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Motorcycles

Solex 3800S- 1966

Solex 3800S- 1966

The Solex motor bicycle was built as the result of two French engineers endeavoring to create a better bicycle.

Solex 5000- 1972

Solex 5000- 1972

Introduced in 1971, the Solex 5000 was the hip and trendy version of the 3800 model, aimed squarely at the youth market.

Solex Flash 6000- 1972

Solex Flash 6000- 1972

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

 

 

Solex Micron- 1968

Solex Micron- 1968

Solex released the Micron, its most diminutive model, at the end of 1967. Powered by the engine from the larger 3800 model, the Micron represents a bit of a misstep for the Solex company.

Solex Pli-Solex 5000- 1974

Solex Pli-Solex 5000- 1974

The Pli-Solex is the folding version of the Solex 5000. The frame folds in the center, and the handlebars, seat, and engine may be removed to allow for easier transport or storage.

Solex Tenor- 1973

Solex Tenor- 1973

Building on the previous model’s architecture, the Tenor was a Solex 6000 featuring an Italian-made Franco Morini “Gyromat” engine and was available in various trim levels. 

Solex VeloSolex 45-1951

Solex VeloSolex 45-1951

In 1940, Marcel Mennesson had a prototype built for a bicycle equipped with a motor on the front wheel. The 38cc engine was outfitted with a roller transmission, carburetor and tank, and mounted on the front 700-millimetre wheel.

Suzuki GSXR750- 1988

Suzuki GSXR750- 1988

The mid-1980s saw the beginning of the “bullet” bike. Suzuki took three models of race bikes and de-tuned them for sale to the public.

Suzuki T-350- 1971

Suzuki T-350- 1971

Building on its success in the 1960s with racing two-strokes, Suzuki decided to create a large-capacity multicylinder sports bike for road riders.

Valmobile Fold Away Scooter- 1950

Valmobile Fold Away Scooter- 1950

While not a household name, Victor Bouffort (1912-1995) was a prolific French inventor of the mid-20th century. Inspired by the collapsible Welbike motorcycle used by British paratroops during the war, Bouffort developed a prototype for a folding, stow-away scooter in the early 1950s.

Valmobile Fold Away Scooter-1961

Valmobile Fold Away Scooter-1961

Production of the Valmobile “suitcase scooter” by the Hirano Motorcycle Company of Japan began in 1956, after the previous manufacturer Martin-Moulet struggled to find success for the Valmobile in its native France.

Vespa P200E- 1979

Vespa P200E- 1979

There are certain scenes that spring to mind when thinking of Italy. The Colosseum in Rome, the gondolas on the canals of Venice, and narrow roads filled with Vespa scooters.

Vespa Piaggio Grande Super Deluxe- 1978

Vespa Piaggio Grande Super Deluxe- 1978

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Vespa PX150 Scooter- 2005

Vespa PX150 Scooter- 2005

Piaggio was founded in Italy in 1884 as a business that made luxury ship fittings.

Xtreme Motor Co. Cooper 107 (replica)- 2004

Xtreme Motor Co. Cooper 107 (replica)- 2004

The “CR107" is advertised as a “dirtbike for power hungry riders looking for adventure.”  It was designed by Guy Cooper, 1990 American Motorcyclist Association National 125cc Motocross Champion and styled after the Honda XR50.

Yamaha Jog-1993

Yamaha Jog-1993

At first glance, this Yamaha Scooter may not appear to be anything special.  Upon closer inspection, you will see that it only has .4 of a mile on it.  In fact, it has 10,000.4 miles on it as the speedometer has turned over.

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