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Arbour Lane, Standish


Ped gaang
Ped gaang
Photo: Mark Chapman
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Item #: 21734
Taken on my Dads drive in Arbour lane, standish in 1981.
Left to right- Brian Taylor AP 50,Me Mark Chapman (chippy) FS1E, Paul Andrews(Adi)FS1E, Paul Hughes(Bugsy) AP 50, Andrew Doyley(Doyley) FS1E.

Comment by: Art on 27th October 2012 at 01:24

An "L" of a bunch..;o)

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 28th October 2012 at 08:29

These fs1e can fetch 2/3 thousand pounds each today in mint condition, in 1973 they cost brand new around £160.

Comment by: lezgee on 31st October 2012 at 11:11

how many went up to 250s r bigger , if your not from that era some of you wont get it , ie back then you could from 17 have up to a 250cc with l plates no test req , buddin barry sheens r kenny roberts ,good times

Comment by: Mark Chapman on 31st October 2012 at 19:43

Lazgee, I went on to have an x7, the motorbike bug has never left me, currently riding a VFR 800 but do have a 1973 fizzie that's an unfinished project at the moment ;-)

Comment by: lezgee on 1st November 2012 at 10:11

ha yea i know i got fzr600 fighter and r1 never grow up , i had a garelli rekord then loads of 250s never a honda tho ,kh x7 rd to many to count lol then the dreaded ring put pay to bikes for a bit , there is a pic on albums of me with my old x7 , lol ,old mate of mine lived in standish kev standen ,

Comment by: Bazza on 22nd December 2022 at 21:25

Must have sounded like a swarm of angry Wasps followed by a blue haze !

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