French Motorcycles

Geco-Herstal Motorcycles


A Brief History of the Marque

Ancien Etablissements J. et H. Gerkinet
38 rue des Bas-Rogers

Manufactured in France from 1924 to 1928, the factory produced 175 to 350cc machines using Zurcher sidevalve engines and Staub 3 speed gearboxes. They also built part of the Belgian Gillet-Herstal range.

Sources: JLB Creations

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Geco herstal 350 cm3
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I have found this 350 model in south France (where I live) and I have some more documents.
What do you want to know (except philosophic answers!)?

January 2, 2001
About the company:

In 1927 the company GILLET ( Belgium ) has taken possession of the company GERKINET & Co. ( France ).

From 1927 up to 1930 ( proable ) they have built motorbikes with the name GECO-HERSTAL.

They have used ZURCHER ( 175,250 and 350 ccm ) ohv engines and STAUB gear-boxes with 3 speeds.

About my motorbike Geco-Herstal: year of construktion: 1927/28

engine: 250 ccm ohv Zurcher
gear box: Staub, 3 speed
max. speed: 100 km/h
weight: 90 kg

If you have got any information or question about GECO-Herstal, Zurcher or Staub, please contact me: rekopp at t-online.de

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