• Short Summary

    THE UNITED KINGDOM'S FIRST RACING AND SPORTING MOTORCYCLE SHOW OPENS IN LONDON TOMORROW, SPONSORED BY A NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE MAGAZINE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT HORTICULTURE HALL, WHERE EXHIBITION IS BEING HELD
    0.08

    2.
    TV INT MOTOR CYCLES ON DISPLAY
    0.15

    3.
    SV 1912 NORTON
    0.20

    4.
    SV/CU MUNCH MAMMOTH NSU (2 SHOTS)
    0.35

    5.
    SV/CU HUSQVARNA (2 SHOTS)
    0.56

    6.
    SV SPANISH COTA-247 ON DISPLAY
    0.59

    7.
    SV SPANISH BULTAKO
    1.03

    8.
    SV AUSTRIAN PUCH
    1.05

    9.
    SV ITALIAN DUCATIS
    1.10

    10.
    SV/CU 'C HOPPER CONVERSION' WITH HIGH LEVEL HANDLE-BARS AND 'RAMSTACKS' (3 SHOTS)
    0.32

    11.
    CU 'SUZUKI'
    1.25

    12.
    LV JAPANESE MOTOR CYCLES ON DISPLAY
    1.31



    Initials TS/V/MR/BJ


    SPORT: MOTOR RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE UNITED KINGDOM'S FIRST RACING AND SPORTING MOTORCYCLE SHOW OPENS IN LONDON TOMORROW, SPONSORED BY A NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE MAGAZINE. TODAY, NEWSMEN WERE GIVEN A PREVIEW OF THE SHOW.

    ALMOST ALL OF THE WORLD'S MAJOR MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURES ARE REPRESENTED AT THE EXHIBITION, HELD TO THE MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS THE OPPORTUNITY OF DISPLAYING THEIR PRODUCTS TO THEIR OWN SPECIALISED MARKETS.

    THE BULK OF THE SHOW IS MADE UP OF WHAT IS NEW IN THE MOTORCYCLE WORLD....BUT PRIDE OF PLACE GOES TO A 1912 NORTON, THE HOLDER OF 12 RECORDS ON THE WORLD-FAMOUS BROOKLANDS CIRCUITS.

    WEST GERMANY IS SHOWING A NUMBER OF MOTORCYCLES, INCLUDING MUNCH MAMMOTH NSU.

    FROM SWEDEN COME THE HUSQVARNA, 250CC MOTORCROSS MACHINE.

    SPAIN IS SHOWING THE BULTAKO AND THE COTA-247, WHILE FROM AUSTRIA COMES THE PUCH AND FROM ITALY THE DUCATIS.

    A RATHER AMAZING-LOOKING MACHINE IS THE BRITISH 'CHOOPER CONVERSION', DESCRIBED OFFICIALLY AS HAVING 'RAMSTACKS AND HIGH-LEVEL HANDLEBARS.'
    JAPAN IS EXHIBITING A WIDE RANGE OF MOTORCYCLES, INCLUDING THE ALTA-SUZUKI WHICH HAS JUST COMPLETED A SIX-WEEK TEST PROGRAMME IN THE SCOTTISH MOUNTAINS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA174YACEFG4PSPQG14LKGP19WY
    Media URN:
    VLVA174YACEFG4PSPQG14LKGP19WY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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