French Motorcycles


Poirier Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Ets. Poirier, Usine des Roches
61 Chemin des Roches
Fondettes (Indre-et-Loire)

Poirier built voiturette a volant in the 1920s, and Ydral-powered motor tricycles during the 1940s and 1950s in a variety of configurations, some with electric start.

The firm also built the Monoto from 1935 to 1963 with engines of 98cc, 110cc and 125cc. Models included MW, MW2, TW3, XW5 (Ydral AJ55), FW4, FW5.

The company still exists under the name Invacare, building wheelchairs and medical beds and as of 2014 employs 350 people.

Sources: club-ydral.net, invacare.fr, cyclememory.org

Wed Jul 29 2015
robgiles59 at hotmail.com
poirier 3wheeler
gday I have a poirier in Australia! Motor is sieved piston is no good. Help. Please

Sun May 01 2011
1941 yoral
could you please advise me how can i allocate a buyer for it? thank you!

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