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    This is the 1953 "Motor Cycling" Road Tests book - Second Edition
    Printed by Temple Press Limited, Bowling Green Lane, London, England
    A selection of Tests and photographs of current and recent models of British motor cycles, including photographs and drawings
    - paperback / 55 pages / fully illustrated
    - Two-page fold out cut-a-away drawings of 6 different side car models
    The following 22 motorcycles are featured and tested in this book;
    1) Ariel - Model VB - 598cc - with Watsonian "Monarch" Sidecar
    2) B.S.A. - Model B31 - 348cc - (Rear Spring-frame Edition)
    3) Bown - "Tourist Trophy" - 122cc - (New Villers engine Lightweight)
    4) Panther - Model 65 - 248cc - (Medium Weight Utility cycle)
    5) Douglas - "Mk V" - 348cc - (Horizontally Opposed Twin)
    6) Royal Enfield - Model RE 2 - 125cc - (two-stroke Lightweight)
    7) D.M.W. - Model 4S - 197cc - (two stroke Villers, rear spring)
    8) Lambretta - Model LD - 123cc - (two stroke Italian scooter) ** shown
    9) Norton - Model 7 - "Dominator" - 497cc o.h.v. High Performance Twin
    10) Bond - Mk C - "Mini-Car" - 197cc (Villers engined 3-wheeler) ** shown
    11) Ariel - Model NH - "Hunter" - 347cc - (single cylinder o.h.v., cradle frame)
    12) Triumph - TRW - 498cc "Twin" - (designed for Service use)
    13) Tandon - "IMP Supreme" - 197cc - (two stroke model)
    14) Francis-Barnett - "Falcon 58" - 197cc - (two stroke, spring frame, lightweight)
    15) Sunbeam - Model S7 - 487cc - (in-line Twin shaft drive) with Sidecar
    16) B.S.A. - Model CII - 249cc o.h.v. - with Watsonian "Ludlow" Sidecar
    17) B.S.A. - Model A10 - 646cc o.h.v. "Twin" (The "Golden Flash")
    18) Royal Enfield - "Meteor 700" - 692cc o.h.v. Twin (high maximum performance)
    19) Ambassador - "Supreme" - 197cc (two-stroke model, lightweight)
    20) Reliant - "Regal" - 747cc - (three-wheel, four-seater coupe) ** shown
    21) A.C. Cars - "Petite" - 346cc - (two stroke, Villers engine, 3-wheeler)
    22) Triumph - Model 5T - "Speed Twin" - 498cc o.h.v.
    ** In addition, the 2 page Sidecar drawings with specifications;
    1) The Watsonian "Ascot" Coupe
    2) The Swallow "Comet" Saloon on the "Velvet" Chassis
    3) The Canterbury "Crusader" Saloon on GMC7 Chassis
    4) The Blacknell "Carrington" Saloon on "Safety" Chassis
    5) The Garrard "Silchester" Saloon on Mark II Chassis
    6) The Busmar "York" 2-seater Saloon on Sprung-wheel Chassis

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      So - some death trap tests there and everyone survived! For now....

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