Vincent Comet 1952

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Vincent Comet 1952

Comet from 1952. to many riders, Vincent are the most perfect motorcycles in the The company managed to build both very fast and reliable. Vincent user had to change tyres, the chain and shoes to ride first 161 000 km.

The needed renowation between 300 000 and 800 000 km. The was designed to bear 1,6 mln km. Because of its quality, the Vincent Comet was the most expensive single motorcycle in the world. Vincent is a predecessor of the legendary Vincent Shadow, designed in the late Popular belief is that Shadow’s V-twin engine was by putting together two Comet

One of Vincent dealers commented: may be just half of Black but this is the best half“. The was developed in 1935 and it remained as of the Vincent line-up until when Vincent ceased of all of its motorcycles.

„The Vincent motorcycle begins in 1927 when Vincent bought the remnants of the HRD business. HRD had been a company by Howard R. Davies (hence the HRD) that produced quality motorcycles using JAP but whose business was run poorly. Vincent had a some great for a motorcycle rear suspension, so the Vincent-HRD motorcycles were built with JAP engines, but the new Vincent-designed pivoting triangular frame.

In the early part of the 20th the biggest motorcycle racing was the Trophy (TT) races on the of Man. The Vincent-HRD motorcycles raced in the TT races with success. But the turning point in the 1934 TT when Vincent-HRD three motorcycles in the TT races, but all had engine problems.

As a result, decided to produce their own The result 499cc engine was an four-… single cylinder that produced 28 horsepower at rpm. The same engine in the Meteor, a more touring motorcycle, produced 24 horsepower.

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The Vincent Comet had a four-speed with the shifter on the right The Vincent Comet was capable of easily at 80 to 90 mph and had a top speed approaching 100 The engine had an “oversquare” design the piston … being while the cylinder bore was 84mm.

This made the engine responsive to the throttle. Driven the Vincent Comet could about 55 miles per US gallon.

Seventeen-year old John on Grey Flash, the racing of the Vincent Comet. John father was a dealer in London for therefore Vincent was the first bike of the famous rider. rode Vincent bikes success until 1952, he joined Norton team.

Vincent was also manufacturer of bicycles. See: Vincent

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