SGS were the initials of the Syd Gleave Special, a motorcycle produced in Macclesfield, Cheshire from 1927 to 1931.
Gleave continued his career as a motorcycle racer until 1935 when he suffered an accident. He was also a keen pilot and raced aeroplanes until the war, becoming a test pilot for the Fleet Air Arm. He was killed whilst testing an Avro Lancaster in 1944.
Syd Gleave and His Specials, The Story of a T.T. Rider ~ Paul Maybury.
Macclesfield at War ~ Philip McGuinness
Sources: Graces Guide, et al
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