The Archives

The Archives

Welcome to the archive section of our website - some might refer to this as a "library" hidden away deep in our site....

This page is dedicated to preserving information such as older and current blog post or tech topics that we have discussed or written about.

You can skim all the topics below at your own pace. This page will always be "updating" so please check back periodically.

Also... please remember to "keep quite" in the library...


Blog / Tech Topics


 Blog Title (click on the title for the link) Date
Triumph & BSA Crankshaft Bearing Clearance 12-14-2014
1972 Triumph Tiger (650) Full Engine Rebuild 1-25-2015
Useful Tips: Triumph 650 Pushrod Tubes 1969-70 5-2-2015
How To Navigate The Classic British Spares Website 6-12-2015
Tech: Crimping 1/2" O.D. Fuel Line Ferrules With The New Ferrule Crimping Tool 12-25-2015
Pacto Vintage Motorcycle Racing Helmets 1-26-2016
Classic Triumph & BSA Fork Boots With A 10-Year Warranty (97-3635 & 97-1645) 2-21-2016
Triumph & BSA OIF 250's New Connecting Rod By L.F. Harris (70-9911 / 71-3667) 3-25-2016
Up Close: 1970 Triumph Dual Clear Hooter Windtone Horns 4-17-2016
Inside The Genuine Amal MKI Premier Concentric Carburetor 5-9-2016
Product Review: Triumph 650 Twins Primary Cover 1963-1967 57-1727 5-17-2016
Uncovering An Original 1968 Triumph Tiger TR6R Motorcycle 5-30-2016
Classic New Lucas Motorcycle Parts Back In Production 6-16-2016
New Replacement BSA A50 & BSA A65 Valve Springs 1962-1972 8-13-2016
Triumph & BSA 3-Spring Clutch Thrust Washers 8-17-2016
New Production: 1966-1972 USA Made BSA A65 Crankshaft Thrust Washer 8-17-2016
Product Review: ARP Rod Bolt Stretch Gauge 100-9942 8-24-2016
Tech: Replacing A Triumph 5-Speed High Gear & Roller Bearing 8-31-2016
ARP Rod Bolts For Classic BSA & Vintage Triumph Motorcycles 9-11-2016
New BSA Motorcycle T-Shirt's Officially Licensed & Authentic Apparel 10-6-2016
Explained: 1971-1972 Triumph & BSA Conical Hub Brake Lever Differences 10-11-2016
Review: Triumph 650 Twins Camshaft Bushing Line Reamer Tool Kit 10-17-2016
Thread Pitch Gauge Tool - Why You Need It 10-18-2016
Spotting Fake Vintage Triumph, BSA, & Norton Engine Numbers 10-25-2016
Needle Bearing Oil Holes - Is It Necessary? 10-28-2016
New Copper Head Gaskets - Why You Should Always Anneal Them 11-7-2016
The 37th Annual Hansen Dam Ride 2016 Review 11-7-2016
The BSA A65 Oil Pump Journal 1962-1972 11-11-2016
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2016 11-16-2016
Mason Motors Motorcycle Dealer - Pasadena, California 11-19-2016
Maintaining Your Motorcycle's Drive Chain 12-1-2016
How Classic British Spares Was Founded 12-5-2016
2016 UPS & USPS Holiday Shipping Deadline Schedule 12-7-2016
How To Adjust Valves On A BSA Motorcycle 1-10-2017
Are You Tired Of Paying Too Much? 1-13-2017
What Will Happen To Vintage British Motorcycles? 1-14-2017
Tech: Fixing Overheating Carburetors 1-18-2017
Halcyon Classic Motorcycle Accessories 1-24-2017
