French Motorcycles

Riva-Sport Industries Mopeds

A Brief History of the Marque

14-18, rue de Madrid
Vichy (Allier)

Stéphanois Louis Rivière established the bicycle company in 1944 and as part of the promotion sponsored professional riders from 1946 to 1949. In 1950, he constructed a new factory in Vichy where he built bicycles, mopeds and scooters.

In 1955 the company formed a partnership with Favor.

Models include:

    Type 265 65cc SER two-stroke engine
    Sulky 56 98cc A.M.C. Mustang 2T engine
    200 GS 200cc Villiers

Sources: Cyclememory.org

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