What does AJS stand for in motorbikes?
A.J. Stevens & Co.
THE HISTORY OF AJS MOTORCYCLES The name AJS stands for A.J. Stevens & Co., the firm’s full official name. But that’s an awful lot to fit on the side of a motorcycle tank, so they made do with the initials. Founder Joe Stevens owned Stevens Screw Co.
Who bought AJS?
It was acquired by Bashas’ in 1993. Under Bashas’ ownership, AJ’s has positioned itself as an upscale gourmet and specialty grocery chain with each store located in affluent neighborhoods.
Where are AJS bikes made?
Where Are AJS Made? This very English pedigree is evident in the looks of the AJS range. And at a glance, you’d be forgiven for thinking this was produced in the UK. But, like the other import bikes we’ve been looking at, these are manufactured in China.
Who builds AJS motorcycles?
A.J.S was acquired by Matchless Motorcycles in 1931 and produced famous models such as 16MS, 18MS, Model 20,30,31, CSRs and the “Boy Racer” 7R.
Are AJS 125 any good?
This is a small bike with a low seat, so it’s hardly intimidating, and the footrests are too far forward to provide a genuine café racer crouch. The engine, too, is a quiet and polite 125 that wouldn’t make much impression on a burn up round the North Circular. It goes better than you might think though.
What happened to AJ Bayless?
The A.J. Bayless Market on Apache in 1970. Once the largest grocery chain in Arizona, Bayless was eventually acquired by Bashas. Some locations were rebranded as Food City, others as AJ’s Fine Foods.
What engine is in the AJS 125?
AJS is one of the oldest names in British motorcycling, building its first bike in 1909….TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS.
|Engine type||Air-cooled SOHC four-stroke single|
|Max. power||9.2bhp @ 8500rpm|
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic forks, non-adjustable Rear: Twin shocks, pre-load adjustable|
Who bought AJ Bayless?
Once the largest grocery chain in Arizona, Bayless was eventually acquired by Bashas. Some locations were rebranded as Food City, others as AJ’s Fine Foods. Anyone remember the plant nursery across from the Tempe Bayless in the late 50s or early 60s?
Who bought Bashas?
Raley’s announced Wednesday the completion of its acquisition of The Bashas’ Company, a deal first announced in October. The Bashas’ Company, which operates more than 100 grocery stores in Arizona (and two in New Mexico), will now join a newly formed enterprise, The Raley’s Companies.
What is the AJS&Matchless Owners Club limited?
The AJS & Matchless Owners Club Limited caters for individuals and families who have an interest in either AJS or Matchless motorcycles.
What kind of AJS models are available?
Although the club grew up around the classic British models of AJS and Matchless, it has evolved to embrace the more recent Matchless models and the new AJS models currently available. There is a separate section of the online forum dedicated to owners of modern AJS machines, and the general help section can also assist many of the novice owners.
How do I contact the ajs&moc?
There is a separate section of the online forum dedicated to owners of modern AJS machines, and the general help section can also assist many of the novice owners. One Year FREE Digital Membership. Simply fill in the form below, and the AJS&MOC will contact you.
What are the different types of motorcycle clubs?
Some of these one percent motorcycle clubs are based only in America, whereas others such as the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, the Pagan’s Motorcycle Club and the Bandidos Motorcycle Club have chapters throughout the world.