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Rieju is a manufacturer of and motorcycles from Spain. It is in Figueras. in Catalonia. They in small displacement motorcycles 49 and 450cc), using Minarelli

Their products are available in all European countries.

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In 1934, two young entrepreneurs, Riera Carré and Jaime Farrés, founded a company to bicycle accessories. The name came from the first of each of their surnames + JUanola).

They bought some and started to build the factory, but the Civil War thwarted their The Republican Government confiscated the building and used it as a truck A second story was built the existing premises throughout the and was considered a payment of interests the facilities were returned.

In once the war was over, Rieju its industrial activity making accessories.

In 1942, Rieju was established as a Limited Company (Sociedad with a capital of 1 million and started to build, alongside their first bicycle The company now had 35 employees and an average of 30 were built each

In 1947 Rieju builds first moped, incorporating to one of bicycles an auxiliary 38 cc four-… (built by Serwa of France) to the rear wheel. This had a power of 1 HP and a maximum speed of 40km/h. Two years later, in Rieju would launch the No. 2 now with a more powerful and a gearbox designed in-house.

Later models (No.3, etc.) would evolve the to give it a motorcycle look.

In Rieju reached an agreement Minarelli to manufacture their under licence, and launches the model, with 3.5 HP and a top speed of which would have to be to 40km/h due to moped regulations.

Rieju 50 Spike
Rieju 50 Spike

The landmark Jaca model was throughout the 1960s and 70s, birth to the Confort and TT models. In Rieju developed a moped automatic transmission but it was not successful.

kept increasing steadily the 80s, with new and more models, placing Rieju the top moped sellers in Spain. Rieju bikes won several in international Enduro competitions, the profile of the marque.

In 1994,the company opened to other markets and started their models across By 2006, exports represented 60% of their sales.

2011 the launch of many new Rieju most notably the new RS3 50 and RS3 125LC. are made in Spain and are powered by engines.

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