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Cymota

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1950. Exhibit at the Musee Automobile de Vendee.
c1957. 48cc. Exhibit at Glasgow Museum of Transport.

Cymota was a motorcycle produced from 1950 to 1951 at Erdington, Birmingham and sold by Blue Star Garages in London.

The machine only lasted for two seasons and was an unsophisticated 45cc cycle-motor clip-on attachment that sat above the front wheel, driving it by friction. The motor was enclosed in a stylish cowling that carried the headlight.


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Sources of Information

  • 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
  • [1] Ian Chadwick's motorcycle web site