BMA (Bicyclette Moteur Auxiliaire)
The BMA was exempt from registration and taxes, thus enabling many of the French to progress from bicycles to petro-engine vehicles. Introduced in 1926, these are the rules for a BMA:
In 1928 Allright of Germany built a 98cc motorcycle referred to as the "Hermännchen" (The Little Hermann), named for the corpulent Hermann Goering who attended a press conference announcing the "people's motorcycle". The term persisted into the 1950s as a humourous reference to the German 98cc BMA-style motorcycles.