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Elgin

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Elgin were motorcycles produced from 1908 to 1909.

The machine was first exhibited at the Stanley show late in 1908 and was a 1.75hp lightweight. The 143cc two-stroke engine had drip-feed oil lubrication and drove the rear wheel by belt. It was available in both ladies' and gents' models.


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