5. Kompanie Motorfahrrad

Kompanie Motorcycle Pool



BMW produced the highly reliable, capable and maneuverable R-71 beginning in 1938. It was a mainstay of the German motorcycle troops. The motoharradtruppen were the mainstay to the recon force, the types of troops being utilized by Kurt Meyer in Belgium and the Russland. The unit Currently has 3




In the 1930s BMW were producing a number of popular and highly effective motorcycles. In 1938 development of the R75 started in response to a request from the German Army.
Preproduction models of the R75 were powered by a 750 cc side valve engine, which was based on the R71 engine. However it was quickly found necessary to design an all new OHV 750 cc engine for the R75 unit. This OHV engine later proved to be the basis for subsequent post-war twin BMW engines like the R51/3, R67 and R68.


1939 Moto Guzzi Superalce 500cc


From 1939 to 1943 6,390 were built for the Italian army.The rear handlebars were to allow the passenger to hold on and fire a rifle or submachine gun such as the Beretta M38a, which is mounted on the front forks. These Bikes were trained with by the HJ from 1943-1944. The unit Currently has two Moto Guzzi’s and one sidecar