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Simplex

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Simplex was a motorcycle produced from 1906 to 1908.

  • 1906 The firm offered a spring frame and used a 6hp JAP V-twin engine with belt drive. Available options were an adjustable pulley or hub gear as well as direct drive.
  • 1908 Fafnir singles or an Antoine V-twin were used. Production was very limited.


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