In Belgium, Ending Soon – 1936 Express SL99

In Germany, Small Displacement, Vintage by AbhiLeave a Comment

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Express was a Germany manufacturer that started with bicycles. By 1930, they had started building small motorcycles as well, with 2-stroke Sachs engines varying between 48ccs and 98ccs. Here’s one of the ‘big’ bikes, a SL99 with the 98cc powerplant.

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If you want more information on Express (also known as Express Werke), here’s the best source of information I was able to find – it details the story of a company that grew to something impressive and then almost instantly collapsed.

This numbers-matching example has never been registered for the road. It’s claimed to start and run fine, though cosmetically the paint is quite weathered. The panels are in good shape but there’s some surface rust and a couple of dings. Find this Express for sale in Peer, Belgium with bidding up to $1,130

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