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AER

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AER were motorcycles produced from 1937 to 1940.

1937 Albert Reynolds first showed his AER model - it had a 340cc twin-cylinder, air-cooled, all-alloy engine, four-speed Burman gearbox, oil-pump lubrication and Webb forks fitted to a conventional frame. Albert Reynolds had, however, previously produced special versions of the Scott in the early 1930s.

1938 Production of the AER twin began.

1939 The twin was joined by a model with single Villiers engines of either 249cc or 350cc.

1940 World War II brought production to a close and it never re-started, although Reynolds continued to sell the last remaining models from his Liverpool shop.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X
  • [1] Ian Chadwick's motorcycle web site
  • [2] Museum of Liverpool web site
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9