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Madison Engine Co

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July 1903.
November 1903.
c1905.

Madison was a motorcycle attachment manufactured in Derby, in 1903.

1903 The device was made to fit any standard roadster bicycle. These were rated at 2 and 3 hp. The firm also made machined castings and soon returned to this business, after which nothing more was heard of the attachment.

1903 Introduced the NEW Madison type S in 0.5 to 0.75 hp rating

1906 Range of engines from 1/8th to 50 hp.

1908 Changed name to Woolrych Street Foundry

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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