Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Legendary motorcycle GDR

Motorcycles - the freedom, speed, state of mind. Chopper, cruiser, sport bike, moped, classic, heavy motorcycle, dregster, tourer, minibike ... - All kinds and classes of two-wheeled railway friends. Today we delve into history and visit the world's largest motorcycle museum GDR. In the area of ​​one thousand square meters of exposed more than 140 motorcycles, scooters and mopeds the legendary East German marks.




The museum was opened in 2008 in Berlin, located in historic buildings under the railroad tracks Berlin S-Bana between Alexanderplatz and Hakskim market.

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In several rooms crammed exhibits Reichsmarks Simson, MZ, IWL, EMW, and some others.

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In the 1940s, the former arms factory in Suhl (German Suhl) came factory bikes. Initially, this Soviet enterprise, combining several plants producing machinery with the designation AWO ("Avtovelo"). Since the fifties, after the transfer of ownership to the Government of the GDR, motorcycles were produced under the brand name Simson (German Simson).

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AWO-425 1955-1961 gg.

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Simson SR-4.1 1964-1970 gg.

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A rare exhibit of Simson-Eskorte, produced for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the GDR. Results were collected 30 of these motorcycles.

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Simson KR-51 1964-1986 gg.

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World-famous motorcycle brand MZ (German Motorrad Zschopau) in the Saxon town of Zschopau began producing in 1956.

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The accompanying motorcycles MZ ETS-250 1969-1973 gg.

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Scooter Cezeta 502-1 (Czechoslovakia).

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Motorcycles IWL (German Industriewerke Ludwigsfelde) were produced in Ludwigsfelde, Brandenburg.

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An elegant version of the IWL Pitty, 1955 release.

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And this exhibit "Moskva M1A" is a copy of which the Soviet Union created on the basis of German motorcycle DKW. The original was produced in Germany from 1939 to 1944.

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Helmet (helmets, and helmets) - since 1976, a mandatory attribute of motorcyclists in the GDR and the FRG.

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Stroller.

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From personal. As a child I was with my parents and my brother often went to the village (the village Zalari, Irkutsk region), where my grandfather rolled us on the green Ural with a sidecar. Enthusiasm and positive emotions have been provided. I well remember those moments.

To make the atmosphere of that time:

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At the output as a souvenir you can buy some motodetal.

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And a few more photos from the museum:

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Those who have petrol in the blood, who are not indifferent bikes, their history and the device, the museum definitely like it. I am afraid that ordinary citizens would be boring, so you can just read and watch this exclusive fototchet.

Motomuzey located at the following address:
A. Berliner DDR Motorrad-Museum
Rochstra├če 14 c
10178 Berlin

In Berlin the undergroundAlexanderplatz , the line U5
On the official website you can print the discount coupon of 7% for a ticket.


In conclusion, a small question: what is wrong in this picture?

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Today, everything. Read other entries in a series of specialized museums . So long!

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