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17 of 28 – 2008 Voxan Charade Racing

In France, Race by Tim Huber0 Comments

Voxan Motorcycles was founded back in 1995 with the aim of establishing itself as a contender in the global sport market. Started by Jacques Gardette, Voxan brought two seasoned names onboard to design the French moco’s machines. Renowned GP designer and builder Alain Chevallier – who sadly passed away last October – designed the Voxan frames while expert engine builder …

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#20 of 31 – 2001 Voxan VB1

In France, Sport by Tim Huber0 Comments

The VB1 was first debuted in 1999 at the Paris Motorcycle show (seems appropriate), but it would be another two years before customers would finally receive deliveries of the rare French liter bike which was only produced in 2001. Designed by Thierry Henriette (of Boxer who designed various stylish sporty two and four-wheelers), only 30 VB1 models were manufactured, making …

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5 Rarities in Italy

In France, Italy, Less than 5k, Sport, Vintage by Abhi0 Comments

A elderly gentleman in Carini, Italy has a collection of bikes, most of which he has owned for over 30 years. Unfortunately, he is getting old and needs to sell some motorcycles, so a group of his friends are helping out. They’ve currently got 5 bikes up on eBay, and all are said to be “in beautiful restored condition” and …

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In Belgium – 1955 Terrot ETDS Police

In France, Standard by Abhi0 Comments

Post-Listing Update: This Poice Terrot did not meet reserve with bidding up to $2,480. My favorite Belgian motorcycle seller strikes again with a lovely little French police bike. Terrot started building bikes in 1902, and by 1929 they had sold 100,000 of them. They ran a very successful racing program in the 30s, but after the war they focused on …

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Fire Rescue – 1962 Motobecane 125SV

In France, Standard by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: This Fire Rescue Motobecane was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. I love public service motorcycles, and this “Fire Rescue” bike is easily one of the coolest I’ve ever seen. It’s claimed to still be in “fairly decent” condition but it may need some work if you really want to cover some miles on it.

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Advanced in France – 1931 Peugeot P108

In France, Standard, Vintage by Tom Wacker0 Comments

The 1931 Peugeot P108 is not only a beautiful piece, it boasted several innovative features. Prime among them is no separate primary drive and gearbox, but everything tucked into one neat case. The lines and look are very elegant. The P108 is driven by an air cooled 249 cc single side valve motor. Considered a lightweight, the 108 had full …