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Rudge-Whitworth motorcycles: books - history and technology

A book on Rudge-Whitworth motorcycles? Here are books on the history, models and technology of Rudge-Whitworth motorcycles.

Rudge-Whitworth - The Complete Story

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.

Topics covered include:
- The origins of Rudge-Whitworth, from Daniel Rudge's early bicycles, to the Pugh family merger
- An expansion into motorcycle production in 1909, with the 'M' prototypes and 'F'-head engines
- The invention of the Rudge Multi gear engine in 1912, and a subsequent Isle of man win in 1914
- The innovative 'Rudge Four' engines, with four parallel valves per cylinder
- The 'Python' models - Rudge equipment used by other manufacturers, including in Enzo Ferrari's Scuderia Ferrari
- The post-war slump and a move to EMI, with later attempts to revive the Rudge name.

Author:Bryan Reynolds
Specs:160 pages, 26 x 21.5 x 1.9 cm / 10.25 x 8.5 x 0.75 in, hardback
Illustrations:180 colour photographs 15 b&w photographs
Publisher:The Crowood Press Ltd (GB, 2014)
Series:The Complete Story
Book: Rudge-Whitworth - The Complete Story

Rudge-Whitworth - The Complete Story

Language: English

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Book of Rudge Motorcycles - All Models 1933-1939

The Book of Rudge Motorcycles - All Models (1933-1939)

Cade Anstey Haycraft

English | paperback | 120 p. | 2018

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