VAPE to market Powerdynamo range

GERMAN COMPANY POWERDYNAMO GMBH, which designed and marketed bolt-on dynamo and ignition systems for classic motorcycles, has closed its doors after 27 years of service to the classic bike community.

Powerdynamo say the closure of the Berlin sales operation has been triggered by the health of its CEO but it does not mean an end to the supply of the ignition systems it developed. VAPE s.r.o. in Kromeriz, Czech Republic, the supplier of most of the company’s parts, will take over marketing Powerdynamo’s full range of products. For this VAPE has opened a new e-shop at


VAPE produces electrical parts including ignition components, magdynos, generators and alternators for British, Japanese, Italian and German motorcycles, as well as machines from the former Eastern Bloc.

Powerdynamo will continue to fulfil its warranty obligations from sales it made through their email address

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