Don’t get confused with a ‘Cheese Cutter’. That nefarious device constructed by Road Engineers to facilitate our safety as road users.
No. I’m old enough to remember when motorcycles had front number plates. Cool things. Can’t imagine why they were removed. Probably something stupid to do with safety.
Registration was either stamped into the plate or painted on. Some nigggly voice in my head tells me that ‘Trials’ and ‘Street’ applications required different sized font … 1.75″ and 2.5″ respectively.
Shape. Size. Colour. Material. Design. Painted. Stamped. Engraved. Embossed. Perforated. Simply style. ‘Form n Function’.
2 basic types …
- cast … look good … watch those modern Indian and Chinese knock-offs. Poorer quality. Brittle.
- blade, flat plate … you’re only limited by your own lack of imagination here.
… check out Tippers Vintage Plates.
Need to match the curve to the guard. From draggin @ triumphrat. net
Hard case link.
Hunt around. Ebay. Swap meets. Junk shops. Make your own.
Imagine looking up to see that strung across your flight-path.