Prince of Wales Pub - Car Park
Prince of Wales car park between 1960 and 1963 left to right Brian Cordell, Brian Reynolds, Dennis Hyat.
The bike is a Vincent engine in Norton featherbed frame. AJS 7R front forks and front wheel. Engine fitted with Goldstar Pistons, Vincent lightening cams. 1.1/2 inch GP Carburators, 7R racing seat, Ariel Arrow silencers with no baffles, we called it the Black Beast. You can see just below the seat a bulb hooter a legal requirement as an audible means of approach. This bike sounded like a spitfire in full flight. A super bike of its day probable speed of 150 mph. This bike is still alive and kicking and living in Northampton.