[CR]Re: Flying Scot, Flying Squirrel


Example: History:Ted Ernst

In-Reply-To: <CATFOODdIBSAJzlbyIz00001908@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 17:37:07 -0500
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Herb Langston <langston@interaccess.com>
Subject: [CR]Re: Flying Scot, Flying Squirrel

I looked in one of my motorcycle encyclopedias, and you are correct, it was Scott and not Flying Scot, and Flying Squirrel and not Squirrel. As a 30-year motorcycle rider, I should have known.

Herb Langston Evanston, IL
> I don't think Flying Scot is connected in any way with the Scott
>motorcycle. One of the models that Scott made was called the Flying Squirrel.
> Incidentally, that S-A item on Ebay looks like a motorcycle gearbox end
>cover. The clutch operating arm is just to the right of the S-A logo. Sturmey
>Archer made gearboxes and complete engines used in pre-WW2 Raleigh and Dunelt
>motorcycles, among others. A lot of cross pollination between bicycles and
>motorcycles years ago.

>

>Best Regards,

>Wes Gadd