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British Motorcycles

Hewins Engineering Co

Hewins Engineering Company
  • HEC were motorcycles produced from 1923 to 1924

    1923 A machine was built that was similar to many others of that era. It had a 247cc two-stroke Villiers engine, chain drive to a two-speed counter-shaft gearbox and then by belt to the rear wheel.

    1924 A three-speed Sturmey-Archer gearbox was standardized, but the belt remained. A special competition model with all-chain drive, internal expanding brakes and a 54mph/86kmh speed potential could be obtained. Production stopped that year.

    1940s Merged with Levis when their motorcycle factory at Old Station Road ceased building motorcycles.

Sources: Grace's Guide



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