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Chris Newbigging  says:

Secrets of the UK’s best specials

In this week’s MCN we’re taking a look inside some of Britain’s best home-grown specials – the top three from Britain’s Got Biking talent. We spoke to the owners of the top three bikes to find out what went in to making the UK’s favourite specials. We couldn’t have asked for a more varied response– one bike was built entirely by...

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RawDawg

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RawDawg says:

Aww!

That looks like a nice bit of kit right there.

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Biker4751

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Biker4751 says:

Wow

Best use of a featherbed frame I've ever seen.  I'd kill for a boik like that.

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Pagik

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Pagik says:

Engine

Is that an RSV lump in that?

 

 

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STRESSED1

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STRESSED1 says:

Yes.......its an Aprilia v-twin.

pagik....... Yes,its an Aprilia V-Twin.

At 1st glance i thought it was a Honda Fire-Storm but 2nd glance at heads-cyls said diff.

Nice bike but for me personally, it would have too be painted up.

Not sure about Benelli - esque rad under seat and would have liked too have seen spoked wheels.Just for the sake of looking that bit more retro.

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Hainzy

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Hainzy says:

HONDA V-STORM

Huhhh.... did you think it was a Honda or a Suzuki?

Honda Firestorm

Suzuki V-Strom

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CosherB

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CosherB says:

blast from the past

the picture reminds me a bit of the aprilia blue marlin .... it was criminal that they never made that bike.

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antimagneto

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antimagneto says:

Pretty

But, try getting the bugger through SVA! And it's a Rotax, just Aprilia 'badged' motor btw. Would someone build a Brough SS100 rep with a Yam XV1900 motor please? I can't, too busy on the computer to go in the garage....

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