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. Argul was one of several other manufacturers who employed Kurier engines.
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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