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....from the J. Wood & Co. site:

Here is the story from the owner of this very special monocycle.
"This MV Augusta 60cc Monomoto Superleggera is the experimental machine ridden by young wealthy Italian Luiggi Bandini, during practice for the 1954 Milano-Taranto Road Race. Bandini tragically lost control in a misty mountain section, while waving to a pretty spectator. His grief stricken father, Count Enzio Bandini, “The Falcon,” never again permitted anyone to ride or even view this advanced design, and knowledge of its whereabouts faded. Eventually, rumors of this fascinating machine reached the motorcycling bon vivant Todd Fell. On a trip to Naples, Italy, his quest to find it was rewarded at the Bandini country villa, where in 2004, fifty years after the tragic accident, the late Count’s family was persuaded to part with the treasure."

BORN TO LURK, FORCED TO WORK.
www.NYCvinMoto.com
www.VinMoto.org
 

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if i had BIG dollars, i'd buy that secretly, practice riding for a year, and enter it in the giro......

maybe screaming 50's too!

tex
 

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How do you brake without catapulting yourself over the bars?

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Be interesting to ride but I would'nt want to have to do a panic stop with it, I am guessing that you would have to jog the brake and then just kind of slow down gradualy with it

Hey someone pas me the wrench........ Ahh screw it where is the torch
 

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o.k., i confess.....

i already have one and i'm practicing at the shipyard.

look out mary branson!

tex
 

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no, the mv.

i dont care about a bunch of hippies engineering shit.

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yeah, and riding around my mono cycle, or whatever its called. dont think its gonna happen.

(tex has sworn to kill me if it does)

jc



Edited by - joe c on Jan 12 2007 09:19:35 AM
 

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TT,
Please capitalize his name..and use the full name. John Phillip Sousa.
JohnnyB

PS. Also...please add a small American flag if possible.



Edited by - jbranson on Jan 12 2007 12:12:54 PM
 
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