Wed Aug 13 2014
a3406p at aol.com
Hagon Speedway bike
Hi, I own the hagon Speedway bike which you have a picture of on your website. It is the bike with #32 on it. What can you tell me about it as I have very little info on it. Thanks,
Wed Feb 08 2012
Hagon Grass bike frame
Wed Feb 20 2008
reynoldsg236 at aoldot com
Hagon LTR Grasstrack Bike
Hello All, I have a LTR which i have just restored can anyone tell me what oil goes into the forks also how much? as i took them apart to have re-chromed and not sure now Thank you
Thu Dec 13 2007
bbhslatcher at hotmaildot com
Alf Hagon modified loads of engines for grass track and sprint, why not ask them yourself at Hagon Motorcycles in Essex?
Tue Feb 06 2007
linleyg at optusnet.com.au
We have just come into possession of an old speedway racing bike and have some questions that we hope you can assist us with. Details of the bike that we have been able to establish so far are as follows:
FRAME: Hagon - No. 01-539-8416
GEAR BOX: BSA - No. 65-3364
FUEL TANK: JAWA
ENGINE: ??? - No. MSS-8280
From this info, could you please advise the engine capacity and year of manufacture and confirm that the "MSS" refers to Matchless??
Lin & Buffalo
I think the engine is a much-modified JAP Twin Port from the 1930s. Ed.
There was a desmo conversion around in the 60's and it would not surprise me if that is one. Maybe?
It doesn't look like a Desmo. But if you look at the timing cover you will see why its a Velo. The latter link is all about Desmo's of all persuasions.
Many thanks for your fast response.
However, are you absolutely certain that this is a Velocette (modified, of course!!) with an engine number of MSS-8280? If so, could you let us know your opinion as to the year of manufacture and engine capacity (in its original state)?
The reason we ask is that, at this point in time, we are hoping to sell the bike.
Quoting from http://www.croesus-consultants.co.uk/v-tec/ :
"Velocette built engines and frames separately, kept them in the stores and eventually built them into a machine. Therefore there is no direct or logical relationship between engine and frame numbers. It is not unusual for an engine to have a much later frame than the next engine in the numeric sequence or vice versa. This causes problems particularly towards the end of the year where the last frame number I can find does not necessarily belonging to the last engine number of that year. "
Therefore it is not possible to accurately date your engine. Carl seems very confident that it's a Velo, and I would trust his opinion. But absolutely certain? No.
Tue Dec 05 2006
em-ex01 at btconnectdot com
suzuki ap 50
i have an ap50 engined hagon i think its 70s era, can you verify, please, frame also ap50 2 stroke oil in frame
Thu Oct 05 2006
paullucey at bigpond.com.au
JAP (Hagan Frame) early 70'S
Have a complete bike in fair condition would like to know an approximate value of it and is there a market for interested buyers?
thank you for your reply.I have the bike at my friends house as we were going to rebuild and restore the bike however other commitments have forced my hand to probably sell the bike .I will get some photos of the bike and download them for you as soon as I can.The engine is a 500cc and was tricked up and rebuilt in 1980 and never hit the track as I had a very big get together with the safety fence on my spare bike and never fully recovered to ride this girl.Will get back to you shortly.
Tue Jun 07 2005
sidecarman at hotmaildot com
hagon jap sandracer 500cc
Do you know what chain size this machine takes please?
26th January 2005
Hagon JAP 350 Grasstrack listed on Ebay UK
Hagon JAP 350 5 Stud Grasstrack
D.V.G 3 Stamped on crankcase indicating it was previously owned and raced by Don Godden ex European Grasstrack Champion.
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