Italian classics

Re: Italian classics

Postby BillT » Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:03 am

I'd love to have a Benelli Sei someday.

Need to convince SWMBO that 3 bikes just aren't enough, first!


Something like this:

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'73 Norton 850 Commando - 3030xx
'69 Norton Ranger 750 - P11/1289xx
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'61 Matchless G80CS - 61/G80CS/41xx
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Re: Italian classics

Postby GRM 450 » Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:57 am

Philippe, you said, "My SF2 has been plagued by DPO and I have to redo the complete wiring!"

What is DPO?

Dave, I followed a Pantah the same as yours today, sounded beautifull. Don't see many any more. They were a very advanced machine for something that was designed in the '70's

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Re: Italian classics

Postby prmurat » Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:36 am

GRM 450 wrote:Philippe, you said, "My SF2 has been plagued by DPO and I have to redo the complete wiring!"

What is DPO?




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Re: Italian classics

Postby GRM 450 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:34 pm

http://picasaweb.google.com/docq00/Moto ... 9702172050

Here is a link to some pics from this years Moto Giro Australia. (old blokes on old bikes)

Friday afternoon to Sunday evening starting from the Woodford Hotel, then all through the Sunshine coast hinterland. (Queensland)
About 1000kms of good fun,

graeme

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Re: Italian classics

Postby speirmoor » Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:05 pm

GRM 450 wrote:http://picasaweb.google.com/docq00/Motogiro2010#5506874539702172050

Here is a link to some pics from this years Moto Giro Australia. (old blokes on old bikes)

Friday afternoon to Sunday evening starting from the Woodford Hotel, then all through the Sunshine coast hinterland. (Queensland)
About 1000kms of good fun,

graeme

some really nice machines there!
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Re: Italian classics

Postby Paul » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:19 pm

this topic seems me to be a nice opportunity to post a picture of my Ducati MHR ...

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Re: Italian classics

Postby GRM 450 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:54 pm

Nice Mille Paul, I like the ss fairing

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Re: Italian classics

Postby daveh » Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:21 pm

Some photos of Italian classics at Spa Francorchamps, June 2009. Mostly Laverda twins and triples, Ducati V twins, MVs.

http://s377.photobucket.com/albums/oo22 ... =slideshow

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Re: Italian classics

Postby grandpaul » Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:43 pm

What a gorgeous bike, Paul.

My highest compliments on a timeless classic that is more or less one of my lifetime dream bikes to own (750SS).
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Re: Italian classics

Postby Paul » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:48 am

@ GRM 450 and Grandpaul: thanks !

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Re: Italian classics

Postby daveh » Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:30 pm

Some more Italian machines, but not the type you see every day. These were taken at the Dunboyne Festival, Co. Meath, Ireland, this afternoon.

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Motobi (not sure of cc or model)

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But this is certainly more familiar:

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Re: Italian classics

Postby Fullauto » Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:56 am

Never seen a yellow Ducati Desmo or 750 Sport.

Seen plenty of orange ones.

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Re: Italian classics

Postby Paul » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:20 am

There must be something wrong with your eyes, Fullauto.

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Re: Italian classics

Postby BrianK » Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:22 pm

Fullauto wrote:Never seen a yellow Ducati Desmo or 750 Sport.

Seen plenty of orange ones.



If you mean BEVEL as opposed to Desmo, you may be right. But Ducati's made a lot of yellow bikes, and I don't think they've had any non-desmo bikes in a long time, if ever.

my 97 900SS, for one, is yellow. And therefore, much faster than any red bike.

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Re: Italian classics

Postby davamb » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:25 pm

Were the ill-fated parallel twins desmo?
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