Tag: Benelli

  • “Riverside Racer” by Analog

    “Riverside Racer” by Analog

  • Wes Garcia Classic Motorcycles ,,

    The latest build from Tony Prust of Analog Motorcycles is this 1966 Wards Riverside—a bike that originated from an unlikely marriage between Chicago’s Montgomery Ward and Benelli motorcycles of Italy. From 1959 to 1969 Montgomery Ward, the now defunct department store, sold motorcycles and scooters… Read more »

  • Benelli Sei

    Benelli Sei

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,,

    Of all the recent motorcycling anniversaries, one seems to have passed unnoticed. This year marks the centenary of the illustrious Italian marque Benelli—and according to my calculations, that makes it the oldest European motorcycle manufacturer in (more or less) continuous operation. Today the Chinese motor… Read more »

  • 1969 Benelli 250

    1969 Benelli 250

  • Chris Hunter Racing Motorcycles ,,

    The motorcycle in front in this wonderful image is Benelli’s glorious 1969 250cc four racer. It was a remarkably advanced machine for its day, with an eight-speed gearbox and a 16-valve cylinder head that boosted power to 64bhp at 14,500rpm. If that figure is correct—it’s… Read more »

  • 1977 Benelli 750 Sei

    1977 Benelli 750 Sei

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,

    Just look at those pipes. Yes, ‘Sei’ means six in Italian, and this is the legendary Benelli superbike from the 1970s. The 750 Sei was the first production motorcycle with a 6-cylinder engine, and instantly trumped the burgeoning Japanese triples and fours. Its predecessor, a… Read more »