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Ending Soon – 1972 Motobecane LT 125

In France, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Motobecane did not meet reserve despite 11 bids up to $1,957. Rarely found in the US, the Motobecane LT series utilized a two-stroke twin paired with a five-speed transmission. It was introduced in 1972 to compete against bikes like the Yamaha DT125 and Honda CB125. For more information, check out this translated page from Motobecane Passion.

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1953 Motoconfort 125

In France, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

Founded in 1925, Motoconfort was a French motorcycle manufacturer that existed for just five years before they were acquired by Motobecane. During the 50s they offered a variety of models around a 125cc single – I believe this is the U54C, also known as the “Forcystandard.”

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Little French Tracker – 2014 Mash Seventy Five 125cc

In Custom, France, Small Displacement by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Mash Motorcycles is one of those manufacturers you’ve probably never heard of before. First founded in 2014, the low-volume boutique manufacturer offers good looking inexpensive motorcycles powered by small-displacement (50cc, 125cc, 250cc, and 400cc) Chinese crate engines. Think Cleveland CycleWerks, but French. In its handful of years since being established, Mash has released a surprisingly expansive lineup including factory ADV …

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Free Shipping From Belgium – 1956 Automoto Type APGL

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Post Listing Update: This Automoto did not meet reserve with 43 bids up to $1,740. Founded in 1902, the French firm of Automoto built bicycles and motorcycles. They merged with Peugeot in 1930 but still created two-wheelers under the same brand name until 1962, when Automoto was shut down. They primarily focused on upmarket bikes with bigger motors, and after …

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The French NCR – Roadson 1078R

In France, Race by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Since 1992, Jean-Francois Robert has been designing ultra-lightweight race machinery, first under the brand name ’Tucson’ with the slogan “Light is Right.” The boutique French race house’s aim is to compete with other prestigious shops such as NCR and Pierobon. Robert would partner with Yann Bakonyi and together the pair of designers and engineers would churn out some seriously impressive …

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17 of 28 – 2008 Voxan Charade Racing

In France, Race by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

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 HuberLeave a Comment

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 AbhiLeave a Comment

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

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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

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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.