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Power Pak

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Power-Pak were clip-on units for motorcycles produced between 1950 and 1956.

This clip-on unit was first used to power a standard bicycle and was a 49cc two-stroke that hung over the rear wheel, which it drove by friction roller. It had a flywheel magneto, petroil lubriction and the fuel tank fitted over the crankcase.

In 1956 the company tried to create a moped by adapting the engine to fit under the bottom bracket of a special frame. This idea was a failure.


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