millosman

  • Hi Kaptain

    I can certainly agree on that score, they do get under your skin these zeds.

    I wanted one when they first came out, as before that I had lusted for a Bonnie. I thought they might be similar in character but without the issues of reliability etc.

    Reckon that was right. I’ve since had a Bonnie and yer, lots of character but I spent my…

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  • millosman posted a new activity comment 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Hi Colin, sounds like we both made the same mistakes! Lol.
    Mine is B4 too, from the states imported late 98. It was a running heap when I got it.
    A gearbox issue forced me to strip it completely so it got a bit of a cosmetic uplift as well as renewal of bearings and such like but that was back in 03 and I didn’t make a great job of it so it could…[Read more]

  • Hi folks, I’ve rejoined after a long gap in membership.

    I’ve had four of these zeds (so far) over the years and the latest one I’ve had for 21 years now. It will follow me to the grave now. No way am I going to make the mistake of selling one again!

    Marvellous bikes. Looking forward to exploring the group once again.

    Enjoy your rides folks.

    Andy

  • millosman became a registered member 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    • Hi Andy. I bought one new in 1976 and had for four years before the usual family issues meant that I regretfully sold it. I’ve had umpteen bikes since but always missed that one, so I’ve recently got a US import 1978 B4, currently under restoration. Can’t wait to get it on the road!
      Cheers,
      Colin.

    • Hi Colin, sounds like we both made the same mistakes! Lol.
      Mine is B4 too, from the states imported late 98. It was a running heap when I got it.
      A gearbox issue forced me to strip it completely so it got a bit of a cosmetic uplift as well as renewal of bearings and such like but that was back in 03 and I didn’t make a great job of it so it could…[Read more]