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Motorcycles and Mopeds from Belgium

1. Batavus Bilonet G50 Museum Victoria
This stylish maroon and white Batavus 'Super Sport' is a lightweight machine typical of the type of motor cycle developed by several European manufacturers after the Second World War. Styling became an important feature in the sales success of these cheap lightweight forms of transport. The Batavus ...
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2. Batavus Gallery - Mopeds and Motorcycles
Gallery of Classic Dutch Mopeds from Sheldon's EMU.
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3. Batavus History - mostly bicycles
The Beginning, 1904 Thursday, 15 September 1904. Andries Gaastra opens his shop selling clocks and sowing machines. Two years later he expands his assortment with bicycles of (back then) well-known, German brand Presto. Quickly this brand is superseded by there own brand, Batavus. 1917 Growing in difficult times Batavus takes over a bicycle factory and keeps growing. The 1930’s crisis stops the growth. But because of their inventive minds Batavus also starts producing carrier tricycles, motorcycles and ice skates. In this matter Batavus keeps growing and by 1940 employs – including Andries Gaastra’s sons Gerrit and Hans – 120 people.
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4. Batavus Motorcycles
Batavus motorcycles - Owners and clubs, parts resources, images, links to technical articles...
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5. Batavus Motorcycles at Sheldon's EMU
Batavus motorcycles at the European Motorcycle Universe - includes gallery.
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6. Batavus Owner's Manual
Batavus Owner's Manual for the VA and HS 50 models
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7. Beta personal site France
Several photos of models from the 1970s and 1980s.
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