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Lesprillier Motor Bicycles

In 1900 their factory and offices were at 22 avenue d'Italie, Paris

Built a 1¾ hp detachable engine and a 2½ hp motor bicycle.

Source: Bourdache p146

The Lesprillier Motor-Bicycle. - This machine has a 2¾ h.p. motor placed vertically between the main tube and diagonal. It drives by means of a round belt. The carburetter is a spray type fed from a petrol tank, placed in the fore part of the machine. The coil for ignition is placed in front of the diagonal, and the accumulator is strapped on the back forks. Regulation of speed is effected by spark advance and throttle valve. The weight comes out at about 100lbs., and price £37. The depot for this machine is 22, Avenue d'ltalie, Paris.

Paris Salon 1902 in Motor Cycling, December 31st, 1902. Page 388