This is a 1959 350cc Ariel
Red Hunter which he bought in 1988 and spent 4
years restoring .It was very much a basket case
when purchased as someone had started to create a
"chop" with the frame so many parts
were missing or damaged.
A later picture of the Ariel Red Hunter, this
time the front view of this classic british
This beast is an Ariel VB, a huge old thumper
of a 600cc single. This classic Ariel motorcycle
has been in delboys family for years, owned by
one brother, and looked after by another of his
brothers. When this classic machine came up for
sale, Delboy stepped in and kept it in the family.
In original black as most of his motorcycles have
been at some time in their lives, this looks like
a vintage bike should.
Here is another view of the same VB, with
another of dels motorbikes in view in the