20 January 2017

Phillip Harrington Photograph of Motorcycles and Scooters. Rome 1955

This photograph is by Phillip Harrington for 'Look' magazine. My (inexperienced) guess from front to rear:
1. Lambretta 150 LD (with aftermarket parts)
2. Vespa 150GS (?) (with aftermarket parts)
3. Bianchi (type unknown)
4. Vespa 150GS (?)
5. MV Agusta (with aftermarket parts, bikini fairing)
6. Lambretta 150 D 'Sport' (with aftermarket parts)
7. Lambretta 150 LD (with long range tank)
8. Unknown motorcycle (with aftermarket parts)

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05 November 2016

Lambretta 48 'Junior', 150LD 'Deluxe' & 150D 'Sport' from Bennett and Wood Ltd, Brisbane Australia

Brochure for the 1957 Lambretta 48 'Junior', 150LD 'Deluxe' & 150D 'Sport' from Bennett and Wood Ltd, Brisbane Australia. [here]

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Gilera 125 5V & 150 5V Arcore Service Station Manual and Parts Catalogue

Gilera 125 5V & 150 5V Arcore service station manual (in Italian) and parts manual (in Italian, French & English), text can be searched. [here]

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05 January 2016

Moto Guzzi Motoleggera

More of the beautifully preserved Moto Guzzi Cardellino Motoleggera at the 2015 Festival of Italian Motorcycles. Note the original fascetta in steel, not aluminium.

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18 November 2015

Festival of Italian Motorcycles 2015

The Festival of Italian Motorcycles is an annual event organised by the Classic Italian Motorcycle Association of Australia and the Moto Guzzi, Ducati and Laverda Clubs in Victoria. Its held in the traditional home of the Italian community in Australia at Piazza Italia on Lygon Street.

Although the start time was 9am the the bikes started arriving early, this is about 7:30am.

By lunch, about 250 bikes.

Unrestored Cardellino Motoleggera with original tyres.

Rare factory built for Australia (raced in Australia) Lambretta racer.

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11 October 2015

Jaguar XK140

A Jaguar XK140 from the collection of Carl Lindner at Seppeltsfield winery September, 2015.

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