Classic Van Veen Motorcycles

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Rotary Revival: Van Veen OCR 1000

Van Veen OCR 1000 RotaryEngine: Transverse-mounted twin-rotor Wankel rotary with wet sump oil-cooled rotors and water-cooled casing, 2 x 498cc swept volume trochoidal chambers, 996cc, 9:1 compression ratio, 100.4hp at 6,500 rpm (at rear wheel)Top speed: 135mph (claimed)Carburetion: 32mm Solex with accelerator pump and automatic chokeTransmission: 4-speed, shaft final driveElectrics: ...

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