Riga 50cc Machines

Riga (1965-1992):

In the 1960s, the idea of providing people of the Soviet Union with an easy to use, easy to maintain, motorised transport took form. The idea was followed by action and a plan was formed at Riga Engine Factory “Sarkanā zvaigzne”. Initially, the Hungarian Dongó, bicycle-mounted auxiliary engine and the Velosolex motorcycle was tested, but these vehicles did not bring the expected success, so they turned their attention toward light motorcycles as they had proved popular in the West.

Riga Related Information:

  • Wikipedia Riga page here.
  • Sheldon’s EMU Riga page here.

Riga Featured 50cc Machines:

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