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Moteurs AderGuzzi's Grandpa A shaft-drive transverse V-twin from 1904, another deft touch from Clement Ader.
Dennell were motorcycles produced from 1906 to 1908, by Herbert
1906 A machine was built for a J. W. Fawcett. It had an 8hp three-cylinder
in-line sv JAP
engine with the cylinders mounted on a round crankcase. Skew gears turned
the drive to across the machine frame and from this two belts ran to the
rear wheel, one on each side. It was fitted with rigid forks.
1908 A more conventional machine was built for a Mr Bates, with a 4½ hp
V-twin Minerva engine in a Dennell
frame with belt drive, Roc two-speed gear and braced forks. The frame was
low-built and had straight tubes. Nothing further is recorded after that