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 Author
Triumph & BSA Crankshaft Bearing Clearance 12-14-2014 Mikyle
1972 Triumph Tiger (650) Full Engine Rebuild 1-25-2015 Malcolm
Useful Tips: Triumph 650 Pushrod Tubes 1969-70 5-2-2015 Mikyle
How To Navigate The Classic British Spares Website 6-12-2015 Mikyle
Tech: Crimping 1/2" O.D. Fuel Line Ferrules With The New Ferrule Crimping Tool 12-25-2015 Mikyle
Pacto Vintage Motorcycle Racing Helmets 1-26-2016 Mikyle
Classic Triumph & BSA Fork Boots With A 10-Year Warranty (97-3635 & 97-1645) 2-21-2016 Mikyle
Triumph & BSA OIF 250's New Connecting Rod By L.F. Harris (70-9911 / 71-3667) 3-25-2016 Malcolm
Up Close: 1970 Triumph Dual Clear Hooter Windtone Horns 4-17-2016 Mikyle
Inside The Genuine Amal MKI Premier Concentric Carburetor 5-9-2016 Mikyle
Product Review: Triumph 650 Twins Primary Cover 1963-1967 57-1727 5-17-2016 Mikyle
Uncovering An Original 1968 Triumph Tiger TR6R Motorcycle 5-30-2016 Mikyle
Classic New Lucas Motorcycle Parts Back In Production 6-16-2016 Mikyle
New Replacement BSA A50 & BSA A65 Valve Springs 1962-1972 8-13-2016 Mikyle
Triumph & BSA 3-Spring Clutch Thrust Washers 8-17-2016 Mikyle
New Production: 1966-1972 USA Made BSA A65 Crankshaft Thrust Washer 8-17-2016 Mikyle
Product Review: ARP Rod Bolt Stretch Gauge 100-9942 8-24-2016 Mikyle
Tech: Replacing A Triumph 5-Speed High Gear & Roller Bearing 8-31-2016 Mikyle
ARP Rod Bolts For Classic BSA & Vintage Triumph Motorcycles 9-11-2016 Mikyle
New BSA Motorcycle T-Shirt's Officially Licensed & Authentic Apparel 10-6-2016 Mikyle
Explained: 1971-1972 Triumph & BSA Conical Hub Brake Lever Differences 10-11-2016 Mikyle
Review: Triumph 650 Twins Camshaft Bushing Line Reamer Tool Kit 10-17-2016 Mikyle
Thread Pitch Gauge Tool - Why You Need It 10-18-2016 Mikyle
Spotting Fake Vintage Triumph, BSA, & Norton Engine Numbers 10-25-2016 Mikyle
Needle Bearing Oil Holes - Is It Necessary? 10-28-2016 Mikyle
New Copper Head Gaskets - Why You Should Always Anneal Them 11-7-2016 Malcolm
The 37th Annual Hansen Dam Ride 2016 Review 11-7-2016 Malcolm
The BSA A65 Oil Pump Journal 1962-1972 11-11-2016 Malcolm
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2016 11-16-2016 Malcolm
Mason Motors Motorcycle Dealer - Pasadena, California 11-19-2016 Mikyle
Maintaining Your Motorcycle's Drive Chain 12-1-2016 Mikyle
How Classic British Spares Was Founded 12-5-2016 Mikyle
2016 UPS & USPS Holiday Shipping Deadline Schedule 12-7-2016 Mikyle
How To Adjust Valves On A BSA Motorcycle 1-10-2017 Mikyle
Are You Tired Of Paying Too Much? 1-13-2017 Mikyle
What Will Happen To Vintage British Motorcycles? 1-14-2017 Mikyle
Tech: Fixing Overheating Carburetors 1-18-2017 Mikyle
Halcyon Classic Motorcycle Accessories 1-24-2017 Mikyle
What Is Your Favorite Vintage Motorcycle Brand? 1-26-2017 Mikyle
3 Things You Must Need When Owning A Classic British Motorcycle 1-30-2017 Malcolm
How A 1963 BSA Rocket Goldstar Found Me 2-6-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Increase A65 Model Piston Clearances 2-8-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: BSA A65 Front Mudguard Center Stays 2-10-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Flywheel Stop Pin Tool 2-17-2017 Mikyle
Craigslist Find: NOS Lucas 18D2 Distributor 2-23-2017 Mikyle
Review: Triumph 650 Folding Footrest Set 1964-70 2-25-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: New Handlebar Ignition Cut-Out Button 2-28-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Lucas #446 Headlight Bulb Failures 3-4-2017 Mikyle
The Lucas MCH61 Headlight 3-7-2017 Mikyle
