Raleigh bicycles were manufactured under licence in New Zealand by Morrison Industries of Hastings from the very late sixties through to (I think) 1987.Although the Sports Model was the original backbone of the range, it was the Raleigh 20 which really set the sales records.
Year: 1950 Manufacturer: BSA Model: B 31 Engine Size: 350 Colour: Green Start Type: Kick Drive Type: Chain Restored 1950 BSA B31 Motorcycle. The frame was blasted and re-sprayed in the original black. All of the electrical items were checked rebuilt or replaced as needed. Australia - Classic Motorcycles For Sale Canada - Classic Motorcycles For Sale Ireland - Classic Motorcycles For Sale UK - Classic Motorcycles For Sale USA - Classic Motorcycles For Sale ________________________________________________________________ If you require Spare Parts for your BSA B31 – 1950 then try our spare part suppliers listings at BSA B31 – 1950 Spares and Parts ________________________________________________________________ If you need a Workshop Manual for your BSA B31 – 1950 then try our Emanual download links at BSA B31 – 1950 Workshop Manuals and Handbooks ________________________________________________________________ We welcome your comments and feedback on every bike published ....
The wheels were rebuilt onto the original hubs with stainless steel spokes. We regularly feature very nice restored BSA B31 – 1950 bikes for sale.
The bike has been transformed, and is now very nippy, thanks to the full pound each wheel has shed!
I’ve also foregone the cable-free back end and replaced the Duomatic with a standard Torpedo 3; much more pleasant to use in my humble opinion. Keith Guthrie of Cycle Trading Co found the following letter in his files.
Also fitted was a wiring system for dynamo lights, which ran through the main tube and through copper contact plates at the shotgun style joint.
Unlike the US 20s, the NZ version stayed true to the 20 x 1 3/8″ wheel.I modified mine to 20 x 1.75″ BMX rims, but found that they lowered the BB too much.Since the photos were taken I’ve switched back to bigger diameter aluminium rims and Primo Comet 20 x 1 3/8″ tyres.Honda CB450 – 1969 Year: 1969 Manufacturer: Honda Model: CB450 Colour: Blue Engine Size: 450 Drive Type: Chain Start Type: Combo Restored 1969 Honda CB450 Motorcycle. All of the nuts, bolts and washers were re-plated, re-chromed or replaced.This lovely Honda was fully restored by its owner in the USA. The original wheels were reconditioned and re-spoked with the proper gold nipples. The fuel tank, oil tank and side panel were replaced. The seat base was repainted and recovered with a genuine cover. Every part was either replaced with new or reconditioned to the original factory condition.