What Is Your Favorite Vintage Motorcycle Brand? 1-26-2017
3 Things You Must Need When Owning A Classic British Motorcycle 1-30-2017
How A 1963 BSA Rocket Goldstar Found Me 2-6-2017
Service Bulletin: Increase A65 Model Piston Clearances 2-8-2017
Service Bulletin: BSA A65 Front Mudguard Center Stays 2-10-2017
Service Bulletin: Flywheel Stop Pin Tool 2-17-2017
Craigslist Find: NOS Lucas 18D2 Distributor 2-23-2017
Review: Triumph 650 Folding Footrest Set 1964-70 2-25-2017
Service Bulletin: New Handlebar Ignition Cut-Out Button 2-28-2017
Service Bulletin: Lucas #446 Headlight Bulb Failures 3-4-2017
The Lucas MCH61 Headlight 3-7-2017
Why Triumph & BSA Motorcycle Bearings Are Expensive 3-10-2017
eBay Find: NOS Lucas 1969-70 BSA Complete Headlight 3-14-2017
Now Accepting Amazon Payments 3-17-2017
Coming Soon: Willow Springs Corsa Motoclassica 2017 3-20-2017
Service Bulletin: Oil Pressure Relief Valve 3-24-2017
Debate: Black Face Or Grey Face? 3-27-2017
Avoid: Hipster Tax % 3-29-2017
Website Update: Spring 2017 News 4-2-2017
Service Bulletin: Triumph 650 Crankshaft Oil Feed Seal 4-4-2017
Product Review: Lucas Type 2MC Capacitor 54170009 4-9-2017
New Page: Markdowns 4-10-2017
Tech: BSA A65 Push Rod Location On Cam Followers 4-11-2017
Official C.B.S. "Wing" Stickers 4-15-2017
Sweet Nostalgia: 1965 Triumph T100SC 4-21-2017
New Product: C.B.S. Rocket T-Shirts 4-24-2017
Finding the Best Parts for Your Vintage Triumph Motorcycle 4-25-2017
Report: Willow Springs Corsa Motoclassica 2017 4-28-2017
The Little BSA That Started It All 5-5-2017
Why The 1970 BSA A65 Is The Best Year 5-12-2017
Vintage Triumph Parts In Southern California 5-16-2017
Where to Find High-Quality Triumph Bobber Parts 5-19-2017
Why We Are Your #1 Shop For BSA A65 Parts 5-24-2017
New Page: Blog Submissions 5-26-2017
Beware: Ethanol Fuel Damaging Carburetors 5-31-2017
Fathers Day Weekend Sale 2017 6-2-2017
BSA Motorcycle Parts In Lancaster California 6-9-2017
We Take Online Security Seriously 6-16-2017
Report: Century Cycles Fathers Day Party 2017 6-21-2017
5 Steps: How To Start A Vintage Triumph Motorcycle 6-22-2017
Top 3 Parts That Always Need To Be Replaced 6-23-2017
Why You Should Upgrade To A Podtronics Regulator / Rectifier 6-25-2017
Lucas Wiring Color Code Key 6-27-2017
That "One Guy" Who Picks Your Bike Apart 6-28-2017
#1 Online Shop For Norton Commando Parts 6-29-2017
Why We Do Not Sell Control Cables 7-2-2017
Buying BSA Motorcycle Parts In England From California 7-7-2017
Service Bulletin: Clutch Release Rod 57-1736 7-10-2017
Wassell Evolution Carburetors Now In-Stock 7-11-2017
We Joined The BSAOCSC 7-13-2017
Recognizing Wheel Offset 7-19-2017
Vintage Bike Night At The Rock Inn 7-21-2017
Report: BSAOCSC Rim Of The World Ride 2017 7-28-2017
Service Bulletin: Correct Lubrication For BSA Motorcycles 8-1-2017
Why We Decided To Flee eBay 8-5-2017
Service Bulletin: Metric Main Bearings 8-12-2017
Labor Day Sale 2017 8-23-2017
Service Bulletin: Zener Diode Installation 8-25-2017
