JLBweb - Les Archives de la Motos
Many models listed for French and other marques and has been a very fruitful source of information.
An excellent site with detailed information on all marques with Ydral engines fitted.
Cycle Memory | Mémoire du Cycle
Considerable information on engines, marques & models. Scans of period magazines and catalogues. Major resource.
Excellent resource with a wealth of period catalogues in PDF format.
Les Vieilles Chaînes Villefranchoises
Numerous marques with history and photos. They also have a substantial collection of books on French motorcycles available to members.
His site presents nearly two thousand photographs he has made over several decades, accompanied by a comprehensive history of the machines presented.
Le Site de La Moto Française
Has unique information along with much about Bourdache.
Covers a host of French 175cc machines often in considerable detail, and has original catalogues:
Lucer, Ydral and others.
The Moped Army
Great source for information on French mopeds.
The Moped Army
Gerard is an active researcher and spends much time in the forums, particularly on the FB group Motorcycles 1867-1930.
lesmotocyclettes-free.frThis site has been offline for some time. It contained numerous snippets of information and correspondence about some quite obscure French marques.
A wealth of information on vintage and classic French motos.
Forum de moto ancienne achats vente de moto ou voiture ancienne
Enthusiast's site - Publicités, affiches, prospectus...
Older site with information on Gnome et Rhone
Les Monet-Goyon & Koehler-Escoffier sur le Net - large quantity of documentation on two important French marques.
Terrot Club Pyreneen
Great resource. Catalogues, parts fische, adverts for 50cc 100cc 125cc 175cc 250cc 269cc 350cc 500cc 680cc 750-800cc...
Terrot Club France
Around 500 catalogues and technical documents available to members. Also forum, bibliography, model ID by serial number...
Very nicely presented page from a Terrot specialist.
Detailed history on the marque along with its relationship with Deronziere, Manufrance, E. Billion, Rupta and others. Many photographs and documents.
L'Industrie des Cycles et Automobiles, Saint Etiennes. Several decades in high resolution.
Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF)
Contains an enormous amount of information including many cycling and motorcycle images from the early 20th century by Jules Beau, some of which may also be found under his name in Wikipedia.
Archive of French magazine index 1974-2012
Club du Motocyclettiste.
Gloubik Science - Automobile
Dictionnaire français-anglais French-English | English-French
French translations (word only, not phrase)
by Oxford University
Search on manufacturer, town etc. Provides background data on all manner of French people and places. Great resource.