2018-06-16 23:13:54 UTC
Some guys just have to do it the hard way. Ian Richardson assembled and rode one of Archie's oddball experiments: a unique flat-four engine created by Butterworth's merging FOUR Manx Norton 500cc motors which were converted to overhead-cam design. The bike was heavy and plagued by fuel starvation, so sadly never reached its (straight-line) potential.
Archie is the one with the smile, the beard, and a wee dram:
But what a piece of work. Archi's career is in Wiki: