... that the offside rear wheel bearing had been 'fretting' in the hub (nearest speedo drive) and was a very sloppy fit. So the distance piece was shortened and another bearing fitted inboard of the loose outer bearing. However, I may be wrong. And I hope I am too! Tomorrow... we shall see... and all will be revealed.
I've been the proud owner of a 1965 BSA Bantam D7 since 1991, affectionately known as Little Willie (Wilhelmina) and love to take her out for a ride so that others can see her.