Re OBM issue 404, the unidentified Villiers engine bike on page 42 appears to be a Panther 197 of 1958-1960 vintage. It looks very like the one I rode, but mine had the 250 Twin fitted and had Earles forks.
Barry Thorpe, North Wales
Read more Letters, Opinion, Reviews, News and Views in the March 2019 issue of OBM – on sale now!
Enjoy more Old Bike Mart reading in the monthly newspaper.
Click here to subscribe & save.