Posts Tagged ‘italian’

Monster Project: Phase 20

So, last we left off… the Monster Project was mostly put back together, and at Heath’s shop for ease of some last major-ish tasks.  The main thing left was refinishing the scraped up engine covers.  They look alright from far away, but up close… kind of bad.  A friend of mine gave me this home made (and totally awesome) cover removal tool… it worked like a charm.  I took notes of where all the bolts went, took reference photos for later reassembly and carried on.  The inner workings sure are pretty to… Continue Reading »

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Arrived at Taj’s place in Colorado last night, Ms. Moto Pro does it right! Her Aprilia Tuono is parked in the living/dining room of her 107 year old restored historic school house.

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EICMA International Motorcycle Show 2012

MOTORCYCLISTS HAVE CHANGED.I Motociclisti sono cambiati; Biker haben sich verändert; Les Motards ont changé; Los Motores han cambiado! The motto for this years EICMA International Motorcycle Show is pretty simple, it seems. But what does it really mean?  Are the Italians behind EICMA saying that motorcycling is no longer dominated by men, or are they saying something entirely different? It seems the meaning is not as easily inferred as we would like. From their press release on Februrary 18th, “The basic consideration, which prompted the claim, stemmed from the observation of current society and… Continue Reading »

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This is amazing.  A Fiat 500 gets stuck in a tiny alleyway in Italy… the cars are honking wildly, a crowd gathers… and then the motorcyclists come.  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Sometimes the Italians really know what’s up. Like the fact that having a motorcycle parked in your living room is not only totally normal, but classy as f**k. Photo from Tod’s Italian Portraits book (more info on eternal-optimist.com).

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Aurora Moto on Luis Moto‘s new Ducati 750 Sport custom. (And yes, she rides.)

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Aurora Moto on Luis Moto‘s new Ducati 750 Sport custom. (And yes, she rides.)

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Remember the Luis Moto (website) custom Monster and motolady (you might remember Donkeys in the photo) back in April? I did some hunting and found out this bike was built by Luis for his girlfriend, Aurora. Stay tuned for some exclusive photos and a short interview with the awesome couple, comin’ soon!

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Another photo I wanted to wait to post of the Moto Guzzi V7 and motolady.

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Stelvio Pass, Italy

Stelvio Pass, Italy. It suddenly makes so much sense why so many amazing autos and motos are made there.

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