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Most interesting of all was Tilbrook racing rotary valve 4 stroke design

945 Rex Tilbrook manufactured motorcycles and sidecars using a Villiers imported engine, with a leading link front fork and a cantilevered rear suspension system. He also developed a racing rotary valve 4 stroke engine.

1953 Tilbrook, made in Adelaide. Rex Tilbrook, a renowned bike racer in the old days, was always coming up with innovations to improve his race bikes and decided to build his own, both race bikes and road bikes.

1953 Tilbrook, made in Adelaide. Rex Tilbrook, a renowned bike racer in the old days, was always coming up with innovations to improve his race bikes and decided to build his own, both race bikes and road bikes.

Tilbrook Motorcycles

Tilbrook Motorcycles

Tilbrook Motorcycles

Tilbrook Motorcycles

1950 Tilbrook Classic Motorcycle

1950 Tilbrook Classic Motorcycle

1953 Tilbrook 125cc Rotary Valve Engine

1953 Tilbrook 125cc Rotary Valve Engine

At race meetings, the immaculate bikes were accompanied by mechanics dressed in blue Italian-style overalls, decorated with Rex’s three-pointed star emblem.

At race meetings, the immaculate bikes were accompanied by mechanics dressed in blue Italian-style overalls, decorated with Rex’s three-pointed star emblem.

Est. 945 Rex Tilbrook manufactured motorcycles and sidecars using a Villiers imported engine, with a leading link front fork and a cantilevered rear suspension system. He also developed a racing rotary valve 4 stroke engine.

945 Rex Tilbrook manufactured motorcycles and sidecars using a Villiers imported engine, with a leading link front fork and a cantilevered rear suspension system. He also developed a racing rotary valve 4 stroke engine.

Denis Minett 1951left the UK permanently for Australia to develop a 125cc rotary valve motor for Rex Tilbrook of Adelaide. He had his last race in 1953 at Victoria Park, Ballarat, finishing 6th on a GP Triumph.

Denis Minett the UK permanently for Australia to develop a rotary valve motor for Rex Tilbrook of Adelaide. He had his last race in 1953 at Victoria Park, Ballarat, finishing on a GP Triumph.

Race Event  8th October 1951. Woodside South Australia

Race Event 8th October 1951. Woodside South Australia

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