AJS Model E1

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AJS Model E1
Production 1926
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin, side valve, detachable head, aluminum pistons
Bore / Stroke 73.7mm x 73.7mm
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual, cork inserts
Suspension Front: rigid
Rear: hardtail, sprung seat
Brakes Front: drum
Rear: drum
Front Tire 700 x 80 mm
Rear Tire 700 x 80 mm
Wheelbase 57.01 inches (1448 mm)
Weight 143.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The AJS Model E1 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin, side valve, detachable head, aluminum pistons Classic motorcycle produced by AJS in 1926.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 73.7mm bore x 73.7mm stroke result in a displacement of just 799.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 3-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual, cork inserts.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 700 x 80 mm front tire and a 700 x 80 mm rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a rigid while the rear was equiped with a hardtail, sprung seat. The wheelbase was 57.01 inches (1448 mm) long.

1926 AJS Model E1[edit | edit source]

1926 AJS Model E1

The 1925 AJS Model E1 is one of the first V-twin motorcycles produced by the British brand, and was defined by features such as a hardtail rear suspension, a sprung rider seat and a sprung passenger seat, pull-back handlebars, laced wheels, a rigid front suspension, and a small headlight. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 799cc, V-Twin powerplant paired to a three-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 8 horsepower.