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Austrian Motorcycles

O & B Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufacturer:
Opel & Beyschlag

Formed in Austria in 1893 by Heinrich Opel and and Beyschlag, the partnership utilised engines from the German Opel factory to build unconventional shaft-driven singles and V-twins. No examples of the motorcycles have survived.

Heinrich Opel was one of the five sons of Adam Opel, all of whom were champion pioneer German cyclists.

Sources: Wikipedia | voz.com.at



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