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F. E. Barker

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Dart was a motorcycle produced in 1901 by F. E. Barker of Kingston-on-Thames, a bicycle and motor engineer and dealer

See Frank Edgar Barker

Very few of these machines would have been made and it would have been typical of the era in style. This basic motorcycle was fitted with a 1.5hp Minerva or 2.5 hp MMC engine mounted inclined above the downtube. It had standard bicycle forks and the rear wheel was belt driven.


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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
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9