Brough Superior Motorcycles

1922 Brough Superior SS80 'Old Bill'

The motorcycle was built in 1922 by the Brough factory for the personal use of George Brough, founder of Brough Superior Motorcycles. Featuring a 1000cc side valve 'V' twin engine it was first used at Brooklands in 1922 and nicknamed 'Spit and Polish' due to it's immaculate appearance. It was at this event that George Brough won the 5 lap expert's race, his first win. Later that day George crashed ... Continued: Brough Superior 1922 SS80, "Old Bill"
Image and text kindly supplied by H&H Classic Auctions