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British Motorcycles

Bown Motorcycles for 1923

The 1922 Olympia Show.

BOWN. (102.)

Varied Choice of Engines.

1½ HP. Model.

55x62 mm. (147 c.c.); single cyl. two-stroke; petroil lubrication; Amac carb.; flywheel mag.; 2-sp. gear; no clutch or kick-starter; chain-cum-belt drive; 26x2in, tyres. Price £31 15s.

Bowns, Ltd., Æolus Works, Summer Lane, Birmingham.

Several alternatives are offered by the makers of the Bown motor cycles, Blackburne, J.A.P., and Villiers-engined models being shown upon the stand. The general specification apart from the engine is similar in each case. These machines are laid down and constructed on lines that are sound, solid, and practical, and ample provision is made for silencing, the exhaust pipes in every case being taken right out to the back of the machine.

Internal expanding Brampton front wheel brakes may be fitted as an alternative to the ordinary rim brake, and the Brampton fork with centrally placed tension spring has been standardised. Adjustment is provided for the front driving chain to the gear box.

Olympia Show 1922
The Motor Cycle, November 30th, 1922. Page 853




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