Explained: Triumph & BSA Roller Bearing Clearance 8-26-2017
Falsifying Customs Documents 9-1-2017
Gasoline & Coffee 9-1-2017
eBay Alternative For Triumph Parts 9-9-2017
The Truth Behind Indian Made Gas Tanks 9-10-2017
The Anatomy Of The Lucas 6CA Points Assembly 9-16-2017
The Future Of Electronic Ignitions 9-21-2017
Selecting The Correct Hone Grit 10-4-2017
Best All-Around Camshaft Set-Up For Triumph 650's 10-9-2017
Valvoline VR1 - The Oil We Run 10-20-2017
Millennial's & Motorcycles 10-31-2017
BSA Motorcycle Winter Apparel Collection 11-5-5017
Report: 38th Annual Hansen Dam Ride 2017 11-7-2017
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2017 11-20-2017
Wipac Ducon & Tricon Switch Wiring 11-28-2017
Winter Update: Triumph Parts & Website Changes 12-1-2017
Lucas 31563 Handlebar Switch Wiring 12-11-2017
Tech Tip: Shimming Valve Springs 1-12-2018
New Product: Oil Pressure Gauge Kits 1-16-2018
Tech Tip: Triumph Twins Crankshaft Oil Feed Seal (Low Oil Pressure) 1-27-2018
Tech Tip: Testing A Lucas Zener Diode 2-7-2018
The Importance Of Having A Part Number 2-14-2018
Tech Tip: Clutch & Brake Lever Fulcrum Spacing 2-28-2018
The Parts We Sell Are The Parts We Use 3-2-2018
Q & A's With Classic British Spares 3-7-2018
Restoring A Vintage Rimac Valve Spring Tester 3-17-2018
Service Bulletin: Triumph 650 & 750 Sump Filter Plug O-Ring 3-31-2018
Top 5 Must Have Parts For 2018 4-10-2018
How Quality Vintage Triumph Motorcycle Parts Will Make Your Bike Last Longer 4-17-2018
An Act Of Kindness That Carries On Today 4-18-2018
Tech Tip: Split Testing BPF Headlight Bulbs (Halogen vs LED vs Incandescent) 5-1-2018
Report: The Californian Motorcycle Show 2018 5-11-2018
Amal Premier Carbs Back In-Stock (Finally) 5-16-2018
Raber's Parts Mart 6-7-2018
Tech Tip: Indexing The Clutch Operating Rack On BSA / Triumph Unit Singles (Excluding Cub) 6-16-2018
Installing & Removing Lucas Headlight Wire Clips (504665) 7-4-2018
The Amal Premier Alternative (Wassell Evolution) 7-18-2018
Tech Tip: Triumph Crankcase Breather Mod For Racing 8-8-2018
Tech Tip: Sintered vs Bronze Fork Bushings (1964-74) 8-21-2018
Tech Tip: Crankshaft Bushing & Journals 9-5-2018
The Supply Of Vintage Triumph Parts 9-9-2018
Kyle's Top 5 Favorite Tools 10-23-2018
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2018 10-29-2018
Tech Tip: "Updated" Amal Concentric Carburetor Jetting (4-Stroke) 11-7-2018
Tech Tip: How To Adjust The Float Height On Amal Concentric Carburetors 12-12-2018
Your British Motorcycle Parts Superstore 12-26-2018
2019 Discount Savings Structure 1-20-2019
Tech Tip: Mainshaft High Gear & Countershaft Sprocket Sealing 2-6-2019
Classic Motorcycle Diagrams & Exploded View Posters 2-18-2019
Spring "Kickoff" 1-Day Sale 2019 3-3-2019
Tech Tip: Solid Bronze Bushings vs Steel / Bronze Inserted Bushings 3-27-2019
Tech Tip: How To Make a Custom Fuel Line Assembly 4-6-2019
Triumph "Tri-Cor" 500 Cylinder Head (CD274) 4-9-2019
Triumph Lubrication System Test Set By Dunleer 4-25-2019
