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Dutch Motorcycles

Simplex Motorcycles Netherlands

A Brief History of the Marque

The Dutch Simplex was made between 1902 and 1968. Early machines were fitted with Fafnir, MAG and Minerva engines, Motosacoche in the early twenties, and from the mid 1920s utilised both Blackburne and Bradshaw power units. In the late 1930s they also used Villiers (including a watercooled version) and Sachs twostrokes..

THE LATEST MODEL OF A REPRESENTATIVE DUTCH MOTOR CYCLE.

The twin-cylinder Simplex which embodies several well-known British components, including Druid forks, Amac carburetter, and Terry spring saddle. The engine is a M.A.G. of 600 c.c. capacity. Observe the pillion seat constructed as part of the machine, and complete with footrests. 28 X 3in. tyres are fitted.

The MotorCycle, September 22nd 1921


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