Cyclemaster on a BSA paratroop bike

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  1. Cylon

    Cylon Member

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    Why didn't the paratroopers want to use the bike? Also, how fast is it? Seemed slow.
     
  2. wheelbender6

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    I would enjoy riding that BSA with my Enfield rifle slung over my shoulder.
     
  3. Ludwig II

    Ludwig II Well-Known Member

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    The engine unit is post WW2, the bike itself was regularly used during WW2. This would probably have been a better idea then the small wheeled Welbike that was the ancestor of the Corgi/Papoose.
     
  4. sbest

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    I used to go deer hunting with a rifle (M70, M98K, or LE#4Mk1, LE#5Mk1, P14, I have a few) slung over my back. Actually brought a deer home slung on this bike (with the M98K). About 1984.

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