Posts Tagged ‘italy’

Lorenzo Buratti’s Amazing Motorcycle Decor

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One of a kind motorcycle-infused home decor by Italian maker Lorenzo Buratti.

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Abby and Brittany ride a scooter! Yes, these ladies are conjoined twins… and they don’t let anything stop them from following their dreams and trying new things. They have two spines and nervous systems but two arms and two legs, the right side and left side are controlled completely separately by each woman. Teamwork and communication get them through every task, even riding two wheels!

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MotoLady website feature in Kustom World Italia magazine- The Women’s Issue February/March 2014 on page 34. Can’t help but be flattered, plus it’s especially cool that Shasta Smith of the Vintage Monkey is on the cover.  Rough translation of part of the article-  The girls of themotolady.com : are ladies, of course, but on two wheels. Elegant Amazons that can be seated on the floor for hours in the garage in front of their iron without fear of oiling their painted nails. … Creator and scorer of the blog is American Alicia Mariah… Continue Reading »

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MotoLady website feature in Kustom World Italia magazine- The Women’s Issue February/March 2014 on page 34. Can’t help but be flattered, plus it’s especially cool that Shasta Smith of the Vintage Monkey is on the cover.  Rough translation of part of the article-  The girls of themotolady.com : are ladies, of course, but on two wheels. Elegant Amazons that can be seated on the floor for hours in the garage in front of their iron without fear of oiling their painted nails. … Creator and scorer of the blog is American Alicia Mariah… Continue Reading »

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Simone’s Ivory Monster

It’s really cool seeing other retro-ish Monster builds out there. Simone de Ranieri from Pisa, Italy sent me these photos of his Ducati Monster build.  Much like the beginnings of my bike, his was a little rough around the edges.  Definitely something to be excited about in the ‘after’ state, however.  Here are some photos from the process.  Nice 60’s style Ducati logo. Gotta dig the black accents on the bottom part of the tank that give it slightly different (unique) lines when back on the bike. Build pic slideshow- Thanks for sending,… Continue Reading »

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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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Another photo of Enrica Citoni from the Cafe Twin video.

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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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