British Motorcycles

Ernest Smith and Woodhouse

Regal were motorcycles produced by Ernest Smith and Woodhouse of Birmingham, from 1912 to 1915.

  • 1912 The firm started out with the 4.25hp Regal-Precision, with two or three speeds.
  • 1913 Other models were added with 2.75 and 3.5hp Precision engines, with two or three speeds and belt or chain drive.
  • 1914 The Regal Green name appeared. The model was fitted with the Green-Precision water-cooled engine, three-speed gearbox and chain drive. There was also the Regal-Peco with a 349cc two-stroke engine, three-speed Sturmey-Archer hub gear or two-speed gearbox, and belt or chain-cum-belt drive.
  • 1915 Those models continued and were joined by a 225cc two-stroke Peco model and a V-twin. Production then ceased.

Sources: Grace's Guide

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