[ad_1] Today on returnofthecafera… – Simon Leake shares the story behind his incredib… Today on returnofthecafera… – Simon Leake shares the story behind his incredible 21st century Vincent Black Shadow cafe racer. The project’s origins lie in Ken’s career as a successful sidecar racer in the 1970s with a self-built 1,300cc Vincent outfit. Eye Candy Print
Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Li somehow succeeded in registering the trademark of Britain’s most iconic brand in the U.S., and while Li’s Vincent appears dead — mercifully, some would say — its existence may help explain the contrasting acclaim being accorded to a more faithful revival.
Horsepower at the time matched the solo at 130bhp, (97kW). Few retro bikes aroused such instant disapproval as the Honda-engined Vincent Black Lightning that Bernard Li hoped to have on the market by 2004. Irving Vincent 1300. How about 180 horsepower from your granddad’s Vee motor?The Vincent dream lives on in a variety of forms.
When you consider that 355 cubic-inch NASCAR V-Eights are now running above 9000rpm, this 1600's 7300-rpm redline seems downright moderate. Image Source Ken and Barry … The Horners are doing this entirely on their own—there are no outside investors.As detailed in the October print issue's Race Watch section, a two-valve version of the 1600 won a Twins race at Daytona this past spring, and a four-valve version—based upon ideas originally outlined by the late Vincent engineering chief Phil Irving—has now run on the dyno. Tagged: , D80 , Nikon D80 , Nikon , D80 Nikon , Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012 , Goodwood Festival of Speed , Festival of Speed 2012 , Festival of Speed , GFoS , FoS , Goodwood , Festival , Speed , 2012 , Goodwood House , Goodwood Motor Sport , Motor Sport , Goodwood Events , Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex , Goodwood, Chichester , Chichester, West Sussex , West Sussex , England , UK , GB , Great , Britain , United , Kingdom , Great Britain , United Kingom , UK Motor Sport , Motor , Sport , Motor Bikes , Bikes , Motorcycles , Irving Vincent 1300 2012 1300cc 2-Cylinder , Irving Vincent 1300 2012 , Irving Vincent , Irving , Vincent , 1300 , 1300cc , 2-Cylinder Get a full page advertising listing for your motorcycle business
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It is remarkable that there was room within the basic design for so much modernization. HRD (Horner Race Development) make their own engines, gearboxes, frames and ancillaries. See more ideas about Vincent, Vincent motorcycle, Bike. The Irving Vincent is an updated 50-degree air-cooled Twin, designed to retrofit into existing Vincent chassis, but updated in power and sophistication. Irving Vincent 1300 2012 1300cc 2-Cylinder. Irving Vincent.
It's the team package; rider, tyres, suspension, bike set up, engine and the engineers Ken & Barry Horner. SPECIFICATIONS. The Chivo's Motorcycle Tyre
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… By Lens Flare Air … #caferacer #vincent [ad_2]2016 Island Classic - This 1300 V twin push-rod Irving Vincent gives away 15 kph in straight line speed however still managed to win two International Challenge races. Home.
Exactly 13-years, (to the month) after the factory closed, intensive and consistent searching paid-off when Ken finally found a Vincent … Alan Cathcart looks at the Irving Vincent 1300, a contemporary revival of the Vincent Black Lightning
Two … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. A relatively light weight of 407lb dry coupled with Ceriani forks and an Ohlins monoshock rear give the Irving Vincent 1300 excellent track manners. A relatively light weight of 407lb dry coupled with Ceriani forks and an Ohlins monoshock rear give the Irving Vincent 1300 excellent track manners. Plus one original Vincent HRD. The Irving-Vincent story begins, naturally, with the original HRD Vincent Rapide and Black Shadow. - Duration: 1:30. The idea is to manufacture, race and sell 1000, 1300 and 1600cc Twins that offer entirely modern performance.
Equipment Pty., leaving brother Barry to fly the family flag on three wheels. Photo By Kel Edge Irving Vincent 1300 Claimed power: 130hp @ 5,800rpm 1959 Lilac CF 40
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The four-valve 1570cc motor recently produced just under 180 crankshaft horsepower at 7278 rpm.
full of exciting and evocative articles and photographs of the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!Already a Member/Subscriber but haven't activated your account? Two brothers from Melbourne, Australia, Ken and Barry Horner, realized in 1999 that their engineering enterprise, KHE, was able to make just about anything they wanted. The Irving-Vincent is indeed a high-profile showcase of KHE's capabilities - so in that regard, mission accomplished.