1955 Ariel Hunter Scrambler

Ariel started making bicycles in 1869 and eventually producing motorcycles before its last in 1970.

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by Jeff Barger

Engine: 499cc air-cooled 4-stroke single, 81.8mm x 95mm bore/stroke, 9.1:1 compression ratio, 34hp @ 6,000rpm
Carburetion: 1-3/16in Amal Monobloc
Transmission: 4-speed, oil bath clutch, chain primary
Electrics: Magneto ignition/no generator or battery
Frame/wheelbase: Tubular steel frame, 56in (1,422mm)

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