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A-Z of Motorcycling

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DAELIM: 1962- Korea
DAILING: 19?? China
DAIMLER: 1885 Germany
DAK: 1923-25 Germany
DALESMAN: 1969-74 UK
DALIFOL: 1896 France
DALM: 1916-20 UK
DALNIK:1942 Belgium
DALTON: 1920-22 UK
DALWOOD: 19?-16 Australia
DANE: 1919-20 UK
DANUBIUS: 1923-24 Germany
DANUVIA: 1955-63 Hungary
DARDO: 1924-29 Italy
DARGE: 1905 Australia
DARLAN: 1958-60 Spain
DARLING: 1924-29 Switzerland
DART: 1901-06 UK
DAVENTRY: 1951-55 Belgium
DAVIDGE: 1913-? Australia
DAVIES-FRANKLIN: 1904-13 Australia
DAVIS: 1914-16 Australia
DAVISON: 1902-08 UK
DAW: 1902-05 UK
DAW: 1924-25 Germany
DAWN: 1914 South Australia
DAX: 1932-39 France
DAY: 1910 Australia
DAYANG: 199? – China
DAY-LEEDS: 1912-14 UK
DAYTON: 1911-17 USA
DAYTON: 1913-20 UK
DAYTON: 1954-60 UK
DB Motors: 2001 Italy
DE-CA: 1954-57 Italy
DE-DE: 1923-29 France
DE DION BOUTON: 1895-1910 France
DEFA: 1921-24 Germany
DEFY-ALL: 1921-22 UK
DEI: 1932-66 Italy
DELAPLACE: 1951-53 France
DELIN: 1899-1901 Belgium
DE LUXE: 1912-15 USA
DE LUXE: 1916-19 Australia
DE LUXE: 1920-24 UK
DELLA FERRERA: 1909-48 Italy
DELOMA: 1924 Germany
DELTA: 1924 Germany
DELTA-GNOM: 1924-55 Austria
DEMM: 1953 – Italy
DENE: 1903-22 UK
DENNELL: 1903-08 UK
DENTON: 1909-? Australia
DERAD: 1923-26 Germany
DERBI: 1951-  Spain
DERBY: 1902 France
DERNY: 1949-57 France
DERONZIERE: 1903-14 France
DESPATCH-RIDER: 1915-17 UK
DETHBRIDGE: 1924? Australia
DEVIL: 1953-57 Italy
DEVON: 1907-18 Tasmania, Australia
DEVON: 1905-10 Victoria, Australia
DFB: 1922-25 Germany
DFR: 1921-33 France
DGW: 1927-28 Germany
DIAG: 1921-28 Germany
DIAMANT: 1949 Dutch
DIAMANT: 1903-40 Germany
DIAMOND: 1910-38 UK
DI BLASI: 1990s- Italy
DICK DICK: 1950-late 50s Italy
DIEL: 1927 Germany
DIETERLE-DESSAU:1921-25 Germany
DIFRA: 1923-25 Germany
DIHL: 1923-24 Germany
DILECTA: 1920-39 France
DJOUNN: 1925 Germany
DKF: 1923-24 Germany
DKR: 1957-66 UK
DKW: 1919- Germany – DKW virtually invented the two stroke engine as we know it today. The company perfected the design of expansion chamber exhaust systems, reed and disc inlet valves, and charge loop scavenging. DKW even perfected the unusual three-cylinder layout used to such great effect by Honda twenty years later. The company’s development engineer and Grand Prix rider Ernst Degner defected from East Germany and took his expertise to Suzuki in the early 1960’s.
