Vélotouriste 1922 Model A 113 cc two stroke auxiliary engine frame # 340321 engine # 328
The Paris based firm of Potier et Lecorsier produced this ingenious little bicycle attachment engine from the spring of 1922 till the summer of 1924.
The engine is placed longitudinally in an unusual but practical position, in front of the bracket. Bore and stroke are 60×40 mm which give the engine sufficient power to propel the bicycle and rider with a speed of some 25 km/ hour.
Clutch nor gears are employed and the rear wheel is driven by chain.
Magneto is Déesse, carberettor Zénith.
The reservoir holds 2 ½ litres of petroil and 1 litre of spare oil.
Engine, tank controls and sundry parts weigh some 14 kilos.
This charming vintage French motocyclette is complete but unrestored.