Email Address never made public. We know this because the next owner of the machine in was Fred who bought the bike while working at GEC in Portsmouth, as a box of bits. No additional import charges at delivery! I managed to get the frame into primer and this was all I had to display. The weather was not so nice and a troublesome wind was blowing. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Finally, on the 27th, Ferri tried the one-hour record and he broke it by running a significant Now this is the missing piece in the puzzle, as we do not know who Jenkins and Purler sold the bike to but we know where they worked and we know that they took it all to pieces.

This the Racing Model A with a slightly larger bore and a few tuning modifications is capable of almost 70mph. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. The Rome Moto Club and particularly Leone Massetti, a member of the Federazione Motociclistica Italiana, did their best to close to regular traffic the Roma-Ostia motorway, a little more than twenty km long. Porting and tuning modifications, included a larger inlet manifold and carb, a high compression finned cylinder head. Obviously, as a specialist like Piero Taruffi had already pointed out, it would have been absurd to immediately face the most challenging records, as the flying kilometre and the one-hour.

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On the Friday Les Burnett called Serirs to tell him that his parts were available and Fred duly went straight down to collect them. Ranging from a kph world record holder to scooters built specifically for certain events saw Lambretta gain promotion for its range of scooters.

Lambreetta can get all the details there of course, but check out the Eibar style turning front mudguard with horncasting to matchthe working Raydot spotlight, and the rear grab rail… epsecially usefull if the back wheel gets stuck in mud; and, my favourite feature, the intrument panel with a stop watch, map light and rev counter. The ignition was by coil and the carburettor a 26 mm diffusor Dell’Orto. This scooter has just been finished and exhibited at the Isle of Wight scooter rally the largest scooter event in the UK where it won a trophy dallymaster best restored scooter in the show.


Jenkins and Purler is now Machinemart on Copnor Road which aale I go past almost every day dropping my daughter to school. Supplied with a full mot and ready to ride away, can be viewed in Chesterfield rallymaste just off jct 29a M1 Rather than click on buy it now, please email or ring me to come and view newmanlammy aol.

Now, for those of you that do not know of E W Burnett and Sons, you need to know that getting any parts or planning any event, no matter how small, while including the necessity of acquiring labretta from E W Burnett and Sons was nothing short of reckless folly.

The pillion seat was standard, and the only colour they were available in was red. Fred put VPF back together again and got her running. Dave took the scooter to a couple of events and it gathered a great deal of interest, eventually though he sold the bike to the Portsmouth branch of Jenkins and Rally,aster in Copnor Road, Portsmouth. The crank had been done, which explains an odd modificationwhich is no surprise when you consider what the bike had done previously.

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Salw was also a handle on the rear for scrambling work, enabling the machine to be lifted out of trouble. A new rider joined Romolo Ferri: The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart.

He then went on to fit these directly onto VPF and with his girlfriend the following morning, rode the bike to Kent. If you have questions about this VAT tax, please contact the seller. Jack Hornsby was also coincidently in the Greenford Lambretta club along with Tony Tessier who also let me use some of his pictures in my film.

A holiday that was due to begin 2 days after I discovered that Marsy was in a coma and on life support. Despite this, five important records were set: During that year and the following it was still possible to assign speed records of a specific category to lower powered motorbikes. Mike and I met at a micro car and scooter show at Amberley where he made my day by agreeing to let me use his films of his days at the Greenford Lambretta Club.

The engine power for this attempt was 8 hp at rpm. The “Fettuccia di Terracina” was dismissed because it was too dangerous. The two-hour record 22 added to these, but then the wind was too strong and the Lambretta frightfully skidded on straight stretches and had to quit. At the end of the Geoff Parker interview from the previous page you may notice that Geoff attributes his successes in life to his Christian faith and I believe that there is more to this bike turning up when zale did and whose laps it fell into than we know.


This solution tended to higher resistance to advancement and it was necessary to increase engine power. The scooter employed in these attempts had an engine without compressor and a fairing similar to that of the flying kilometre record, but completed in the higher part so that only the rider’s helmet stuck out. No Lambretta has crossed so many tales as VPF has.

Romolo Ferri was the one who was driving the faired Lambretta in the attempt taking place on Saturday 14th April on the straight stretch of the “Fettuccia di Terracina”, a stretch of Via Appia near the town of Terracina. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. In 48 hours, 4, km were run average: Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.

Sales tax may apply when shipping to: The attempt to improve these results was not made even if certainly possible because it was now half an hour over the allowed time and it was not possible to keep the road closed. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Racing Model D Very similar to the competition ‘C’. The Lambretta Club were very kind they bought my film and showed my film and shared my Lambretta love. I would like to take this opportunity though to make an apology to Toot.

A special ‘instrument panel’ housed a rev counter, stop watch holder, illuminated map board and a separate switch for the extra spotlight, which came as standard. Same riders, same success and, even if departure was more cautious considering the greater distance, at the 11th hour average speeds were already markedly higher Finally, on the 27th, Ferri tried the one-hour record and he broke it by running a significant Back to home page. The raw rusty realities of VPF would have juxtoposed nicely and emphasised almbretta work and skill of fellow restorers when looking at the raw product.

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