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Magni-BMW MB1

8 YEARS AGO / 1 COMMENT / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

Magni is one of those motorcycling names, like Egli, that hovers on the periphery of stardom. Egli is inseparable from Vincent, but Magni is associated with MV Agusta, Honda and Moto Guzzi. Some of the earliest Magnis, though, had BMW power. The MB1 shown above uses a heavily modified airhead taken from a BMW R80,…

1977 MV Agusta Magni 860

This purposeful-looking beast is a one-off built by the mercurial Arturo Magni. It’s an MV Agusta 750 bored out to 860cc and equipped with chain drive, a new engine cradle, and that simply beautiful exhaust system. Its pedigree is impeccable: Magni was Count Domenico Agusta’s Direttore Sportivo del Reparto Corse, the head of the MV…