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    #16
    Originally posted by Rob S. View Post
    I think there were two. Anybody know where they are today? (I assume one is in Trevor's garage .)
    Lol
    there are 10 from what I heard. The one in my pic is in a museum in California
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      #17
      Originally posted by trevor View Post
      Lol
      there are 10 from what I heard. The one in my pic is in a museum in California
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      Ten? Did someone takeover after he died and build more?
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        #18
        Originally posted by Rob S. View Post
        Ten? Did someone takeover after he died and build more?
        Nope he built them
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          #19
          Originally posted by Rob S. View Post
          Ten? Did someone takeover after he died and build more?
          As I recall all 10 were built by John, or under his supervision, before he passed away. Here is the register of where they all are. Even though they are shown owned by a private person I believe that most are now in museums. 1 still belongs to his family (Britten Motorcycle Company) and is loaned out to museums and for display at events. I have seen it at classic bike races on several occasions.

          John was in the process of trying to set up production towards the end of his life and I think his estate/family tried to get it off the ground after his death but just couldn't manage. The guy was a genius and a visionary and a really sad loss to the world. The bike ticks both boxes of form and function and was notable in its day for both its performance and stunning/radical appearance. If it isn't already obvious I could go on all day about Britten - as an engineer, a motorcyclist and a kiwi, he is the closest thing I have to a hero.
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