FN, 1906, Touring bicycle with drivetrain

FN with driveshaft, Touring bicycle, 1906, Belgium

F.N. is the acronym of Fabrique Nationale D’Armes De Guerre – Herstal (Belgium), a company established in 1815 as gun and ammo manufacturer.

In 1885 started producing velocipedes, offering a new chainless transmission, using a driveshaft.


Technical notes:

  • Driveshaft trasmission, no chain
  • Bell operated by the rolling resistance of the tire spinning
  • Oil headlamp
  • Tool bag


Marque: FN
Year of production: 1906
Model: with driveshaft
Type: touring bicycle
Nation: Belgium
Name: FN
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