Chase Brothers Motorcycle

Chase Brothers Motorcycle was a British motorcycle maker.

Origins

Arthur Chase was a professional bicycle racer, his brother F. W. Chase a former works rider for BAT in 1902.[1]

In 1903, the brothers co-founded a motorcycle company, relying on their racing reputation and F.W.'s well-known tuning skills.[2] It was powered by a 2.75 hp (2.05 kW) Soncin engine.[3]

The company folded in 1906.

No examples are known to survive.

Notes

  1. ^ "1902 Cycle Show (Stanley)". Grace's Guide to British Industrial History.
  2. ^ The Motorcycle: 94. Jan 1914
  3. ^ Photo in National Archives of Wales entitled 'Chase Brothers (1903) motor bike that came into the possession of J R Lloyd, Llandderfel'.