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Collezione Puchi di Michelangelo Pochettino

An Important Collection of Italian Competition Motorcycles

A passion for motorcycles that featured a lifetime. Michelangelo Pochettino, known by all as "Puki", is surely one of the most significant in the field of vintage motorcycles. Former motocross rider then became the distributor and importer of Montesa CZ, he has put together in time one of the most beautiful and diverse collections in Italy. In his "career" in the motorcycle industry also did the manufacturer.

A commitment that led him to make excellent products. Moto niche for connoisseurs, like the one he assembled in 1968 with the German Wabeha chassis and engine of the 250 Spanish Montesa. A medium that "Puki" believed to be one of the best because of the correct positioning of the platforms and the excellent weight distribution.

Quite a number of images of bikes in the museum have been supplied by Justyn Norek.

Images from the collection may be found using this search.

More information on the museum here: Collezione Puchi di Michelangelo Pochettino