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Phil Aynsley

Phil Aynsley
Phil has been a Ducati rider for 45 years and professional photographer for the last 27. Best of both worlds really!
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Gilera Saturno Piuma Corsa | 569cc single-cylinder racer

Gilera Saturno Piuma Corsa With Phil AynsleyGilera debuted its new Bialbero (DOHC) single cylinder engine...
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1963 Moto Parilla 250 Wildcat | 114kg | 26hp

1963 Moto Parilla 250 Wildcat With Phil AynsleyGiovanni Parrilla was born in southern Italy in...
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Piaggio Museum Revisited | Part 2

Piaggio Museum Part Two With Phil AynsleyContinuing the tour of the Piaggio Museum with a look...
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Piaggio Museum Revisited | Part 1

Piaggio Museum Part One With Phil AynsleyI’ve been lucky enough to have had the run of...
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Benelli 750 & 900 Sei six-cylinder | With Phil Aynsley

The first six-cylinder production motorcycle! With Phil AynsleyArgentine car designer and entrepreneur Alejandro de Tomaso...
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Kawasaki F9-R | And a short early Kawasaki GP history

Kawasaki F9-R Rotary-valve Racer With Phil AynsleyKawasaki began its international road racing campaign a little later...
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2004 Kawasaki ZX-RR MotoGP machine

2004 Kawasaki ZX-RR Kawasaki MotoGP With Phil AynsleyAfter having look at one of Kawasaki's most famous...
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1977 Kawasaki KR750 | As raced by Gregg Hansford

Gregg Hansford's 1977 Kawasaki KR750 With Phil AynsleyNow here is bike of great historical interest!...
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1992 Honda NR750 | RC40 oval piston V4 Honda Superbike

1992 Honda NR750 With Phil AynsleyHonda’s concept of an oval-pistoned engine (or more correctly, a...
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Laverda 750 SFC | Fritz Egli Racer as raced at Imola 200

Fritz Egli Laverda 750 SFC With Phil AynsleyThis is one of two bikes commissioned in...
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1966 MZ RE250 two-stroke racer

1966 MZ RE250 two-stroke racer With Phil AynsleyIt’s a bit difficult to think that 50...
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1998 Suzuki RGV500 | Grand Prix 500cc Two-Stroke

1998 Suzuki RGV500 Nobuatsu Aoki's 1998 RGV500 XR88 Grand Prix motorcycle With Phil AynsleyThis is the...
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MV Agusta 750 Imola | As raced by Agostini and Pagani

MV Agusta 750 Imola With Phil AynsleyThe name '750 Imola' normally brings a silver Ducati...
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Ritorno powered Vee Two Imola Evo | Brook Henry

Ritorno Vee Two Imola Evo With Phil AynsleyBy 1978 Ducati was looking to modernise its...
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The Moto Guzzi V 1000 I-Convert

Moto Guzzi V 1000 I-Convert With Phil AynsleyWhen it launched in 1975 the Moto Guzzi...
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Cor Dees’ Laverda Museum | Laverda heaven

Cor Dees' Laverda Museum With Phil AynsleyCor Dees is a Dutchman with a serious Laverda...
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Ducati 999 | Leon Haslam’s BSB Ducati 999 Racer

Ducati 999 Leon Haslam's 2006-2007 BSB Ducati 999While the Ducati 999 was not highly regarded...
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1973 Norton 750 Monocoque

1973 Norton 750 Monocoque With Phil AynsleyThe 1973 750 Monocoque was the first design that...
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OSSA | A brief history and new versus old

OSSA OSSA 250 MAR & TR280iWhat we have here are two firsts from the same company...
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Moto Morini 350 & 500 air-cooled V-twins

A history of Moto Morini and their 350 & 500 V-twins With Phil AynsleyHere are...
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Laverda 1000C | Laverda’s 1000cc Triple

1971 Laverda 1000C Laverda Triple Cylinder Prototype With Phil AynsleyThe Laverda 1000 triple was first seen...
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Pierluigi Poggi’s Motorcycle Collezione Moto Poggi

Collezione Moto Poggi With Phil AynsleyEarlier this year I had the opportunity to photograph the Collezione...
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Capriolo Cento 50 flat twin | An early boxer with a difference

The Capriolo Cento 50 flat twin With Phil AynsleyThe previous column talked about the Capriolo 75. This...
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Capriolo 75 | Capriolo 75 Sport

Capriolo With Phil AynsleyCapriolo was the motorcycle division of the famous Italian aircraft manufacturer Caproni...
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Sanvenero 125 and 500cc GP Racers from the 1980s

Sanvenero 125cc & 500cc GP Racers With Phil AynsleyEmilio Sanvenero (a building contractor) was an enthusiastic...
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Soriano Tigre | Obscure Spanish motorcycles | R.Soriano SA

R. Soriano SA Obscure Spanish motorcycle marques 1944 96cc Soriano Tigre With Phil AynsleyAs a change from...
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1986 Heron Suzuki TSR08 GP Racer

1986 Heron Suzuki TSR08 GP Racer Ciba-Geigy Bonded Aeroweb frame made by Nigel Leaper With Phil...
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Kawasaki KR500 Grand Prix Motorcycles | A Short History

Kawasaki's KR500 two-stroke racer With Phil AynsleyThe Kawasaki KR500 was one of those “almost, but...
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Ducati 100 Gran Sport

Ducati 100 Gran Sport With Phil AynsleyIt was the 100 Gran Sport that started Ducati’s...
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Mondial 175 | Turismo Veloce | Sport | Gran Sport

Mondial 175 OHC Mondial Turismo Veloce Mondial Sport - Mondial Gran Sport With Phil AynsleyMondial is best...