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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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Ducati 1299 Superleggera

Ducati Panigale 1299 Superleggera With Phil Aynsley The ultimate model in a long, long line of...
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Bimota BB1 Supermono

Bimota BB1 Supermono With Phil Aynsley The BB1 Supermono was Bimota’s only single cylinder motorcycle. First...
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Aermacchi 250 GP Racer | A two-stroke Harley GP machine!

Aermacchi saw a GP renaissance in the '70s with their 250 racers The name ‘Aermacchi’...

A brief history of DKW | ‘Damf Kraft Wagen’

DKW A brief history of DKW 'Damf Kraft Wagen' With Phil Aynsley It seems hard to believe now...
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The Hockenheimring Museum | Part Two

Hockenheimring Museum Part Two With Phil Aynsley In Part 2 of our look at the Hockenheimring Museum...
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The Hockenheimring Museum | Part One

The Hockenheimring Museum Part One With Phil Aynsley The Hockenheimring Museum contains a treasure-trove of interesting two-wheeled...
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1967 Mototrans 250cc four-cylinder Grand Prix racer

1967 Mototrans 250 Four With Phil Aynsley The Spanish Mototrans company was formed in 1958 with...
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Moto Villa 250/4 | 4-cylinder 2-stroke 250cc Grand Prix racer

Moto Villa 250/4 Racer With Phil Aynsley The Moto Villa company was founded by Francesco Villa...
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Barry Sheene’s 1979 Suzuki XR27 500 Grand Prix racer

Barry Sheene's 1979 Suzuki XR27 With Phil Aynsley Suzuki began its challenge for the 500cc World...
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1974 Norton 750 Space Frame | John Player Special

1974 John Player special Norton 750 Space Frame With Phil Aynsley A few columns ago I...
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The six-cylinder MV Agusta 500 Grand Prix racer of 1957

MV Agusta Six-Cylinder 1957 500cc six-cylinder racer Competition in the 500cc Grand Prix class was reaching...
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Gilera Saturno Piuma Corsa | 569cc single-cylinder racer

Gilera Saturno Piuma Corsa With Phil Aynsley Gilera 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 Aynsley Giovanni Parrilla was born in southern Italy in...
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Piaggio Museum Revisited | Part 2

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

Piaggio Museum Part One With Phil Aynsley I’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 Aynsley Argentine 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 Aynsley Kawasaki 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 Aynsley After 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 Aynsley Now 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 Aynsley Honda’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 Aynsley This 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 Aynsley It’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 Aynsley This is the...
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MV Agusta 750 Imola | As raced by Agostini and Pagani

MV Agusta 750 Imola With Phil Aynsley The 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 Aynsley By 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 Aynsley When it launched in 1975 the Moto Guzzi...
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Cor Dees’ Laverda Museum | Laverda heaven

Cor Dees' Laverda Museum With Phil Aynsley Cor 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 999 While the Ducati 999 was not highly regarded...
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1973 Norton 750 Monocoque

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

OSSA OSSA 250 MAR & TR280i What we have here are two firsts from the same company...



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