A Brief History of the Marque
Manufacturer: Curt Hanfland GmbH (Motorradwerk), Berlin W 62, Bayreuther Str. 7
Hanfland Motorcycles had the badge designation HFD, the best known of which was a model with their own 147cc Kurier two-stroke engine. This engine was also used by Bayerische FlugzeugWerke for their Flink motorcycles, so was effectively the first BMW engine.
Hanfland was also the producer of a lightweight Kurier motorcycle which was available with engines of 2 hp until 1925.
Weight 58 kg.
Rear and tail light are operated with carbide burners.
Curt Hanfland wrote a book on lightweight motorcycles in 1921, "Der Fahrrad Hilfsmotor - seine Konstruktion und Anwendung".
Sources: GTU Oldtimerservice, motor-lit-berlin.de, et al.
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