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FABIANSKI: 1936-39 Poland
FABULA: 1922-24 Germany
FACTORY BIKE: 1990s- Spain
FADAG: 1921-25 Germany
FAFNIR: 1900-14 Germany – Fafnir-Werke built engines
FAGAN: 1935-37 Ireland
FAGARD: 1923-25 Germany
FAGGI: 1950-53 Italy
FAHRON: 1960s England
FAINI: 1923-27 Italy
FAIRFIELD: 1914-15 UK
FAIRY (also known as Fee): 1905-07 UK – possibly the first motorcycle made by Douglas
FAKA: 1952-57 Germany
FALCO: 1950-53 Italy
FALKE: 1923-25 Germany
FALTER: 1952- Germany
FAM: 1951-69 Italy
FAMA: 1923-25 Germany
FAMO: 1923-26 Germany
FANTIC: 1968- Italy – builds mx and trials bikes, famous for a micro chopper in the early 70s
FAR: 1924-27 Austria
FAR: Italy – builder of the Twip electric scooter
FARET: 1927 France
FARMBYKE: 1970s New Zealand – Designed and manufactured in Waitara, New Zealand, using Suzuki components and aTC120 motor
FARNELL: c1901 UK
FATH: 1960s-70s Germany (see also URS)
FAVOR: 1919-59 France
FAVORIT: 1933-38 Germany
FAVOURITE: 1915-21 Australia
FB: 1923-25 Germany
FB: 1913-22 UK
FB-AJAY (AJS): 1970s England
FB/MONDIAL(Mondial): 1948-79 Italy
FBM: 1950-55 Italy
FC:1920 South Australia
FECHTEL: 1924-26 Germany
FEDERAL: 1903 Australia
FEDERATION: 1919-37 UK
FEE (also known as Fairy): 1905-07 UK
FEILBACH LIMITED: 1912-15 America
FELS: 19?? Germany
FEMINIA: 1933-36 France
FEO: 1950s? Italy
FERBEDO: 1954 Germany
FERRARI: 1951-54 Italy
FERRARIS: 1903 Italy
FERT: 1926-29 Italy
F.E.W.: 1920 England
FEW-PARAMOUNT: 1920-27 UK
FEX: 1923-24 Germany
FG: 1923-25 Germany
FHG: 1927-29 Germany
FIAM: 1923-25 Italy
FIAMC: 1951-53 Germany
FIDUCIA: 1902-05 Switzerland
FIFI: 1923-24 Germany
FIGINI: 1898-1910 Italy
FINZI: 1923-25 Italy
FIOR: 1980-90s Italy
FIORELLI: 1951-68 Italy
FIREFLY: 1906? Australia
FIRTH: 1915 Australia
FIT: 1950-54 Italy
FITZGERALD: 1909-12 Australia
FIX: 1922-26 Germany
FKS: 1921-26 Germany
FLAMINIA: 1960-65 Argentina
FLANDERS: 1911-14 America
FLANDRIA: Late 1950s Belgium
FLEET: 1903-08 Australia
FLEMING: 1901 USA
FLINK: 1920-22 Germany
FLINKS: 1960s? Sweden
FLM: 1951-53 UK
FLOOD: 1998- Australia
FLORA: 19? Australia
FLOTTWEG: 1921-37 Germany
FLUX: 1923-24 Germany
FLYING JOLLY: 1907-09 Australia
FLYING-MERKEL:USA
FM: 1925-27 Italy
FMT: 1922-30 Italy
FN: 1901-57 Belgium – Fabrique Nationale d’Armes De Guerre, FN motorcycles were pioneers for their time. Their shaft-driven models, built between 1904 and 1923, were very successful on racing circuits and in long distance events.
