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Symplex of Alma Street, Birmingham
Symplex was a motorcycle produced between 1914 and 1915
1914 The name first appeared in December 1914, on a machine that was probably intended to offer basic transport during the early days of World War I. The engine was a 318cc Dalm two-stroke and the model had two speeds or direct belt drive and BramptonBiflex forks. Like so many other makes of the era, it was very short lived.