Thanks Johnny, That article took me back to the time I rode a beaten up old Triumph through Europe and it broke down. It took me forever to get home again!
A departure today as we go forward in time to the last six months of 1962 when Ariel were producing the two strokes. There was some interesting stuff going on with them which the 'The Motor Cycle' highlighted. By this time the magazine was obtaining tips from the factories which they printed. These were a bit mundane really and a far cry from the early 1930s when readers would send in their tips on how to modify their Ariels using cocoa tins, a file and a big hammer!
1939 600 OHV 4F, 1956 MKII Square Four, a Healey, 1939 OH 250, 1939 OG 250 plus an OG250 project and a bit, 1920 Ariel V twin project and a variety of lesser makes