Icon 1000 Axys Collection

Laverda SF2 resto-mod

Ah, Laverda. The great, lost name of motorcycling. KTM now has a mortgage on vibrant orange motorcycles, but in the 70s the color was synonymous…

Laverda Jota

One of the great tragedies of modern motorcycling is the death of the Laverda name. The brand was bought by Aprilia at the turn of…

Laverda Jota

The Laverda Jota sticks in my mind as the ultimate seventies superbike: it’s the two-wheeled equivalent of the iconic Lamborghini Muira. This 1977 Jota is…

1953 Laverda 75 Sport

This exquisite little machine, the color of a delicate Italian caffelatte, caught my attention on the website of Australian motorcycle photographer Phil Aynsley. The picture…

Norton Ala’Verda 850

This delicately beautiful cafe racer uses a Laverda trellis frame and a late-production, modified Commando 850 engine. It was built by French violin-maker Daniel Delfour,…

Laverda 1200

Tony Starr, a photographer from Melbourne, spotted this motorcycle in the street and squeezed off a quick shot. I’d say it’s a Laverda 1200 from…