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Holloway and Knight
New Knight were motorcycles produced by Holloway and Knight, of Bedford, from 1923 to 1929.
1923 The first machines were lightweights with 147cc, 247cc and 349cc two-stroke Villiers engines. There was also a model with a 293cc JAP sv four-stroke, but it was short lived, and the marque itself soon faltered.
1924 That summer the marque was re-introduced with several models fitted with Villiers engines of 147cc and 247cc. Those machines had saddle tanks and drum brakes to both wheels.
1925 The 147cc continued, plus a new 172cc model. Those ran on for a few years.
1928 Only the 172cc appeared.
1929 That model was joined by a supersports version of the same capacity. There was also another 247cc model, both with Sturmey-Archer three-speed gearboxes. The arrival of the 'Depression' years saw the end of motorcycle production.