1939 250 Rapid

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WM2x19 (f), WM2x19 (r) with identical hubs. Chrome plated rims and bolt on rear sprocket.


Plain inverted U section, unvalanced. Rear with detachable main section.


‘Aero’ type petrol tank black with lined panels with reserve tap. Single central CEE-ESS type filler with rear fitted petrol balance pipe. Two bolt damper arm fixing.


2 valve 245cc with cast iron open valve cylinder head, bolted to the barrel from above 14mm side plug. Rear mounted Lucas Maglita ignition/dynamo. Plain cast alloy rocker cover.


Both 6 3/4”, coupled with aluminium shoes.


Lucas 8” headlamp and MT210 rear lamp. HF180 Clearhooter electric horn.


4 speed gearbox with foot change on LHS.


Amal type 75/151 with Amal straight pull control. Fitted with flame arrester.

Exhaust system

Single 1 3/4” low level pipe into barrel silencer and plain tailpipe.

Standard Fittings

80MPH illuminated speedometer. Lycett 6B pillion pad. Mechanism shield, battery cover, licence holder, 7/8” handlebars with long front brake lever. Single toolbox fitted to RHS of machine. Steering damper and handwheel operated fork shock absorber. Open ended ‘D’ section forks. Pressed steel centre stand.


Blue or Maroon paint finish to mudguards & petrol tank. Chrome plated tank with lined panels.

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