightened up and ready for dull chrome. The bottom had to come out which is just as well as it was full of all sorts. You wheels are currently with the wheel builder and will hopefully be rebuilt with galvanised spokes. At present the bike is completely stripped and the identification […]
Work will soon start on the restoration of our amazing 1961 Francis Barnett 250cc trials bike. This very rare bike will be brought back to life and restored to original, concours conditon within the coming months.
Our original 1961 Francis Barnett badges are now in the hands of our good friends at Pamela David Enamels to be reproduced. Pamela David Enamels was established in 1971 as family-run business. It has been the only one to specialise in the complete restoration and manufacture of one-off glass enamelled badges to original specifications using traditional glass enamels. Over our […]
Up in the highlands of Scotland this week for a very unusual trip. Ordinarily we travel up and down the country to collect some fantastic classic cars but this long trip was for a collection of classic motorcycles. After a mammoth 17hr trip home here we welcome our latest additions, 4 classic motorcycles. From left […]