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Rip Motor Manufacturing Co

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of 14 Leytonstone Road, Stratford, London

1906. A reference is made to 14a Leytonstone Road, Stratford as the property of John G. Graves, a jeweller and cutler of Sheffield. This company therefore appears to be another of his many ventures. See J. G. Graves.[1]

1906-07 Rip produced motorcycles. The company listed 3.5hp, 4hp, and 6hp engined models with side valves and belt drive. They were fitted with leading-link front forks and pivoted-fork rear suspension. The marque was short lived.

1907 in the 1907 Auto-Cycle Club Trial - January rider C. H. Gold rode a 4 h.p. Rip.

See Rip (France) for automobiles

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Globe - Wednesday 14 March 1906

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