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New Century

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New Century were motorcycles produced circa 1901 to circa 1909, by a firm in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

The machines were typical primitives fitted with French 2.75hp Gavandau engines. They were used for racing events in the early days and in 1910 a 344cc machine ran at Brooklands.


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