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 Stolen Bikes
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!!! Stolen !!!

BSA 1928 Model S28 De Luxe stolen in Essex England,
Engine No. 19748, Frame No. 11120.
There will be a reward for any information
for the return of complete machine or parts.

Phone : 0044 1277 899164 ( England )
Mobile: 0044 7768025025 ( England )
 

 BSA
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This wonderfull Example of a BSA 1936 G14, owned by Andre - from Germany, ( a faithfull friend ). Before and after Restoration. Using many Cornucopia Products.
Machine bought and purchased from "British Only", Austria 14 years ago.





A nice restored G14 1936, Sidecar Outfit, ( Cornucopia supplied some parts ) Restored by Owner Fred Jupe, Queensland Australia.
   


Sam Jacksons, completed 1933 G14, complete Restoration by Sam. Just taken, Best in Show, BSA event Ohio USA 2016. Silencer , Tool box , Chainguard, Stays etc suppied by Cornucopia Enterprises
   


A nice example of a 1937 B18 250cc BSA OHV Light de Luxe, with 4 Speed Gearbox. English Reg No. DKP 687. ( Some spares supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises )
Present Owner, Marcus Vater Eisenach Germany. Imported from the UK in the late 1990`s, Last Reg Owner 1994, Colin Fletcher Rochester Kent. From the late 1990`s it was on Dispaly only in Mr. Fletchers Living Room. Other previous Owner Thomas Alfred Jarret (1957) Sittingbourne Kent UK.










BSA Y13 1936 750cc V-Twin OHV
Owner Peter Marbach, Germany. Bought in the 1980s from a Dealer in Mannheim, incomplete less Rear Mudgard, Dyno and Magneto. The BSA was partly stripped and hidden in a celler during war time!
Almost Original. Petrol Tank Panel has no Ammeter, when Bosch Lighting fitted. The Machine can be viewed at Deutsches Zweirad Museum Neckarsulm. Parts supplied by Cornucopia.
Besitzer Peter Marbach, Deutschland. Die BSA wurde in den 1980er von einem Händler in Mannheim erworben, ohne hinteres Schutzblech, Dyno und Magneto. Während des Krieges war sie zerlegt in einem Keller versteckt!
Fast Original. Der Benzin-Tank-Panel hat kein Amperemeter, da eine Bosch-Anlage installiert war. Das Motorrad kann im Deutschen Zweirad Museum Neckarsulm angesehen werden. Ersatzteile wurden von Cornucopia geliefert.

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A nice pair of Photos, from David Duff, New Zealand. His 1940 BSA 500cc SV WM20. Note the rare valanced rear Mudguard, and large Petrol Tank, Civilian Forks
All 1939-40 Army M20s are basicaly Civilian Models.
David has another M20 at present being restored
( Many Parts over the last 8 Years supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany ).




My name is Marcin Klimczak and live in Poland.
My Passion are pre war BSA Motorcycles.
All bikes which I've restored by my hands.My idea is " make restoration as good as it's possible". I usually use original parts but sometimes when i've no choice I must use replica. During my adventure with Beezers I bought parts from various dealers / makers. One of them is Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany ) there stock of Pre War BSA parts is astounding.
Yours Marcin)

Old Bike Club Poland, with its fast growing membership is unique in the fact most members are young ( Ish ). With enthusiasm that sometimes puts other clubs to shame. Marcin's dedecation to originality and perfection is almost a disease, as you can see from the photos. When you consider the wages in Poland for the marjority is lower than some E.U. lands the effort and money that is showered on the BSA's is a credit to Marcin and family.
Motorcycles restored to this standard ( and remember used weekly !) are not everybodies choice but if you consider the lack of spares, the language problem, not to forget the expense ! I think its a tribute to Marcin and family and of course BSA Motorcycles. Marcin is always asked if he will sell any of his collection ( Currently working on a Y13 V. Twin BSA) the answer is always no ! But possibly in 2 or 3 years time Marcin will enter the world of professional restoration. That will ensure more Pre war BSA will grace our roads, keep up the good work.
Peter Long Cornucopia Enterprises )

