Archive for May 21st, 2011

May 21, 2011

A proven performance

With the Trimph models being used extensively in racing of the period, especially endurance at speed, the engines proved themselves to the daily riders as reliable, strong units. No wonder they sold by the truckload.

May 21, 2011

Florett Gulf

Another twho wheeled adorned with Gulf colours; this time a lesser know German make called Kreidler ~ although in the late fifties one third of German mped were Kreidler. This is a 50cc moped, so quite a diminutive example of the race colors, especially with clubman bars.

Here’s the bike in regular livery:
Although a small cc’d engine they did specialize to be Grand Prix winners in the 50cc class. Their better know model of this “Florett” line is the earlier one, nearly Italia in its design lines.

…and here’s the racer, a svelte marvel!