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Adria Motorcycles

Adria 1920

Adria Motorenfabrik, Paul Mühlbach, Kamenz (Sa)

A Brief History of the Marque

Paul Mühlbach, Kamenz (Saxony)

The Adria firms' main business was building engines for automobiles and boats. Their motorcycles utilised sidevalve singles of 276cc and 346cc. Another source says the engines were 276cc & 282cc. Early models were single-speed belt drive, later models had three speed gearboxes.


Kraftrad - 2 1/2 PS 280cc four-stroke
Leichtmotorrad Typ G 1921-1925 Steudel sv 149cc 70x52 mm
Leichtmotorrad 0,74/1 PS 1922-1925 Steudel sv 183cc 77x55 mm
Typ G2 1,109/2,5 PS 1922-1925 Steudel sv 247cc 80x68 mm

Sources: Tragatsch p69, et al

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