What kind of bike is the Morini Rebello?
The racing Rebello and Settebello bikes were based on their road-going 175 model which itself had sporty road variants like the Tresette and Briscola. Morini’s racing variants were based, however loosely, on the road 175 model. This was a 172.4cc (60 x 61 mm) OHV push rod single, with cast iron cylinders and alloy heads.
Who is the founder of Moto Morini motorcycles?
Moto Morini is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer founded by Alfonso Morini in Bologna, in 1937.
When did the Moto Morini 350 Sport come out?
Moto Morini 350 & 500 V-twins. In the early 1970s, Moto Morini launched their first 72° V-twin engined motorcycles, designed by Franco Lambertini, and created by Franco and Gino Marchesini. The 350 Sport and Strada models displaced 344 cc and were complemented in 1977 by 500 cc Sport and Strada models.
When did Tarquinio Provini start riding Moto Morini?
In 1961, Giacomo Agostini began his racing career on a Moto Morini Settebello “Short Rods”, coming second at Trento-Bondone. Agostini was Italian Cadet Champion in 1962, and Italian Junior Champion in 1963. Tarquinio Provini, riding a Moto Morini 250 GP, won the Italian Championship in 1961 and 1962.
When did the Morini 250 Settebello come out?
Morini produced a 250 “Settebello” from around 1968 to 1970, primarily for the American market, but this was a completely different machine to the 175 Settebello. It was a road machine with no race pretensions and (with apologies to those who own one) not overly attractive.
What kind of engine did the Morini 175 have?
Morini also made race kit parts available for sale, in theory allowing any 175 to be brought up to Settebello spec. The 1956 version of the Settebello was a 172.4cc (61 x 60 mm) push rod single, with alloy cylinder and head and a cast iron barrel.