Omega Motorcycles 1920-1921 Season

Omega 1920

Well known as a light J.A.P.-engined machine, the Omega has developed into larger sizes. The 4 h.p. Blackburne-engined model illustrated has a low riding position and excellent mudguarding.

Olympia Show 1920

Omega. (Stand 21.)

  • 5-6 h.p. J.A.P.; 70x85 mm. (654 c.c.); twin-cylinder four-stroke; side-by-side valves; drip feed lubrication; Amac carburetter; B.T.H. chain-driven magneto; two-speed Sturmey-Archer gear; chain and belt drive; Dunlop 26 x 3in. tyres. Price £135.

W. J. Green, Ltd., Omega Works, Coventry.

This is a handsome machine primarily intended for sidecar use and fitted with the latest pattern 5-6 h.p. J.A.P. engine. Among its principal features are a concealed top tube, rendering the tank easy to clean, excellent mudguarding, a large silencer with tail pipe underneath the gear box, comfortable footboards, and generally substantial construction. A similar machine having the 4 h.p. Blackburne engine, and selling at £120, is an alternative model. It is a handy double-purpose mount, which is ideal for solo riding, and yet possesses ample reserve for sidecar work.

  • 2¾ h.p. J.A.P.; 70x76 mm. (293 c.c); single-cylinder four-stroke; side-by-side valves; drip feed lubrication; B. and B. carburetter; C.A.V. chain-driven magneto; two-speed Sturmey-Archer or Albion gear; chain and belt drive; Dunlop 26x2¼ in. tyres. Price £83, with two-speed gear box and kick starter.

There are three 2¾ h.p. J.A.P.-engined models, which are practically the same in every detail except as regards the gear box, one of these being fitted with a Sturmey-Archer lightweight two-speed gear, and another with Albion two-speed without kick starter. One of the Omega two-strokes is shown as a sidecar outfit, and a very practical little outfit at that. It is thoroughly well finished, and is engined with a Villiers two-stroke power unit, and sells at £90 complete. The Gosport forks are a feature of these models. The last model to be mentioned is one similar to the aforementioned as regards the engine, but it is provided with a single-speed gear, Brampton forks, and is sold to the public at £50. The attention attracted by such simple and low-priced machines as this Omega forms quite one of the features of the Show and the demand should be proportionate.

Olympia Show, 1920

The Motor Cycle, December 2nd, 1920.

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