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What is this? Stole the picture from another forum that doesn't know what it is either........ one guy thinks it is a Brit liquid-cooled shaft drive from the fifties, a Velocette.... any of you Canadians know?

I like it; kinda funky..... love the girls' outfits too!
 

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Don't know what it is, but I would surmise that it is very uncomfortable.
 

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i don't know either, but it proves chicks dig bikes:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::action::waving:
 

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Ray, I think you found it, and it is a Velocette.



 

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Durn! I'd kinda like to have one of them.........

Show up for a club ride on one! That'd drop some jaws, hey?

"Jaysus, Goudge! What is that!"

"Oh, " I'd reply casually. "It's just an old Velocette I had hangin' around..... I ride it when I wanna give the ST a break......You don't have a Velocette?"

Gonna get Red an outfit like that, too! Think she'd wear it?

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Hi Cousin Jack, yes it is a velocette. They were commissioned by the brish police from the velocette company. This had to have shaft drive because the law at that time did not accept evidence of speeding from a chain driven cycle.

They were twin cylinder, water cooled with a hand operated (stick) shift.

They were not generally on sale to the public - but I know someone who has one.
 

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Mr T wrote:
Hi Cousin Jack, yes it is a velocette. They were commissioned by the brish police from the velocette company. This had to have shaft drive because the law at that time did not accept evidence of speeding from a chain driven cycle.

They were twin cylinder, water cooled with a hand operated (stick) shift.

They were not generally on sale to the public - but I know someone who has one.
Thank you, sir........ appreciate the good info, Mr. T.!

It's a wild looking ride! The fellow you know that has one, does he ride it? What's it like?
 

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My mom has a jacket like that in a picture from sometime back.:D And she is 90 or 91 I forget, but doesn't have the insignias on the lapels. Oh, the bike, nice looking bike. Dang, I should get the old Indian down and uncovered. :)
 

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Not rideable at present, it's very much a restoration project.



They were in use by the British police until the 1960's, when they were sold off to the general public. Contrary to another of the posts on this thread they are quite comfortable for a vintage bike.
 

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Well, I know for a fact that I have Cornish blood, so maybe that explains my fascination with British iron....... look at these guys: elegant, functional, beautiful......
 

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and this one..... Thomas Edward Lawrence's choice, the legendary Brough!
 

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and one more..... another Velo....... and wouldn't you love to have one of these sweetiesparked in your garage next to your Goldwing? Gad, I know I would!
 

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I just want one of those nifty looking helmets.
 

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Is that an old ten speed bycycle seat... Ouch!
 
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