Tagged: Benelli

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

1979 Honda CBX for Sale

The big, brawny Honda CBX was a grand “touring” bike from the era when that meant the bike had relaxed ergomics, effortless, arm-stretching power, and room for a passenger.  No GPS, no heated grips,...

1975 Benelli 650S for Sale

1975 Benelli 650S for Sale

Today, we’ve got a relatively rare little parallel-twin machine from Benelli, a company more widely known for their four and six-cylinder machines.  Benelli was started in 1911 by Teresa Benelli as a way to...

1983 Benelli 900 Sei for Sale

1983 Benelli 900 Sei for Sale

It’s really been raining Benelli the past couple weeks!  This week, there’s a very solid, but slightly neglected 1983 Benelli 900 Sei for sale in New Jersey.  The 900 was a development of the...

1978 Benelli 500 Quattro Race Replica for Sale

1978 Benelli 500 Quattro Race Replica for Sale

As with so many classic makers of wonderful, evocative machines, Benelli has almost been forgotten.  Which is especially ironic, since they’re still technically making bikes.  Weird, butch triples with acid-trip styling and impossible to...

1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

Six-cylinder bikes are not designed with practicality in mind: they’re expensive to engineer and manufacture, present significant packaging issues whether inline or vee engines, are often very thirsty, and difficult to maintain.  But as...

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there:  1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there: 1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

When I was kid Montgomery Wards was at the mall and they sold TV’s, clothes, tools and other necessaries for the common Merican. I liked going there but only because trips up town with...

1977 Benelli 750 Sei For Sale

1977 Benelli 750 Sei For Sale

I have a soft spot for quirky Italian exotica: the weirder the better.  I mean, I’d love a bright yellow Ducati 750 Sport, but I can’t really imagine spending $35,000 to buy one, even...

Six Italians, Bennelli 900 Sei

Six Italians, Bennelli 900 Sei

1983 Bennelli 900 Sei for sale You may have guessed the Sei is six in Italian. While there have been six cylinders in a motorcycle before (Honda RC166), Bennelli was the first production 6 cylinder...