Portuguese Motorcycles

Today in Motorcycle History

Veneza Motorcycles

Manufactured by Armazéns Veneza of Rua Aires Barbosa 95, Aveiro.

Established in the late 1950s as a bicycle builder, early in the 1960s they began building 49cc motorcycles powered by Flandria and Zundapp. The Flandria machines were automatic single-speed, and those with the German two-strokes were two-speed.

A restored example of the Zundapp motorcycle has dual exhausts, a plush dual seat, deeply valanced mudguards and a speedometer housing above the handlebars similar in style to many scooters of the era.

Sources: OTTW; rodasdeviriato.blogspot.com