Tagged: 1959

1959 Ducati 175 Sport for Sale

1959 Ducati 175 Sport for Sale

It’s easy to forget, but Ducati’s history began with a tiny little bicycle motor and their sporting roots are in single-cylinder machines. Unlike today’s “entry-level sportbikes,” they featured sophisticated technology and top-shelf components: the...

1959 Moto Guzzi Zigolo for Sale

1959 Moto Guzzi Zigolo for Sale

The Moto Guzzi Zigolo is really a “sportbike” only in a loose sense, but fun, frugal and hey, it’s a Guzzi.  The Zigolo was a small-displacement, two-stroke bike launched in 1953 as a follow...

1959 Ducati Elite for Sale

1959 Ducati Elite for Sale

All too often, “bike enthusiasts” get caught up thinking “bigger is better”, whipping out rulers to measure their…  Uh, displacement.  But this argument doesn’t take into account the simple pleasures of a bike happily...

1959 BSA Golden Flash

1959 BSA Golden Flash

The British motorcycle industry before WWII, and directly after, was a very small world even though there were many different marquees. Triumph, Norton, BSA, Ariel and many others all had a market share before...