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Gallmotor Bicycle Engines

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1953-1957

This Padua firm displayed an auxiliary motor at the 1954 Milan Fair. It was a 42cc horizontal two-stroke with variable gear ratio designed by Chiarini and Galimberti who spent three years in development prior to the show

Disassembly of the engine could be achieved in just a few minutes using very basic tools. It received critical acclaim and entered series production in 1956 but did not find a wide market.

Sources: MC Storico Conti, et al.

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