As World War 2 came to an end factories who had turned to producing weaponry and munitions for the war effort had to quickly rethink their product. As a result companies such as Birmingham Small Arms (BSA) moved to producing motorcycles to fulfill a need for affordable, efficient transport. In 1950 Italian entrepreneur Donnino Rumi ceased the production of torpedos at his father foundry and started plans to relaunch the company as Moto Rumi. After a successful year producing scooters Donninio made the decision to produce a light weight, racing focused motorcycle and the Moto Rumi Competition SS 52 was born.
Autore: Return of cafè racer
Data: 06/03/2013 16:58:33