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Cope was a motorcycle produced in Manchester in 1905.
The company built forecars but added a 2hp light solo for 1905. Although it was a basic machine it was not heavy. The engine was upright and well forward in a loop frame with braced forks and belt drive.
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