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Brains Versus Brawn: 1977 Moto Morini 3½ for Sale

Brains Versus Brawn: 1977 Moto Morini 3½ for Sale

Today’s Moto Morini 3½ offers up classic Italian style from a forgotten brand. Or they would be forgotten, if it’s possible to forget something you never knew in the first place, and I’d expect that very...

Good Things in Small Packages: 1981 Moto Guzzi V50 Monza

Good Things in Small Packages: 1981 Moto Guzzi V50 Monza

Although styled to match their bigger siblings, Moto Guzzi’s V35 and V50 models shared few mechanical components and, in some ways, were more refined, sophisticated machines. They shared the longitudinal engine configuration and shaft-drive...

Champagne Taste, Beer Budget: 1975 Moto Morini 3½ Strada For Sale

Champagne Taste, Beer Budget: 1975 Moto Morini 3½ Strada For Sale

Still the bargain of the vintage Italian biking scene, today’s Moto Morini 3½ Strada needs a bit of cosmetic work, but the price is in the ballpark and is said to run very nicely....

Classy Little Italian: 1984 Moto Morini 350 K2 for Sale

Classy Little Italian: 1984 Moto Morini 350 K2 for Sale

If you’re looking to ride something a bit different and don’t have a ton of cash to spend, you can’t go wrong with a Moto Morini like this 350 K2. Throughout the 1970’s and...

Low Miles, Low-Buck Exotica: 1980 Moto Morini 500 Sport for Sale

Low Miles, Low-Buck Exotica: 1980 Moto Morini 500 Sport for Sale

For those of you who thought Italian exotica were far out of reach, check out this very nice 1980 Moto Morini 500 Sport.  Postwar Italy saw a boom in two-wheeled motorcycle manufacture: the population...

1978 Moto Morini 3½ Sport for Sale

1978 Moto Morini 3½ Sport for Sale

If the “3½” on the side panels of this little Moto Morini confuse you, just be glad you don’t have to mess around with having to type that out for this article. Why they...

1986 Moto Guzzi V65 Lario for Sale

1986 Moto Guzzi V65 Lario for Sale

This one’s on the edge of acceptably “classic”, but it’s an interesting bike and pretty rare.  It was also my riding buddy’s first bike: no Suzuki GS500E for him!  No, he had to have...

1981 Moto Guzzi Monza for Sale with 99 Original Miles?!

1981 Moto Guzzi Monza for Sale with 99 Original Miles?!

Moto Guzzi is famous for its big, agricultural v-twin machines.  But in the late 1970’s, they introduced their smaller displacement alternatives to the bigger sport and touring machines.  Although big bikes have always been...