British Track Bike - what would you build

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British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby chrisf » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:03 pm

Being lucky enough to live close(ish) to Anglesey Circuit I have rather a fancy to build a good old British based track bike - like I don't already have enough to do :shock:
Question - what would you use if you were going to pull the bits together and build something like that? Only stipulation, brake has to be on the LH side - I get too confused to remember the other way around at high speed anymore !!
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Re: British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby dave.owen » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:57 am

Are you wanting Ariel related suggestion or is it open to all.
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Re: British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby chrisf » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:45 pm

Any suggestions welcome, sound important but would like not to be embarrassed by being lapped too many times either :)
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Re: British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby Dave.Thomas » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:38 pm

Best to start with something fairly quick that handles well already..? Velo Venom ?

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Re: British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby chrisf » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:21 am

Venom would go well for sure, thought people might have had opinions about different frames, engines, carbs, suspensions, fuel types... a good few months away from making a start yet anyway so plenty of time for contemplation.
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Re: British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby keith.hodgenia » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:26 am

Are you looking to do track days or compete in a class?

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Re: British Track Bike - what would you build

Postby chrisf » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:59 pm

Just something for track days, don't think I'm competitive enough / fast enough to compete... looks like a nice circuit to ride though, not done it yet, looking forward.
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