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Wakefield

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Wakefield was a motorcycle produced in 1902.

This was a primitive machine that had a small Minerva or MMC engine fitted to a heavy-duty bicycle frame, and with direct-belt drive to the rear wheel. The maker probably went back to dealing with bicycles only.


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