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Gnome et Rhône
Gnome et Rhône was a French aircraft manufacturer by origin, though between WWI and WWII they diversified and produced chassis and engines for cars, refrigerators, sewing machines and so on.
In 1920 they also started designing and building motorcycles, their first model was the Gnome et Rhône 500cc. This bike was manufactured for over 30 years in various models.
18/10/2011. The Sammy Miller Motorbike Museum.
This bike was built by the “Société des Moteur...