Australian & NZ Motorcycles

Victa Motorcycles

Manufactured by James B. Wilson in Sydney.

The Victa used JAP engines of 3½ to 6 h.p. housed in Chater Lea frames.

A caricature titled "J. B. ('VICTA') WILSON, Motor-cycle Club of New South Wales" appears in the Saturday Referee and the Arrow (Sydney, NSW) Sat 23 Jan 1915.

RACING AT CANTERBURY PARK
E. Wyburd (6 Victa), (2 mentions)

Referee (Sydney) Wed 17 Dec 1913

MOTOR CYCLING: INTER-STATE RELIABILITY CONNTEST
B. Murray, 5 h.p. Victa;

Referee (Sydney) Wed 8 Jan 1913

THE GRAND PRIX.

E. Wyburd (Victa), 6 h.p
J.B. Wilson. (Victa), 3½ . h.p.

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Wed 23 Jun 1915

L.M.C. TROPHY HILL CLIMB.
E. Whyburg 3½. Victa

Sunday Times (Sydney) Sun 30 Jun 1912

MOTOR CYCLING ACCELERATION TEST
R Murrav Victa-Levis 2 3/4

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Sat 6 Feb 1915

TRACK RACING AT CANTERBURY.
J. Wilson (6 Victa).
A Fletcher (6 Victa).

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Wed 10 Dec 1913

MOTOR CYCLING RELIABILITY TRIAL
G. Whyburd Victa 3½

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Mon 24 Jun 1912

THE GRAND PRIX.
R. Murray Victa Levis 3½

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Thu 24 Jun 1915

CANBERRA CLUB'S OPEN HILL CLIMB
R., Murray; (6 Victa)
J. B. Wilson (3½. Victa),
L. V. Palmer (6 Rome) [Roma?]
E. Meller (3½ Iris Precision)

Sunday Times (Sydney) Sun 22 Jun 1913

TRACK RACING AT ASCOT
WIN FOR E. WYBURD.
E. Wyburd (3½ Victa) 30 sec 1

Sunday Times (Sydney) Sun 15 Aug 1915

Sources: Simon Fleming, Trove NLA

Unrelated to the Victa lawn mower, which was developed by Mervyn Victor Richardson of Concord, Sydney, in 1952.

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