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RTX

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RTX were motorcycles produced from 1991 to 2001 in South Humberside.

These machines ware assembled using components brought in from many countries. The result was a low-cost, off-road motorcycle designed for competitive fun a club level. They were of good quality with low maintenance and proved to be very popular with riders of all ages, who wanted fun at weekends.

A common duplex frame was used across the range, this with twin rear shocks or the more up-to-date single shock to suit trials. The two-stroke engines were assembled by the firm, and were of 125cc or 250cc. Most models had drum brakes, but a front disc was also available.

Trials models, with either type of suspension or engine capacity, were also built. There were twin-shock moto-cross machines in both sizes, and a 125cc enduro model. Also produced were smaller machines for children and a monkey bike.


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