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Bertin Motorcycles & Mopeds

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1950s-1960s
Cycles André Bertin
6 rue Roger-Salengro
Saint Laurent Blangy (Pas-de-Calais)

Andre Bertin, a professional cyclist and successful businessman who assembled and sold mopeds and motorcycles in his French factory, also had factories in Belgium and Morocco which built bicycles.

Models include:
Bertin 1955 48cc Myster moped, with rear suspension
Bertin 1955 BA71, BA72 125cc
Bertin 1955 BA75 175cc
Bertin 1955-57 BM81, BM83 124.8cc four-stroke
Bertin 1955 BV65 98cc
Bertin 1956-58 BV66 98cc
There were also Rixe models of 98cc and 250cc which may have been rebranded as Bertin in 1957-58

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Notes: There was also a Bertin pacing machine in 1907.

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