French Motorcycles

Ydral Motorcycle Engines

A Brief History of the Marque

83 rue Carnot à Suresnes.

French engine fitted to many marques including AGF, Bernardet, Blotto, Cazenave, Daventry, D.S.Malterre, Follis, Gima, Gitane, Hirondelle, Mochet, MR, Ravat and Sterling (Sterva).

The firm was founded by Anatole Lardy in 1926 and Ydral is an anagram of his name. It was very much a family business, involving sons, daughters and in-laws.

Ydral Engines

Models include:

L45 (123.6cc)

L54 (125cc)

L49 (175cc)

AJ54 (125cc & 175cc)

AJ55 (125cc & 175cc)

AJ55 Sport (175cc)

AJ57 (125cc & 175cc)

G49 175cc

G55 125cc

G54 125cc,

MA54 125cc

MA49 175cc

MA55 125cc

H58 (123.6) 3-speed

H60 97.7cc

A557 125 & 175cc

250 Ydral (250cc)

Sources: Cycle Memory,

Mon Mar 30 2015
Mcg428 at
Ydral 125 cc

I am trying to find a carburetor for a Ydral 125cc from a Mochet. Any help you can offer would be wonderful.

Thank you,


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