After reading the Greeves article in OBM (February), I wonder how readers would classify the Francis-Barnett Overseas Falcon 65?
Based on the Falcon 58 road model, it incorporated parts from trials and scrambles machines to cater for markets where a machine was needed for operation under cross-country conditions.
I know of only two of these in this country, and each has a story to tell. One is in the Coventry Transport Museum, and was pictured in Classic Bike Guide in September 2006.
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