The Edmund has a system of suspension which gives the advantages of a spring frame without many of its disadvantages. Only the rider is sprung, the saddle and footboards or footrests being inter-connected and free to move up and down against a long leaf spring.
Extreme neatness in appearance is a feature of the design that makes the Edmund one of the handsomest light-weights of to-day.
Finely proportioned lightweight sidecar attached to a spring frame Edmund.
NOVEMBER 1922 The Motor Cycle
Super Suspension for the Rider.
2 3/4 h.p. Model - 71x88 mm. (348 c.c); single-cyl. four-stroke; side valves; drip feed lubrication; Amac carb. ; chain-driven mag,; 3-speed gear: clutch and kick-starter: chain drive 26x2 1/4in. tyres. Price: Solo, £78 15s. ; with Sidecar, £97 5s.
C. E. Edmund and Co. (1920), Ltd., Milton Works, Milton Street, Chester.
Edmund machines are, of course, famous as pioneers in the movement to provide increased comfort for the rider. The forced alteration of the oil filler to a more convenient pattern. The weight of the three-speed model is still well under 180 lb., the two-speed model being proportionately lighter The sports model is fitted with a close ratio gear box. The engine of the latest machine is a development of the 1922 type of racing unit.
The machines have been manufactured substantially in their present form for many years past. For 1923 three models are offered, namely, touring, sports, and super-sports, all of which are normally fitted with Blackburne engines overhead valves being utilised on the super-sports type.
Options consist of a Barr & Stroud engine on the touring model, or a special J.A.P. engine on the sports model. The policy of the firm is to offer 350 c.c. machines of the best quality, distinguished by the comfort bestowed by the patent frame. Several minor alterations of interest are to be noticed. The cast aluminium chain guards are exceptionally neat. Customers may choose either a sprung or rigid carrier.
A large armoured toolbag is fitted to the tourist model. The sports model carries its expansion box in the modern fashionable position level with the rear wheel ; this box is of excellent pattern, being of rectangular shape made in cast aluminium and very heavily ribbed in order to cool the gasses as far as possible.
Graces Guide, The Motor Cycle
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