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Mostra del Motore – Fornaci di Barga

Mostra del Motore – Fornaci di Barga

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As part of the traditional 2nd June – Festa della Repubblica, the main road through Fornaci di Barga is closed to traffic and various events are organised to celebrate the national holiday. One of those events was organised by a group of enthusiasts who brought together a large number of old motorbikes, vespas and mopeds […]

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Ear infection, awards ceremony and vintage motorbikes

Ear infection, awards ceremony and vintage motorbikes

it was good to be able to support Paolo – well done our Champion!

Monday 4th November 2013 Friday was a stay at home kind of day, Charlie being one of the “Living Dead” didn’t surface until well after lunchtime and only then because I called him.  Mum and Charlie were leaving early in the morning so the whole day was spent resting and making sure the suitcases were […]

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KTM riders stop off in Barga

KTM riders stop off in Barga

20 KTM motorbikes arrive in Piazza Angelio

A troupe of 20 KTM motorbikes roared into Barga Vecchia this morning and dismounted in Piazza Angelio for a well earned rest and replenish supplies before moving off once again later in the afternoon on the second leg of their tour of the mountains around the city. The bikes were all with number plates from […]

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Motomerenda and the “Merenda del contadino” – Pallerosso

A fine mixture of tradition and inovation this afternoon at Pallerosso where the annual meeting of motorbikes, music and ironically, a slower way of living all come together for the Motomerenda and the “Merenda del contadino”. listen to ‘Motomerenda’ on Audioboo

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Motomessa – Priest on a Vespa blesses the crowd

Motomessa – Priest on a Vespa blesses the crowd

This year, once again, the Motomessa drew in thousands of riders from all over Tuscany and beyond - making it the largest motorcycle event in this area.

How about that for a title on an article –  a bit more racy than say “the 17th MotoMessa at San Pelligrino” don’t you think ?  Once again the faithful were gathered on high … 1500 metres above sea level to be precise at San Pellegrino in Alpe for the annual Motomessa – the Motorbike […]

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Vist to the Nave Gorgona – bikers on boats

Vist to the Nave Gorgona – bikers on boats

 It could well be described as a day of boys with toys, or maybe toys for boys but either way it was a very interesting mix of cultures and worlds as half a dozen bikers from Siena,  a restauranteur and a journalist, both from Barga  and both keen bikers were invited to visit the Gorgona […]

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Internazionali di Supercross, spettacolo e adrenalina

Internazionali di Supercross, spettacolo e adrenalina

Spettacolo e adrenalina sabato sera a Piano di Coreglia, con la penultima tappa degli internazionali di Supercross che, come l’anno passato, hanno trovato location nel circuito del Moto Club 360 Freestyle grazie alla collaborazione con OffRoad Pro Racing. Centinaia gli appassionati arrivati a partire dal pomeriggio per godersi le prove e poi la sfida vera […]

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L’Italia perde un altro simbolo: Ducati venduta alla Volkswagen

L’Italia perde un altro simbolo: Ducati venduta alla Volkswagen

Dopo Bulgari, Alcatel, Ar Alimentari, Ferretti, ed in attesa della Fiat, il made in Italy in questi ultimi quattro mesi continua a perdere pezzi: ora tocca ad un vero simbolo e vanto della Penisola, la Ducati. La crisi del made in Italy, che fino a qualche tempo fa sembrava aver investito solo il settore alimentare […]

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La fiaccolata natalizia in vespa e moto per le vie di Barga

La fiaccolata natalizia in vespa e moto per le vie di Barga

Niente di meglio , per festeggiare il Natale, che un bel giro in vespa o in moto…. Magari già facendo un pensierino a qualche scorribanda estiva in sella alle due ruote… Questa la Fiaccolata Vespa/Moto organizzata dal Vespa Club Barga per festeggiare il Natale insieme a centauri di tutte le età e di tutti i […]

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Happy Free Bikers Rally in Siena

Happy Free Bikers Rally in Siena

L’idea di creare questa Associazione e questo sito è nata da alcuni motociclisti di Siena (Toscana) e dintorni che dopo aver girovagato in lungo ed in largo con le nostre moto sia in Italia che all’Estero,hanno sentito la necessità di creare un collegamento tra persone che condividono la stessa passione per le due ruote. La […]

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Vespa and motorbike torchlight procession

Vespa and motorbike torchlight procession

Torchlight procession this evening in Barga organised by the Vespa Club Barga. It should have taken place before Christmas but the unrelenting bad weather which hit this area in December managed to postpone this event until some warmer and drier weather finally arrived on the scene. This evening it was perfect weather for a vespa […]

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Secret motorbike wedding

Secret motorbike wedding

It was a secret wedding, held outside the Comune of Barga in Castelnuovo Garfagnana with no wedding guests and just two witnesses and all over in a matter of minutes but the cameras of barganews are everywhere and the event did not take place unseeen. Marco Landi from Barga, who’s heavily tattooed figure has often […]