French Motorcycles

Riva-Sport Industries - Mopeds, Scooters and Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

14-18, rue de Madrid
Vichy (Allier)

Stéphanois Louis Rivière established the bicycle company in 1944 and as part of the promotion sponsored professional riders from 1946 to 1949. In 1950, they constructed a new factory in Vichy where they built bicycles, mopeds, scooters and motorcycles.

In 1955 the company formed a partnership with Favor.

Models include:

    Type 265 65cc SER two-stroke engine
    Sulky 56 98cc A.M.C. Mustang 2T engine
    200 GS 200cc Villiers, swing arm rear suspension.
    125 N 125cc Villiers, plunger rear suspension.
    125 GL4 125cc Villiers (Larger front brake but otherwise same appearance and specification as 125N)
    R.S.I. Motobloc Type 492 luxe moped
    R.S.I. Motobloc Type 493 President moped

Sources: Cyclememory.org

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