1957 Aermacchi Chimera restoration project – a “Show Us Yours” post

Chris M. from Manchester Center, Vermont The bike was found inside a “Trullo” in Alberobello, Italy. It was driven daily up to middle 70’s then parked. The last owner has bought it and brought it to Genova.  Christian from Carollo Moto Classiche  swapped it for a racing Aermacchi, than sold it to us in March […]

Aermacchi Chimera History

Feature Article from Hemmings Motor News, November, 2011 by Jim O'Clair Aermacchi has a long history in aircraft manufacture, Giulio Macchi formed the company in 1912 and the company built military aircraft for both World Wars. They did not start building motorcycles until 1951. One of their first forays into bike building was to hire […]

Tony Desantis – a “Show Us Yours” post

I thought it would be cool to buy and restore every motorcycle I’ve ever owned. I grew up in a small town in central New Jersey where we had a Kawasaki dealer in town. I would ride my Schwinn stingray to that local Kawasaki dealer and sit on the mini bikes and motorcycles until the […]