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La Pétarade, to parade with a Mobylette on the Breton roads


Last summer, the health crisis depriving them of a long trip, Charles Corbel and Jean Hélary decided to take a tour of Brittany on mopeds. The two friends then discovered the pleasure of the ride at low speed, without too much effort, except for a few hills. “We liked it. And in Crozon (29), we met a Mobylette rental company. We said to ourselves that it would be good to have this service in Quintin (22) ”.

Scent of nostalgia

Charles, computer graphics designer in Brest, and Jean, IT project manager in Paris, therefore embarked on the adventure. They buy old mopeds, Peugeot and Motobécane. Vehicles with a scent of nostalgia for these 30-year-olds of the scooter generation.

Today they have achieved their first goal: to open The Pétarade the 14th of July. To do this, they have devoted weekends and vacations to retyping the mobs, supported by connoisseurs. And the two neophytes learn quickly and well. “To date, we have eight cyclos available for hire. In the course of the summer, we will go up to thirteen ”.

Discovery circuits

La Pétarade offers an all-inclusive service, including helmet, gloves, insurance, refueling and technical assistance. Charles and Jean also give customers ideas for discovery tours, to meet local producers. History to also take the gourmet routes of Brittany …

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