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Motorcycles at the 1922 Olympia Show

NOVEMBER 30th, 1922. Page 839
The Olympia Show.



Taxi Sidecar Outfit.

10 H.P. Model

85x96 mm. (1,090 c.c); V twin cyl. four-stroke; side-by-side valves; drip feed lubrication : Amac carb.; chain-driven mag.; 3-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter; chain drive; 28x3in. tyres. Price, with Taxi Sidecar, £252.

OSBORNE Engineering Co., Ltd., Lees Lane, Gosport, Hants.

Finished in a very striking shade of cream, the chief Osborne exhibit - a 1,090 c.c. taxi sidecar...

Continued: OEC for 1923

G.S.D. (44.)

Four Speeds and Shaft Drive.

2 H.P. Model.

76x76 mm. (350 cc): single cyl. two-stroke; mechanical lubrication; Amac carb.; shaft-driven mag.; 4-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter; shaft drive; 26x3in. tyres. Price £85.

R. E. D. Grant, 15, St. Paul's Road Coventry.

That it exhibits the novelty of the Show is claimed for considerable more than one stand in Olympia, but there seems to be a general consensus of opinion that No. 44 comes nearest to earning this honour. The G.S.D. has a unit engine and four-speed gear box and final shaft drive, and is the only British machine now on the market to employ this oft-sought form of transmission. Of the car type and design, the gear box has a central ball and socket change, and with the high efficiency White and Poppe two-stroke engine forms a snug and easily removable unit in the duplex frame.

Very careful design is apparent...

Continued: GSD Motorcycles

The Motor Cycle, November 1922

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