7/1/11

Rockerbox "Made in England"

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When we were last over in England, Mark showed us around his old hunting ground. One of the places we visited was 'Rockerbox' near Farnham in Surrey, a small and discreet bike shop and workshop situated at the roadside, specialising in Triumph's and BSA's for the past forty years. Outside a handful of machines were parked up, and the window display was a hint of what we were about to discover inside..

Standing behind the counter, Darrell the owner explained that all their parts are original manufacturers stock, while in the workshop his mechanic was busy working away on a T110. Old photos and posters on the walls reflect "une belle époque", and when we asked Darrell about a certain part he immediately located it by thumbing through one of his parts manuals, not a computer to be seen! Rockerbox has seemingly resisted the passage of time.. much to our pleasure.

Taking pride of place amongst the bikes for sale, a 1952 TR5 trial..






















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2 comments:

American motorcycles said...

This shop appears to be a time capsule!

Sverre
AMcN

Oldtimerworkshop said...

Genuinely hope they are still trading in forty years time.