Monday, February 10, 2014

1907 Minerva V-twin

1907 Minerva V-twin by Stefan Marjoram
1907 Minerva V-twin, a photo by Stefan Marjoram on Flickr.

A very early motorbike. Single speed with a belt drive to the rear wheel, there is no clutch or gearbox! You pedal to get started and cut the ignition to stop! Minerva supplied engines to Triumph in it's early days.

1 comment:

Lewis Clark said...

Interesting, I have a bike but didn't know its history i.e. how it used to be in past and how it worked in past. Thank you for sharing it with us