Archive for January 5th, 2013

January 5, 2013

The Conqueror

A Moto-mechanics factory: Phil Vincent’s gaff at Stevenage Herts. These images show the rolling assembly line, yes each bike has its own platform, as it would be trundled around the Great North Road plant.

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Apparently they would take each component and either machine it to a finer tolerance fit or take another component from the stock shelves. Truly high end motorcycles ready for fast work on the new motorways being branched through the nation post war.

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The Rapide: 1000cc’s of Superbike. 150mph out of the factory.