Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum
Triumph, BMW, & Kawasaki Sales Spares & Repairs.
Established for over 40 years and run by expert motorcyclists.
Fully authorised workshop.
Three decades before Velocette's Noddy Bike made it's indelible mark, Kurt Passow's Pawa appeared, ever so briefly.
Built in Klein-Stöckheim, the Pawa was chain-driven with a 226cc two-stroke housed in a sheet-metal monocoque chassis with interchangeable wheels, according to one source. AOM, however, says the engine was a horizontally opposed four-stroke of 60x60 b/s, and that the same engine was used in a motor-dreirad. Certainly elements of this are born out by the text of a Vis advertisement of 1922 (See Wegro).
In 1924 with inflation running rampant the business failed. Passow sold the patents and manufacturing equipment to Friemann & Wolf, who redesigned it and built the Per.
Notes: 1. OAM gives dates of 1921-1926.
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