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Mabon and Co

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November 1903.

Mabon were motorcycles produced in Clerkenwell Road, London from 1903 to 1908.

1902 Mentioned. Andrew Mabon, age 28, cycle maker of 19 Clerkenwell Road. Concerns a stolen engine.[1][2]

1903 The first machine was produced. It was a primitive fitted with their own 3.25hp engine. They also sold the Phoenix Trimo as a forecar.

1905 They kept to their belt-driven solo.

1906 Sprung forks, magneto ignition and a free engine clutch were added.

1908 Engines were listed as their own 3.5hp single or a 6hp V-twin Sarolea. May also have used the MMC or Fafnir engines. Nothing more was heard of the make after that year.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times (London, England), Saturday, January 11, 1902, Issue 36662, p.14
  2. The Times (London, England), Monday, January 20, 1902, Issue 36669, p.4.
  • 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