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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.

See Also


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