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Lito founder passes away

(Posted 18 Sept 2010)

Words and photos from Nisse Wedin

Lito1Kaj Bornebusch, the founder of the Swedish brand Lito, passed away after a period of time with kidney disease. He was born on the 19th of June 1937 and passed away on the 11th of September 2010.

He is survived by his wife Kajsa and his two girls, Eva and Ann.

Kaj was a good motocross rider and was the man who introduced sidecar motocross in Sweden. More famously, he was the an behind the Lito MX bikes in his workshop Litoverken in Helsingborg.

His biggest triumph was when Sten Lundin won the 500 MX GP in 1961.

The photos, from 2004, show Kaj with Sten Lundin, having a ride again on his GP Lito from 1961.