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 The History of the New Scale Motorcycles

Reliability and Endurance Trials

 

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Date Event Bike Result Source Comments

September 4th 1909

Manchester Motor Club Hill Climb

Twin Cylinder Class

Gold Medal

28th August 1910

South Manchester Hill Climb Dunford Bridge

3 Scale Jap.

Motorcycle September 1st 1910

Made the fastest time of the day

8th October 1910

South Manchester M.C.C.

Scale

Silver Medal

The Medal still  exist

September 16th 1911

Manchester Motor Club Hill Climb

Gold Medal

30th August 1913

Stockport Motor Club Open Hill Climb

Scale

Gold Medal

500 Class. The medal still in existence

20th September 1913

Manchester Motor Club Hill Climb

Fastest time of the day

26th, 27th December 1913

London-Exeter-London

    "James"             

2 h.p.single cylinder motorcycle & sidecar

Silver Medal

The Book.       

British Trial Drivers 1902-14 by Donald Cowbourne

Registration Number of the Motorcycle was LK 176

14th February 1914

Colmore Cup

Scale

Gold Medal

The Medal still  exists

7th March 1914

Reliability Trial 128 miles

6 h.p. Bradbury with sidecar

 The Auto-Cycle Union 1st.class certificate.

 

Spring one day trial

 

11th-13th April 1914

London-Land's End- London

"James" Twin Cylinder 3 h.p.

Gold Medal

The Book.       

 British Trial Drivers 1902-14 by Donald Cowbourne

Registration Number of the Motorcycle was LE 2743.      

The rider H.J.Scale

11th-13th April 1914

London-Land's End- London

Bradbury Twin cylinder

6 h.p.

Silver medal

The Book.       

British Trial Drivers 1902-14 by Donald Cowbourne

Registration Number of the Motorcycle was HS 206. which was originally on a "Scale" motorcycle in 1912            

The rider H.Scale

29th 30th May +1st June 1914

London-Edinburgh-London

Bradbury 3 h.p. motorcycle with sidecar

Special Gold Medal

The Book.       

British Trial Drivers 1902-14 by Donald Cowbourne

A set of gold cufflinks along with a special gold medal.

26th-27th December 1919

London- Exeter

Silver Medal

The Motorcycle Jan 1st 1920 where there is a detailed report

The Medal still exists

1920 season

The Renolds Challenge Cup

3 Scale

The actual Renolds Cup awarded to H.J.Scale

2nd 3rd April 1920

M.C.C. Easter Run London- Lands End

3 New Scale

 Gold Medal

 The Motorcycle April 1st 8th 15th 1920

The Medal still exists

May 21st 1920

 London- Edinburgh

Silver Medal

 The Motorcycle May 27th &June 3rd 1920

29th August 1920

Reliability Run

Gold Medal

September 1920

Reliance Cup Trial North Wales

New Scale

 Retired

The Motorcycle Sept 23rd, 30th 1920

On a New Scale Two Stroke- was doing well when he skidded into soft ground

December 28th 1920

 London- Exeter-London

3 Scale

 Retired

 The Motorcycle Jan 13th 1920

 

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