British Motorcycles


Brown-Bicar was a motorcycle produced from 1907 to 1913.

Very few of these machines were either built or sold - even in the United States, where they were constructed under licence. This was undoubtedly due to the unusual feature, in the Edwardian era, of an enclosed engine. This feature did not become commonplace until the arrival of modern super-sports machines. The engines were rated at 3hp for the single and 5hp for the V-twin

    Stanley Show 1910
    J. T. Brown and Sons, Reading. Stand No. 269.

    The Midget bi-cars will be shown in three models on this stand, in Standard, De Luxe, and an open-frame type. All models will be fitted with 34 H.P. Precision engines, Brown and Barlow carburetters, Druid forks, Eisemann magnetos, Dunlop belts, etc.

  • Note: from 1905 until 1912, the machine was also known as the Midget Bicar.

Sources Grace's Guide

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