All this digging for information on six days machines produces pictures that I have not seen before.
Now I've been sent a series of pre and post war pictures (scans) of Ariels used by Jaap Fijma and his friend Piet van Oosten and his wife Riek.
I thought it's nice to share them with you all.
Jaap was a prewar TT and Six days rider and (as far as I know) Piet was a Trails competitor.
They teamed up and had a Motorcycle bussines in Amsterdam.
They gradually moved from site to site until they had a very prestigious shop on one of the main routes in Amsterdam.
Actually most of the houses are still there, maybe i should go and ask if I can have a look in the cellars..
Have a look and enjoy ! (the sidecar is a Bernardet , French make)
Behind the Ariel stands a Eijsink, at the back a Triumph twin is just visible, postwar ? Headlamp has a sort of black out disc in it, with text: …… TT 4 juli, during the war there where no TT's , so what year ?
Pictures of their shops through Amsterdam.
For those who like to see how those buildings look now:
Roelof Hartstraat 26https://firstname.lastname@example.org ... 312!8i6656
Quillijnstraat 55 (possibly, as it does not match )https://email@example.com ... 384!8i8192
Nassaukade 162-163https://firstname.lastname@example.org ... 312!8i6656
Bilderdijkstraat 29https://email@example.com ... 312!8i6656
Ceintuurbaan 262 https://firstname.lastname@example.org ... 312!8i6656