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Well unfortunately this downfall of snow over Cumbria this weekend has caused the usual chaos that these things seem to cause these days and the electric is off in our area. This means that we will to be able to operate as normal therefore will be closed on Monday 4th December, hopefully the power will be restored on Monday evening and we can get back to normal on Tuesday. Fingers crossed.

Good Old Blackpool
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Hello all, I'm sure you are all out enjoying your Velos in this fantastic British summer weather we are having......?? I've yet to have a dry ride out this July, alway ended up in the rain at some point. Anyway, just to let you all know that although we are still open each day, there will only be limited staff in at Tanks Classics Towers, doing the essentials over this next couple of weeks. I will always try and answer any questions via email on ...

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Hello all Just a quick note to let you know that we are having to close the Workshop today as the electricity has been switched off due to repairs being carried out on the main power lines, which were damaged a couple of weeks back in the storms. So apologies if you are trying to ring the office, but we will all be back in tomorrow.

Stafford Classic Bike Show
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We have a stand in the main hall at Stafford Bike Show at the weekend. We won't be taking any parts stock along to sell, as we just have too much and wouldnt be able to bring everything, but we will be there with a couple of nice bikes to look at and to have a chat about what's new here a Tanks Classics. If you are attending and would like to order parts this week then please do so and we will endeavour to bring what we can for you, to save on ...

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Hello all - We have just had an update from Royal Mail to say that they are now accepting International shipments once again for small and medium sized parcels. So you should now see this as a shipping option as you go to the checkout on our website when you are placing your orders. It's been a difficult few months for getting your Velocette parts overseas, especially for smaller, lighter orders and the courier costs for this, however we have our ...

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I don't know if you overseas guys and girls have seen what is going on in the UK at the moment regarding the Royal Mail Postal service, however there is a lot of strike action and has been over the last several weeks. This has caused a massive backlog of items that are now being held in warehouses and from our own experience with several European customers, we have got shipments ...

On Way to Tanks Classics Velocette Workshop
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Hello all, Just to let you guys know that we will be attending this years International Classic Motorcycle Show after having a couple of years away due to the pandemic. Our stand is in the Main Hall so call in and say hello if you are passing. We can't say what bikes we will have on display this year because we haven't had much time to think about it yet!! But we will have at least one bike that has recently been fully overhauled and restored back ...

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The workshop and Office phone lines are all back up and running as normal now, so you can get in touch once again on the number 01229 588700 Sorry to you guys that have been trying to get through to us last week.

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Hello all I'm sure that many of you who have been trying to ring over the last two days have found that the line has been engaged all the time. There is an issues with the phone line in this part of town, however BT are working to try and fix it this evening or tomorrow morning, fingers crossed. Apologies to all of you who have struggled to get through on the phone. You can contact us through email at the moment, so please send your enquiry/order ...

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Velocette Clothing - Update

Hello guys and gals, just an update regarding the Tanks Classics Velocette Clothing on the website. The manufacturer of my clothing items have closed down due to the Covid-19 virus and this means that some sizes and colours won't be available for a week or two until they re-open again. So please allow some extra time during this difficult period and the list of current orders that are on back order will be made ...

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Hello all, I just wanted to let you know that during this difficult time, I have checked with the Government Website and they are still saying that Online Retail is ok to still stay open and trading. I will therefore still be able to ship orders out to you that are placed either online at Tanks Classics or over the phone as normal. I will not be able to have customers come to the workshop ...

Tanks Classics Ltd is based on a passion for these amazing motorcycles. From building and restoring these bikes we have expanded into the business of supplying parts to enthusiasts and professionals alike who want the best for these machines that were produced by Veloce Ltd in Birmingham.

VAT : GB 314 3614 34
Our range of services enables us to offer a comprehensive and professional restoration and renovation for your motorcycle including spares for the wide range of Velocette motorcycles. Work includes full restoration of all parts, supply of new and used parts, vapour blasting, gearbox and engine work, professional paintwork and stove enamelling, magneto and dynamo overhaul and wheel building.

We also build made to order Clubmanised Velocette Venoms, taking your donor bike or supplying a donor bike and fully rebuilding the bike from the ground up, building the bike to your own specification. Please get in touch for further details.
If you have any questions please get in touch using the email with your enquiry, We will reply as soon as possible.

We are based in Cumbria, England

You can also telephone me at:
01229 588700

International callers use:
+44 1229 588700
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