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Ariel VH500 1955 Half Width Hub Model Riders Bike For Sale

Ariel VH500 Red Hunter 1955, last year of the Half Width Hub Model. In Ariel circles this Post War Model of the VH500 is widely regarded as “The one to have”. First registered on the 21/10/1955.
This is a very good riders motorcycle presented in Oily rag condition and is both MOT exempt and road tax free. It’s a good solid well built piece of 1950’s British engineering and now getting to be very very hard to find in this condition.
This bike does not need a full strip down and months, if not years, of work and it does not need a fortune spending on it to turn it a usable reliable roadworthy motorcycle. Use it and improve it further as you go. That’s part of the fun of the Classic bike hobby.
Starts, runs and rides extremely well with an easily operated gearchange mechanism and a light clutch action. This bike is fitted with a manual advance ignition Magneto which has recently been reconditioned with the dynamo charging well.
Recent new chrome wheel rims and fitted with new quality “Made in England” Avon Tyres, 3.25 x 19” front and 3.50 x 19” rear also new inner tubes and rim tapes.
Other recent new parts fitted include a new Battery, new old stock original Amal Carburettor with new throttle and Choke Cables, new Speedo Cable, new Horn, new Petrol Tap, new Petrol Tank mounting Rubbers and new Battery Strap.
You are welcome to visit and inspect at which time I’m sure you will agree with the above description and find this motorcycle to be a good solid honest machine which has the potential to give many years of riding pleasure and enjoyment to its owner.

This years riding season is nearly on us. Grab yourself a real bargain. reduced to £4950 for a limited period only. The price is negotiable within reason and delivery can be arranged at a sensible price or you are welcome to collect.
Please feel free to call me on 07770 788005.

Registered on an A plate (1963) for some reason only the DVLA know the answer to. The original registration was sold off the bike many years ago.
Trade Descriptions - The mileage showing on the speedometer cannot be verified and therefore cannot be taken to be the actual mileage covered.
Due to the age of this motorcycle no warranty can be given or implied. Well would you want to offer a warranty on a 64 year old motorcycle that you were selling.

Price £4950 Or near offer
Ad Type For Sale
Category Motorcycles
Make Ariel
  Ariel Red Hunter
Model VH500
Year 1955
Country UK
Region Lincolnshire
Town Scunthorpe
Telephone 07770 788005
Status Trade
Date 12-Mar-2019
Ref C1034162
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