Exchanging motorcycles for scooters, world champions John Surtees and Geoff Duke are here starting the recent reliability and economy demonstration organized by the BSA and Triumph factories. John is on a 250cc twin four-stroke Tigress and Geoff is riding a Sunbeam of similar capacity. They drove the first token miles of a trouble-free 1837-mile tour of England and Scotland…
Also: Cushman Appoints Richard Geier District Sales Manager; A new exclusive agency for Triumph and Ariel has just opened up in San Francisco. Operated by J. Munroe and his partner Julian Day, they are equipped to handle automobiles in trade on new and used motorcycles. The new location is at 2035 Divisadero Street in San Francisco, California.
1960 World Champions John Surtees and Geoff Duke riding Scooters 1-Page Article available at www.DadsVintageAds.com
La Bonne Vie! Discover the exhilaration of a Vespa ride…a new kind of life that takes you places. You’ll love the freedom of Vespa, take pride in its flawless craftsmanship and performance. Vespa is styled for the young at heart…Sold and serviced in the US by franchised Cushman dealers.
New money-making scooter franchises for qualified dealers in many cities. What a sales punch! The two greatest names in motor scooters are now on the machine that sells like magic to the growing adult and young adult market! Cushman Motors – America’s oldest and best known manufacturer of scooters and other light vehicles – is now distributing the famous Vespa scooter line manufactured in Italy by Piaggio and Company…
Cover Photos – Catalina Actin Shot with #10 Lance R. Biscoe, BSA 30.50, L.A.; #16 Bob Beasley, Velocette, 30.50, Takoma Park, Md.; #20 Roger White, Tri 40″, Norwalk. Shaking hands, #101 Ralph Adams 1st in 200cc and #18 John L. Siebrandt, 1st in 250cc. Bob Sandgren, winner of open event.
Contents: Catalina Grand Prix; South’s Annual Stone Mountain Enduro; Bay City Hill Climb; Johnson Motors News Flash; A New American Motor Scooter (Simplex); My Trip to the Alcan; Cushman for 1957 Motor Scooters; more