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Yvels 1921-1924

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The Yvel's was produced from 1921 until 1924 at 94 Rue Lauriston, Paris. Two models were built - one with a 250 JAP motor and the other (shown here) with a Villiers racing (not production) motor. They were originally constructed to compete in the Grand Prix I'ACF of 1921 (in which the rider Vernise finished 9th and last in the 250 class, one hour & nine minutes behind the winner). The two speed 2-stroke used 1:25 oil/petrol mixture and made 8.5hp. Top speed of 90kph. Photographed in Peterborough, S.A. 2012. Peterborough Motorcycle Museum collection.
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