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Motorcycles

Paglianti-1959

Paglianti-1959

In the 1950s and ‘60s there were over 300 motorcycle manufacturers in Italy.  Paglianti was one of the small manufacturers in business from 1948-1966.

Peugeot Propeller Bicycle-1920

Peugeot Propeller Bicycle-1920

Peugeot is considered to be the most prestigious French bicycle.  In the early 1920s, a Parisian company named SICAM (“Société Industrielle de Construction Automobile et Motocycliste”) began constructing engines for bicycles.

Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (grey)-1996

Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (grey)-1996

The Peugeot Scoot’elec is considered to be the first successful mass-market electric scooter. It was based on and shared many parts with Peugeot’s entry-level gas scooter, the Zenith.
Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (white)-1998

Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (white)-1998

The Scoot’elec shared both body panels and suspension components with the Zenith, but differed greatly in the frame. The on-board charger, controller, and cord are stored beneath the seat, leaving only an irregularly-shaped cubby up front for storage.

Rumi Formichino- 1955

Rumi Formichino- 1955

Fonderie Officine Rumi, the Rumi Foundries, were established by Gabrielle Rumi in Bergamo, Italy in 1906.

Sachs 125-2010

Sachs 125-2010

Designed in Germany and built in China, the Sachs MadAss (“Crazy Donkey”)125 is a motorcycle in minimalist form. Weighing only 220 pounds, the motorcycle is packed with unique design features.

Salsbury Superscooter 85- 1947

Salsbury Superscooter 85- 1947

Motorscooters were born out of the necessity of economic depressions.

Schwinn Whizzer Model WZ-1948

Schwinn Whizzer Model WZ-1948

Whizzer motor kits were introduced by Breene-Taylor Engineering Corporation, a Los Angeles maker of aircraft parts, in 1939. 

Sears Allstate Compact Puch Scooter- 1966

Sears Allstate Compact Puch Scooter- 1966

In the early 1900s, small towns and farms in America were far from the centers of commerce and the idea of mail-order shopping was essential.

Sears Saber 50 (Puch)-1966

Sears Saber 50 (Puch)-1966

Those sold as Puch’s had two carburetors, while the sears bikes had to make do with one carburetor.  The Sabre is the late-model Puch street replacement for the “Compact.”  The 5-hp engine and saddle seat was powerful and roomy for two.  Puch stopped manufacturing motorcycles in 1986.

SHL M-17 Gazela-1968

SHL M-17 Gazela-1968

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Sinclair C5- 1985

Sinclair C5- 1985

The Sinclair c5 is a 3-wheeled, battery operated vehicle invented by Sir Clive Sinclair. The C5 is a recumbent tricycle steered by handles on either side of the driver’s seat, and it may be either pedaled or battery powered. 

Snow Hawk JR R60-2007

Snow Hawk JR R60-2007

The Hawk Junior 60 is a small snow bike weighing barely 100 lbs., built for kids 5 to 10 years old wishing to move and play in the snow.  The seat height is 31”.  It is fitted with a tuned pipe, silencer, and diaphragm carburetor.

Snow Hawk JR X120-2007

Snow Hawk JR X120-2007

Unique in the world, the Snow Hawk is made from the fusion of three powersports which include the motorcycle, watercraft, and snowmobile.

Solex 6000- 1972

Solex 6000- 1972

Quite a departure from Solex’s other offerings, the Flash debuted in 1969.

 

 

Solex moped-19xx

Solex moped-19xx

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