Clubman Classics is a personal blog inspired by the fearless, amateur road racers who competed in the 1947 - 1956 Isle Of Man Clubman's TT races and their production based machines.

Monday 17 January 2011

Triumph Seeley- The 'Triley' Road Test Video

Recently featured on Frank Sider's great blog Motart, this Seeley framed Triumph 6T creation, built by Frenchman Vincent Michel, is the star of this excellent video road test.

Here's what Frank said on the Triley, "The cylinder engine was increased to 750CM3, the Vilo has been lightened, pistons high compression, reinforced connecting rods, gear box 6 speed Quaiffe, magnesium front brake and fork from Seeley, hub and rear brake Norton Manx".

Friday 14 January 2011

BSA DBD34 500 Goldstar Clubmans

Spotted on Chris Spaett's site Venture Classics, this 1958 BSA DBD34 Goldstar caught my attention straight away. A genuine Clubman with original numbers, GP Carb and 190 front brake the bike is unsurprisingly now sold. Nudging Norton out of contention in the Clubmans races of the late fifties, these bikes have classic lines, great handling and plenty of power. I'll have to keep an eye out for this one next season!

Thursday 6 January 2011

Pushrod ES2 Manx Norton

Built up by Mike Pemberton of Pushrod Performance this smartly prepared road racer features a full race spec pushrod 490cc ES2 engine. The bike is owned by Sue Stelfox.
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