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Fowlers Fury28/03/2020 21:06:01
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I still have (& must get rid of) all the issues of Motorcycle Scooter & Three-wheeler Mechanics, from No. 1 through to early1966.
At the back of my aged brain was that there had been an article on a strip-down of a James scooter. Having now searched through all those issues, the brain was clearly faulty again.
However there was a road test, just after the scooter's release. Like most magazine road tests in those days, they could find little to criticise - commending the scooter on its effortless hill-climbing ability !!!
Were the mag publishers too frightened then of losing advertising revenue from the manufacturers if they were critical of the machines?

Anyway if the OP wants a pdf of that test - for what it's worth - just PM me.

Steviegtr28/03/2020 23:59:37
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We used to have an Albatross 250cc scooter. It was powered by a Villiers twin 2T. Went like stink. Wobbled well too. Remember the Triumph Tina 100. Tiny switch on dash to engage go.

Steve.

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