AF 5-speed gearbox replacement selectors are coming

We received the following statement from AF Rayspeed earlier today: "Today we have received an update from the supplier regarding the new gear selectors for the Clo5e Ratio Gearbox. "The new selectors are on the way to us, they left the supplier yesterday (Monday) with Fedex, we are hoping for a quick delivery. "Many of … Continue reading AF 5-speed gearbox replacement selectors are coming

Lambretta AF S-Type TJH 25D – the history continues!

Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? No, this is not a story about the A-Team, but the further history of a rather famous Lambretta S-Type from Arthur Francis Scooters Ltd in Watford, Herts. The scooter pictured on the front cover of Practical Scooter & Moped in March 1967 has a fair … Continue reading Lambretta AF S-Type TJH 25D – the history continues!

Arthur Francis S-Type 250 – from Watford to Milan and Glagow!

As we've posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters. As a result of said posts published on Scooternova, Chris Wylde contacted us to tell us a little about the original 250cc S-type he bought back in 1967; a certain TJH 25D. For those with … Continue reading Arthur Francis S-Type 250 – from Watford to Milan and Glagow!

50 Years of the Arthur Francis S-Type Lambretta

This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate 50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta. The Lambretta Club of Great Britain also held a rally over the weekend a few miles away from the AF Rayspeed shop and as expected, there was an abundance of gorgeous Lambrettas to drool … Continue reading 50 Years of the Arthur Francis S-Type Lambretta

50 Years of the AF S-Type Lambretta

2014 is the 50th anniversary of the iconic AF S-Type Lambretta scooter. Developed by Watford scooter dealer Arthur Francis back in 1964 to sell more scooters, the AF S-Type has become probably the most well-known of all  the dealer special scooters of all time.Arthur Francis had a formidable reputation for tuning Lambrettas (and Vespas, but … Continue reading 50 Years of the AF S-Type Lambretta