Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

Grey Flash 2751 blog

  • The Steering Head Cover Plate

    4th Aug 2020 by

    The Grey Flash features an extensively drilled and lightened headstock casting. The Works must have deemed this appearance a little unsightly so an alloy cover plate was devised to cover up the holes and provide a place for the mercury crest transfer. I’m convinced this is original to the bike; accurately constructing a similar part… Read more

  • The Forks Stripped.

    3rd Aug 2020 by

    I’m finally able to report that the fork blades are stripped of all of their paint. In fact, all parts have now been stripped but I’m going to start with the forks as they are an important reference point for this part of the restoration. We know, without a shadow of a doubt, that the… Read more

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