Autocycle, Winged Wheel

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Autocycle, Winged Wheel

An autocycle is a bicycle which has assistance from a small engine. This B.S.A. 'Winged Wheel' autocycle was first registered in 1954.

The 'Winged Wheel' is powered by a 35 cc two-stroke engine and mounted in an open lady's type bicycle. It was possible to buy the back wheel with the engine and put it into any bicycle frame. This however is a purpose built frame with front suspension. The autocycle's registration number is 'PSM.707'.

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Online ID: 000-180-002-306-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  T.1967.68
Date: 1954
8 October 1954
Dimensions: 26.00" D wheels
What: Wheel, winged
Subject: 15. ROAD TRANSPORT, Internal combustion (Departmental Classification)
Who: B.S.A. (Maker)
Description: B.S.A. "Winged Wheel" powered by 35 cc two-stroke engine and mounted in an open lady's type bicycle; first registered on 8 October 1954
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