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1909 Motosacoche / CCM, Canadian Cycle Company for sale


Motosacoche was founded in 1899, by Henri and Armand Dufaux, in Geneva, Switzerland. Motosacoche was once the biggest Swiss motorcycle manufacturer, known also for its MAG (Motosacoche Acacias Gen
ve) proprietary-engines used by other European motorcycle manufacturers

From 1900 Motosacoche produced a bicycle auxiliary engine, in a subframe that could be installed into a conventional bicycle. This looked like an engine in a bag, hence the Motosacoche name, meaning “engine in a bag”.

This particular machine was manufactured by the Canadian Cycle Company, CCM.

Of particular interest are the wooden wheel rims.

Viewing in Cheshire, UK.

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