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Motorcycles

BFG 1300- 1982

BFG 1300- 1982

The name “BFG” came from the company’s founders: Louis Boccardo, Dominique Favario, and Thierry Grange.

Bianchi Avanti- 1964

Bianchi Avanti- 1964

Bianchi was established by Edoardo Bianchi in 1885 Milan Italy, making Bianchi the world’s oldest bicycle company still in existence. Edoardo Bianchi was considered to be the Henry Ford of the bicycle industry.

BMW Motorad Boxer Cup Replika R1100S- 2004

BMW Motorad Boxer Cup Replika R1100S- 2004

This 2004 BMWr1100s can trace it roots back to the beginning of BMW motorcycles–the 1923 boxer twin called the r32.

BMW R2- 1931

BMW R2- 1931

BMW had only been building motorcycles for a few years when the world’s economy crashed. Timing and design were perfect, and the R2 quickly became a people’s favorite.

BMW R51-3- 1952

BMW R51-3- 1952

In 1923, the first BMW motorcycle was produced; in 1949, the first post-war bike appeared and demand for motorcycles was high.

Centaur Folding Scooter- 1964

Centaur Folding Scooter- 1964

The Centaur Folding Scooter was designed by James Wilford Foster, formerly an American employee of Lambretta, an Italian scooter manufacturer. Marketed as America’s only “full-size” folding scooter, the relatively heavy 90 pound Centaur folded down into its own seat, becoming a 20” x 30” x 16” box to be stowed in a car, boat, or airplane.

Condor A250-1969

Condor A250-1969

 

Condor motorcycles began as a bicycle works, Scheffer Freres, (Scheffer Brothers) in the Jura Mountains of southwestern Switzerland in 1891. By 1904, the company was known as Condor, named after the large Andean bird, and enjoyed a brisk business with the Swiss Army and Postal Service.

 

Cushman Standard Cast Iron Eagle- 1957

Cushman Standard Cast Iron Eagle- 1957

Everett and Clinton Cushman began making farm machinery and two-cycle boat motors in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1901. The famous “Husky” single-cylinder four-stroke engine debuted in 1922.

Derny Cyclotandem- 1950

Derny Cyclotandem- 1950

Derny is a term that has become synonymous with small pacing vehicles for bicycle racing, but the company itself was more than just jargon. Born out of a French craze for motorized bicycles during the 1930s, Derny debuted its first model, the “Entraineur” in 1938, to pace the Bordeaux-Paris race.

Derny Taon T3- 1957

Derny Taon T3- 1957

Derny began production in 1949, specializing in the manufacture of auxiliary-engined bicycles and tandems, all powered by proprietary engines. The Derny Taon, or “Horse fly” was unveiled at the 1955 Paris Motorcycle Show.

DiBlasi R7 Scooter- 1981

DiBlasi R7 Scooter- 1981

Rosario Di Blasi (1919-2008) began developing a folding scooter in 1952. In postwar Rome, bicycle theft was common, as any kind of personal transport was in short supply. The story goes that while carrying his bicycle up the 8 flights of stairs to his apartment, Di Blasi thought the idea of a folding bike would be easier to transport.

E-Solex -2008

E-Solex -2008

Production of the 3800 continued until 1988 when VéloSoleX stopped manufacturing mopeds. However, in 2004, the Cible Group purchased the brand and launched the e-Solex, an electric bicycle, notably designed by the famed Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina.



Eysink Renata Tandem Moped-1956

Eysink Renata Tandem Moped-1956

Eysink, the first Dutch car manufacturer, was founded by D H (Dick) Eysink in The Netherlands in 1886 as a bicycle manufacturer. Sons Menno and August saw a future in automobiles and motorcycles, and directed the company’s efforts accordingly.

Fuji Go-Devil- 1964

Fuji Go-Devil- 1964

Japanese company Fuji Heavy Industries is best known as the parent company of Subaru. Before they made cars, FHI was well-known for their line of scooters and motorcycles, including the little Go-Devil scooter seen here.

Fuji Rabbit Scooter- 1968

Fuji Rabbit Scooter- 1968

Fuji Heavy Industries created Japan’s first scooter, the Rabbit S-1, in 1946.

Fuji Rabbit Superflow S601- 1963

Fuji Rabbit Superflow S601- 1963

At the conclusion of WWII Japan’s Nakajima Aircraft Co. was reborn as Fuji Heavy Industries, to manufacture civilian vehicles. They were responsible for the Rabbit S-1, Japan's first motor scooter.

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