Dutch Motorcycles

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Fama Motorcycles

Constructed by W. Gerth & Zn of Utrecht who traded from 1890 to 1956, their first motorcycles appeared around 1936 fitted with Villiers and Sachs engines of less than 100cc. Better known for its bicycles, the company also imported Zundapp machines which they marketed as Zundapp-Fama, 1938-1940. Bicycles were advertised as Rijwielfabriek Fama - the name Fama is derived from the Roman goddess of fame.

There was also a Fama of Belgium by Blomme & Lecomte, and others in Argentina and Germany - see Disambiguation

Source: Conam Netherlands