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Now, chances are if you are into bikes you'll have heard of Allen Millyard.....

He's a chap who likes to 'make things', mainly motorbikes, and puts the stuff on Youtube he's worth checking out....If you haven't seen anything by him then have a look over his videos...

He built a Dodge viper V10 motorbike!


He makes singles into v-twins, twins into fours, fours into sixes....You get the picture!
 

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Not into bikes much these days, but this stuff is phenomenal - thanks for that, Chris :thumbsup:
 
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Not into bikes much these days, but this stuff is phenomenal - thanks for that, Chris :thumbsup:
And all built in a shed smaller than mine Kev!....I must make better use of it! :hug:
 

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Well one is aware of the Millyard as I am a fan of Henry Cole and he is one of his accomplices along with Sam Lovegrove, Guy (Skid) Willison. and Steve (Plummet Airways) Parrish

Just finished reading Steve Parrish's Autobiography - it was definitely a different time as they would never get away with what he and Bazza got up to these days!

I have also read Henry Coles Autobiography, and am rather envious of his Brough Superior.........(and I am not a Biker!)
 

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Some more of Allens bikes... love the 12 into 1 exhaust! :nod:


 
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Great videos! Many thanks, Chris. He is a very competent engineer.
 
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Great videos! Many thanks, Chris. He is a very competent engineer.
Yes, quite Kevin....

And so relaxed he could read bedtime stories! :giggle: :giggle:
 
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Mr Millyard....with a story of how he built his Viper V10 bike!

 
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Fabulous stuff, Chris!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Have you seen this?...



I have never seen such an innovative, clever and brave 'shed engineer' as this guy!

I mean, 2 cylinders from a Pratt and Whitney Wasp aero engine!

I am in awe of this man!
 
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Love his stuff Chris, he's a real character - not seen or heard of him for ages. He used to turn up at bike shows we went to, I miss my bikes. :(
 

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Fabulous stuff, Chris!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Have you seen this?...



I have never seen such an innovative, clever and brave 'shed engineer' as this guy!

I mean, 2 cylinders from a Pratt and Whitney Wasp aero engine!

I am in awe of this man!
Yes Kev, I have, as an engineering fitter (from my dark distant past) I sit mouth open watching the stuff he does.

He was 'spannering' on one of Henry Coles Tv shows the other day....that was nothing though compared to the 'Flying Millyard!'... :inlove: :giggle:

Runs it on Castrol R too!.....Haven't had a good 'sniff' of that stuff since my speedway watching days!!...
 

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Here's a Kawasaki V8 1600 Allen knocked up in 2001..... :rolleyes:

 
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Thanks for that, Chris - that Millyard guy is is a phenomenon. Not just a fabulous engineer, but completely competent - and brave!!
 
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Allan builds himself a Honda 'six' copy......

 
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Engine first start.... :inlove:

 
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Alan's astonishing capability and engineering prowess is beyond any measure...so is his bravery and sense of adventure!

I am enthralled by this series - thank you for posting, Chris :thumbsup:
 
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The man's a genius isn't he? It's a shame that several of his creations are in an American museum though, like the 1600cc V8 Z1. So much effort to make them, and I imagine they just sit there, idle.
 

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Episode 3!....

 
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Episode 4....

 
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