George Brough

George Brough (pronounced bruff), (21 April 1890–12 January 1970), was a motorcycle racer, world record holding motorcycle and automobile manufacturer, and showman. He was known for his powerful and expensive Brough Superior motorcycles which were the first superbikes. George died in 1970 but his legacy lives on in the many Brough Superior motorcycles maintained by enthusiasts to this day.

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Brough Superior Austin Four - Development
... Motorcycle Show was an Austin-engined four-cylinder motorcycle with twin rear wheels, from George Brough's Nottingham workshops ... Brough went to the trouble of making the engines special by increasing their capacity by an extra 50 cc to 797 cc and by adding a well-engineered light alloy ... On sale from March 1932, the Brough Superior Four had been in development for 18 months and brought much needed publicity to the Brough works ...
Brough Superior
... Brough Superior ( /ˈbrʌf/ BRUF) motorcycles, sidecars, and motor cars were made by George Brough in his Brough Superior works on Haydn Road in Nottingham, England, from 1919 to 1940 ... George Bernard Shaw was another among many celebrities who were enthusiastic about Brough products ... George Brough was a racer, designer, and showman ...
George Brough - Racing Career
... In 1928, George Brough recorded 130.6 mph (210.2 km/h) at Arpajon, unofficially the world's fastest speed on a solo motorcycle ...

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