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Bord Motor Co

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February 1903.
July 1903.

Bord Motor Company of The Arcade, Finsbury Pavement, London

Bord were motorcycles produced from 1902 to 1906.

1902 They produced a 1.5hp 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 1.75hp.

1930 Advertising Ford vans. London and Manchester.[1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 07 November 1930
  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9