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British Motorcycles

H. R. Backhouse and Co

H. R. Backhouse and Co of Tyseley, Birmingham.
  • 1923-4 New Coulson were motorcycles produced between 1923 and 1924. It was the successor to the Coulson B.
  • Production continued with models fitted with 348cc and 545cc Blackburne engines, and the Coulson spring frame. There was also a 269cc Liberty two-stroke without rear suspension.
  • In the spring of 1924 another unsprung sports model appeared. This had a 349cc ohv Bradshaw oil-cooled engine, Druid forks and three-speed Burman gearbox. The venture did not succeed beyond that year.
  • 1930 Amalgamated with James Cycles
Sources: Grace's Guide



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