When real men smelled of engine oil cigarettes and brill cream

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  1. RacerX74

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    Old video of how they used make Triumphs when life was black and white

    I notice a lack of a torque wrench and health and safety





    Great Facebook page full old bike related videos if you have some time to kill

    ( if you don't know what Brill cream is your to young and shouldn't be on the internet without supervision )
     
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    ( if you don't know what Brill cream is your to young and shouldn't be on the internet without supervision )
    If you ran out of brill cream you could always use fat from the chip pan or even butter(non salted kind):D
     
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    Lack of safety and health

    But probably a lot less accidents back then, now a days with all the pot heads WHU fans and tranys running around the last thing they are thinking about is health and safety.
     
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    I am a Vitalis man.

     
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    Ah yes, been quite a while since I’ve used Vitalis or Brill cream.
     
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    Title of this thread reminded me of the pic i have of my Dad and his mates in the early 60's , he's the one on the far left

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    Maybe I'm just tired, but I often think I would have enjoyed growing up in that time period more than this one. Was life as insanely busy back then as it is now?!
     
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    Oh life was grand back in the day

     
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