Entré to the museum. Ref 1 Björkenäs motorcycles gallery
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Björkenäs mopedmuseum. Ref. 1
Husqvarna mod. 30 "Angle Wing". It is not curious that the MC part at Bjorkenas museum has so many Husqvarna MC. The factory is located only 20 km away. In the museum one can find 7 different models and the oldest can be seen far away to the right on the large picture. Note that the MC is equipped with the common parallel fork. It has spiral springs.
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Husqvarna "Cat baby" 175/250 cc. When Husqvarna prsented this model which was n:o 20 and 25, but all owners now know that is got the nick name the "Cat Baby". No one knows who created that name. The first cycles was for sale 1927. The cycle had 175 cc side valve engine from JAP, but got later 250 cc.
Björkenäs mopedmuseum. Ref. 1
Gearbox was bought from Sturmey-Archer, carburettor from AMAC, magnet from Bosch. Front fork is not known today but some think it is a DRUID-fork and it is just alike. The difference is that Husqvarna had drawsprings. The engine for Cat Baby gave 5,5 ps with it's conventional sidevalve.
Björkenäs mopedmuseum. Ref. 1
Parilla scooter. Production 1955-1959. The Scooter hade large wheels and a engine mounte in the middle. Husqvarna got chassis from Italy in which they mounted Husqvarna 118 cc engine.
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Rumi 1940-1960. From the beginning Rumi was a casting firm for details to the textile industry. During WWII they made detail for submarines and torpedoes. When war was over, it was decided to start with mc:s 1950. During 1960 the company got into economical difficulties and went into liquidation. The owner Donnino Rumi went back to what he liked most to be a sculptor.
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M/42 Albin. Was produced by Monark/Albin. About 3000 mc:s were manufactured, no one were sold private. Engine 500 cc. 19,6 ps. Cylinder diameter 79 mm. stroke 101,2. Dry sump lubrication. 3 geared. Fot pedal combined with clutch. For gasoline a combinatioon of spirit-petrol was used called motyl. A special start injection liquid was used for a cold engine. This engine became later a prototype for the later NV military cycles. Even Birger Berggren's MC Union took ideas from this mc.
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TWN, 1885-1957. Triumph heritage is from a German merchant, Sigfried Bettmann, which immigrated to England 1884 from the German Kaiser Empire. He started also TWN in Germany 1896, and started production 1903. TWN is short for Triumph Werke Nürnberg. In England he started an import and export firm which was baptized to Triumph Cycle Co. TWN was liquidated 1956.
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NSU. In the 1930th NSU was the largest MC producer in Europe. NSU started 1900 with the present firm Neckarsulm Strickmachinen Union to develop motorcycles. Today the old production local which not were bombed is one of the finest museums. Furthermore houses are apartments.
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Wall Auto Wheel. The helpwheel on the cycle is a separate construction which was named Wall Auto Wheel. A.O. Smith in USA took over the rights to manufacture and by time several more saw the market like Briggs&Stratton and Johnson.
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Wall Auto Wheel drive unit.
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Husqvarna 98 cc.
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Carfield.
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Carfield.
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Gripen.
 

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