Every elderly person who feels younger knows this legendary moped. The top model of the Kreidler Fahrzeugbau from Stuttgart. It was solid, in a solid design with a long lifespan. Although… if you look closer it is not the moped that came as standard. It is in fact a version of a light motorcycle that originally came from Switzerland and was exhibited in a collection for years.
By: Dirk de Jong
Do you know the Swiss barrel that the Saint Bernard dog wore on his rescue trips in the mountains? You can also see that characteristic barrel on the back of the Kreidler in a different version, the content must have been a tool. And the St. Bernard's barrel must have contained no firewater (drink) to help the unfortunate traveler get back on their feet.
In this version it is no tribute to the original Kreidler, because it is cherished by many fans, also in our country. The original version was a swift decorator, in the youth culture of that time it was a babe-magnet. You can keep looking at it and maybe even get a little quiet about it. The specimens that have been preserved are rightly pampered and cherished.
Face to face with this one-of-a-kind
This Kreidler has been restored as new and painted in a color that makes it distinctive. Jelle van Keimpema: “For me it is a special model with personal adjustments by the restorer, which makes the Kreidler engine unique. I come from a time when I remember that we had municipal police that were equipped with Kreidlers as surveillance two-wheelers and could reach no less than 80 km per hour. For me this bike has an impressive appearance. It is now almost a symbol of prosperity. ”
This special Kreidler Florett certainly still gives the nostalgic sense of beauty. A magical bike, driving is bound to be a pleasure for all senses.
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