Moto Bellisima — ’72 Benelli 250 Sport Special Iron & Air

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Benelli 250 Sport

Moto Bellisima – ’72 Benelli 250 Special

In some circles to as the godfather of Italian motorcycles – is one of the oldest Italian Motorcycle established in little Pesaro, in 1911. From humble as Benelli Garage, widow Benelli had the task of raising and for her boys with intimidating, yet names such as Giuseppe, Francesco, Filippo, Domenico and (“Tonino”).

Together, they as a simple, yet diverse shop – both bicycles and motorcycles – providing parts and repairs to war machines during WWI. In the company built its first engine in-house, a single-cylinder 75 cc model, immediately adapted to a frame. A year later in Benelli built its first using their own engine had by then become a 98 cc model.

The youngest, Tonino, eventually to the track. He displayed an extraordinary talent as a rider and embarked on a successful career which the company’s exceptional capacity for and production. Riding a Benelli Tonino Benelli (side great names usually to great things in my opinion) won Italian championship titles in years: in 1927, 1928 and with the single overhead (SOHC) version, and in 1931 the double overhead camshaft version.

Fast forward some 50 later, and these Italian have maintained their and to many, as Billy Joel said regarding their appeal. “I don’t know how do it, but Italians just know how to get into their bikes – just ooze ….”

Townsend’s Benelli here is no This ’72 Benelli 250 Sport is simply a head turner, in a way an woman stops one in his tracks. stock, this restored has just a few custom bits, the … megaphone exhaust. The Benelli orange against and chrome is an immediate attention wherever she’s parked or as she on by.

The … appeal begins at the lines of the fender with a run up towards the stock tank all the way through to the chrome headlight and back down to the … fork legs. The lettering on the and the detailed tool boxes borrowed from the European version of this motorcycle, and purely for aesthetics. As Tonino may said often: “Magnifico!”

Benelli 250 Sport

And with such beauty attention to form and function. No was overlooked on this restoration, an engine that was completely and is now kept healthy by Hugo of famed Vintage Italian Unlike most older bikes that get restored to be gawked at, this little 250 gets ridden hard and all long.

If you live in or around Orange CA, you might spot a grinning saddled up on his Italian scoot, through a nearby canyon or on his way to one of motorcycle shows, near and on any given weekend. If you do, simply “Bella! Bella!”, and tip your hat to

Benelli and her boys for delivering on wheels into our world. If not lucky enough to own one, are other websites you can visit.

Photos by contributor Jose

Check out more of Jose’s at SOCIETY CLOTHING’s web site; is a California based design that aims to bring a fashion alternative to the “modern lifestyle.”

Benelli 250 Sport
Benelli 250 Sport
Benelli 250 Sport

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