Cat Quick and Tiger Tough: 1970 OSSA Pioneer

Jim Noel never recovered from being bitten by the “Offroad Bug,” trading in his Triumph for a 1970 OSSA Pioneer.

article image
by Nick Cedar

1970 OSSA Pioneer
Engine: 244cc air-cooled 2-stroke single, 72mm x 60mm bore and stroke, 12:1 compression ratio, 21hp @ 7,800rpm
Top speed: 80mph (est.)
Carburetion: IRZ “DG” 29mm double needle carburetor
Transmission: 4-speed, chain final drive

Motorcycle Classics Magazine
Motorcycle Classics Magazine
Motorcycle Classics Magazine Featuring the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!