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Vaga Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured in Milano from 1925 to 1935

In 1926 Mario Vaga built a motorcycle which ran in the Gran Premio delle Nazioni di Monza (Monza GP, before it was called the GP). The machine had 175cc Blackburne engine with a three-speed Burman box. In 1930 they fielded a CF OHC 175, and also built a variety of other machines with mostly British engines including JAP and Sturmey-Archer.

Models included the Vaga Turismo 175cc two-stroke, built 1933-34.

Mario Vaga left the firm and established LVM.

Sources: MC Storico Conti, Tragatsch p289, Mauro Colombo.

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