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Rigat Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: by Felice Rigat at Via Petrarca, Torino, 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 Fafnir-powered 499cc model with belt drive and a gearbox.

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

MC Storico Conti
Tragatsch p261
Bourdache pp 332, 335. (AMBS). (See also Italian resources)

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