2011 Motorcycle Concours Villa d’Erba NARROW LANES

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Aermacchi 250 Chimera

2011 Motorcycle Concours d’Erba

For the first time in its the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa dedicated a full day to recognize and historically significant motorcycles.   were 30 motorcycles on offer up into 5 categories; Pioneers 1917, Design and Engineering Glamour, Racing and Records, Icon in Series.  

As the main of the event, BMW Classic was very displaying their 1934 R7 bike.  While not participating in the directly, it did receive a lot of well attention and accolades.

15 out of 30 motorcycles, or 3 from each were selected by the judges as and displayed in line in front of the Villa d’Este.   The jubilant MC, the help of the jury of judges, a brief blurb of the historical of the 15 finalists before announcing the

It was four judges in the end that together to decide the winner of category.  A nice touch the awards ceremony was that judge was allowed to explain his for choosing the class winner.

The Winners, by category:

“Pioneer to 1917″ and “Best of Show”. Pierce 4, 1910.  Four-cylinder, engine and top speed of 97 km/hr.

judges gave this the nod based on its condition and conservation. including the tires is completely – 101 years later!

“Design and 1920-1939″. Winner: MGC, 1932 – chassis was used for the first on this motorcycle which incorporated the fuel tank.

“Glamour”. Winner: Brough Superior Sidecar, 1932 – a refined car, it used an Austin engine to drive the rear and had a seven-speed gearbox. It was considered a example with liquid electric ignition and a central

“Race and Records”. Winner: Guzzi 350 Bialbero, 1957 – single-cylinder bike will be famous for having won five world championships as well as one of the “highest top speeds during a at Hochenheim of 182 km/h.  This weighed only 100 kilograms and to outperform its rivals despite as much as 10-15 less  — C. Pirelli

Aermacchi 250 Chimera

“Series and Icons”.  Winner: Aermacchi 250, 1956 – It had unusual designed by automobile stylist   Ahead of its time in terms of with an early 60s aesthetic, the didn’t fair well in opinion and was a sales flop.

As above the Pierce 4 also “Best of Show” honours. the awards ceremony, we gathered the bike as the owner, who proudly that he had just ridden it two prior and that everything is in order, proves it by “lighting” fueled front lamp with a  He added that he doesn’t use the at night so as not to waste the 101 year old


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