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The Moto Morini Story

Andi Seiler • Andi Seiler, Eric

After a long snowy and six busy months of restoration time to face the truth. Did I do a job and will the Italian primadonna sing?

Alfonso Morini, the of the little Italian manufacturer Bologna, started out in the motorcycle in 1924. Together with Massi, Mattei and Mazzetti, he the Fabricca di Motobiciclette Brevetti di A. Mattei Co., M.M. for In the beginning they produced 125 and two strokes, and in 1930 they to produce four strokes.

Alfonso himself won the 125cc at the GP of Monza in 1927.

In 1937 Morini left the company to his own enterprise: Moto Morini. At he manufactured small three-wheeler and aircraft parts. Later on, in he started producing motorcycles, two strokes with small

The first model was the Turismo At the end of the forties he built a 125cc racebike. The first 175 followed in

It was the precursor of the famous race Settebello, which appeared at the end of This bike won many races and championships, and one of its riders was Agostini.

Even more was the 250 GP Bialbero developed by Dante In 1963, Tarquinio Provini won the world championship on this and placed second behind four-cylinder rider Jim Redman. today, the 40-hp Bialbero the strongest 250cc four-… ever built.

At the end of the season Morini quit GP From 1967 through the make successfully entered events like the traditional Six with their 125/150/175 Casa.

Alfonso Morini in 1969, leaving the business to his Gabriella Morini. It was time for a At the Milan show in 1973 presented a brand-new 350 with a V-twin four-… engine, the 3 ½ Strada. The parallel were operated by pushrods and the ohv-cam was belt driven.

Moto Morini 350 Kanguro

The Heron combustion chamber was in the pistons. From this other models like a 3 Sport developed that responsible for the make’s success in the A 500 version (478cc) came in later on 125 (H) and 250 (T) singles, as well as a 250 (J).

The first enduro was the 500 Camel in 1981, followed by a 350 in 1982, and a bigger 501 Camel in 1985. For the U.S. Herman the proprietor of Herdan Corporation, and distributed these bikes Bologna. He used to travel to twice a year and built a and good reputation among Morini enthusiasts. That changed.

He’s still in business and can a lot of parts (address and phone in the technical specs box).

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Moto Morini 350 Kanguro

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