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British Motorcycles

Coventry B&D Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Coventry B and D motorcycles were produced from 1923 to 1925 by Barbury and Downes of Coventry Bicycles

Although the marque was short lived, the partners produced a wide range of capacity classes. They also produced some models sold under the name styles of others, including the little 179cc two-stroke Wee MacGregor. Their own models were mainly four-strokes powered by JAP engines ranging from 346cc to 976cc. For a while the 348cc Barr and Stroud sleeve-valve engine was sold under the Coventry B and S brand name.

Sources: Grace's Guide


Tue Nov 15 2005
banstone<at>aol.com
coventry b&d motorcycle
i purchased a coventry B&D motorcycle and i need to find out as much as possible about it. Do You have any idea where i could get manuals and catalogs with some technical info and part info. thanks ,,Paul



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