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Cassington Bike Night

Post by minetymenace » Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:08 pm

For one night only, Cassington Bike Night (Near Oxford) Monday evening (Monday 27th June) for those with road bikes...

Should be good.

Been going to this for more than 10 years now. Anyone else fancy an evening of motorcycles?
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Re: Cassington Bike Night

Post by Jack Gifford » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:19 am

10,000 riders last year? Wow. Your country sure has a multitude of bikers! Does a guy need to put a flagpole on his bike to be able to find it in the parking area? :lol:
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Re: Cassington Bike Night

Post by minetymenace » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:23 pm

Its that time of year again:

Cassington Bike Night this Monday 26 June 2017

British bikes park on the village green,the 1000's of others in farm yards, school grounds (who are one of the recipients of the money raised) or on the village rec.

I'll be there on my miscreant modified Mans.
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Post by minetymenace » Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:03 am

2017 saw a few bikes at Cassington, this was half the overflow bike park:
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The village green now allows "classic" bikes (it used to be British only).
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A 5l V twin
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Another of Mr Millyard's creations
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With a few bikes at the back of the school, bikes parked all down the road, in the farm yards and gardens etc
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When I grow up I want to be a B50!
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Not a bad evening out, loads of people I didn't know came up to me and said "Found your bike then?" having seen on Facebook it had been stolen.
I guess all events have their good and bad years, but there seems to be less and less interesting stuff, maybe the owners are slowly dying off and their bikes being restored by some investor to sit in an air conditioned storage facility and judging by the age of a chatty gent who regaled me with a day by day account of his travel to work on his T150 since he bought it new, there will be even fewer next year.

........and I had a go on this last week :cool:
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Re: Cassington Bike Night

Post by beat » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:18 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Cassington Bike Night

Post by skippy » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:45 pm

I like the flying Millard. I wonder what radial engine he got the cylinders from. :thumb :thumb
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Post by minetymenace » Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:06 am

Pratt & Whitney R1340 Wasp radial, lots about it on the web...what about the 5 cylinder two smoke....both were ridden to the event.

The name is "Flying Millyard" after Allen Millyard the builder...in homage to the Flying Merkel (nearly typed "merkin" tee hee!) a pre war (first big one) American motorcycle manufacturer.
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Re: Cassington Bike Night

Post by beat » Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:11 pm

minetymenace wrote:what about the 5 cylinder two smoke.
as for me, - nice to se some of this stuff is still alive.... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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