Moto Guzzi Airone Sport 250
known as a “Bacon Slicer “ due to the exposed open flywheel, the little brother
of the 500cc Falcon,
Guzzi hand made these exquisite machines on the banks of Lake Como in Italy
from 1939 to 1957
the early 1950’s the lightweight 250 Airone (Heron) sport was one of the most
expensive motorbikes on the market
costing slightly more that a Triumph Speed
Twin and over 50-% more than a BSA 250 of it’s day.
The particular machine
being one of the last ever produced was imported into England in 1990.
to a total rebuild mechanically and full restoration by the Marque Specialist
and put into my private collection,
only very occasionally seeing the light of day.
worthy of mention, beautiful paint finish and hand painted coach-lines all correct and as they should be.
Alloy Rims, the heel and toe gearshift the rear suspension with manual
exposed kick start quadrant and of course its very low centre of
gravity due to the horizontal motor.
To sum up a 1958 Moto Guzzi Airone Sport
250. A genuine true Sport model in beautiful condition.
All the special Sport
parts, naturally, this is 100% a genuine bike.
Starts first kick and rides
Although Airone were not supplied new with a speedo, this bike has a
this bike is most probably the best example currently available anywhere in the world
quite simply - my Airone Sport is good enough to park up in your living room !!
a stunning example that would make a very
respectable addition to any serous collection plus an appreciating asset for the future