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Title:
Ariel : the complete story
Author:
Walker, Mick.
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Publication Information:
Ramsbury : Crowood Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
208 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781861266453
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

From the first Ariel in 1901, over the next 60 years the name would be associated with some of Britain's best motorcycles, such as the Square Four. After the Second World War Ariel became part of the BSA group, but sadly the name then disappeared.


Author Notes

Mick Walker's interest in motorcycling goes back to the early 1960s when he started racing while still in the Royal Air Force and had wins at most major circuits. He started his own business, Mick Walker Motorcycles, in 1969. Between 1983 and 1987 he was editor of Motorcycle Enthusiast and he has written over eighty titles


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 6
1 Pioneering Daysp. 7
2 The Sloperp. 18
3 Side-Valvesp. 25
4 Military Servicep. 34
5 Square Fourp. 39
6 Competition Modelsp. 81
7 Overhead-Valve Singlesp. 93
8 Overhead-Valve Twinsp. 121
9 The Arrow Racerp. 141
10 Coltp. 148
11 The Futuristic Leaderp. 155
12 Prototypesp. 173
13 Arrow and Golden Arrowp. 183
14 End of an Erap. 199
Indexp. 207