BSA 1931 G31-12 1000cc SV World Tour

Type with instrument Panel on Handle Bar, only made for one year. Main part of the bike located in England, Sidecar in Germany. Most parts damaged including Engine, Gearbox, Forks, most parts none original. The task of restoring this bike gave Marcin some of his largest headaches, without the shed loads of money poured into this project. Most people would give up on first sight. Marcin's father manufactured a complete new wooden framework for the sidecar.
Many parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany )

 


 
 

 
Pre War Britsh Bike Show March 2017
Pulawy Poland
Marcin and his wife Daria
BSA 1934 M34-12 595cc SV Sloper

This machine was Marcins first BSA, found in Poland, Restoration time 4 to 5 years. Many miles covered on this reliable work horse ( Or Tractor as Marcin calls it )
Many parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany )


 

 

 
BSA 1937 B24 OHV Empire Star

Restored bike last. Owned and restored by Marcins son Hubert.
This machine purchased from Yeomans Motorcycles England, many parts not original most of the important rare parts missing. Note the attention to detail on this restoration.
Many parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany )


 

 

 
BSA 1937 M22 OHV Sports

With Twin Port C. Head, Cut away Oil Tank. ( For high level Ex pipes) a wonderful ( Fast for its time !) motorcycle. Restoration time two years, purchased in Denmark, in our eyes, one of BSAs nicest looking machines. A wonderful restoration.
Many parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany )

 

 

 

Very interesting Story from our friends at the Old Bike Club Poland, from Marcin Klimczak.

From Poland to Shanghai on a BSA G34-14 V-Twin
Halina and Stanislaw Bujakowski were living in Druskininkai, where they’ve met and get married in August 1934. After their marriage, Halina and Stanislaw began an extraordinary journey. Its aim was the farthest point on the map achievable on a motorcycle, from their home in Druskininkai, Poland to Shanghai, China. Their route took them through Europe, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Persia, India, Burma, Indo-China and finally China. They started the journey on 19th August 1934 with a BSA motorcycle G34-14 model and a sidecar. Stanislaw led motorcycle, Halina was sitting in a basket. With her lap typewriter, she kept a journal as well as sending travel logs back to the national magazines in the form of reports. After returning to Poland in 1937, Halina collected them and wrote chronicle from expedition which hasn’t been released until the 2011.

Fortunately 70 years later, manustcripts were rediscovered and published as a book “My boy, motorcycle and me.
From Druskininkai to Shanghai 1934-1936” edited by Lukasz Wierzbicki.
(via MotArt: Honeymoon Journey on a Motorcycle)




A credit to his workmanship. The finished machine is in a word " Stunning". Many parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany ). One of the largest BSA motorcycle dealers in Poland ( Pre War ) " Biuro Techniczne ANDRZEJ PRZEWORSKI i S-ka" Technical office Andrew Przeworski and company Warsawa Czackiego Str 16.
Motorcycles restored to this standard ( and remember used weekly !) are not everybodies choice but if you consider the lack of spares, the language problem, not to forget the expense ! I think its a tribute to Marcin and family and of course BSA Motorcycles. Marcin is always asked if he will sell any of his collection, the answer is always no ! ( Currently working on a Y13 V-Twin BSA ) But possibly in 2 or 3 years time Marcin will enter the world of professional restoration. That will ensure more Pre war BSA will grace our roads, keep up the good work.
Peter Long Cornucopia Enterprises
Photos protected by database copyright. Photos are from Marcin Klimczak ( Poland ).
Secretary and one of the founders of the OLD BIKE CLUB POLAND
www.drogakaszubska.pl    vintagebsa@wp.pl)
 

A very rare BSA 1937 M20
( The first year of production ) only made in 1937-39
and a BSA 1969 650cc A65.
Both restored by TONY CHEN ( Chen yi ter ) Kaohsiung Taiwan.
Tony has been a loyal customer for the last 38 years.
He is one hell of a character!
Keep well for the next 38 years!
Many parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises ( Germany )

