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Detachable

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Detachable was a motorcycle produced in 1904. The company was based in Westminster, London.

They offered an ancillary engine that was carried in a light frame and attached to the rear of a roadster bicycle. The earliest machines used a Minerva engine. The frame was supported by its own caster-wheel and it drove the bicycle wheel by chain.


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