After a 'shitty' two hours on the motorway up to Bromsgrove (Birmingham), I found a rural business park and while trying to find Flakey's Shop ...
came across this familiar looking establishment of
Benny made me welcome with a cup of tea, while I waited for Dave
to show up and
he also introduced me to the chap who makes their digger frames.
Fuck - how many bikes can you get in one shop Benny - Haha.
Back at the Flakey shop, nothing was too much trouble - he's also going to pressure test my tank as there'd been a bit of work done to it.
I'd ground down a weld at the rear of the tank, the petcock had been moved and the hole blanked off, He thinks there may be a potential leaks there.
I take my empty tea mug back to Benny and bump into his buddy...
Bobby, the main man behind Vintique.
We had a good chat, in this world seemingly full of public sector workers moaning about their benefits its a pleasure to meet some entrepreneurs.
And how refreshing not to have to visit an american website to get your essential goodies, get them here and at a good price.