Francis Barnett 172cc Brooklands Track Special
1927, ERA Shed, On long term display
This machine was raced and built by the Surrey motorcycle dealer T.G. (Tommy) Meeten.
Purpose-built with long-range fuel tanks, it took endurance records in 1927, riding for 6 hours at 50 mph.
Apart from the tyres, everything on this bike is original to the Brooklands period.
Tommy Meeten went on to take over S.O.S. motorcycles and was a founding member of the British Two Stroke Club.