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Rigat Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: by Felice Rigat at Via Petrarca, Turino, 1904-1914

The small company introduced a motorcycle with a single-cylinder 497cc engine with magneto ignition, another of 1912 used a 550cc Fafnir, and this was followed in 1914 by a model using a Fafnir-powered belt-driven machine of 499cc with a gearbox.

Felice Rigat was a competition rider, frequently seen at local events.

Sources:
MC Storico Conti
Tragatsch p261
Bourdache pp 332, 335.
amicidellemotobicisottocanna.blogspot.com (AMBS). (See also Italian resources)



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