MCN Star let­ter

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week -

It’s rare to look though MCN’S archives with­out com­ing across a story about how some new engine/bike/in­vestor will save Laverda. 1985 is no dif­fer­ent with a 350cc, three-cylin­der, air­cooled, two-stroke mo­tor be­ing show­cased. Laverda claimed 67bhp for the mo­tor – im­pres­sive for the ca­pac­ity. It was never seen – and looked like it would have prob­lems, any­way. By the mid-80s ev­ery­one had moved to wa­ter-cool­ing and the bot­tom pair of cylin­ders looked like they would su­per-heat the carbs…

If you’re look­ing to in­sure a bike, visit Mc­n­com­ and you can quickly com­pare prices from 43 top mo­tor­cy­cle in­sur­ance brands. The writer of the best let­ter each week pub­lished in the Let­ters pages will re­ceive a free retrode­sign MCN T-shirt.

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