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Bord Motor Co

Bord Motor Company of The Arcade, Finsbury Pavement, London

Bord were motorcycles produced from 1902 to 1906.

1902 They produced a 1½ hp clip-on engine that was designed to fit within the frame of a roadster bicycle. The complete outfit came with tank and batteries. Belt drive was to the rear wheel, tensioned by a jockey pulley.

In 1904 engine power increased to 1¾ hp.

The Bord Motor Co.

The new pattern of the Bord Lightweight motor cycle has been greatly improved since the last shows, the cylinder having been increased in bore and stroke, so that it now equals 1¾ h.p.; the half-speed axle and valve-lifting gear have also been made much larger, in spite of which the increase in weight is only 1½ lbs. The engine is now entirely English made, and all parts are interchangeable. The company are exhibiting six motor cycles, two of which are fitted with a new type of spray carburetter.

The Motor Cycle, November 18th 1903
Stanley Show 1903

Sources: Graces Guide, The Motor Cycle

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