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Old 11-15-2012, 02:05 PM   #19
Airhead Wrangler
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Originally Posted by Max Headroom View Post
Yeah, I've seen that quote too, but I've also seen the RS referred to as the first production bike with a full factory fairing, which is probably closer to the truth.

I understand that there were only about 200 Black Princes built during a production run lasting less than two years, so they are a rather elusive animal. Ya gotta admit, they have the looks only a mother could love . . .
That's just one example, I'm sure there were others. I'd still consider the black prince a production bike. The only reason only 200 were made is that A) they were butt ugly, as you pointed out and B) Vincent went out of business
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