What no Velocette's?

Velocette broke records at Brooklands and won two TT races as well as developing features like spring frames and foot gear changes. The last racing motorcycles appeared in the early 1950s when the most popular Velocettes were small motorcycles with very quiet shaft drives.

What no Velocette's?

Postby The Doctor » Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:42 am

Come on don't be shy, let's hear from you...
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby Allanfox » Fri Dec 11, 2009 1:08 pm

Think they spend all their time in the shed?
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby MOUSE » Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:46 pm

Probally right Allanfox they never break down, hardly ever ridden so no need to :209
Thin on the ground over here. Seen a noddy recently plodding along :)

Did you know ... In 1961 a basically standard Velocette Venom roadster became the first and only 500cc motorcycle to average over 100 mph for 24 hours. No Japanese bike has ever repeated the feat.


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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby Welsh Wizard » Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:08 am

Allanfox wrote:Think they spend all their time in the shed?

More likely with their heads buried in the shed roof, ( from when the beast kick's back :) )
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby dig » Sat Dec 12, 2009 5:56 am

Noooo,most velo owner get in a huff when they wont start and then refuse to bring them out in case they dont start in public monkey monkey monkey :151
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby MOUSE » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:10 am

:) :) :) :) pick on Velo week
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby dig » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:42 am

Velo = 4 stabs at the keyboard....now Triumph = 7 ,far too many :501 :) :203
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby MOUSE » Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:54 am

BSA only 3 , but why bother :208
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby graffian » Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:23 am

ahh, I got a lovly little Velo.
Did I mention it's in bit's?
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Re: What no Velocette's?

Postby MOUSE » Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:40 am

The floor is yours Sir :151
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