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French Motorcycles

French Motorcycle Resources

Information on French Vintage, Pioneer & Antique, Touring and Racing Motorcycles including pre-war and early post-war eras

JLBweb - Les Archives de la Motos
Many models listed for French and other marques.
archives-moto.jlbweb.fr


Motos Anglais
British motorcycles, in French

Motos Anglais


Cycle Memory | Mémoire du Cycle
Considerable information on engines, marques & models. Scans of period magazines and catalogues. Major resource.
Cycle Memory


Chez Alice
Excellent resource with a wealth of period catalogues in PDF format.
encoreplus


Les Vieilles Chaînes Villefranchoises
Numerous marques with history and photos
vieilleschainesvillefranchoises


hazebrouck-autrefois.com
Lucer, Ydral and others.
hazebrouck-autrefois.com


gitane-testi.blogspot.com
Quite a number of less common French marques.

gitane-testi.blogspot.com


petochon.fr
Information on many French marques including original catalogues:
petochon.fr


Forums

lva-moto.fr
A wealth of information in the forums and elsewhere on vintage and classic French motos.
lva-moto.fr



motoancienne.forumactif.org

Marque specific

Austral motorcycles.
motocyclettesaustral.es.tl

ajl-creations.com
Older site with information on Gnome et Rhone
ajl-creations.com/gnome-rhone/

Ultima
ultimalyon.jpcor.fr


Tools

Translations Linguee
Dictionnaire français-anglais French-English | English-French
linguee.fr/francais-anglais/

French translations (word only, not phrase)
by Oxford University
en.bab.la/dictionary


actuacity.com
Search on manufacturer, town etc. Very useful information provides background data on all manner of French people and places.
actuacity.com


Archive of French magazine index 1974-2012
Club du Motocyclettiste.
motocyclettiste.fr


Classic Motorcycle Fibreglass
Classic Motorcycle Fibreglass
Tanks, seats, guards and fairings for classic bikes, cafe racers and post-classic motorcycles.