British Motorcycles

British Roadless

British Roadless was a motorcycle produced in 1920.

This short-lived machine was an early experiment in tracked motorcycles. It propelled itself with a rubber V-belt that ran around the front and rear wheels. These were formed as pulleys with a series of miniature bogies on the lower run. It was fitted with a 348cc Douglas flat-twin engine mounted above the rear wheel and was steered by turning the front wheel a little. As it lacked both grip and stability, it was not around for long.


Sources Grace's Guide

If you have further information or a query related to this page, please contact us>

Melbourne Motorcycle Workshop
Melbourne Motorcycle Workshop
Dyno Tuning, Performance Enhancements, Sports Bikes and Offroad. Rebuilds, Race Preparation and Classic Restorations.