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Old 12th May 2010, 18:55   #166
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Anybody heard of a Parachute Bike, it has a Junior Villiers Engine, i guess 98cc and was used during the War

Please share the pics, if anybody has one
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Wow Kasli that was an amazing find....

How did that bike get to that condition.

BTW is it a Harley ?

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It is a AJS Vtwin, 1000cc ??
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It is a AJS Vtwin, 1000cc ??
Any more details on it or more pics. Who owns it now and what is the status on the restoration.

Is it the "Silver Arrow"
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Any more details on it or more pics. Who owns it now and what is the status on the restoration.

Is it the "Silver Arrow"

Hi Wasif

I am not sure which one this is and was just confirming if it is a AJS Vtwin because i heard that last week there was one sold in Delhi and is not yet registered in India
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Anybody heard of a Parachute Bike, it has a Junior Villiers Engine, i guess 98cc and was used during the War

Please share the pics, if anybody has one
Here are a couple of them from the Kanpur & Lucknow Vintage Rallies 2010 thread on this forum. Some details have also been mentioned in the Lucknow Rally thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...lucknow-3.html (Vintage Car Rally at Lucknow)

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I am not sure which one this is and was just confirming if it is a AJS Vtwin because i heard that last week there was one sold in Delhi and is not yet registered in India

Do try to find out more on them. These are very very rare bikes, much rarer than say a contemporary Harley or Indian.

Where did this bike in Delhi come from.
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Wasif and 82rawath,
The bike is definitely not an AJS or a Matchless Silver Arrow. It is a Harley Davidson and as per the picture of the engine number it is a 1931 Model D 750cc. Another give away are the front forks which were typical of the Harley's from that period and not commonly seen on British bikes apart from the Brough Superiors.
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Is it the "Silver Arrow"
wasif, what silver arrow? Matchless?
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Oh my bad I got confused with the AJS and Matchless models.

Do you have any details on this particular bike / model ? What year is it ?
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Here are a couple of them from the Kanpur & Lucknow Vintage Rallies 2010 thread on this forum. Some details have also been mentioned in the Lucknow Rally thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...lucknow-3.html (Vintage Car Rally at Lucknow)

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Thank you very much, i am also looking for the same one
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Mate

Thank you very much, i am also looking for the same one
Earlier(about 15 years back) these "parachutes" were available in the junk market in my city for anywhere between 800 - 2000 rs but now the prices have gone up like anything. The last one which got sold about 8 years back(still running condition) was sold for 40000 rs.

There are 2 of them which I know are for sale at very steep prices(and when i say steep they are really steep) if you are still interested PM me.
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Any Honda Cub or Honda 90cc for sale

I have been wanting for a long time
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Any Honda Cub or Honda 90cc for sale

I have been wanting for a long time
I do own a Honda Monkey - 70CC - 1974 model. Super condition and is almost a daily driver. Will post few pics one of these days.
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