German Motorrad

Today in Motorcycle History

Securus Three-wheelers

Manufactured by Max Ortmann of Securus Mobilbau, Bergmannstrasse 53, Berlin

In 1905 Ortmann presented a motorcycle kickstart mechanism at the Frankfurt fair.

The following year at the Berlin auto show he displayed his trivoiturette, the Securus-Mobil which could be configured as a tandem two-seater or as a delivery vehicle, and a steering wheel was optional instead of handlebars.

Engines available were 4 CV and 5 CV, two speed gearbox, max speed 35 km/h.

On August 1, 1906, the company entered liquidation.

Sources:, Axel Oskar Mathieu Archive

If you have a query or information about these German motorcycles please contact us