After the end of the Second World War, all the major manufacturers were rushing to get a parallel twin to the market, and Ariel was no different...
At Arpajon, in August 1930, the Motorcycle Club de France organised its annual record attempts meeting, arranging for over four miles of the main Paris-Orleans road to be closed, so speed men from around the globe could congregate and attempt to establish new world’s bests...
Classic Camera: high-speed action as Californian George Everett, in western ‘hold-up’ garb, steals the lead from Indiana’s Roger Howk; both ride BSA twins in the 80 cu in (1300cc) National Championship race at Peoria, Illinois...
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