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AJS E95 (AJS Porcupine)
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AJS E95 (AJS Porcupine)

Introduced in 1952, the AJS E95 (AJS Porcupine) motorcycle was a much-redesigned version of the E90 horizontal twin, knows as the Porcupine due to the spiky finning on the cylinder head. The original design was drawn pre-war when supercharging was legal, but when racing resumed post war,
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AJS V4  Supercharger
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AJS V4 Supercharger

The AJS V4 Supercharger 500cc motorcycle was launched in 1935, initially as a roadster. It had chain-driven single overhead cams, front-mounted supercharger. Initially air-cooled, it became liquid-cooled in 1939, adding to its reliability.
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Britten V1000
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Britten V1000

The Britten V1000 motorcycle was built in John Brittens backyard using only basic tools and very limited resources, the help of a few committed enthusiasts. The man responsible for designing and building the V1000 moto John Britten was born in Christchurch, in the year 50th. No big surprise then
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Cyclone Racer 1000
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Cyclone Racer 1000

The Cyclone Racer 1000 996cc 45 degree V-Twin SOHC engine was designed by an engineer named Andrew Strand, who worked for the Jackson Automobile Company in Detroit. The Cyclone engines overhead-cams were driven by a unique vertical shaft with beveled-gear ends, and the cylinder-head had a
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