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Motor cycles

The motor cycle represented, right from the start of motoring in Western Australia, a relatively cheap means of transport. In the early part of the century it gave freedom to individuals brave enough to risk what were often unpaved and dangerous roads.

By 1930 there were over 7,000 registered motor bikes in Western Australia. While that number dropped during the Second World War to 4,500, they peaked again to nearly 13,000 in 1950 immediately after the war.

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