Norton Villiers Triumph was formed in 1973 by a merger of Triumph/BSA with the Norton Villiers group (who were owned by Manganese Bronze) as part of Ted Heath's government bail-out of ailing firms deemed worthy of saving by throwing tax-payer's money at them..
This original NVT Easy Rider dates from the latter end of production, being first registered in July 1977, and is the ER2 model which features two-speed automatic transmission and a 49cc two-stroke engine. One of the rarer British made mopeds, this twist-and-go machine is presented in fairly good cosmetic condition, having stood in the Stondon Museum collection from 2003 until 2015. It comes with a V5C and a handbook. Now nearly 36 years old, it is eligible for events in the National Autocycle Club and VMCC cyclemotor section.