Maxim Cycle Manufacturing Co of Cheylesmore, Coventry
Maxim were motorcycles produced from 1912 to 1913 and again from 1920 to 1922.
1912 Listed in Spennell's directory of Coventry as Cycle Manufacturers.
After World War I, the name made a brief return when lightweight two-stroke models were constructed, using bought-in parts. The engines were the 318cc Dalm and JES, magnetos from EIC and Runbaken, carburettors from Amac and the two-speed gearboxes from Albion.
Advertisements appeared in The Motor Cycle in 1920 through 1922 for Maxim-J.A.P., Maxim-Dalm 3 h.p two-stroke, and a 2 h.p. two-stroke J.E.S. Maxim machine. The address given was 224, Pentonville Rd., London, N.l.
Sources: Graces Guide, The Motor Cycle.
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