Rod wrote:Those mags from back in the day were hopeless with their photography and reports. That only colour shot of the 247 is front on, which gave no idea to the buying public what it actually looked like in the the flesh. I would have been unimpressed if I was the Oz importer of Montesa back then. Anyhow that's how it was back then, does anyone have any magazine articles on the '74 Cota 247(black frame) or '75 Ulf Karlson replica 247 that they could post up please regardless of how good or bad the report is. Cheers.
Rod, I find it quite amusing how bad they were, at least by 1979 the cameraman had learnt by others Mistakes! That is when you tilt the camera to try and fool the readers about the degree of difficulty. You need to make sure there are no tell tales of vertical like trees and buildings in the Background!
This is not exactly what you are asking for but might keep our friends in Happy?
Here is one article in the same magazine that I think still rings True!
David Lahey wrote:Fairly sure there is a fairly good ADB test comparing Cota 247 and 250 Sherpa T 1975 or 1976 models. I might only have a monochrome photocopy. From what I remember you will probably like what they say Rod. Will have a look
Excellent David, so we can finally end the age old debate between and ___________