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W. Bravery

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Ideal was a motorcycle produced in 1902 by W. Bravery of Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

The machine had a 2hp engine mounted vertically in a loop frame, a Simms-Bosch magneto behind the cylinder and a choice of surface or spray carburettor. The engine was fitted forward and low down in the curved frame. Transmission was by belt to a rim held to the wheel rim by eight arms.

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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