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Category Archives: Motorcycle History

PEUGEOT P50T

1956 Aerial Square 4

Glory Days Motorcycle Rally, Val Du Lakes, June, 2015 – Dig It

Glory Days June 26 – June 28 Jun 26 at 12:00pm to Jun 28 at 5:00pm Val Du Lakes Mears, Michigan 49455 Make sure you don’t miss out on this years hottest Midwest bike event. Unlike any other event with fun activities and awesome live bands to be announced… Bikers and Babes… Camping on site, […]

1958 Simson AWO 250S

In 1854 the brothers Löb and Moses Simson bought one third of a steelhammer works in Suhl (Germany). The production of carbon steel began and the firm Simson & Co. was founded in 1856. The factory produced guns and gunbarrels in the years following. In 1871 the first steam engine started its service and the […]

Ducati Cucciolo

Ducati Cucciolo, 48 cc 4 stroke engine, 2 speed, hand shift

1958 Capriolo Aeromere

From 1953 to 1959 they also produced NSU engined machines named Caproni-Vizzola with models named Cavilux and Cavimax, the latter based on the NSU Max engine. At one time the range also included a face-cam OHV single, and they also built a range of three-wheelers. In 1958 the Capriolo company name was changed to Aeromere, which ceased production in 1964. The parent company, Aero-Caproni, continued to build aircraft some of which were very advanced. Their jet-powered glider remains one of the most extraordinary sailplanes ever constructed.