Wrenchmonkees Laverda 750

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Laverda 750

If there’s one company symbolizes the style of the new wave scene, it’s the Wrenchmonkees. motorcycles are raw, simple and legendary Danish design applied to two wheels, and roughed up a

An early 70s Laverda given the treatment sounds like a made in heaven. And the boys Copenhagen have certainly the goods with this 1972 750 SF1, built for musician (and Laverda Leslie Laasner.

Laasner sounds like a client, giving Per and Nicholas and co. time and leeway to create magic. After all, the is over four decades and required a complete strip-down and before the Wrenchmonkees could their signature style.

are often surprises when you down an old bike,” says Per “We’ve always loved the and beauty of the Laverda engine, but the surprised us too.” Over two years, the project took

The unusually reliable (for a Italian) engine was left in condition, but given a complete and treated to a new electronic ignition using Dynatek and DMC components.

The work is in the suspension, with the frame and swingarm heavily to take a Yamaha YZF-R6 setup. The stock front have been lowered and fitted with Wirth springs for improved roadholding.

The Wrenchmonkees decided to retain the drum brakes, but restored laced the stock hubs stainless spokes to new 18” aluminum coated in semi-gloss black. The are now Bridgestone BT45.

The most visual changes are the hand-made a one-off created from plus the seat unit and fender. The stainless steel exhaust system is also a hooked up to a Spark muffler.

Other treats include and grips from Milanese Motocicli Veloci, and Tarozzi pegs. The Wrenchmonkees have fitted their own 4.5” up front, with a Motogadget instrument just behind. a custom aluminum battery and just to be on the safe side, a electrical rewire.

I didn’t think it’d be to improve on a stock 1970s but after seeing this I think I’ll take the version.

Check out the Wrenchmonkees’ catalog of builds on their Plus our own coverage of their over the years here .

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