Latest News

1980s Overload! The Moretti vintage race bike

1980s Overload! The Moretti vintage race bike

1980s Overload: Paul Hewitt's Moretti vintage race bike
You’ve probably noticed the new breed of moto gear store springing up around the world. The products are curated, rather than piled high. And there’s usually a cool bike in the window, or in the middle of the shop floor.

In Toronto, Ontario there’s a fine example of the type, called Town Moto. And yes, there’s always a cool display bike to stop the traffic. Right now, pride of place is taken by this incredible and very obscure Moretti, a vintage race bike based on the Cagiva Alazzurra.

1980s Overload: Paul Hewitt's Moretti vintage race bike
If you’ve never heard of Moretti before, don’t worry—it was a new name for us, too.

The bike was built by Canadian race enthusiast Paul Hewitt, and it’s one of just ten in the world.…

Read more

Upvote (
41
)
Downvote (
9
)