RIEJU MOTORS models & brand history

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Rieju SMX 125 4T

Everything about RIEJU


RIEJU is a motorcycle manufacturer was founded in 1934 by two businessmen, Riera Carre and Juanola The name of the company is actually a mix of names: Riera and Juanola. In the years of existence, RIEJU was manufacturing bicycle parts, the two planning to gather funds in to build their own factory.

they managed to start the the building has never been due to the Spanish Civil War, the government using it for the army.

After the war was ended, the two businessmen their company, trying to set up a parts manufacturing line. In the Riera and Juanola registered company, which had a capital of no less than 1 million Although they remained on bicycle parts, the company manufacturing their first namely the Emporium and the Marathon.

At time, the 35 employees of the company had the to build approximately 30 bicycles per

The time passed by and RIEJU managed to build its first in 1947. The bike came a 38cc French Serwa a two speed gearbox and 1 carburetor, able to reach a top speed of 40 Dubbed No.

1, the motorcycle served as the base for No. 2, the second bike manufactured by in July 1949 which was with a French 50cc

If in the past the company only motorcycle parts from manufacturers, RIEJU managed to its own bike in 1953, when it the 175cc motorcycle. This was produced in partnership with no less than 5000 being sold between and 1961.

Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T

As the company grew up, new and more models were released by the but one of the most important bike is the Marathon released in 1979. The was available in multiple flavors, 50cc and 74cc, all of them introduced at the Barcelona Exhibition took place the same

Thanks to the fact that the represented a real success, became pretty interested in motorcycles, a different part of the in which the company had to evolve a few later. At the same show took place in Barcelona in RIEJU came out with a new bike mostly based on

During the same year, the received a prestigious award the Spanish government, namely the Plate for Motorcycle Achievement, it took the second place in the World Championship.

In the next few years, RIEJU quite a popular brand on the manufacturing market and it managed to deals that could its bikes more attractive for the consumers. For instance, it equipped the 4T MRX and SMX motorcycles with Yamaha the bikes being sold in no than 19,530 units.

At time, RIEJU’s headquarters has no than 12,500 square the company planning to roll out more advanced motorcycles in the future.

Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T
Rieju SMX 125 4T

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