Why Triumph & BSA Motorcycle Bearings Are Expensive 3-10-2017 Mikyle
eBay Find: NOS Lucas 1969-70 BSA Complete Headlight 3-14-2017 Mikyle
Now Accepting Amazon Payments 3-17-2017 Mikyle
Coming Soon: Willow Springs Corsa Motoclassica 2017 3-20-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Oil Pressure Relief Valve 3-24-2017 Mikyle
Debate: Black Face Or Grey Face? 3-27-2017 Mikyle
Avoid: Hipster Tax % 3-29-2017 Mikyle
Website Update: Spring 2017 News 4-2-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Triumph 650 Crankshaft Oil Feed Seal 4-4-2017 Mikyle
Product Review: Lucas Type 2MC Capacitor 54170009 4-9-2017 Mikyle
New Page: Markdowns 4-10-2017 Mikyle
Tech: BSA A65 Push Rod Location On Cam Followers 4-11-2017 Mikyle
Official C.B.S. "Wing" Stickers 4-15-2017 Mikyle
Sweet Nostalgia: 1965 Triumph T100SC 4-21-2017 Mikyle
New Product: C.B.S. Rocket T-Shirts 4-24-2017 Mikyle
Finding the Best Parts for Your Vintage Triumph Motorcycle 4-25-2017 Mikyle
Report: Willow Springs Corsa Motoclassica 2017 4-28-2017 Mikyle
The Little BSA That Started It All 5-5-2017 Mikyle
Why The 1970 BSA A65 Is The Best Year 5-12-2017 Mikyle
Vintage Triumph Parts In Southern California 5-16-2017 Mikyle
Where to Find High-Quality Triumph Bobber Parts 5-19-2017 Mikyle
Why We Are Your #1 Shop For BSA A65 Parts 5-24-2017 Mikyle
New Page: Blog Submissions 5-26-2017 Mikyle
Beware: Ethanol Fuel Damaging Carburetors 5-31-2017 Mikyle
Fathers Day Weekend Sale 2017 6-2-2017 Mikyle
BSA Motorcycle Parts In Lancaster California 6-9-2017 Mikyle
We Take Online Security Seriously 6-16-2017 Mikyle
Report: Century Cycles Fathers Day Party 2017 6-21-2017 Mikyle
5 Steps: How To Start A Vintage Triumph Motorcycle 6-22-2017 Mikyle
Top 3 Parts That Always Need To Be Replaced 6-23-2017 Mikyle
Why You Should Upgrade To A Podtronics Regulator / Rectifier 6-25-2017 Mikyle
Lucas Wiring Color Code Key 6-27-2017 Mikyle
That "One Guy" Who Picks Your Bike Apart 6-28-2017 Mikyle
#1 Online Shop For Norton Commando Parts 6-29-2017 Mikyle
Why We Do Not Sell Control Cables 7-2-2017 Mikyle
Buying BSA Motorcycle Parts In England From California 7-7-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Clutch Release Rod 57-1736 7-10-2017 Mikyle
Wassell Evolution Carburetors Now In-Stock 7-11-2017 Mikyle
We Joined The BSAOCSC 7-13-2017 Mikyle
Recognizing Wheel Offset 7-19-2017 Mikyle
Vintage Bike Night At The Rock Inn 7-21-2017 Mikyle
Report: BSAOCSC Rim Of The World Ride 2017 7-28-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Correct Lubrication For BSA Motorcycles 8-1-2017 Mikyle
Why We Decided To Flee eBay 8-5-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Metric Main Bearings 8-12-2017 Mikyle
Labor Day Sale 2017 8-23-2017 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Zener Diode Installation 8-25-2017 Mikyle
Explained: Triumph & BSA Roller Bearing Clearance 8-26-2017 Mikyle
Falsifying Customs Documents 9-1-2017 Mikyle
Gasoline & Coffee 9-1-2017 Mikyle
eBay Alternative For Triumph Parts 9-9-2017 Mikyle
The Truth Behind Indian Made Gas Tanks 9-10-2017 Mikyle
The Anatomy Of The Lucas 6CA Points Assembly 9-16-2017 Mikyle
The Future Of Electronic Ignitions 9-21-2017 Mikyle
Selecting The Correct Hone Grit 10-4-2017 Mikyle
Best All-Around Camshaft Set-Up For Triumph 650's 10-9-2017 Mikyle
Valvoline VR1 - The Oil We Run 10-20-2017 Mikyle
Millennial's & Motorcycles 10-31-2017 Mikyle
BSA Motorcycle Winter Apparel Collection 11-5-5017 Mikyle
Report: 38th Annual Hansen Dam Ride 2017 11-7-2017 Mikyle
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2017 11-20-2017 Mikyle
