1951 Velosolex Classic Bike for Sale – £SOLD

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1951 Velosolex Classic Bike for Sale, A Rare Vintage Early Pepper pot 45cc Swan Neck Version.

Rare Early Swan Neck Tubular Frame Model, No Paperwork


1951 Velosolex Classic Bike for Sale 1951 Velosolex Classic Bike for Sale, French Solex model pepperpot / Col de Cygne. This model is pepper pot named for the shape of the air filter and in French Col de sygne what swan neck means and refers to the shape of the frame. The idea of ??the Solex was coined during World War II by Menneson and Maurice Goddard and marketed in 1946. After the war there was a need for a cheap and efficient transport. The purchase of a Velosolex was lower than the average monthly wage and consumption was very economical, this was the basis of a very popular vehicle for many French but was also popular in many other countries. Thus the Solex a time icon. The engine was a 45cc and by means of a lever and roller drive the front wheel. Consumption was 1l/100km which corresponded with one refueling. The top speed was 28km / h..

Please note that there is no paperwork for this bike, its never been road registered in France or the UK. we have owned this machine for the last 20 years and is only for sale as we had this hanging in our old showroom as a display, last used by myself in 1998. the bike was running perfectly when last used.

All payments, delivery anywhere for a fee, part ex welcome.

Please call the shop showroom most times between 10 and 5 most days on 020 8997 2421 or try my 24/7 anytime mobile on 07973 11 12 13 and ask for Frank.

Email – fjk222@hotmail.com


By Tim Pearson

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