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French Motorcycles

Benoît-Gonin Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufacturer: Alexandre Benoît-Gonin

BENOIT-GONIN
5 et 5 bis rue cité-Delassalle
LYON - lès- CHARPENNES
1907-1924 or later

Early machines were powered by Givaudan engines, and later Zedel V-twins of 700cc

Models include:
Benoit-Gonin 350cc Anzani, 1921
Benoit-Gonin Type 2C14C 750cc MAG with Sturmey-Archer gearbox.

Lyon racing results, 9th May 1920:
Sidecars 500cc
1. Jean Borgotti (G.L.),
2. Albert Sourdot (Benoît-Gonin),
3. Chapon (Benoît-Gonin)

Article:
MOTO REVUE 2135 – 27 juillet 1973
Histoire de la marque Benoit Gonin

Sources: Various



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