FNR: 1921 South Australia
FOALE: 1970s-? UK
FOCESI: 1952-56 Italy
FOCHI: 1954-57 Italy
FOLAN: 1990s? Sweden
FOLLIS: 1903-60 France
FONGRI: 1919-25 Italy
FORBES: 1906-12 Australia
FORCE: 1925-26 Austria
FORELLE: 1955-58 Germany
FORSTER: 1921-32 Switzerland
FORTONIA: 1924-25 Germany
FORTUNA: 1921-28 Germany
FORTUNA: 1908-15 Russia
FORWARD: 1909-15 UK
FOULIS: 190? Australia
FP: 1924-25 Hungary
FRANCE: (JAP engined race bike) 1927
FRANCE: 1931-35 France
FRANCIS-BARNETT: 1919-64 UK – Francis Barnett were among the earliest proponents of the two stroke engine. The company is largely known for its road, trials and scrambles machines using Villiers engines.
FRANCHI: 1950-Late 50’S Italy
FRANKONIA: 1923-25 Germany
FRANZANI: 1923-32 Germany
FRECO: 1923-25 Germany
FREITAL: 1925-26 Germany
FREJUS: 1960-68 Italy
FRERA: 1906-56 Italy
FRESE: 1901-05 Russia – Sarolea engined
FREUDENBERG: 1903-05 Russia
FREYLER: 1928-29 Austria
FREYER & MILLER: c1902 America
FREZE: 1903-08 (Frese 1901-05?) Russia
FRIMA: 1923-24 Germany
FRIMO: 1923-25 Germany
FRISCHAUF: 1928-33 Germany
FRISONI: 1951-57 Italy
FSW: 1924-26 Germany
FTR: 2011- UK
FUBO: 1923-25 Germany
FUCHS: 1921-25 Germany
FUCHS: 1953-57 Italy
FUJI: Early 1950’s – Early 1960’s Japan
FULDAMOBIL: 1950-61 Germany
FULGOR: 1922-26 Italy
FURCH: 1924-25 Germany
FUSI: 1932-57 Italy
FVL: 1926-35 Italy

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G&B: 1908-? Australia
GA: 1925-27 Italy
GABBIANO: 1954- Italy
GABOTTI:early 50’s Italy (125cc 2stroke – only a few were made. Made also 175cc 4s racing engine prototype.)
GABY: 1914-15 UK
GCS: 1913-23 Australia
GADABOUT: 1948-51 UK
GAGGENAU: 1925-27 Germany
GAIA: 1922-32 Italy
GALBAI: 1921-25 ?
GALBUSERA: 1934-55 Italy
GALETTI: 1960s Italy
GALLONI: 1920-31 Italy
GAMAGE: c1905-24 UK
GANNA: 1923-Late 60’s Italy
GAR: 1924-26 Germany
GARABELLO: 1906-29 Italy
GARANZINI: 1921-31 Italy
GARELLI: 1913- Italy
GARIN: 1950-53 France
GARLASCHELLI: 1922-27 Italy
GATTI: 1904-06 Italy
GAZDA: 1926-27 Austria
GAZELLE: 1903-1975 The Netherlands
GAZELLE ELECTRIC BIKE: 1937 Netherlands
GAZZI: 1929-32 Italy
GB: 1905-07 UK
GCS: 1914-17 Australia
GECO-HERSTAL: 1924-28 France
GEELY:???? China
GEER: 1905-09 America
GEDO: 1956 Netherlands
GEHA: 1920-24 Germany
GEIER: 1934-Early 60’s Germany
GEKA: 1924-25 Germany
GEM: 1914-20 Australia
GE-MA-HI: 1924-27 Germany
GEMINI: 1970- Taiwan
GEMS: 1921-23 Italy
GENEVA: 1896 USA
GENIAL-LUCIFER: 1928-56 France
GENTIL: 1903-04 France
GEORGES RICHARD: c1899 France