Wipac Ducon & Tricon Switch Wiring 11-28-2017 Mikyle
Winter Update: Triumph Parts & Website Changes 12-1-2017 Mikyle
Lucas 31563 Handlebar Switch Wiring 12-11-2017 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Shimming Valve Springs 1-12-2018 Mikyle
New Product: Oil Pressure Gauge Kits 1-16-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Triumph Twins Crankshaft Oil Feed Seal (Low Oil Pressure) 1-27-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Testing A Lucas Zener Diode 2-7-2018 Mikyle
The Importance Of Having A Part Number 2-14-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Clutch & Brake Lever Fulcrum Spacing 2-28-2018 Mikyle
The Parts We Sell Are The Parts We Use 3-2-2018 Mikyle
Q & A's With Classic British Spares 3-7-2018 Mikyle
Restoring A Vintage Rimac Valve Spring Tester 3-17-2018 Mikyle
Service Bulletin: Triumph 650 & 750 Sump Filter Plug O-Ring 3-31-2018 Mikyle
Top 5 Must Have Parts For 2018 4-10-2018 Mikyle
How Quality Vintage Triumph Motorcycle Parts Will Make Your Bike Last Longer 4-17-2018 Mikyle
An Act Of Kindness That Carries On Today 4-18-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Split Testing BPF Headlight Bulbs (Halogen vs LED vs Incandescent) 5-1-2018 Mikyle
Report: The Californian Motorcycle Show 2018 5-11-2018 Mikyle
Amal Premier Carbs Back In-Stock (Finally) 5-16-2018 Mikyle
Raber's Parts Mart 6-7-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Indexing The Clutch Operating Rack On BSA / Triumph Unit Singles (Excluding Cub) 6-16-2018 Mikyle
Installing & Removing Lucas Headlight Wire Clips (504665) 7-4-2018 Mikyle
The Amal Premier Alternative (Wassell Evolution) 7-18-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Triumph Crankcase Breather Mod For Racing 8-8-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Sintered vs Bronze Fork Bushings (1964-74) 8-21-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Crankshaft Bushing & Journals 9-5-2018 Mikyle
The Supply Of Vintage Triumph Parts 9-9-2018 Mikyle
Kyle's Top 5 Favorite Tools 10-23-2018 Mikyle
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale 2018 10-29-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: "Updated" Amal Concentric Carburetor Jetting (4-Stroke) 11-7-2018 Mikyle
Tech Tip: How To Adjust The Float Height On Amal Concentric Carburetors 12-12-2018 Mikyle
Your British Motorcycle Parts Superstore 12-26-2018 Mikyle
2019 Discount Savings Structure 1-20-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Mainshaft High Gear & Countershaft Sprocket Sealing 2-6-2019 Mikyle
Classic Motorcycle Diagrams & Exploded View Posters 2-18-2019 Mikyle
Spring "Kickoff" 1-Day Sale 2019 3-3-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Solid Bronze Bushings vs Steel / Bronze Inserted Bushings 3-27-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: How To Make a Custom Fuel Line Assembly 4-6-2019 Mikyle
Triumph "Tri-Cor" 500 Cylinder Head (CD274) 4-9-2019 Mikyle
Triumph Lubrication System Test Set By Dunleer 4-25-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Installing Triumph Petcock Seals 5-3-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Removing & Installing Handlebar P-Clamp Bushings (97-1527) 5-29-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: BSA A65 Cranks - Early vs Late 6-5-2019 Marc G (Submission)
Fathers Day T-Shirt Sale 2019 6-12-2019 Mikyle
Triumph Trident & BSA Rocker III Parts 6-19-2019 Mikyle
Electrex World Ignitions 7-3-2019 Mikyle
Tech Tip: Lucas 30608 Ignition Switch - Understanding 3 & 4 Spade Terminals 7-22-2019 Mikyle