Lito X-cam

This bike created a sensation at Earls Court Motorcycle Show in 1966. In a world in which two-strokes suddenly had taken the lead in motocross, there were still lots of sympathies for classic four-stroke machines. Could the Lito X-cam have rewritten history?

Lito X-cam
To people with a special interest in Swedish half-litre four-stroke motocross machines from the late Fifties and early Sixties names like Monark, Husqvarna and Lito will sound familiar.

These brands of bikes came in different colours but in many respects they were quite similar in their basic outline.

Most typical was perhaps the fact that they all were powered by the same Albin engine although it, quite naturally, was modified in special ways for each different brand.

Read more in the Spring edition of CDB