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Nordap Bicycle Engines

Manufactured by Nordap Motorbau GmbH, Ladeburg am Neckar, 1950-1953.

This was a 32cc bicycle auxiliary motor installed in the front wheel hub, initially with the fuel tank attached to the handlebars, and on most production models rather like a saddle tank astride the front guard. In Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden it was sold as the Velmo, the only difference being the name on the engine cover. lists Velmo-Motoren GMbH Hamburg with an image and description which matches that of the Nordap, as does (which spells it Nordaap).

Sources: GTU Oldtimerservice,,

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