DLM: 1920? Victoria, Australia
DLM: 1972- South Korea
DMF: 1940-57 The Netherlands
DMG: 1921-24 Germany
DMW: 1945-71 UK
DNB: 1957-61 Japan
DNEPR/DNJEPR: 1967- Russia
DOBRO-MOTORIST: 1923-25 Germany
DOGLIOLI & CIVARDI: 1929-35 Italy
DOLF: 1922-25 Germany
DOLLAR: 1925-39 France
DOMINISSIMI: 1924-28 Italy
DON: 1913-? Australia
DONGHAI: 1978- China
DONISELLI: 1951-61 Italy
DOODLEBUG: 1954-58 USA
DOPPER: 1904 The Netherlands
DORION: 1932-36 France
DORMAN: 1920-37 Hungary
DOT: 1903-74 UK
DOTTA: 1924-26 Italy
DOUE: c1903 France
DOUGLAS: 1907-56 UK –  unique engine layout gave the Douglas good handling for their day, but the company persevered with some distinctly unfashionable features, such as the hand-operated gear-shift. A very good Speedway machine in its time. Mass produced as a despatch riders bike in World War 1. In later years the company concentrated on manufacturing Vespas, one of the most popular of all scooters.
DOWELL: 1915-16 Australia
DOWLING: 1909 Australia
D-RAD: 1921-33 Germany
DREADNOUGHT: 1915-25 UK
DRESCH: 1923-39 France
DREVON: 1946-53 France
DRINGOS: 1924-25 Germany
DRIVER: 1902 USA
DRIXTON:1960s British
DRM:  late 70s Netherlands
DRYSDALE:1997-? Australia
DRYVTECH: 1990 Australia
DS: 1924-28 Sweden
DSH: 1924-32 Austria
DS-MALTERRE: 1920-58 France
DSK: 1954-62 Japan
DSW: 1922-23 Germany
DUCATI: 1950- Italy
DUCATI (MOTOTRANS): 1959 Spain
DUCK:1902-04 USA
DUCSON: Late 1950’s- Early 60’s Spain
DUMO: 1924-25 Germany
DUNCAN: 1921 UK
DUNELT: 1919-56 UK
DUNKLEY: 1913 UK
DUNLEIGH: 19? Australia
DUNLOP’S SPROCKET: 1990s USA
DUNSTALL: 1967- UK
DURAND: 1920-23 France
DURANDAL: 1925-32 France
DURKOPP: 1901-59 Germany
DUVAL: 1950-55 Belgium
DUX: 1909-1917 Russia
DUX: 1904-06 UK
DUZMO: 1919-23 UK
DWB: 1924-26 Germany
DYNACYCLE: 1949-53 USA
DYSON-MOTORETTE: 1920-22 Germany

E

E FONTAINE: 1906 France
EA: 1918 South Australia
EADIE: 1898-1903 UK
EAGLE: 1910-15 USA
EAGLE-TANDEM: 1903-05 UK
EAGRE: 1920 UK
EB: 1915-18 Australia
EBE: 1919-30 Sweden
EBER: 1924-28 Germany
eBIKES: 1990s- USA
EBO: 1910-WW1 UK
EBS: 1924-30 Germany
EBU-STAR: 1952-55 Japan
EBW: 1923-24 Germany
ECA: 1923-24 Germany
ECEKA: 1924-25 Germany
ECHO: Late 50’S-Early 60’s Japan
ECKL: 1923-26 Germany
ECM: 2000- Taiwan
ECO MOBILE (Peraves): 1988- Switzerland
ECONOMIC: 1921-23 UK
ECSTASY: 1990s- USA
eCYCLE: 199?- USA
ED: 1923-25 Germany
EDEN: 1904 Australia
EDETA: 1951-60 Spain
EDGERTON: 19?? Australia
EDMONTON: 1903-10 UK
EDMUND: 1907-24 UK
EDWORTHY: 1905-50’S Australia
EENHORN: 1905-07 Holland
