Moto Morini 350

Moto Morini 350 by Ad Hoc

Just outside Barcelona is a small workshop called Ad Hoc Cafe Racers with a story we can all relate to. It’s run by David, a man with a keen sense of priorities. “I started Ad Hoc as a project about a year go,” he says. “My old job was not fulfilling enough, and I needed…

Moto Morini Settebello

Moto Morini Settebello

In Italian, “Settebello” is idiom for “seven of diamonds”. And this little 175cc Moto Morini is a real diamond, packing a surprising punch from its four-stroke single motor. This was during happier days for Moto Morini, when it enjoyed huge competition success after WWII.

Moto Morini motorcycles

Moto Morini 3½

I get a lot of requests to feature certain classic motorcycles, and the same bikes tend to pop up. Top of the list, believe it or not, is the Moto Morini 3½. So it looks like the Bologna-built machines have a very solid fan base these days (which includes Hugo Wilson, the editor of the…

Moto Morini

Moto Morini custom

One of the saddest stories of recent times is the demise of Moto Morini. The Scrambler remains one of my all-time favorite bikes, but the factory is now in liquidation and remaining stock is for sale at a discount. So it felt appropriate to travel back in time a little and feature a classic Moto…

Moto Morini Scrambler

Moto Morini (est. 1937) deserves a much higher profile than it currently enjoys. The Scrambler has finally gone on sale, with a grunty 1187 cc…