Tech Tip: Installing Triumph Petcock Seals 5-3-2019
Tech Tip: Removing & Installing Handlebar P-Clamp Bushings (97-1527) 5-29-2019
Tech Tip: BSA A65 Cranks - Early vs Late 6-5-2019
Fathers Day T-Shirt Sale 2019 6-12-2019
Triumph Trident & BSA Rocker III Parts 6-19-2019
Electrex World Ignitions 7-3-2019
Tech Tip: Lucas 30608 Ignition Switch - Understanding 3 & 4 Spade Terminals 7-22-2019
Tech Tip: Dos & Don'ts When Purchasing & Fitting a New Drive Train 8-7-2019
New BSA Front & Rear Chrome Fenders 8-22-2019
Tech Tip: Rocker Box Oil Feed Washers - Copper vs Stato-seals 9-11-2019
Tech Tip: Fixing  a Loose Fit Bearing On a Triumph Crankshaft 10-23-2019
2019 Holiday Contest & Giveaway 11-6-2019
Triumph Stainless Steel Fenders 11-12-2019
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2019 11-21-2019
Restoration Decals & Transfers 12-22-2019
Contest Sign-Up 1-3-2020
How To Select an Amal Concentric Carburetor 1-21-2020
Things to Consider When Purchasing an Electrex World Ignition 1-29-2020
Tech Tip: Amal Concentric Mixing Chamber Top Caps 2-5-2020
New to the Market: Triumph & BSA 250 Pistons 2-19-2020
Lake Cachuma Vintage British Motorcycle Rally - 2020 2-26-2020
Tech Tip: Amal Premier Pilot Jets & Tuning (All You Need to Know) 3-18-2020
Tech Tip: How to Select a Smiths Speedometer Drive 4-15-2020
Consider a VAPE Electronic Ignition 4-29-2020
Tech Tip: BSA Torque Wrench Figures 6-5-2020
New to the Market: Hepolite Oil Pumps 6-15-2020
Tech Tip: Amal Concentric "Extended" Tickler Conversion 6-24-2020
Our Future Way of International Shipping 6-30-2020
Tech Tip: (Late) Singles Cam Follower Orientation 7-21-2020
Tech W/ Kyle: Inlet Manifold Repair (Triumph 3TA) 8-3-2020
No Gasket Required? - Seal it Up with Yamabond 8-12-2020
New to the Market: Desert Sled Seats 8-15-2020
New to the Market: Triumph T90 & 3TA Pistons 8-28-2020
The Best Vintage Triumph Motorcycle 9-9-2020
Useful Upgrade: Lucas 6CA Points Assembly 10-7-2020
Tech Tip: BSA A50 & A65 Valve Springs That Coil Bind 10-15-2020
New Product: Triumph Twins Camshaft Bushing Reamer Kits 10-19-2020
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2020 10-29-2020
Tech Tip: Triumph T100 Gear Selector Camplates 11-13-2020
Tech Tip: Restoring Faith & Frame Interference (Triumph T100 Swingarm Spindles) 12-1-2020
Why Enthusiasts Choose EMGO Clutch Plates 12-11-2020
Brief History: Smiths ATRC Tachometers 12-23-2020
Pricing: What to Expect for 2021 12-30-2020
New Product: Inner Tube Valve Stem Nuts 1-6-2021
The Rising Stars - Classic British Motorcycles That Are Quickly Gaining Popularity 2-3-2021
The Future of Norton Commando Parts 2-10-2021
New Product: Triumph Fork Restrictor Locking Tool 2-23-2021
Spring "Kickoff" Weekend Sale - 2021 3-7-2021
Tech Tip: Fixing Loose Clutch Hub Screws 3-24-2021
New Product: EMGO "Restoration Kit" For 99-0351 (EMGO) Throttle Assembly's 3-26-2021
New Product: Triumph 350/500 Swingarm Bushing Reamer Kits 3-30-2021
