Vintage Brit SuperThread!

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by ricochetrider, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Wumpletoad

    Wumpletoad Last of the Late Brakers.

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    Lovely bike. In my view, Val Page's NH/VH engine was the best English single ever made.
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  2. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    They had a swing-arm Mk3 prototype running about towards the end when BSA pulled the plug on Ariel 4 strokes.
    They really should have done that 5 years earlier with the mk2 however.

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  3. Velocipede

    Velocipede Been here awhile

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    IMHO Probably the most handsome Triumph ever made.
  4. Velocipede

    Velocipede Been here awhile

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    I must agree with you but maybe the decision makers at Ariel were thinking that most Squariel buyers were sidecar riders.Back then Plunger frames were rightly or wrongly considered the best suspension for Sidecar rigs.
    John
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  5. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    The concept was taken further again in later years by the Heeley brothers, with an Egli-type frame. A nice looking ride IMHO.
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  6. numbat

    numbat Long timer

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  7. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  8. roadholder

    roadholder Long timer

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    That would certainly fix the handling. Looks great.
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  9. ADV8

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  10. ADV8

    ADV8 Long timer

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    Another .. 1949, the first year for the S7 Deluxe.
    OHC engine and a cantilevered sprung (spring in the top frame tube) seat, luxury.

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  11. ADV8

    ADV8 Long timer

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  12. ADV8

    ADV8 Long timer

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    Old Queenslander Been here awhile

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  14. ricochetrider

    ricochetrider MotoMojo

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    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    motu Loose Pre Unit

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    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum. Supporter

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    rockydog just a guy

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    Bootlace, what is that?
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    zzzak Long timer Supporter

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