Entrance to the museum. Ref 1
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Björkenäs moped gallery
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Husqvarna Populär 1958. Modell 3811. Member of the Roulettefamily. There were three models, Standard, Populär, Lyx, between 1957-1959. It was eqipped with a one gear Husqvarna engine.
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Husqvarna Populär Lyx 1960. Modell 3811. Member of the Roulettefamily. There were three models, Standard, Populär, Lyx, between 1957-1959. It was equipped with a one gear Husqvarna engine.
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Honda P50. This Honda moped is also known as P25. Started to be sold june 1966. It is the last moped which had a help engine mounted inside rear wheel. It is mainly constructed by Honda.
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Soichiro Honda, 1906-1991. At home he worked in his father's works for cycles and MC:s. He realized that after WWII a transport vehicle was needed and for this he bought a store of mc engines. For these he built his first mc named type A.
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Lutz M58. Otto Lutz had studied machine technic at high school in Stuttgart. His engine interest became so strong after war that he started a firm 1946. Here he constructed a 49 cc engine with a special view.  He sold about 3000 st.
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Zündapp KS50. In Sweden mopeds from Zündapp are still rather popular, and even if 20 years since production ceased. This moped type driving is not unusual. These mopeds have been popular because they are easy to trim. They are produced to take that extra power.
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Zündapp CX 50. CX stands for cross 1980, enduro model. 1980-1982. All Zündapp-mopeds sold in Sweden in the 1960th had air cold 50 cc two stroke (aluminum cylinder). The engine was just the same for a long time and with few exceptions parts from earlier engined fit.
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Zündapp Kompis. Even other moped producers used engines from Zündapp. One well known example for this is the Swedish moped producer Mustang, which models Mamba and Cobra were rather popular.
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Monark M51. The moped history for Monark started in Varberg 1908, when Birger Svensson (1883-1944) registered the firm "Swedish Cycle Depot". In small scale he started a bussines for cycles during spring 1909 with Carl Bertholdsson and an errand boy.
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Monark M35 1954. Engine ILO. Id:s M36, M50, M55 was also available. They could have Rex Pilot as engine. Monark had 2000 employees. During 1960 Monark got in an economical crise. Today the Monark production building in Varberg is owned by Cycleeurope and 80 persons work here.
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Crescent Topper. The museum has one white, one blue, one red.
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The beginning of moped scooters. This built on Mustang.
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Kreidler Florette. The production place was near Stuttgart. The company was founded 1903 with the name Kreidler Metall- und Drahtwerke by Anton Kreidler. 1982 the production was come to an end and badge Kreidler was sold to Garelli motorcycles in Italy.
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Gottfried Darck an engineer i Stockholm started to construct a moped engine, hoping to earn some money. 1950 AB Allmotor in Örebro began to produce the KULI-engine. Between the years 1953 and 1956 4000 engines were made and sold for 450 Skr.
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Rex Vicoped. Engine 38 cc two stroke air cold Victoria, cylinderdiameter 35 mm, stroke 40 mm, 0.8 ps at 4000 rpm. Removable cylinder head made of aluminum. Noris rotation magnet giving power for light 3 W.
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Solex. In the middle you can see one VeloSoleX. It was produced by a French company founded 1946. The production place was Paris. The company began with radiators, carburettors and micrometers before they began with help engines. The cycle itself was constructed during WWII and selling started 1946.
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Mustang Mamba. Trelleborgs cycle factory was working in a since 1994 let down cycle factory in Trelleborg, which was founded 1923 by Carl Liljeberg. 1947 they started to offer the wellknown badge Mustang. . The Cobra could be bought in three models. Cobra 1000, 2000 and 5000. Tears 1968-1983 and was very popular during 1970 th.
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Fram-King. Company Bernhard Öberg & Co was founded by Bernhard Öberg 1897 and started to produce cycles with the badge Fram had locals just beside their concurrent Nyman companies. Fram changed name to Cycle Factory Fram 1955 and two years later they produced the 3-wheel Fulda.
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See Rex Vicoped.
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Rex Scootoped. See text for Rex Vicoped.
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Yamaha FS1 is a moped from Japanese Yamaha. This moped started to be produced and sold around 1968. From the beginning the FS1 had valve controlled inlet which means a saddle feed engine. Yamaha change to memban controled inlet and the more modern version was presented 1975.
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Senior moped. There were more models among them, one produced in Dalarna by Carolus manufacturer Ragnar Carlsson from Enköping. He was a cycle merchant. 1934 he changed name to Ragnegård. The Senior moped was named Ragne Jr.
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Yamaha SS se previous picture.
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Panther was manufactured in Braunschweig Germany. In Sweden the name was spelled without h. Panther werke, the production continued well after 1946. 1951 they bougt a licence for Panther-Baby. 1953 the production of 50 cc mopeds started. 1956 Panther took over production of Rex mopeds.
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Motobecane Mobylette 1957. This is an French moped.
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Husqvarna Novolette. This is model 3521 44 cc 1 geard moped. Even called Novolette Special from 1955. The first of July 1952 through a new law selling of mopeds in Sweden was allowed. The first model from Husqvarna, 3311 was presented as 1953 model and second number in model id will in the future mean year model.
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Victoria. The company was founded by Max Burger and Max Ottenstein. This was as early as 1886 and as all others they started with common cycles. This was in Nürnberg. Already after 2 years 1000 cyles were produced. Victoria FM 38 with 38 cc engine was mounted giving power for the rear wheel through a chain.
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Sachs constructed a help engine to be mounted inside the rear wheel. Saxonette. It was equipped partly with motor inside rear wheel of the cycle and drive with a cogwheel. This type was stopped because of WWII. The construction was given to a Dutch, after WWII, company and found then the way to EMI in England which developed it to the present Cyclemaster.
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Fram-Kings volume moped. Read about Fram-King.
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ABG was a help engine with an interesting story. It started already 1942 in France, when a man named Pierre Verots constructed a side hanged help engine. The first model named VAP had 53 cc engine and was build by La Bougie BG. The VP stod for Verots-Andoit Propulseur. Over 100000 engines produced for Europe. From these, many was imported to Sweden.
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A help engine with nickname tire destroyer. Probably from France.
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Another tire destroyer.
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Motom is an Italian moped. The engine i curious in the way that it is a 4 stroke engine. Too strong for Sweden, but yet you can see this model now and then.
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Velmo help engine was manufactured from 1952. It was imported from from Velmo-Motoren Hamburg and Charles Kroon in Vansbro became reseller. The name Velmo was used for the export model, but was sold in Germany as Nordap. The drive was by cogwheel. When marked ceased for help engines Velmo died, it is said that Velmo sold out for 95 Skr.
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DKW 115. In Germany the moped producers DKW, Victoria and Express had merged to "Zweirad Union". These three offered the shown moped in different colors. It got the nickname "Plate-banana". This model had a bad selling during the period 1961-1972, when 13551 were produced. The type had difficulties with registration in Sweden, mainly for it's weight which was 78 kg.
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All of the mopeds had the DKW engine which was called Hummel. This was equipped with a 3 gear box.


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