Tagged: 1951

Hip to Be Square: 1951 Ariel Square Four

Hip to Be Square: 1951 Ariel Square Four

By the 1970s, four-cylinder powerplants were dime-a-dozen in the motorcycling world. Formerly found only in high-end exotic machines like this Ariel Square Four, they’d become a characteristic of the generic “Universal Japanese Motorcycle.” But in...

It’s In the Name: 1951 Vincent Rapide for Sale

It’s In the Name: 1951 Vincent Rapide for Sale

While the sinister-sounding Vincent Black Shadow gets all the headlines, the more basic Rapide has almost all of its more evocative sibling’s impressive technology and speed. In the same way the racing Brittens are...