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Motorcycles from 1899-1903
Used a 2.5 hp engine based on a Bollee original
1897 November. Details and images of the new Coventry Motette.
1899 Produced by the Coventry part of the Humber company. It involved a modified version of the Bollee tricar that had belt drive and its cylinder alongside the rear wheel, and the crank-shaft and reduction gear ahead of it. The passenger seat went between the front wheels and the driver sat behind.