They were made in Germany to the British style. They were sold initially by the South British Trading Co of Wilson Street, Finsbury, London, but the company later changed its name, and the address became to Bishopgate Street Without, London.
1910 Cycle and Motorcycle Exhibition
V.S. Cycle and Motor Co., Ltd.
London. Stand No. 42.
The fame gained by the "VS" in first establishing and later beating the End-to-End side-car record has placed this machine right in the front rank for passenger work. A well- designed, constructed and smartly finished motor-cycle, equipped with a most reliable engine (the Peugeot), and a really excellent two-speed gear, it is capable of taking a side- car and passenger at a high average speed over any country. Two models only, the 5 H.P. and the 7 H.P., will be marketed in 1911. The improvements shown are a neat mudguard over belt rim and pulley, a spring-up stand, magneto placed behind the engine away from dirt and wet, and several detail innovations making for the comfort of the rider. The new type of side-car built to the company's own designs is neat and very comfortable.
A NEW VINDEC MODEL.
THE South British Trading Co. Ltd., 13-15, Wilson Street, Finsbury, E.C., send us a photograph of their 5 h.p. twin-cylinder Model G light touring motor bicycle, which has been introduces in response to a demand from a certain class of riders for a light, short wheelbase machine for use in hill climbing competitions, etc.
The frame is of the same strength as the ordinary Vindec, and to reduce the weight pedalling gear has been removed and footrests substituted. These latter are adjustable forwards and backwards, and have pedals for the feet to rest upon. The riders say they find these footrests are more comfortable than a fixed arrangement which does not conform to the motion of the rider's ... The lever brake and lever exhaust ... have been dispensed with, and a Bowden wire exhaust lifter and front rim brake substituted. The foot brake for the belt rim is retained. The machine exactly as illustrated, with 2 in. Clincher A Won tyres, weighs ... lbs.
We are asked to state that prompt delivery of this model can at present be made.
Although this is an ideal mount for the purposes for which it has been introduced, as stated above, riders who desire a comfortable touring machine would be well advised to invest in the heavier pattern.
The Motor Cycle March 27th 1907.
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