A real blast from the past !
A regular customer, at our shop in Barking Essex,
John Lee on his BSA 500cc OHV DBD Gold Star
   

A very nice Restoration of a BSA 500cc OHV 1935 W35-7

Hello,
Here is a Photo of my restored 1935 W35-7
It was out on its first 90km Run went very well, no real Dramas.
I am now restoring a 1948 B33 Rigid.
Thank you for your Service of Parts and Info in the Project.
Kind Regards to all at Cornucopia Enterprises

Lloyd Elliott
Albany City Motors Albany Western Australia.



Andrew Jeffrey Vic Australia



  BSA 1934 J11 500cc V-Twin.
Engine only, discovered 1975, still searching for Parts.
Remanufactured Front Headstock, Back Bone, at great expense,
then found a original two Years later.
BSA J11 Forks retubed and ready to go ! BSA J11 Petrol Tank Reconditioned.
Some Parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises

  Matchless / AJS
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Matchless 1938 G3 , 350cc OHV Sport
Owner Tony Cassar, Malta.
A wonderfull example, as always perfectly restored.
Delivered new to Malta, bought some years ago for Pounds 300 !
( Frame and many other Parts supplied by Cornucopia )

   


Matchless 350cc G3L ~1952 Flat Tracker
( not yet completed ) Unique Version.
Built by Martin Vandan Plas ( Holland )
Martins Trade is Jewellery ( include Club Badges etc. )
info@mart-jewwellery.nl
Nice guy to deal with.<
Many Parts supplied by Cornucopia-Enterprises.

   


Andrew Jeffrey Vic Australia

  1924 AJS B3 Bigport, with seperate oil and Petrol Tank.
Found in Newport Victoria Australia 2004.
Operating as a stationary engine.
Refurbished to Andrews fussy Standard ( and why not !)
Some Parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises
   

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Norton 500cc SV 16H 1941 Restoration by
Steve LIoyd
from Bolton Lancs England. Looks to good to go on the road ! Even better that our Polish friends Restorations !!
Found by chance at my daughters horse Livery Stable 2016 Machine not often found, with all genuine Parts, Engine, Gearbox in unbelievable good Condition, Standard Bore Size, started to dismantle Nov 2016, came apart effortlessly, some Damage on Fork Parts, Restoration so far June 2017.




Norton 1941 16H 500cc SV
Owner Martin Hunt, a good original example.
Belonged to Martins Father, Martin a Englishman lives in Germany since 1995.

   
Rear Carrier, Footrests, Batterie Carrier supplied By Cornucopia Enterprises
 
Martins Father worked for K.L.M Motors Ltd Coulsdon ( Owner founder Ernest Knight ) He was at School with the son of Dennis Knight. He of the wonderfull activity books, loved by so many Children. Martins Father had a good collection of vintage motorcycles, Standing next to a very early F.N. he restored, at the London to Brighton Rally late 1950s

A Motosaccoche, year model unknown ( Pre 1914 )

Martin on his Fathers Douglas 1948 Mark 3

 Triumph
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Alfie Brown ( Stick ) worked at Cornucopia Shop in Barking in the 1980s.


With his Hayabusa a 2004 Suzuki GSX 1300.
Standard produces 177 BHP.
Fitted with Turbo System now produces 350BHP.



  Alfie on the right ! with
his Son Alfie Junior, and Daughter Codey,
Alfie Races at Santapod Raceway.
Alfie when he started at Cornucopia
1980s 17 Years old ´?
Alfie at work with a NSU Quickly Crankshaft !
 





