Presentation of the Micron to the 2 wheel
professionals. It is the SIMCA 1100, launched by the Poissy firm, that will be the star of Autumn 1967 at the Automobile Exhibition in Paris.
"It was the time of hippy music, hair in the wind, and being carefree".” Sold in 1968, the MICRON is and will remain the smallest Velosolex in the spectrum.
- Lacking pedals, a peculiarity of the MICRON, it is considered to be a "motorbike" by the Administration.
- What is rendered obligatory:
- A1 driving license.
- grey card with the rear license plate.
- electric horn.
- 3 position headlight( brights, regular, and dim).
- metric speedometer.
- Same characteristics as the 3800.
- raising lever situated on the right side.
- roller diameter 38mm.
Cycle Parts :
- sheet metal bent and bolted together.
- sheet metal footrest and fenders.
- two drum brakes, front and rear..
- solid, bolted together 220mm wheels.
- Michelin Type Y tires 12 ½ x 1 ¾.
- muffler with a different bend than the 3800’s.
- road version: future Solex 5000 type handlebars, speed 32kph.
- length 1.19m, weight 32 kg.
- road safety version: 3800 handlebars, controlled intake, no electrical system, speed 15kph.
The total production of the MICRON reached about 4000 units with motor numbers from 5,000,001, and frame numbers from 5,200,000 during the period 1968 to 1974.
THE SOLEX MICRON AT THE AUTOMOBILE EXHIBITION IN BRUSSELS IN 1968
THE SOLEX MICRON IN SOUTH AMERICA
CELEBRITY WITH A SOLEX MICRON
Luis Mariano on her Solex Micron in 1969
French Basque Country
SOLEX MICRON PHOTO GALLERY
1946-2006 THE 60 YEARS OF THE VELOSOLEX IN BEAUVAIS