Html document motorcycles for sale biz

1954 Ariel 500cc HS rep, V5C doc, good runner

Price: £2 000 ≈ $2582 ≈ €2374

Item location: Burton-on-trent, UK United Kingdom
Seller notes: Very tidy good runner, needs settling in

Item marked
Brand:Ariel
Model:500 HS rep
Type:classic
Year:1954
Condition:used
Color:Blue
Engine (cc):500
VIN:KS1572 ( if code has * — not provided for security reasons )
Transmission:Four-speed manual
Starter:Kick start
Drivetype:Chain
ID:mfs0390168588
QR code - 1954 Ariel 500cc HS rep, V5C doc, good runner

Description

1954 Ariel HS rep, 500cc, bobber, green laner with V5C

Here is an interesting, fun machine. An Ariel HS look-a-like based on a ‘54 NH (Red Hunter) but converted with earlier top end to 500cc.

The bike is a good starter and sounds good. It rides very well. It is quite high geared and is ideal for chugging around the lanes. It has a pattern Smiths chronometric speedometer fitted and in good working order. There are no electrics on the bike. Gearbox and clutch are very good and brakes are OK. Steering is good and straight and the bike feels nicely balanced.

The bike has not covered many miles since it was rebuilt (by previous owner) I have done about 10 miles just to check it's OK. Therefore the new owner should be prepared to bed the bike in through a recommissioning / shake-out period before returning to the road in earnest.

The bike comes with V5C doc. Registration number is 984 XVD, frame number KS1572, engine number MA302. It is registered as Historic Vehicle therefore MOT exempt and road tax is free.

I have inspected the bore and piston and can confirm bore and stroke as 81.8mm x 95mm = 500cc

Cosmetically the bike is quite nicely turned out. Unusual in Ariel's special Wedgewood Blue as used for Coronation special edition models in 1952. The colour certainly adds to the bike's unique appeal.

In general it is in really great cosmetic condition and all the expensive stuff has been recently renewed. Rims and spokes practically as new, standard rustless type spokes. Front rim is 20” with unused Dunlop Universal tyre, rear is 18” with new Michelin Competition X1 tyre. (road legal).

note the "chrome" flashes on the tank are actually stuck-on, not real chrome plate!

There is no fin damage on the engine. The centre stand is a bit wobbly but it's easy to get the bike onto it.

New exhaust, new seat. Mudguards are steel, silver painted steel.

So don't miss this fun 500cc British single. Ideal to ride and improve and enjoy around the lanes this Spring / Summer.

 

Similar Ads:

Ariel Huntmaster 650cc - 1954 Classic British Motorcycle for sale

£4750

Ariel Huntmaster 650cc - 1954 Classic Br...
1954 UK
Ariel SQUARE 4 1000cc 1954 Superb condition fully rebuilt for sale

£14995

Ariel SQUARE 4 1000cc 1954 Superb condit...
1954 UK
Ariel HT370 Pre 65 Trials Motorcycle for sale

£12500

Ariel HT370 Pre 65 Trials Motorcycle
1954 UK
1954 Ariel Square Four for sale

£10995

1954 Ariel Square Four
1954 UK
1954 Ariel Square Four Mark II for sale

£12500

1954 Ariel Square Four Mark II
1954 UK
Ariel Square Four, colour Black for sale

£10000

Ariel Square Four, colour Black
1954 UK
Ariel Colt 200cc very rare 1955 for sale

£740

Ariel Colt 200cc very rare 1955
1955 UK
Ariel HS 500 cc 1955 Rare comp motorcycle for sale

£7450

Ariel HS 500 cc 1955 Rare comp motorcycl...
1955 UK
Ariel Square four 1952 for sale

£10800

Ariel Square four 1952
1952 UK
Ariel VHA 500 Single BSA Matchless Triumph era for sale

£4299

Ariel VHA 500 Single BSA Matchless Trium...
1952 UK