EGA: 1922-26 Germany
EGLI: 1968- Switzerland
EIBACH: 1924 Germany
EICHELSDORFER: 1929-31 Germany
EICHLER: 1920-25 Germany
EISENHAMMER: 1923-26 Germany
EISLER: 1920-26 Czech
EKINS: 1905-? Australia
E & L: 1901 USA
ELAND: 1955-59 The Netherlands
ELECT: 1920-23 Italy
ELECTRA: 1912 USA
ELECTRA (ADLER?): 191? Germany/Australia
ELF: 1980s- France
ELFA: 1926-32 Germany
ELFE: 1923-25 Germany
ELF-KING: 1907-09 UK
ELFSON: 1923-25 UK
ELI: 1911-12 UK
ELIE HUIN: Early 50’s-Early 60’s France
ELIG: 1956-59 Spain
ELITE: 1903-40 Germany
ELLEHAM: 1904-09 Denmark
ELLIOT(-PAYNEHAM): 1912-61 Australia
ELLIOT: 1911-14 Australia
ELLIS & FLEMING: 1901 USA
ELMDON: 1915-21 UK
ELRING: 1924-25 Germany
ELSINORE: 1973-75 Japan
ELSTAR: 1968-71 UK
ELSTER: 1924-26 Germany
ELSWICK: 1903-20 UK
ELVE: 1958-eARLY 60’S Belgium
EM: 1928-30 Austria
EMA: 1922-26 Germany
EMB:1995-? USA
EMBLEM: 1909-25 USA
EMC: 1947-52 UK
EMcM: 19? Australia
EMH: 1927-29 Germany
EML: 1990s Netherlands
EMMAG: 1924-27 Hungary
EMME: 1996-99 Brasil
EMPO: 1904-72 Netherlands
EMPIRE: 1914 Victoria, Australia
EMPIRE: 1904 SA, Australia
EMPIRE: 1917-19 Tasmania, Australia
EMURO: 1953-Late 50’s Japan
EMW: 1945-56 East Germany
EMWE: 1924-25 Germany
ENAG: 1924-25 Germany
ENDRICK: 1911-15 UK
ENDURANCE: 1909-24 UK
ENERGETTE: 1907-11 UK
ENFIELD: 1970-? India
ENGEE: 1925 Germany
ENSIGN: 1914 Australia
EO: 1930-31 Germany
EOLE: c1900 Belgium
EPA: 1924-25 Germany
ERCOLI-CAVALLONE: 1922-23 Italy
ERIE: 1905-11 America
ERING: 2000- Germany (ex Taiwan)
ERIOL: 1932-39 France
ERKA: 1924-25 Germany
ERKO: 1922-24 Germany
ERMAG: 1923-30 Germany
ERNST EICHLER: 1924-25 Germany
ERNST-MAG: 1926-30 Germany
EROS: 1990s USA
ERR-ZETT: 1938 Austria
ESCHAG: 1923-25 Germany
ESCH-REKORD: 1927-30 Germany
ESCOL: 1925-38 Belgium
ESCORTS: 1962- India
ESK: 1905 Australia
ESKA-MOFA: 1939 Czech
ESO: 1949-62 Czech
ESSE: 1922 Sweden
ESSEX: 1914 Canada
ESSEX: 19?? UK
ESWECO: 1930s? Germany
ETA: 1921 UK
ETOILE: 1933-39 France
EUREKA: 1903-08 Australia
EUROA: 1912 Australia
EUROPA: 1931-33 Germany
EVANS: 1919-24 USA
EVANS-PONSDORF: 1924-25 Germany
EVART-HALL: 1903-05 UK
EVEREST: 1925-26 Germany
EVINRUDE: 1936-37 USA
EVKNS: 1921-24 Germany
EVO: 1923-25 Germany
EVYCSA: c1956 Spain
EWABRA: 1921-24 Germany
EWB: 1910-18 Australia
EXCELSIOR: 1896-1964 UK
EXCELSIOR: 1923-24 Germany
EXCELSIOR: 1901-39 Germany
EXCELSIOR: 1907-31 America
EXCELSIOR-HENDERSON (see SUPER-X): 1997- USA
EXILE CYCLES: 1990s- USA
EXPRESS: 1903-Late 50’s Germany
EYSINK: 1899-1956 The Netherlands