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Olympia Borghi Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Italian Marque

Officine Carlo Borghi S.p.A., founded in 1893, based in Milan, via Melzo.

From 1951 to 1963 the firm built mopeds with Mosquito and Cucciolo engines and also a lightweight motorcycle badged Olympia which was fitted with a BSA Bantam 125cc two-stroke, available in both touring and sports versions.

The firm was well known for the bicycles it had been building for over 100 years.

Source: Moto di Lombardia; Tragatsch p92.

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