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Gardini Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1924-1925

Gardini of Forli built two motorized bicycles in 1924, one with a DKW horizontal cylinder engine and the other with vertical cylinder and forced air cooling, and both are of 118cc.

Motorcycle production ceased after only one year, but they continued to build bicycles until 1975.

"Gardini Alvaro

Via Felici Orsini, 6. Fondata nel 1919. Costruzione e riparazione di biciclette di marca Laval. Ideazione e montaggio della "bicicletta a motore" di marca Gardini D.K.W, con motore importato dalla Germania."

Translation: Construction and repair of Laval brand bicycles. Design and assembly of Gardini "bicicletta a motore" using a D.K.W engine imported from Germany.

Sources: MC Storico Conti,

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