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ex Barrie Howell Rapide - rebuilt long ago by Rip?


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Hey Rip,

If you are willing to take another chance on this forum, to share some upbuilding talk about your past deeds, didn't you rebuild a Rapide motor for Barrie Howell? If so, I think it is the bike that is shown on the back of the current MPH, for sale by Conways, Barrie's well travelled Touring Rapide.

If I recall correctly, Barrie raved on a number of occasions how well it ran after you did your magic.

Obviously, with so much time passed, this would not in any way be intended to represent the current state of the bike for sale, but do you have any interesting stories about this particular rebuild?
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