Motos Francaises

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by jehu, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. jehu

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  2. Asphalt Outlaw Hero

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    Does anyone know of any Koehler-Escoffiers ? I'd love to talk or correspond with an owner.
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    Thank you for the educational thread. I particularily like the Terrots, from Dijon, as I have an elegant Terrot touring bicycle from 1955.
    The French in an attempt to recover from the war, caused in about 1954 to have a large tax on luxury cars and motorcycles, and I believe 175cc was then the upper limit for "affordable" machines...
    The French always had extra style in their sheet metal, the tanks and mudguards were often very elegant.
    And the concept of a luxury motorcycle was more successful there than anywhere else, I think.
    They made very stylish, or rather, modish, side cars, may we have pictures of those, please?
    For another unique French creation, (and further to my current interst in life) google: Anes Poitou.
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    Jehu, I've been really enjoying the thredas you've started lately (epecially this one, I have a soft spot for French bikes). Thank you! :clap
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  6. jehu

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    L4C is really uncomon here in France

    BFG is great for sidecar ... But the look ...
    I've got a 2CV car and I think it could be great on a sidecar also. I've seen some Ural and Dnepr with it. The good thing is to use the car gear box : You've got a reverse speed !
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    The Dnepr club' French president was visiting CA last week; i think he has a 2cv engineered Dnepr....
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    Hohmie Been here awhile

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    Incredible pics!
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    1929 Motosacoche OE Gran Tourisme 750

    <a href="http://www.ipernity.com/doc/298767/29767309"><img title="1929 Motosacoche OE Gran Tourisme 750" alt="1929 Motosacoche OE Gran Tourisme 750" src="http://u1.ipernity.com/40/73/09/29767309.65f19484.1024.jpg?r1" height="683" width="1024" /></a>
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    Motosacoche is from Swizerland
    But nice bike also
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    Last year I was in France a place near Beaune There was a motorbike museum
    with a lot of interesting bikes
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    Beautiful Tigre made with a Panhard engine 851cc, air cooled flat twins with torsion bars valve springs (few years before the CB450...). Guessing BMW gearbox, Renault 8 disc brakes...
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