I was out at the club pub meet tonight and saw this beauty:
It's a Triumph Model N, a side-valve 500 single from 1927. The owner is Phil, the proprietor of Lamo's Motorcycles, and he has another seven similar bikes in his 'shed'. Lucky chap.
It's a delight that bikes like this are still around and, more to the point, being used. This bike was not concours, but was in good, clean working condition, and the doff-doff sounds it made on arrival and departure were very evocative.
One day, I'll have something like this.
Oh, and here's the gang, just for the record.
Lovely, aren't they?