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Welcome to new forum website member, ccaroline

Vincent H.R.D. Owners Club

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@ccaroline - welcome to the online forum website of the Vincent H.R.D. Owners Club.

We love to know a bit more about our new members, so please take a couple of minutes to introduce yourself to the other members.

Do you have a bike?
Are you looking for a bike?
What's your interest in the marque?


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My dad, John Arlett owned a Black Shadow and was actively involved in the club before his passing in 1999. I would love to hear any memories anyone has of him and I wonder where his bike is now?

Graham Smith

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Hi @ccaroline

I have electronic copies of our Club magazine back to 2001, and the attached is the only reference I can find of your dad, although I suspect his name would appear further back in time.

Sadly, getting our historical magazines scanned is going to cost a few thousand pounds, and at the moment, we can't afford it.

Regardless, here's the reference of your dad - it's the last paragraph.


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