A brief history of
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Again Dot tasted racing glory by winning the Manufacturer’s Team Prize in the 1951 Ultra-Lightweight TT but became more famous for their range of lightweight Scrambles and Trials bikes. Aggressively ridden these superb handling Dot bikes beat machines 2 and 3 times their size from the major manufacturers such as BSA, Matchless, Royal Enfield and Triumph and lead to the lighter, more manoeuvrable competition machines of today.
Dot effectively ceased production in the 1960’s although the company and factory still exist, adjacent to the Mancunian Way/Chester Road at Hulme in Manchester and still supply spares and advice to Dot owners all over the world.
Dot Motorcycle Club was formed by a group of enthusiasts to help maintain
the name and reputation of the marque. The Club has published a
history of Dot to celebrate the 100 years of history for details of
the book click
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36 Ellesmere Street