FN, 1906, Cardan joint

1906 – FN, Touring bicycle with driveshaft – 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


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