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MCN’s classic bike ride from Lands End to John O’Groats

MCN’s Michael Guy is preparing to ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats onboard a 1960 Ariel Arrow and will be joined by his father, Don riding a 1960 Ariel Leader. Both machines are 250cc 2-strokes developing around 16bhp and a lot less torque! Guy will be camping on route and is trying to raise £1000 for the charity the NSPCC. He...

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roadrider

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roadrider says:

I had an Ariel Arrow sport (ex racer) oh yes they used to race these things when I was a 17yr old kid. I loved it.

Thanks for the photo's & memorys.

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no1toprider

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no1toprider says:

Ariel

Mike Hose still races and wins on one at the pre TT classics !!!

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Rogerborg

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Rogerborg says:

I'll sponsor you if...

You dress up as Captain Scarlet, or any of the Tracy clan.

Beautiful bikes, enjoy the trip.

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burningbush

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burningbush says:

Good luck

My father in law had an Arrow in the 60's and often talks about it fondly.... good luck guys!

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seniorspanner

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Good Luck!

Superb machines that gave 650's run for their money in the old Thruxton 500-mile series! I've had one of each and have had an Arrow since 1986, rebuilt from a box of bits. Lets hope you have some decent weather!

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