German

German Motorcycle Resources

Information on German Vintage, Pioneer & Veteran Motorcycles. Covers touring, sports and racing machines including pre-war and early post-war eras

VFV
Automobile and Motorcycle Association, Germany. Their site claims that it is the world's largest motorcycle forum.
veteranen-fahrzeug-verband.de


meisterdinger.de
Documents vintage motorcycles made in Nuremberg.
meisterdinger.de


GTU
Large database of German manufacturers.
GTU


IG-JLO-Twin
Masses of information on the JLO twin cylinder engines fitted to a good many European marques. The site went off-line in 2019, but a fairly complete archive exists at the Wayback Machine.
ig-jlo-twin.eu
Motorräder aus Leipzig
Documents vintage motorcycles made in Leipzig including several ongoing restorations.
motorräder-aus-leipzig.de


FB Group Motorräder, Zeitdokumente , Fotos
Motorräder, Zeitdokumente , Fotos


deacademic com
Russian site which borrows extensively from authoritative sites.
deacademic com


Marque Specific

D-Rad
d-rad.ch
d-rad.de


Denia
Horst Mennig submitted information on a previously undocumented German marque
Denia


DKW
DKW Motorrad Club has a wealth of information, very well presented.
dkw-motorrad-club.de


Maico
Maico at OzVMX Forum
Maico FB Group


NSU
Volker Bruse


Walter
Walter


TWN-IG
A comprehensive and well presented site on Triumph Werke Nurnberg
TWN-IG


TWN Zweirad IG
Regio Schweiz

TWN Zweirad IG


Tornax

tornaxig.de


ZundappFool
Large collection of technical information collected over three decades. Zundapp Fool


Honourable Mention



Photographs made at the DKW Motorrad Club e.V.


Translations

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


Not exactly an honourable mention, but a source for many early posts here which have for the most part been verified and corrected, or deleted:
German motorcycles, microcars and sidecars - JF