Velocette Valiant motor cycle, 1959. The Valiant was launched in 1956 at the Earls Court motorcycle show. It was intended to combine the ‘civilized’ virtues of the LE Velocette with a sporting appeal for the younger rider. The Valiant had many of the LE’s features but was designed to be faster with a top speed 60mph. At the time this Valiant was made, in 1959, Veloce also released their entry to the scooter market, the Velocette Veeline. This was generally considered to be a Valiant but with a dolphin fairing and was produced until 1961. The Valiant faired slightly longer and was finally withdrawn in 1963.
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- Gelson, W.E.
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