French Motorcycles

VBF-Cyclorev Mopeds and Motorcycles

Cyclorev-VBF, based in St Etienne, built mopeds and motorcycles.

The VBF company was established in 1908 at 16 Rue Fontainebleau, St Etienne and from 1948 built two-wheelers using Sabb and Le Poulain Cyclobloc engine.

In 1954 they used Mistral engines on some machines including 125cc and 175cc motorcycles.

For the years 1952 to 1954 they built a total of some 5000 motorised two-wheelers.

In 1955, Cyclorev-VBF merged with several other companies to form Cocymo.

Sources: Motos dans la Loire

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Allen Motorcycle Museum
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