French Parrot

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French Parrot

Postby Vincent.vanGinneke » Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:58 pm

Again a reporter that has heard a story and does not know any better then to write it again…, and again, and again....
You can find it all here : http://www.moto-collection.org/blog/

D'origine l'Ariel 1000 Square Four souffre d'un sérieux manque de refroidissement des cylindres arrières.

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Re: French Parrot

Postby brenton.roy » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:48 am

Ha Ha - I didn't know Honda made a horizontally opposed twin scooter with an auto trans..
The square has warmed it's header pipes. Nice shade of blue. Probably those rear pots.
40 degrees ambient is a fair bit for an air cooled motor. Air cooled rider as well..
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Re: French Parrot

Postby Bob.Murphy » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:07 am

There are some very interesting bikes there and some beautiful examples of those familiar to us Brits.

Interesting to see the new BMW R18 in the flesh - an 1,800cc boxer cruiser motor that is appearing in all sorts of weird 'cruiser' configurations (if you read the Bike Press).

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