WILL· Official Historian
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There is no frame, all the accessories bolt right to the engine.
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Raise your hand, class, if you remember the Vincent Black Shadow.
A conventional-looking big V-twin in the mid '50s. A casual observer might mistake it for a Harley, but the transmission and crankcase were in a common casting. The rear swingarm bolted to the transmission, top of the rear shocks to the back cylinder head, and front fork to the front cylinder.
That's to the best ability of my feeble memory to call up the only one I ever saw, which was in the early '60s.