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 Feb Meeting TODAY!!   Feb 17 at MG

29th Annual Vintage Motorcycle Rally
Sponsored by The Classic British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati
Sanctioned by the AMA

This year's British Bike Show - September  8-9
A bit of a washout . . thanks a million to all who braved the wetness.  '~)
Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington, Kentucky
Saturday & Sunday, following labor day weekend 2018
Boone County Fairgrounds - 5819 Idlewild Rd. Burlington, KY.
Large, Covered Show Bike Area w/Concrete Floor
Gate open 8am
Vendor/Dealer Set-up 7:00 am
Show and Swap Meet 8-5
Show bike registration 10am-4pm
Gate opens 8am - Swap Meet 8-4
Show bike registraton 9-noon
$10 first bike - $5 additional entries
Judging starts 10 am 

16 Vintage Show Classes

 Sunday Show Special Awards and Classes
Best Triumph, Best BSA, Best Norton (Eldon Pitts Award),
Jim Dumont Award: Best of "The Rest" (i.e. British but not Tri, BSA, or Norton),
Best of Show, (British only)
Thumbs-up Award (Best Non-Club Bike) 
Best Japanese bike and Peoples' Choice of ALL entries

For  the classes below there are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards
 except for "Unrestored/Original" (1 award only) Can ONLY be entered in 1 class!
British Classes:
Class 100 - up to 1962
Class 300 - 1963-1970
Class 400 - 1971 to 1990
 Class B - Unrestored/Original to 1990
 European Classes:
Class 500 - up to 1970
Class 600 - 1971 to 1990
Class E - Unrestored/Original to 1990
American Classes:
Class 700 - to 1970
Class 800 - 1971 to 1990
Class A - Unrestored/Original to 1990
Japanese Classes:
Class 900 -  to 1970
 Class 1000 - 1971 to 1980
 Class 1050 - 1981- to 1990
Class J - Unrestored/Original to 1990
Class 1100 - to 1990
Class 1200 -  to 1990 

$5 per day, Kids under 12 free
$25 Vendor (2 people, 2 days)
Local Dealers: Free (pre-register)
Sell your bike - Free to paid attendees

Local Bike Dealers, Parts, Accessories, Gear, Services, Expert Advice
Food, Door Prizes, Music
Questions: Show Chairman: Dave Knight 513-519-0532
Co-Chair: Chris Heck

2017 British Bikes - Show results

  1966 Triumph T120R Bonneville
 - Don Biltz

Class 100 Bikes up to 1962
First place and also "Best of the Rest"  1959 AJS - Bruce Ervin

Class 200 Bikes 1963-66
First place and "Peoples Choice:" 1965 Triumph Bonneville - Chris Heck

Class 300 Bikes  1967-70
First place: '67 Triumph T100 Tiger - Bill Schick

Class 400 Bikes  1971-90
First Place: '78 Triumph TR7 - Jerry Peters

Best BSA - 1968 BSA Shooting Star
Owner: Dave Parker

Best Norton (Eldon Pitts award)
1957 Norton International - Don Biltz

Thumbs Up Award (best non-club bike)
1937 Indian 4 - Bev Corsmeier

Sample Award Plaque from our 2016 27th Vintage Bike Rally

Our 2017 show was again a great success!  Thanks to all the vendors, 
participants and spectators.  For those not familiar, this is not only a British
 motorcycle show.  There were fine examples of classic American, European
 and Japanese bikes as well.  Also, competition and custom classes.  

Many thanks to Sue Niles and Pat Peters for great pics!

 Visit us on Facebook at:

Cincinnati's new Triumph Dealer - located at 3251 Highland Ave.
Phone: 513 631-2000

 Membership information:
All motorcycle enthusiasts welcome (you do not have to own a Limey bike) - $25 annual dues
Questions?? Contact Steve Morris - email: lavertaking@fuse.net



 Top 100 - In 2001 Classic Bike created a Top 100 Classics list
 . . in the t0p 100 classics there were:  
5 Hondas, 5 Royal Enfields, 6 Nortons, 8 BSAs and 9 Triumphs
Number 10 was - 1939 Triumph Tiger 100
Number 9 was - 1960 BMW R69S
Number 8 was - 1968 Norton Commando
Number 7 was - 1968 Honda 750 Four
Number 6 was - 1955 BSA Gold Star DBD34
Number 5 was - 1930 Brough Superior SS100
Number 4 was - 1938 Norton International Model 30
Number 3 was - 1949 Vincent Series C Black Shadow
Number 2 was - 1959 Triumph T120 Bonneville
 Number 1!! 
1963 BSA Rocket Gold Star
1963   646cc, parallel-twin, 110 mph  Value in 2001 6-8000 pounds
Widely recognized as one of the most desirable of all factory built 'café racers', the Rocket Gold Star arrived in 1962 along with the first of BSA's new unitary construction range. A combination of - mainly - Gold Star cycle parts and the A10 Super Rocket twin-cylinder engine, the newcomer represented the last of the old 'pre-unit' line rather than a new departure and thus was destined for a relatively short life. For some reason best known to BSA the RGS frame was unique, although not that different from the production A7/A10 item, as was the wider dual seat. The model was offered in a number of different forms and with a host of options relating to controls and equipment. Around 1,800 were made over a two-year period and today genuine examples are highly sought after. 
a) Mark Bohman - British tachs and speedo ("clocks") repair and replacement - 513 367-6402
b) Huck's Automotive Machine Shop - ask for Kevin
(bike top end work - quick and professional - 665 Old rt 74 - ph: 513 528-6111) 
c) Beechmont Motor Sports (Next to Lowe's) - 513 752-1182 - Japanese Bike service - Honda
Yamaha parts - Tom Bellamy owner - nice guy - straight shooter - Tom informs
me that they will do work on vintage bikes during slower off-season months
d) Bruce Kintner - Amsoil oil products rep - ph: 513 651-7189; email:  Bruce.kintner@ pnc.com

 Club Officers: 
President: Steve Morris
Vice President: Jim Nitz
Treasurer: Eric  Weiss
Secretary: Ben Rosselot

Newsletter "Limey Lines:"  Tom Heil
Web Site: Denny White
Facebook Page: Elaine Morris
Meet Director:  Dave Knight
 Dues:  $25 per year ( prorated)

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