GEPPERT: 1925-26 Germany
GERALD: 1927-32 France
GERBI: 1952-53 Italy
GERMAAN: 1935-66 The Netherlands
GERMANIA: 1901-08 Germany
GEROSA: 1953- Italy
GERVOA: 1924-25 Germany
GG: 1928-34 Italy
GH: 1924-25 Czech
GHEZZI & BRIAN: 1990s – Italy
GIACOMASSO: 1926-35 Italy
GIGANT: 1936-38 Austria
GIGUET: 1903 France
GILERA: 1909- Italy
GILLET-HERSTAL: 1919-Early 60’s Belgium
GIMA: 1947-56 France
GIMSON: 1956-64 Spain
GINO BARTALI: 1953-61 Italy
GIRARDENGO: 1951-54 Italy
GITAN: 1951 Italy
GITANE: 1953-Early 60’s France
GIULLIETTA: 1959- Italy
GIVAUDAN: 1908-14 UK
GKD: 1978- Italy
GL: 1919-21 France
GLAS-GOGGO: 1951-56 Germany
GLENDALE: 1920-21 UK
GLOBE: 1901-11 UK
GLOBE: 1909 Australia
GLOOR: 1907-14 Russia
GLORIA: 1924-25 UK
GLORIA: 1931-33 UK
GLORIA: 1948-55 Italy
GLORIA-REKORD: 1924-25 Germany
GM: 1946-48 Italy
GM: 1990s – Italy
GM MOTORI: 1983-96 Italy
GN: 1920-25 Italy
GNADIG: 1925-26 Germany
GNOM: 1921-23 Germany
GNOME & RHONE: 1919-59 France
GODDEN: 1978- UK
GOEBEL: 1951-72 Germany
GOETZ: 1925-35 Germany
GOLEM: 1921-23 Germany
GOGGO: 1951-56 Germany
GOLD-RAD: 1952- Germany
GOLO: 1923-25 Austria
GONTHIER: 1907-25 Belgium
GORDON: 1912-16 Australia
GORDON-DOJABOUT: 1921 Australia
GORDON-SIMPLEX: 1920 England
GORI: 1969- Italy
GORICKE: 1903- Germany
GORRION: 1952-55 Spain
GOUGH: 1920-23 UK
GOUVERNEUR: 1903-07 Germany
GOVERSE & ROTTVEEL: 1931 The Hague Netherlands
GR: 1925-26 Italy
GRADE: 1903-25 Germany
GRADIOR: 1913 Australia
GRANDEX-PRECISION (GRANDEX): 1917 UK
GRAPHIC: 1903-06 UK
GRASETTI: 1952-65 Italy
GRATIEUX: 1919-21 France
GRAVES: 1914-15 UK
GRAY: 1912 Australia
GRC: 2001 Italy
GREEN: 1909-23 UK
GREEVES: 1952-78 UK
GREYHOUND: 1905-07 UK
GREYHOUND: 1907-14 America
GREYHOUND: 1914 Australia
GRG: 1926-27 Italy
GRI: 1921-22 UK
GRIFFON: 1902-Late 20’S France
GRIGG: 1920-25 UK
GRIMLEY: 1904-07 Australia
GRINDLAY-PEERLESS: 1923-34 UK
GRINGO: 1973- America
GRIPEN: 1951 Sweden
GRITZNER: 1903-62 Germany
GRIZZLY: 1925-32 Czech
GROSE-SPUR: 1934-39 UK
GROTE: 1924-25 Germany
GROWDEN: 1904-07 Australia
GRUCO: 1924-25 Germany
GRUHN: 1909-32 Germany
GRUHN: 1920-26 Germany
GRUTZENA: 1925-26 Germany
GS: 1920-24 Germany
GS: 1923-25 Germany
GSC:: 1920 UK
GSD: 1922-23 UK
GUARALDI: 1905-16 Italy
GUARD: 1905?-20 Australia
GUAZZONI: 1949-77 Italy
GUIA: 1950-54 Italy
GUIGNARD: 1933-38 France
GUILLER: 1950-Late 50’s France
GUIZZARDI: 1926-32 Italy
GUIZZO: 1955-62 Italy
GULDNER: 1925 Germany
GULLY: 1905 South Australia
GUNNER: 1922 Australia
GUSTLOFF: 1934-40 Germany
G&W: 1902-06 UK