AJS and Matchless Post-War Singles and Twins: The Complete Story



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Associated Motor Cycles (AMC) produced some of the most iconic British bikes of the 1940s and 1950s. Badged as either AJS or Matchless, the range covered everything from plodding ride-to-work four-stroke singles, weekend racers, two-stroke motocrossers and full-blown Grand Prix contenders. Illustrated with over 200 photographs, this comprehensive new history looks at:

• The history and development of the single and twin-cylinder ranges
• The racing bikes
• Technical details of all major models
• Owning and riding AJS and Matchless bikes today

Matthew Vale started his motorcycling career at the tender age of 16 with an NSU moped, and has restored many classic British motorbikes. He now owns a 1970 Triumph Bonneville and a 1965 BSA Lightning, and is restoring a 1969 Lotus Elan Plus 2S, This is his eleventh book; all his previous books have featured classic British motorbikes or cars.

• An invaluable resource for the AMC enthusiast and motorcycle historians.
• Looks at the complete range of post-war AJS and Matchless motorcycles: the heavyweight singles, twins, lightweight singles, Norton-powered twins, off-road competition bikes and road racers.
• AMC produces some of the most iconic British bikes of the 1940s and 1950s.
• Superbly illustrated with over 200 colour and black & white photographs.
• Matthew Vale has been writing books on classic cars and motorbikes since 2004 - this is his eleventh book.

200 colour and b/w photos

ISBN: 9781785001956
Format: Hardcover
Publication date: 01/11/2016
RRP: $75.00
Pages: 192
Dimension: 260mm X 215mm
Imprint: Crowood Press