As we’ve posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters.
As a result of said posts published on Scooternova, Chris Wylde contacted us to tell us a little about the original 250cc S-type he bought back in 1967; a certain TJH 25D.
Chris Wylde in 1967.
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This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate
50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta.
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Rideout to Goathland during Whitby scooter rally, Easter 2014.
If you have a few hundred miles of riding to do when attending a seaside scooter rally then ideally you want nothing less than the good weather we had over this recent Easter weekend. The ride over the Yorkshire Moors was particularly stunning it has to be said and one of the reasons we returned to this pretty coastal location.
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Tagged AF S-type, Armandos, arthur francis, bsra, Cripps Garage, easter bank holiday, gothland, heartbeat, lambretta, rallies, S Type, scooter rallly, Vespa, vfm, whitby, whitby soul club |
Arthur Francis 1967 brochure.
As we’re celebrating the
50th anniversary of the AF S-Type scooter this year, it’s only fair that we give a little mention to its lesser known stable-mate, the Manhattan. Continue reading
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Tagged 1960s, Arthur Franvcis, dealer special, douglas, GS150, GS160, marketing, Piaggio, S Type, scooter, scooter racing, SS180, SS200, Vespa |
Page from 1960s Arthur Francis Ltd catalogue.
2014 is the 50th anniversary of the iconic AF S-Type Lambretta scooter.
Developed by Watford scooter dealer Arthur Francis back in 1964 to sell more scooters, the AF S-Type has become probably the most well-known of all the dealer special scooters of all time.
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Tagged 1960s, 50th anniversary, AF Rayspeed, arthur francis, gp200, John Ronald, Ken Peters, lambretta, Lambretta S-Type, lcgb, marketing, Mike Karslake, Norman Ronald, open day, S Type, scooter, scooter racing, SX200, TV200, Watford, Yeam S Equipe |