Motorcycle: Monet et Goyon GZ-2 3-Wheeler 1930

From 1917 to 1957, Monet et Goyon was one of France's leading motorbike brands, with headquarters in the Saône-et-Loire department of Mâcon.

The founding of the company had a tragic background:
The horrors of the First World War left countless war injured - Josef Monet and Adrien Goyon responded with initially non-motorized vehicles for those people with disabilities. Walking disabled veterans were able to move among other things with tricycles by crank drive.

A short time later, the French produced the British "Wall Auto-Wheel" of the English company Villiers under license, a side of the rear wheel to be fixed unit of drive wheel and engine - the first motorized vehicles were thus available.

At the same time, Monet & Goyon entered motorcycle construction with Villiers 2-stroke engines and 4-stroke engines of the Swiss M.A.G engines with a displacement of up to 498m³. Numerous victories by well-known contemporary racers confirm the success of these Monet & Goyon brands.

Our example exhibited in the TOP Motorcycle Museum is a Monet & Goyon GZ-2 built in 1930 - a nice example of a so-called Automouche, where the driver and front passenger sit back to back, the tank is between the two seats and operated with manual override ,

This 3-wheeler is still fully operational!

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