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Old 11th August 2019, 16:31   #1
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Default Quiz, where did the name Rover come from

where did the name Rover come from?

what was the first Rover ?

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Old 11th August 2019, 16:49   #2
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Old 11th August 2019, 17:17   #3
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yes a bicycle
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The first Rover was a tricycle manufactured by Starley & Sutton Co. of Coventry, England,

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Hmmmm .... tricycle ....... 3 wheels .... Reliant Robin. ....
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Hmmmm .... tricycle ....... 3 wheels .... Reliant Robin. ....


And a perfectly good car they are too 👍👍
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The Rover Safety Bike Released in the late 1800s


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Of much greater interest was their work on jet engines.
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James Starley was a fascinating chap and its thanks to one of his inventions that cars go round corners ok.
He's also the chap who reinvented the wheel :¬)
And one of the reasons I'm a fan of Ariels as well as Rovers.
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