French Motorcycles

Ydral Motorcycle Engines

A Brief History of the Marque

 83 rue Carnot à Suresnes.

French engine fitted to many marques including AGF, Bernardet, Blotto, Cazenave, Daventry, D.S.Malterre, Follis, Gima, Gitane, Hirondelle, Mochet, MR, Ravat and Sterling (Sterva).

The firm was founded by Anatole Lardy in 1926 and Ydral is an anagram of his name. It was very much a family business, involving sons, daughters and in-laws.

Ydral Engines

Models include:

L45 (125cc)

L45 (128cc)

L45 (175cc)

L54 (125cc)

L49 (175cc)

AJ54 (125cc)

AJ55 (125cc)

AJ55 (175cc)

AJ55 Sport (175cc)

AJ55 - L49 (175cc)

AJ57 (125cc)


H58 (125cc)

250 Ydral (250cc)


Sources: Cycle Memory, club-ydral.net

Mon Mar 30 2015
Mcg428 at gmail.com
Ydral 125 cc

I am trying to find a carburetor for a Ydral 125cc from a Mochet. Any help you can offer would be wonderful.

Thank you,


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