Tagged: three cylinder

Orange Bang: 1978 Laverda 1200 America for Sale

Orange Bang: 1978 Laverda 1200 America for Sale

While I certainly appreciate an original or perfectly-restored motorcycle, I’m also okay with what have come to be known as “resto-mods” where the original spirit of the machine is kept intact, but electrical, suspension,...

Bruiser from Down Under: 1981 Laverda Formula Mirage for Sale

Bruiser from Down Under: 1981 Laverda Formula Mirage for Sale

While currently located in New Zealand, this Laverda Formula Mirage has a very American sensibility. In spite of their accents and the fact that they drive on the wrong side of the road, enthusiasts...

Three Kinds of Trouble: 1973 Triumph Hurricane

Three Kinds of Trouble: 1973 Triumph Hurricane

Looking like a grownup version of a Schwinn bicycle, all the Hurricane X75 needs to be full-on childhood dream embodied in steel is a sparkly vinyl banana seat. A sort of proto-factory chopper originally...

She’s Just the One You Want: 1975 Laverda 3C for Sale

She’s Just the One You Want: 1975 Laverda 3C for Sale

Many of the bikes I post up here on the site are ones I admire, or recognize as being beautiful, or significant, or well-built, or just interesting. Some represent the bikes I’d actually like...

Some Assembly Required: 1984 Laverda Triple Project Bike

Some Assembly Required: 1984 Laverda Triple Project Bike

I wouldn’t normally include someone’s unfinished project like this Laverda Jota RGA here on CSBFS: too many questions, too little information, usually not enough photos to even get a good idea what you’re getting....

Tangerine Dream:1982 Laverda Jota for Sale

Tangerine Dream:1982 Laverda Jota for Sale

It’s been positively raining Laverdas this past couple weeks. I normally try to mix things up, but Laverdas, especially ones like this Jota don’t come around all that often, so it’s a case of...

Little Rocket: 1973 Kawasaki 350 S2 Mach II

Little Rocket: 1973 Kawasaki 350 S2 Mach II

Kawasaki’s two-stroke triples were a milestone in Japanese motorcycling history. While the Honda’s CB750 offered sophistication and technology at a relative budget price, it wasn’t really doing anything you couldn’t get elsewhere, although you’d...

Lightning Strikes Twice: 1984 Laverda RGS1000 for Sale

Lightning Strikes Twice: 1984 Laverda RGS1000 for Sale

Wow, another RGS for sale, this time in silver! Laverda’s RGS was basically a set of new clothes and a new mission for their rough-and-ready three cylinder engine. Earlier triples were famed for being...

Fast and Classy: 1984 Laverda RGS 1000 for Sale

Fast and Classy: 1984 Laverda RGS 1000 for Sale

With most of the places I’d actually want to go on a motorcycle currently at least an hour away, the advantages of sport-touring and grand touring motorcycles are becoming more and more appealing. And...

1981 Laverda 1000 Jota

1981 Laverda 1000 Jota

Another Laverda just popped up for sale! There’ve been so many of these lately, you’d think they were easy to find in nice shape. They aren’t. Laverda was never all that popular in the...