The 1911 Flying Merkel offered simple but effective "Merkel-style" front forks.

1911 Flying Merkel Pictures

The 1911 Flying Merkel motorcycle offered V-twins of 885 and 1000 cc's, along with the customary single-speed belt drive.

A swingarm suspension on the back used sliders similar to those on the forks.

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