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Country:ItalyPrimary Focus:Bicycle Frames
Years of Operation:1900's - Late 1940's
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History

Betamotor has always been connected with the history and evolution of life on two wheels. The company was founded in Florence in 1904 under the name "Società Giuseppe Bianchi", for building handmade bicycles. At the end of the 1940s, with the changes that had taken place in Italian society and the development of motorised transport, the company switched to motorcycle production. The simple expedient of attaching an engine with a roller transmission to one of its bicycles, a typical example of Italian creativity, resulted in the first motorbike produced by the Tuscan firm.

The two men who ran the company, Enzo Bianchi and Arrigo Tosi, joined their initials to form the brand-name Beta, and the company’s bikes have been sold under this name ever since.



Frame Models
ModelCategoryProducedSold AsExamples
Giuseppe Bianchi hand made frameRoad Sport1900's - 1960'sUnknown1
Frame Serial Numbers(click to expand)
Serial NumberFrame DetailYearAdded By
M3218Giuseppe Bianchi hand made frame?SR
 
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