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British Motorcycles

Motorcycles at the 1922 Olympia Show

NOVEMBER 30th, 1922. Page 828
The Olympia Show.

NORTON. (103.)

High-speed Mounts.

3½ H.P. MODEL.

79x100 mm. (490 c.c.); single cyl. four-stroke; overhead valves: hand pump lubrication; Mills or B. and B. carb.; chain-driven mag.; 3-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter (optional): chain drive; 26x2½.in. tyres. Price : Solo, £98.

Norton Motors, Ltd., Bracebridge Street, Birmingham.

Chief interest centres round the 490 c.c. overhead-valve-engined Norton, which is the most recent addition to the range of these famous machines. A feature which at once catches the eye is the arrangement of supplementary return movement springs on the push rods. The extra radiating fins at the point where the exhaust pipe leaves the detachable cylinder head are well placed to ensure maximum cooling effect, and the fins on the cylinder barrel itself are brought unusually low down.

Continued: Norton Motorcycles of 1922


SHEFFIELD-HENDERSON. (165.)

With a Speed Reputation.

2¾ H.P. Model.

71x88 mm. (348 c.c); single cyl. four-stroke; side valves; drip feed lubrication; Amac carb.; chain-driven mag.; 3-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter; chain drive; 26x2¼ in. tyres. Price: Solo. £72; with Sidecar. £90.

Henderson Motors, Ltd., Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield. All four of the models on this stand are of the same nominal horse-power and are of the same general lines as regards frame, tanks, and detail.

Continued: Sheffield-Henderson

The Motor Cycle, November 1922



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