British Motorcycles

Clua Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque
Manufactured by Construcciones Mecánicas Clúa S.L. in Barcelona and connected with the Alpino concern, Clua constructed motorcycles and tricycles with 74cc to 173cc two-stroke engines from 1949 to 1964. They also built microcars.

The founder was Joan Clúa i Maluquer, and the company address was 6 Pau Casals Avenue (formerly General Goded Avenue)

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Fri Dec 01 2006
bakhirun at gmail dot com
very first bike, over parents' objections
1958 Clua single 2smoke

My dad was stationed in Spain, with radar operations in Zaragoza, in 1958-59. The whole family followed, and I was dying for a motorcycle - which (pleasing to parents) was strictly forbidden by Air Force regulations for dependants.

I skirted the law by getting a Clua, so weak that, as they say at MIT, it wouldn't pull a sick whore off a pisspot on a cold morning. I tried to ride it to Madrid but at the first steep grade it gave up the ghost. 

Sad story. Had pedals. Anyhow that was the time that I saw Carlo Bandirola ride the MV Agusta 500cc Four in a demo race through the city park, and that got my blood boiling. Fifty plus years later, blood still boils: TZR-250 (4), TZ-250, ZXR-750, RG-500/500 (3).
Jakarta, Indonesia

Mon Sep 26 2005
stephen.allport1 at ntlworld.com
i have been given a Clua it is a 2 stroke approx 125cc in nearly complete condition with a bit of work could be a nice little runner i need as much in formation as i can get on these bikea so far i have nothing the internet has little please help

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