French Motorcycles

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Keops Motorcycles

Built from c.1920 by Edmond Guinard at Venette in Oise and in Compiègne. An example of a 175cc two-stroke motorcycle exists at the automobile museum in Talmont Saint Hilaire (, and another with a 175 Moussard is displayed at Musée de la Moto de Marseille.

J. Guinard built components for "Cycles, Motocycles & Automobiles" in Compiègne as early as 1909.

Sources:, contemporary literature.

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