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Luke Atkinson and Son

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Glendale were motorcycles produced from 1921 to 1922 by the Glendale Works of Luke Atkinson and Son in Wooler, Northumberland.

These insignificant machines were assembled from bought-in components and fitted with a 346cc / 545cc sv Blackburne engine, a three-speed Sturmey-Archer gearbox, belt final-drive, Brampton Biflex forks and 6-inch wide mudguards with 3-inch valances. The fuel tank was 1.75 gallons/6.6lts, while the oil tank held 6 pints/2.6ltr.

Also used 269cc Villiers engines

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