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BARIGO Brand History
Patrick Barigault wanted to be a winner in motorcross racing but because the luck was not on his side he decided to express himself by creating motorcycles instead. In 1976 he managed to construct the first chassis, using the platform of a Bultaco 250. This was the first step. Being in love with four stroke engines, Barigault first created a chassis for this type of engine. Using the Honda XLS500 engine, the HB500 (Honda Barigo) was born.
Year after year, the Barigo motorcycles were starting to be appreciated in many international competitions, like the Tunis Rally Raid in 1981 and the Paris-Dakar the following year. In 1983, a new Barigo motorcycle was born, the 560 GRS, created for the Special Raid. In the same year, Barigo was asked to create a motorcycle for the BMW team. This bike became the first Barigo engine with an aluminum frame, and it was supposed to participate at an enduro race. It never did. After these motorcycles, Barigo started a colaboration with engine man... continue reading BARIGO history →