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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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Carlo Guzzi Supercharged 250C speed record machine

Carlo Guzzi Supercharged 250C With Phil Aynsley Carlo Guzzi designed this supercharged 250cc machine in 1937,...
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Ducati Supermono | ‘Sounds of Singles’ Supermono

Ducati Supermono 'Sounds of Singles' With Phil Aynsley Ducati began its motorcycle history with a single cylinder...
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Mondial 125 Bialbero GP Racer

Mondial 125 Bialbero GP Racer With Phil Aynsley F.B. Mondial had its origins with the F.B....
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MotoBi 175 Catria | MotoBi’s first four-stroke

1956 MotoBi 175 Catria MSDS Moto Sportive Derivate della Serie (MSDS) junior racer model With Phil Aynsley MotoBi...
1978 Moto Guzzi 250 TS

Moto Guzzi 250 TS two-stroke twin

1978 Moto Guzzi 250 TS With Phil Aynsley The 250 TS (along with its badge engineered...
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Lino Tonti | The Linto 500 GP

Lino Tonti Linto 500 GP With Phil Aynsley The Italians seem to have provided more than their...
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Hunwick Hallam X1R Racer

Hunwick Hallam X1R With Phil Aynsley One of the most exciting 'could have beens' I ever...
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Ducati 916 Strada | 25th Anniversay

Ducati 916 Phil Aynsley's last column featured the ultimate Ducati V-twin superbike - the 1299...
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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...