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Colin Ball

Now i’m not sure about this either.

As far as I can remember Werner introduced springer forks in 1905 and Rex was using telescopic spring forks in 1906.

Joah Phelon claimed to have invented the kick-start before Scott but I don’t think that he sued Scott for it, like he did the 2 speed gear.

So perhaps it was only the triangulated frame then? However, I think Alexander Graham Bell developed the “spaceframe” for nautical engineering purposes prior to 1908. I can’t see that Scott’s frame was anything new in 1909.

Looks like Scott “borrowed” from everybody.