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F. W. Chase

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F. W. Chase of Chase Motors

1906 Holder of the six-hour motorcycle record.[1]

1902 November. National Cycle Show 'The stall of the Bat Motor Manufacturing Company is naturally a centre of attraction, for here we have the identical machine on which F. W. Chase made his astonishing six-hour motor cycle record only this week, and which the same rider rode 50 miles 1hr 7min 2-5sec last September. Little the worse wear is this machine, which is said to have covered 2000 miles without any serious attention the engine being necessary.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times (London, England), Friday, September 14, 1906,
  2. The Sportsman - Saturday 22 November 1902