French Motorcycles

Today in Motorcycle History

Royal-Fabi 1955 50cc

Encore une nouvelle marque, lancée par les établissements Martin-Moulet, les nouveaux constructeurs du moteur Martinet 50 cmc.

Martin-Moulet Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured by SIFEC 1953-54
40 avenue Gallieni, Bagnolet (Seine)
also 150 Avenue Roger Salengro, Champigny sur Marne (Seine)

Le Martinet Mopeds
Models include:

  • De Luxe 49.63cc two-stroke, single and two-speed
    1956 48cc Variomatic (probably powered by the Martinet engine)

Fitted with 49cc single-speed and two-speed engines

The Valmobile was introduced at the 1952 Paris Salon. When disassembled, it fits in a valise. The prototype was powered by a 60cc Alter, with production machines running Villiers 98cc engines.
More on the Valmobile

Martinet engines were also employed in the Racer, built in St Etienne.

Sources:, La Moto Francaise, Amis Terriens,, et al.

carlovanvlietfotografie at hotmail dot com
I have seen you info on the internet abortus Frence mopeds.
I have a old French moped Le Martinet.
Do yoy have some more informtion abortus this moped?
Best regards,
Carlo van Vliet Germany

    Sorry, nothing other than what is posted above.
    Le-Martinet-Moped-CvV.jpg posted to Comments

If you have a query about these classic French machines, please contact us