Velocette U (1928)

The Velocette U was a classic motorcycle manufactured in the year 1928. It was equipped with a small but powerful two-stroke single-cylinder engine that had a capacity of 249 cc, along with a bore stroke of 63 x 80 mm. The cooling system of the motorcycle was air-cooled, and the exhaust system consisted of one-into-two chrome. The starting mechanism was kick start, and the transmission was a 3-speed, hand controlled gearbox that could be operated with ease. The motorcycle had a chain driven final drive and was equipped with a front suspension by Webb forks and a rear suspension with a spring loaded saddle. The brakes were drum on both the front and the rear of the motorcycle, and it rode smoothly on spoke wheels. The motorcycle was available in the color black with gold pinstriping. The details of the model were sourced from Bohams.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Velocette U

Year: 1928

Engine: Two stroke, single cylinder
Capacity: 249 cc / 15.2 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 63 x 80 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Exhaust: One-into-two, chrome
Starting: Kick start
Transmission: 3 speed, hand controlled gearbox
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Webb forks
Rear Suspension: Spring loaded saddle
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Wheels: Spokes
Colours: Black with gold pinstriping
Source: Bohams

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