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1979: Founding of firm
DEVELOPMENTAL HISTORY: His love for the automobile and motorcycle began very early in the life of Uli Egetemeir. As an active “Crosser” he was required to turn screws,nuts and bolts,subtilize and improvise. After a necessary apprenticeship in the automotive repair field where he gained the
Knowledge needed after years of training he attained the title of Master.
In a garage in Fellbach-Oeffingen Uli Egetemeir founded his Firm EGU in 1979.
1980: First EGU-Tuning-Kit
The MO-Tester H. Koch rode the Yamaha SR 600 with an output of 40 HP.
1990: EGU Racing Team wins first place
With Hans-Peter Mayer as pilot the EGU-Yamaha with its 660series engine was able to capture mostly the front positions. In September 1990 Hansi Meyer won first place at the Daimler-Benz race.
The SOS-Team developed out of a group of Crailsheim grease monkeys and Uli Egetemeir. The short term “SOS” stands for the 1988 founding of this class in the motor sport and means simply “Sound of Singles”.
Solid,robust one-cylinder four-stroke engines of variable fabrications were ingeniously and laboriously and painstakingly engineered and made “hot”. They were then installed in various different frames.
1993: "EGU-Cat-Control", Exhibition Frankfurt
...and in the same year received the Baden-Württemberg Award applied to a regulated catalytic converter for fuel-injected and carbureted engines.
1994: Promotinal Prize for handicraft
Presentation by the Economics Minister of Baden-Württemberg Martin Herzog for exemplary accomplishments for future guaranty of the handicrafts.
1995: Baden-Württemberg Innovation Prize
Wankel-rape oil-motorcycle studies.
1999: EGU-Senior colleague in the Mercedes Factory
The former Mercedes racing mechanic Josef Egetemeir was VIP-Guest by the Racing Team.
2001: 80th anniversary of Moto-Guzzi
On the occasion of the 80th Anniversary of Moto Guzzi Uli Egetemeir was guest at their plant.
2005: EGU SR 600 successful in the Austr. Oberjoch
With the Memorial – Mountain Race at the Oberjoch on 15.10.2005 the EGU SR600 with 50 hp and 600ccm was very successful at the time trials.