Category Archives: SWM 1

My SWM For Sale – Now SOLD !

As you may know from reading about my bike projects, I had planned to build two SWM’s, the red one that I have been riding over the last few months and another one that was a bit more unique. Over … Continue reading

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SWM Post 30

I mentioned last week that I had switched the forks for ones with Chrome legs to get a slightly more period look and also re-routed the brake cable and arm to work from the back of the fork leg. I … Continue reading

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SWM Post 29

It’s been a while since I did an update on this page so I thought I would give a quick update on what has been going on…. The bike went on the SWM stand at the Telford Show, however after … Continue reading

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SWM Post 28

The bike was finished last week and I collected it from Dad’s place yesterday. As the BMCA trial this weekend was only about 10 miles from home I decided to take the bike along and observe at the trial which … Continue reading

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SWM Post 27

I popped round to Dad’s tonight on the way home from work and he’s been a busy boy this week. The engine has been out and the original piston, head and barrel put on it, the rear tyre changed to … Continue reading

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SWM Post 26

I dropped the bike back off at Dad’s place yesterday following the shakedown trial last week so that the few bits and bobs identified could be ironed out; – The original head and barrel off the engine have now come … Continue reading

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SWM Post 25

As I hadn’t even seen the bike in the daylight, I took these pictures before the trial today. You will see that Geoff Muston delivered the MaDog silencer to me at the start so I couldn’t resist dropping it onto … Continue reading

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SWM Post 24 – Ready to Go?

Well, we certainly pulled out the stops today and the finishing touches all came together by about 7pm tonight so it seems that it is ready to have its first trial tomorrow! We had a few hiccups today with a … Continue reading

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SWM Post 23

We have decided to pull the stops out to get the bike finished by the end of this week so that I can ride it on Saturday. As I may have mentioned before, I have decided to put the engine … Continue reading

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SWM Post 22

It’s starting to look like a bike now and I am excited to think that with the wind blowing in the right direction we could have it done by the weekend (in which case I will be out on it … Continue reading

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