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Spur were motorcycles produced in 1915 and from 1919 to 1920.
1915 This make was first advertised late in the year. It had a 3hp Dalm engine, two-speed Albion gearbox and was a lightweight from an existing range, but with a different badge. Due to regulations imposed during World War I, production came to a halt.
Post-war. It reappeared for a short time, using 269cc Villiers two-stroke and 292cc sv JAP engines fitted into lightweight frames with either single or two speeds, from an Albion gearbox and belt drive. It also had Druid forks, Amac carburettor and EIC magneto.