  A nicley restored 1959 Triumph Thunderbird completed by Alfie another Alfie Restoration Triumph 1977 Bonneville
    John Howe ( see photo in History Section ) outside Cornucopia MOT Shop, also worked at Cornucopia together with Alfie in the 1980s, at present both work together as Maintenance Engineers for Honeywell in London


A very modest Bernd Große
( alias the Professor, see
D-Day 70th Anniversary Photos ) is the Owner of the rare 1937 Triumph 6S, found in Lithuania.
Not only is he our Webmaster, also a collector of fine Objects. If you speak to him nicley, he may sell some of his Spares ? Triumph 6S, 3HW, Matchless & AJS Singles 350/500cc, Royal Enfield Twins, NSU Max. Should you have any Parts, half complete Projects for Sale, he is always interested.
Peter Long

In 2004 I bought a Triumph 1937 Model 6S. The Machine was totally disassembled except for the Gearbox. Thanks to a Spare Part List from Peter I could check the Completeness. Several Parts were missing or were wrong. Peter was able to help me with the Procurement of many Parts. The remaining Parts I could find at the Eurojumble in Netley Marsh. At the present Time, the Wiring Harness, Headlight and Petrol Tank must be mounted and adjustments made.

Many Thanks to Peter

I still have several unfinished Projects in work.
NSU Max OSB 251 1953
AJS M18 1949 Rigid ( in Baskets )







Some other Motorcycles of my Collection ( Restored or Projects )

Matchless G80 1949 & Watsonian GP Sport - Matchless G80 1950 - Royal Enfield Meteor Minor Sport 1961 - NSU Max OSB 251 1953 - Jawa Perak 1954


Andrew Jeffrey Vic Australia

  This Perfect Restoration Triumph 1939 T90 500cc OHV
belonged to his Father, bought in the late 1970s.
It took over 20 years to restore
Some Parts supplied by Cornucopia Enterprises
   

 Universal
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A perfect Restoration 1939 Universal Model A500, 490cc SV. Lighting, H. Lamp, Magneto, from the firm Scintilla ( Very rare items! ) English 4 Speed Burman Gearbox and Clutch. The Swiss Manufacturer Universal ordered 100 models for the Swiss Army in Feb 1940, At the same time another 100 Motorcycles from the Swiss Firm Condor Model A540, fitted with MAG Jubile Motor. Both to be tested for Army use, both rejected, ( to expensive to Produce ? ) From both models only a handfull exist.

Bentley 1953 R. Type 6 Cylinder 4503cc. Both Restored by Walter Mattenberger Switzerland

Mary and i would like to thank Elsbeth & Walter for our Chauffeur driven tour through Switzerland 2017 in his 1953 Bentley. Walter is also the proud Owner of a BSA 1932 500cc OHV W32-7, being restored at present.

If any W32-7 owner has a Pair of Original BSA Exhaust Pipes, for this Model for us to buy , Copy, Borrow, Cornucopia would be most greatfull.
Eine perfekt restaurierte Universal Typ A500 1939, 490 ccm SV. Beleuchtung und Zündanlage ist von Scintilla, Burman 4-Ganggetriebe. Im Feb. 1940 wurden genau 100 Stk. von der Schweizer Armee bestellt. Ebenso bestellte die Armee auch 100 Stk Condor Motorräder vom Typ A540,aber mit MAG Jubile Motor. Die Beiden Fabrikate wurden von der Armee getestet, beide wegen zu hohen Produktionskosten abgelehnt. Von Beiden Typen existieren wohl nur noch ein paar wenige Stücke.

Bentley 1936 R. Type 6 Cylinder 4503cc. Beide restauriert von Walter Mattenberger ( Schweiz )

Mary und ich möchten Elsbeth & Walter für unsere Chauffeur-Tour durch die Schweiz 2017 in seinem 1953 Bentley danken. Walter ist auch stolzer Besitzer einer BSA 1932 500cc OHV W32-7, die derzeit restauriert wird.

Wenn irgendein BSA W32-7 Besitzer ein Paar originale BSA Auspuff-Rohre hat, dieses verkaufen oder uns zum Kopieren ausleihen möchten, würden wir uns ( Cornucopia ) freuen.