AJS & Matchless Trials Singles

1963-amc-trials-cropped

The manufacturers of AJS and Matchless (AMC) introduced their trials models with short-stroke motors with Matchless in 1962 (top) and AJS 1963 (lower). Photos: Associated Motor Cycles (AMC) advertising literature 1962/63 – Reproduced with the kind permission of Don Morley, Reigate

A Trials Guru special section dedicated to the AMC trials four-stroke single cylinder machines.

ajs-logo

m-logo-2

 

header2

Article 1: ‘AJS – One That Got Away’ – HERE
Article 2: ‘187BLF – An historic AJS’ – HERE
Article 3: ‘Rob Edward’s AJS 16C’ – HERE
Article 4: ‘644BLB – Rediscovered’ – HERE
More articles and information on the machines built in Plumstead, England will appear here over time.

olh722-trials-guru

Ex-factory Matchless G3LC photographed on ‘Laggan Locks’ – Photo: Trials Guru

GL Jackson  & JO Moffat Red

Gordon L. Jackson (left) with Trials Guru’s John Moffat at the Pre’65 Scottish Trial in 2002. Jackson rode this Matchless in the SSDT parade in 2000 – Photo: Don Morley, Reigate

1999-469hkj-il-photo

Trials Guru’s John Moffat has had a soft spot for AMC single cylinder trials motorcycles from an early age. Seen here in 1999 riding his 1959 Matchless G3C at the Pre’65 Scottish Trial on Loch Eild Burn – Photo: Iain Lawrie, Kinlochleven

photo1137-2

One of the very last AJS 16C models to leave the Plumstead factory in 1964. Subsequently, there were some 16C models assembled from factory packed kits by Canterbury, Kent dealers, Arter Brothers in the same year – Photo: Trials Guru/J Moffat

photo1134

Detail of the 1964 competition tank on one of the very last 16C AJS to be despatched from the factory. The tank is normally referred to as the ‘Gordon Jackson tank’ – Photo: Trials Guru/J Moffat

Acknowledgements:

Photographs:

  • Don Morley, Reigate (Please note: Don Morley’s photographs are his intellectual property and must not be copied or used elsewhere. Permission has been granted by Mr. Morley to display his images on Trials Guru website only, being a non-commercial, free access website)
  • Iain Lawrie, Kinlochleven – All Rights reserved

Photographs and their copyright:

  • We respect the copyright of our photographers who give us access to their work free of charge.
  • Please do not breach copyright laws by taking images from this website for use elsewhere. Permission has been sought and granted from the copyright owners for the use of images on Trials Guru.
  • We are indebted to our photographers for their continued support of this venture.
  • Please be aware: All photographs displayed on Trials Guru are not held in any archive by the website operator, as the images are the legal intellectual property of the photographer only.
  • We do not sell any images used on Trials Guru, if you wish to purchase a copy, we can put you in touch with the relevant photographer.

tg-strapline-header-2017