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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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Jawa 350 Racer | Four-stroke parallel twin from 1961

1961 Jawa 350 Racer With Phil AynsleyJawa was by far the most active of the...
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Aprilia Moto 6.5 Starck | One polarising motorcycle

Aprilia Moto 6.5 Starck With Phil AynsleyAprilia approached famous French designer Phillipe Starck to come...
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Parilla 1960s rotary disc-valve 125 | 60kg | 21.5hp

Parilla Motorcycles With Phil AynsleyParilla is best known for its long line of four-stroke singles...
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Moto Guzzi’s 500/4 Racer from 1954

Moto Guzzi's 1954 in-line 500/4 Racer With Phil AynsleyIn a recent column I looked at...
Laverda's 650GT twin-cylinder

Laverda 650 Twin | The ‘modern’ Laverda story

Laverda 650 Twin The 'modern' Laverda story By Phil AynsleyWhat we have here is the beginning...
PA American Eagle GT F

Laverda Motorcycles in the US branded American Eagle

American Eagle & Laverda By Phil AynsleyI have previously mentioned that the first Laverdas imported...
PA Moto Guzzi cozette supercharger F

Moto Guzzi supercharged 500/4

Moto Guzzi supercharged OHV 500cc four With Phil AynsleyThis is one of those bikes that...
PA Kawasaki HR F

1970 Kawasaki H1R 500 Triple

Kawasaki H1R 500 Kawasaki's first racing tripleIt’s always nice to be able to photograph an...
PA Harley Davidson XR F

Harley-Davidson XR750 Dirt Track Racer

Harley-Davidson XR750One of the most recognisable of all American motorcycles are the Harley Davidson...
The Moto Comet 175

Moto Comet | Brevetti Drusiani Bologna

Moto Comet Brevetti Drusiani Bologna With Phil AynsleyYet another pretty obscure Italian marque was Moto Comet.Alfonso...
MV Agusta 350 Scrambler

MV Agusta 350 Scrambler | Motorcycle History

MV Agusta 350 Scrambler The lesser known sibling of the 350 Sport With Phil AynsleyThe reasonably...
The Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum

Exploring the Sammy Miller Museum | Part Two

Sammy Miller Museum Part 2 | With Phil AynsleyPART ONE HERE ⇒The AJS E90 500cc...

Exploring the Sammy Miller Museum | Part One

Sammy Miller Museum Part 1 | With Phil AynsleySammy Miller is a genuine motorcycling legend...

The Bimota Tesi 1D | An 851 in an even sexier body

Bimota Tesi With Phil AynsleyWay, way back in 1990 I paid a visit to the...
Aermacchi 175 Chimera

Aermacchi 175cc Chimera | First Aermacchi four-stroke

Aermacchi 175cc Chimera (Dream) Aermacchi's first four-stroke With Phil AynsleyFor a famous and enduring engine design,...
The Alchemy Vee Two SV-1

Vee Two Alchemy SV-1

Vee Two Alchemy SV-1 With Phil AynsleyAustralia was Ducati’s largest export market back in the...
Ducati Polizia Urbana 600TL Pantah

Ducati ‘Polizia Urbana’ 600TL Pantah | Police Bikes

Ducati's 'Polizia Urbana' 600TL Pantah With Phil AynsleyFollowing on from the Police bike theme in...
The LAPD Moto Guzzi 850 T3

LAPD Moto Guzzi 850 T3 Police Bikes

LAPD Moto Guzzi 850 T3 1976 Moto Guzzi 850 T3 Indiana Police Department bikes With Phil...
The Ducati 500GP

Ducati 500GP V-Twin Desmo Racer | A very rare bike!

Ducati Desmodromic 500GP With Phil AynsleyWell who’d a thought it! My 100th column. To mark...
Norton Challenge P86

The Norton Challenge P86 | Cosworth 746cc Twin

The Norton Cosworth Challenge With Phil AynsleyIt can’t be all that often that a bike...
The ELF SwissAuto V4 Project

Elf Swissauto V4 two-stroke Racer | With Phil Aysnley

1997 ex-Borja Elf SwissAuto V4 two-stroke Racer With Phil AynsleyHas there ever been a bike...
Jeremy McWilliams - 2003 - Geebee Images

Proton KRV3 | Last two-stroke to score a MotoGP Pole

Proton KRV3  End of the 2-stroke era This is the bike that Jeremy McWilliams set pole...
Derbi

Derbi GP50 | Angel Nieto Replica

Derbi Angel Nieto Replica Phil Aynsley takes a look at this little Spanish gem I seem to...
Tepi Lansivouri’s Suzuki TR750 XR11

Suzuki TR750 XR11 | 750cc Two-Stroke Triple Racer

Team Classic Suzuki Collection Lansivouri’s TR750 XR11 With Phil AynsleyThe TR750 (XR11) was Suzuki’s response to...

The Strange but wonderful Montesa Fura (Ferret) Scooter

Montesa Fura (Ferret) Scooter This amazing design is one of two prototypes built in 1958...

NSU RK500 | Breaking the 300km/h barrier in the 1950s…

NSU RK500 Supercharged racer from a bygone era This beast of a machine was an unexpected...

Bultaco Metralla II Kit America | A Special Road Racer

The 1967 Bultaco Metralla II Kit America Isle Of Man TT 250 Winner There are production...
Mototrans-250/4 Motor

Mototrans 250/4 | A Grand Prix racer from 1967

Mototrans 250/4 Grand Prix Motorcycle Back in 2008 I had the opportunity to photograph a...
Aermacchi DOHC pushrod-based single 350 racer

Aermacchi DOHC 350 Factory Racer

Phil discovers a hidden gem in Germany... An Aermacchi DOHC pushrod-based single 350 racerOne of...
1964 Benelli Provini 250/4 Racer

1964 Benelli ‘Provini’ 250/4

Phil Aysnley looks at a 1964 Benelli 250/4 RacerBenelli’s first 250/four was the 1939...
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