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British Motorcycles

Barnes

Geo. A. Barnes of 34, Algernon Road, Lewisham, London S.E.

  • Motorcycles built from 1904 to 1906 by George A. Barnes .
  • 1904 He entered the market using 2½ hp, 3hp or 3½ hp Stevens engines. A solo and a forecar with twin exhaust pipes were offered.
  • 1905 The forecar model was available with either a 5hp water-cooled engine or a 4hp air-cooled one from MMC or Minerva. The same engine was also offered for a solo, lighter versions of which were fitted with a 2¼ hp engine.

    That year they advertised that they had obtained a world record for a 50 miles standing start, and that they would appear at the Stanley Show (Stand 105).

Sources: Graces Guide



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