Belgium OB Collection

Photographs from Belgian trials in the 1950s, from the camera of Louis Nassogne, now part of the ‘OB Collection’.

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Trials started in Belgium in 1934, thanks to Jacques Ickx, father of the famous motor racer, Jacky Ickx. Jacques was a car journalist In the 1950s and two makes of machines were popular: big single cylinder four-stroke machines from the UK and local manufactured bikes from Belgium, these were Sarolea and small capacity two-strokes from Belgium such as Salira, Socovel, FN. All these pictures were taken by Louis Nassogne.

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DKW fitted with one of 6 frames made by René MIlhoux, a multiple champion and also a racing driver in cars and on motorcycles. He was employed by the DKW importeur.

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FN 175cc

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FN 175cc

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DKW

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FN 175cc

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Alois Sterkendries on an FN 175

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