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Laverda Motorcycles

Laverda 1956 75 Sport Giro

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This particular example of the 75 Sport bore Genunzio Silvagni to first place in the Motogiro of 1956 and again in 1957, in the 75cc class. Earlier versions had also won the 1952 and 1953 events - in '53, the first bike to cross the line which was *not* a Laverda took 15th place!

Fine photography by Phil Aynsley