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Rudge-Whitworth : the Complete Story.

Author: Bryan Reynolds
Publisher: New York : Crowood, 2014.
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A history of the Rudge-Whitworth cycle and motorcycle company, from the late 1800s to the 1940s, including full production histories of the motorcycle models. Topics covered include: the origins of Rudge-Whitworth, from Daniel Rudge's early bicycles, to the Pugh family merger; the expansion into motorcycle production in 1909, with the 'M' prototypes and 'F'-head engines; the invention of the Rudge Multi gear engine  Read more...
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Reynolds, Bryan.
Rudge-Whitworth : The Complete Story.
New York : Crowood, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Reynolds
ISBN: 9781847976888 1847976883
OCLC Number: 882769325
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. In the Beginning; 2. Getting Started; 3. The Years 1912 to 1913; 4. World Events Intervene; 5. Peacetime Production Soars; 6. The First 350cc; 7. Steady Progress; 8. Welcome to 'The Ulster'; 9. A New Decade; 10. Worldwide Success; 11. The Python; 12. Semi- and Fully Radial Valves; 13. The Struggle to Survive; 14. Enclosed Valves; 15. Another War and the Aftermath; Appendix: Cylinder Head Identification; Bibliography; Index.

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Tells the history of the Rudge-Whitworth cycle and motorcycle company, from the late 1800s to the 1940s, including full production histories of the motorcycle models.  Read more...

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