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Fantic

Fantic
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Models

TX 150 Caballero
1979 YOM
TX 141 Chopper
1973 YOM
TR 125 MR
2014 YOM
Custom
1997 YOM
Cruiser
1998 YOM
Coach 250
1996 YOM

brand story

Fantic Motor is an Italian manufacturer of motorcycles. The company began in 1968, manufacturing and exporting enduro motorcycles, mini-bikes and go-karts. Today they continue in the same genre, though the names have changed to dual-sport and motard (supermoto), and they have not returned to the US market. Fantic began exporting to the United Kingdom in 1972, as part of a wave of manufacturers who took advantage of "sixteener laws," legislation that forbade sixteen-year-old motorcyclists from riding motorcycles up to 250 cc, as they had been used to. As a result, European and Japananese manufacturers exported their sporty and lightweight below-50cc engines, which had been common in Europe, to England also. Fantic produced a "sensational chopper moped" and a TI ("Tourismo Internazionale)," both of which became very popular quickly,with the reputation of being some of the fastest mopeds on the market, going as fast as 70 mph.