The MV Agusta 125/150 GTL Restoration

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The MV Agusta 125/150 (125 Project

MV Agusta is one of the most projects for restoring operators as we The Italian Motorbike Brand is in one of the most important competition in years ’50 and ’60. MV Agusta to celebrate this great by printing the list of the world prizes on the tanks of the bikes.

and Roberto found an old model ov MV 125 in a friend’s garage who sold the for 250,00 EUR.

The unknown

The hardest part of the job was not the restoration, but the that many details missleading the guys from the of the correct bike model MV 125 were built). Before a restoration process, it’s to acquire all information about the to make sure to be looking for the missing pieces. MV Agusta bikes (125 and 150) had different production version which are different just in details.

The next picture shows the identification dout. In the white some details about 2 supports.

The 2 supports close to the shock are ok (the top one). They be the supports to secure the lateral bags. The problem is about the 2 on the left of the image, the lower that are not known in any MV Agusta

In fact, there is no image all the internet (not even on the MV website) explaining theese two

This werid detail not be ignored. It could have the Team something more the model to reconstruct.

Theese could have not been in a second moment. They seem to be there since the time. What should been attached to the two screw in the original motorbike model?

This detail, that to be not so important, is defenitely important to the true MV agusta model The check at the italian motorbike office (where you give the number and you get back the model) “MV AGUSTA 125 GTL” (Gran Lusso). Googling for this (rare if related to the other candidates) i have found the pictures, still not explaining the supports.

No picture still can explain the supports. Also, the handlebars are correct. The 125 GTL, as shown in the datasheet available here. has the fused in the front frame, and the to be restored has it on the top, like the old of MV Agusta 125 TR.

Finally, after days spent in searching and the Agusta Friends of Motoclub came in help, providing the picture of a 125 GTL model WITH the supports identical to the unknown

And what could be placed on supports? The answer comes again from the expert of Tingavert Forums, with the picture that shows the type of iron bags could be handled laterally.

interesting detail. The Tank was

The next picture, shows the weird unknow support circle), and also the impossibile between the frame and the tank, definitely shows that the is not the right one for this model.

The photos show the bike from Mr. Brando) and the wrong that the Team recovered at Mr. Battaglia Old Bike Store in

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