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Offline Hodakaguy

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Can any one ID this Motorcycle
« on: November 26, 2022, 04:02:54 AM »
Can anyone ID This motorcycle. I found it locally in a furnature shop here in Syracuse, NY I cannot find any information on it that clear tells what it is. It is for sale and I'd like to biuy it if I can figure this out!
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Offline 33d6

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Re: Can any one ID this Motorcycle
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2022, 07:47:34 AM »
I suspect a French bike. An early-mid 50's 125cc D45 Motobecane.  Wouldn't guarantee it but I suspect it is.
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Re: Can any one ID this Motorcycle
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2022, 08:32:54 AM »
Going by the style of the engine etc I'd guess at Italian. Possibly one of the myriad Italian makers post-war and imported by companies like Sears Roebuck etc.

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Re: Can any one ID this Motorcycle
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2022, 11:42:08 AM »
Motobecane (or Motoconfort) D45 is right.

lookee here:

https://live.staticflickr.com/8592/16666336850_937345e811_b.jpg

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Re: Can any one ID this Motorcycle
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2022, 06:43:22 PM »
Yep, well identified.
HTF did a French bike end up in the US though?  :-\