French Motorcycles

Today in Motorcycle History

G.D. Geo Dupuy Motorcycles

31, rue Poussin, Paris 16.

Geo Dupuy built the Avance 175cc of 1925 and also G.D. motorcycles.

The firm also sold Ner-a-car and Evans motorcycles, and was the agent for Cyclemotor. They later marketed an Evans replica as the L'Evans français with a 175cc Duten engine. These were the first French-built Evans machines. They were later built by other companies including Coren & David in Orange, Vaucluse.

Dupuy's machines took part in the Paris-Nice events.

Evans 1920, Paris
Bicyclette motorisée Evans (1920) fabriquée par Cyclemotor Brothers

Evans Motocyclette 1921
Agents: Geo. Dupuy, Paris. Coren & David, Orange (Vaucluse)

European manufacturers and agents for Evans Motorcycles

Sources: La Moto Francaise, zhumoriste.

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