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VELOCETTE Brand History
Velocette is a company founded by John Taylor and William Gue in 1905 when they also came with their first bike, dubbed Veloce.
Eight years later, in 1913, the company released the first two stroke motorcycle, nicknamed Velocette, a name which was kept and used for the next series of bikes, including the K series, officially introduced in 1925. These K bikes have been used as platforms for the KSS, KTS, KTP and KNN roadsters, motorcycles which were in production till 1948.
Because the K bikes were pretty expensive to produce, the company decided to bring out a new line of overhead valve motorcycles, MOV being the first bike included in this new series. The motorcycles, included in the M bike series, had an engine with a displacement of 250cc which helped the company design, in 1934 and 1935, two new bikes, the MAC 350cc and the MSS 500cc, which recorded an impressive success on the market.
The company grew up a lot after World War II, when Velocette d... continue reading VELOCETTE history →
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Custom motorcycles usually have something artsy about them, whether it's the paint scheme or more intricate fabrications, but when it comes the other way around, things become truly spectacular. Ian Barry is an artist which thought of reinterpreting motorcycle design through an artist's lens and The White i... Continue Reading →
If you thought that old Velocettes were lazy and only good for cruising around the block, here's Suart Hopper and his 1959 Venom, racing once more at Lake Gairdner, A ustralia, and having just done 171.600 mph (276.104 km/h). Hopper and his old Velocette Venom has thus established three new records: World... Continue Reading →