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Part eight now online > http://www.retrobike.co.uk/articles/pau ... m-bracket/


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Part 9 now up > http://www.retrobike.co.uk/articles/pau ... ix-cranks/


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it is quite amazing to see chunks of square bar raw material, turned into suh beautiful parts. the original whippet must have cost quite a lot to buy BITD!


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Its just stunning!


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Been watching this on Retrobike too...i run my own machine shop making motorcycle parts, and everyone thinks cos its CNC its a doddle..but i started doing similar stuff to Paul...he is a craftsman, and has the inventive nature that seems lost on todays youth...i treasure guys like this, top marks here :D


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Just to round the series of articles off Paul has supplied some pictures of the completed 1888 Whippet > http://www.retrobike.co.uk/articles/bro ... ahbs-2012/

The bike took people's choice award at NAHBS 2012 - congrats :)


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Well deserved too, what a piece of work!


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