Leading from the Front
One of the original ‘Red Giant’ range launched by Massey Ferguson in the mid-sixties, the 165 might not have been as numerous in Ireland as its little brother, the 135, but is equally recognised and cherished today. The Brennan brothers’ beauty has just emerged resplendent from a full restoration.
Acclaimed as some of the very fi nest motorcycles available in their time, the Sunbeam motorcycles of the 1910s to late 1930s had a fi t and finish that was matched only by their engineering and performance. Brendan Kelly’s 1916 3.5hp is still as effective a mode of transport today as it was over a century ago, following the completion of its restoration in the mid-1990s.
The Long Haul
- Cultra Ferguson Working Day
- Classic & Old Skool Show
- Shane’s Castle Steam Rally
- Skerries 100 Road Races
- The 40th Charleville Show
- Kilkenny Motor Club Show
- Beaulieu International Autojumble
- AMS Vintage & Steam Woodworking Show
- The 55th National Steam Rally, Stradbally
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