Russell was a motorcycle designed and built by Edgar Russell of Derby, in 1911.
The machine was quite advanced for the times and had a 3.5hp single with ohv, each in a cage that screwed to the head. It also had a B and B carburettor, Bosch magneto and stiffening ribs cast into the crankcase. It had a single speed and belt drive.
Its creator used it for a year or so, but it did not go into production.
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
- The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9