Matchless Motorcycles

Matchless 1912 Model 2 Single 2.5 hp



ENGINE. --Latest pattern Twin 3 h.p. 60 x 76, M.O.I.V.

CARBURETTER. --Latest semi-automatic multiple jet.

IGNITION. - Special light Bosch magneto.

FRAME. --Latest low pattern, with flush joints, built of specially selected steel tube, incorporating our new tubular carrier and girder spring forks. Height of saddle from ground, 30 in.

TYRES. -Standard 26 x 2 1/4 Hutchinson non-skid, guaranteed.

Other tyres at extra cost.

MUDGUARDS. --3 1/2 in. wide, fixed in a very rigid manner.

SILENCER. --" MATCHLESS " specially designed to suit this engine, with new type cut-out.

BELT. --7/8in Shamrock Gloria.

PULLEY. --" MATCHLESS," adjustable.

BRAKES. --Front rim brake, hand applied, and powerful driving rim brake operated by foot pedal on separate stud.

SADDLE. --Large and comfortable to suit weight of rider.

CONTROL. --Carburetter, by levers on handle-bar. Ignition by ratchet lever on side of tank. Valve lifter.

TANK. --Capacity, six quarts of petrol and three pints of lubricating oil. Fitted with gauge, drain cock, and combined drip sight feed force pump.

GEAR. --The standard gear is 4 1/2 to 1.

FINISH. --Enamelled grey and fine-lined gold and green.

WEIGHT. --About 130 lbs.

PRICE. --50 Guineas. This price includes toolbag, full kit of tools, stands, carrier, and number plates.

Three-speed gear and free engine, 10 Guineas extra.

Stands fitted to both wheels.

From a document courtesy The AJS Matchless Club UK