New Product: Triumph Racing Primary Crankcase Breather Stub 4-1-2021
Tech Tip: Triumph Seat Pan Safety Strap Modification 4-16-2021
New Product: (Aluminum) Amal Premier Concentric Carburetors 5-2-2021
New Product: Lucas Tail Light Lenses & Assemblies 6-5-2021
Tech Tip: The Truth Behind EMGO Petcocks 6-16-2021
A Rare Piece Of Triumph Racing History 6-23-2021
New Product: Fork Boots W/10-Year Warranty 6-28-2021
Pricing: July 2021 Update 7-23-2021
New Product: Lucas 7" (BPF) Headlight Lenses 8-4-2021
Tech Tip: Fixing Loose Exhaust Pipe Spigot (Triumph Twin) 8-16-2021
Tech Tip: Triumph Exhaust Spigot Repair 9-10-2021
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2021 10-20-2021
BSA Motorcycle Apparel & Merchandise Closeout Sale 10-23-2021
Tech Tip: Spark Plug Thread Repair 11-12-2021
Service Bulletin: A65 Overheating Carburetor Problem 12-8-2021
New Product: BSA A50/A65 High Gear Bushings by CBS 1-18-2022
New Product: "Bow-Tie" Ignition Timing Degree Wheels by CBS 2-11-2022
Making (and Repairing) a BSA Gear Shift Quadrant 2-23-2022
Spring "Kickoff" Weekend Sale - 2022 3-17-2022
Buyers Guide: Oil Pressure Sending Units 4-6-2022
Tech Tip: Measuring, Selecting & Installing Valve Guides 7-19-2022
Tutorial: Smiths Anti-Vibration Replacement O-Ring Band 9-22-2022
Matchless Rear Brake Drum Turning 9-10-2022
Website Update: Free Shipping Threshold 10-1-2022
Cam Follower Re-Grinding Service (Triumph & BSA) 10-22-2022
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2022 11-4-2022
Triumph (500) Crank Bushing Boring 12-3-2022
Fly Cutting a Triumph Base Gasket Surface 12-12-2022
Triumph Cam Bushing Line Reaming 12-16-2022
First "British" Motorcycle Experience 12-26-2022
Triumph "Sunset Tripper" 1-4-2023
Triumph Clutch Rebuild Series - (Sunset Tripper) 1-6-2023
Oil Pressure Gauge Kit Install (Triumph/BSA Version) 1-23-2023
Lunch at the "Getty Museum"- 2023 (BSAOCSC Corona Street Ride) 2-7-2023 2-7-2023
1948 Matchless G80 "Desert Sled" - (#1/2) 2-11-2023
TrackXperience Preparation - (Test & Tune) 3-4-2023
Spring "Kickoff" Weekend Sale - 2023 3-8-2023
TrackXperience Track Day - (1967 Triumph T90) 3-10-2023
Oil Pressure gauge Kit (Complete) Collection 3-16-2023
Stagecoach Classic Motorcycle Rally (2023) 4-10-2023
Top 🖐 "Must Have Shop Tools" 4-19-2023
Curtis' First Vintage British Motorcycle 5-16-2023
"Hex" Clutch Spring Adjusters 5-17-2023
Indian Made Gas Tank Review 5-24-2023
First Test Ride (Sunset Tripper) 5-31-2023
Tech Tip: How to make Custom Fuel Line Assembly 6-7-2023
Triumph TR6 Oil Change (Trusty Rusty) 6-19-2023
Triumph TR6 "Check Up' (Trusty Rusty) 6-25-2023
Classic Track Day Preparation (Test & Tune) - #2 7-25-2023
R&R Connecting Rods (For Vintage British Motorcycles) 7-26-2023
First Start Up (1956 Matchless G11) 8-7-2023
New Product: Hepolite Oil Pumps for Triumph Twins 8-20-2023
Triumph 650 to 750 "Big Bore" Kit 8-24-2023
Triumph Hepolite Oil Pump Install 8-28-2023
Wassel Evolution Carburetors 8-30-2023
Triumph "Slimline" Gas Tank by EMGO 9-7-2023