French Motorcycles

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Motocyclettes Doué

VA Doué, 7 place de la Charité, Lyon

Motorcycles, tricars and engines. The engines were both singles and V-twins, and some were water-cooled.

The Type D 3¼ h.p. has a two-stroke single cylinder engine mounted low in a bicycle-style frame using belt drive plus a chain for the pedals. Brakes front and rear, no suspension.

One of the machines from their 1903 range is a Clément Autocyclette, as marketed by Aiglon in France and Garrard in England.

Motorcycle production ended in 1905, and the firm was acquired by Maurice Comte prior to 1913.


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