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BMP Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Italian Marque

Manufactured: 1920-1925

Built by the Societè Brevetti Malasagna di Pinerolo, owned by Emilio Malasagna and his brother.

The BMP was powered by two-stroke 250 and 350cc twin-cylinder unit-construction engines with a 4-speed gearbox with belt drive.

Fitted with Druid forks and a front brake, a sprung saddle and weighing a mere 70kg it could achieve 70 km/h.

It is unrelated to the BMP (Buraglini, Menicucci, Perugia) built by Menicucci and the Buraglini brothers.

Sources: MC Storico Conti, et al.

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