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Bonin Motorcycles

17 avenue de la Motte Piquet, Paris

Émile Bonin built motorcycles with full suspension, using his own engines named L'Idéal.

The business was established in 1902.

At the 1904 Salon de l'Automobile in Paris he presented a 2½ hp motorcycle named Moto-Auto Bonin-Bréache, which was produced until 1907. Bonin continued to produce motorcycles until 1928.

Émile Paul Henri Bonin died on December 29, 1935.

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