[Histonet] Re:Bikes and Organ Donors

Pat Flannery pjfnefro <@t> duke.edu
Fri Nov 10 12:12:26 CST 2006

While I'm asking, what's the difference between a BSA and a Norton or  
Triumph, since they seem to be made by the same folks (according to  
Wikipedia anyway)?  Is it a Ford/Mercury/Lincoln type of thing or did  
one "become" the other at some point?

My apologies to the rest of the Histonetters for whom this is pretty  
off-topic, but we've entered into an area near and dear to my heart  
(and wallet).  I'll return you to your regularly-scheduled  
discussions of Histology after this post.  Anyone willing to take  
this off-list is welcome to continue, though.

-Pat Flannery
  pjfnefro <@t> duke.edu

On Nov 10, 2006, at 12:54 PM, Pat Flannery wrote:

> Answering my own question here, but I think I just figured out what  
> a BSA is: Birmingham Small Arms merged with Norton International  
> and the BSA motorcycle works was spun off from them.  I guess I  
> just never saw a BSA over here.  Did they go OOB or are they still  
> around (all the pics on the net seem to be old/classic bikes)?
> -Pat Flannery
> On Nov 10, 2006, at 12:44 PM, Pat Flannery wrote:
>> Thought I'd change the subject line since we've gone way past  
>> gloves (does that mean the gloves are off?).
>> Betsy, you've got me curious now and I'm going to show my  
>> ignorance here, but what the heck's a BSA?  BMW I know, but BSA  
>> sounds like lyophilized cow serum, not a motorcycle.
>> -Pat Flannery
>> On Nov 10, 2006, at 11:52 AM, Molinari, Betsy wrote:
>>> Ouch! Besides our 2 Harleys I ride a Triumph Bonneville (antique
>>> restored) and we have a BSA we are rebuilding so am I exempt?
>>> Betsy Molinari HT (ASCP)
>>> Texas Heart Institute
>>> Cardiovascular Pathology
>>> 6770 Bertner Ave.
>>> Houston,TX 77030
>>> 832-355-6524
>>> 832-355-6812 (fax)

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