French Motorcycles

Motorcycle Museums of France

French Motorcycle Museums and Cultural Collections

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Museums of France:

Musée D'Automobiles du Forez
Sury Le Comtal
This museum was owned by Jacques Lefranc for almost 60 years, closing in 1981. The collection was purchased by Maurice Marques of Saint Zacherie, who maintained it until 1995. Several from this collection were sold at Retromobile 2018.

Jean-Luc Gaignard Collection
Montflours, Mayenne
An important collection of over 200 motorcycles assembled over the course of 40 years, it includes an example of the infamous Landru.

Musee de Montjean sur Loire
The museum closed in September 2006. Exhibits included many French cyclos, scooters and motorcycles from the 50s.

Belcaire Pyrenees Museum
Max Dejean has assembled an auto collection which includes Koehler-Escofier, Malaguti Olympique, Favor and Monet Goyon.

City Coast Motorcycles
City Coast Motorcycles

Triumph, BMW, & Kawasaki Sales Spares & Repairs.
Established for over 40 years and run by expert motorcyclists.
Fully authorised workshop.