Thursday, 29 September 2011

NLG Peugeot Motorcycle, 1907


This motorcycle, built by NLG and powered by a Peugeot V twin engine, was built in 1907 and entered a place in history in 1908 when it won the first ever motorcycle race at the famous Brooklands racetrack in Weybridge, Surrey on April 20 1908. The rider, WE Cook, kept the motorcycle until he died in 1949, and it is now preserved in the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham


1 comment:

  1. thanks for revealing images of the yesteryears