A Brief History of the Marque
The marque was established near Brussels by Omer Cravillon in 1921 and passed into the capable hands of Belgian motorcycle racer Van Geert in 1923. Early machines had JAP and Blackburne engines and from 1927 had Rush engines of 397, 497 and 597cc in sidevalve and ohv configuration, some with Sturmey-Archer 3 speed gearboxes.
Annual production peaked at some 300 or 400 machines, but the onset of depression brought production to a halt in 1931.
Wed Mar 14 2007
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Rush Motorcycle in Birmingham, Alabama
I've taken some pictures of the Rush motorcycle (beautifully restored) at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Musuem in Birmingham, Alabama. You can feel free to link to the URL below or each individual pictures URL if you'd like.
Birmingham, AL, USA
Thu Aug 18 2005
eloiduez at hotmail dot com
hello, I a Rush 500 1926, do you have found documentations, photographs for me?? thank you
.here the photographs of my motor bike, driving side Jap500, limps Stermey-Archer, I miss the carburateur (Amal), and some GCV on the order of limps, do you have addresses for me? thank you ,and I you joint of the photographs of my Astra 500 1937, completely restored it has rolled for one month, Astra is a mark Italian importer Of ariel has Milan, beautiful motor bike and rare, has more