Have a look at this lovely little classic car…..

You may love or you may hate the original Fiat 500, but you cannot deny that they form a part of the European motoring heritage. When Italy came out of the Second World War, the first cheap and mass produced contribution to getting the Italians mobile again was possibly Piaggio with their little mopeds, and … Continue reading Have a look at this lovely little classic car…..

You just godda see what this man can do with a damaged car or van or whatever…….

I recently started a part time job at a local bodyshop. My mates are convinced that my lady pays him to pay me, to get me out of the house which of course could be true but I dont really care cos the experience is amazing. Mr Cioffi has been plying his trade in Ravello … Continue reading You just godda see what this man can do with a damaged car or van or whatever…….

Some basic tips about motorbike riding, from a survivor…

I bought my first bike, a Honda 50 4 stroke, at 14 and then broke my collarbone at 15 when I managed to lose the front end and fly over the handlebars in a local field. Since then I have had a range of motorbikes and experiences including track riding as well as racing and … Continue reading Some basic tips about motorbike riding, from a survivor…

And will I go and visit the National Motorcycle Museum AGAIN??? Er sure, I could even live there..

I have never seen such a wonderful museum, have a look here. They have more than 1000 bikes and at least 800 are on view at any time, the others are then maintained and every bike they have is a runner! No other museum I have ever visited offers so much. The bikes range from … Continue reading And will I go and visit the National Motorcycle Museum AGAIN??? Er sure, I could even live there..

The (fast) ride home…

Well I collected my beautiful new Yamaha MT10SP last week in the Midlands from Alf England and I then rode her home to Amalfi. You need a day to ride thro France and another to cover Italy, on a bike you MUST take yer time and allow for weather, tiredness, traffic and all of the … Continue reading The (fast) ride home…

You just bought WHAT???? Oops, only a new Yamaha MT10 SP..

OK I know that I am far too old for fast motorbikes these days and I should be looking at electric scooters and heated slippers, but hey never say never. And thus I just purchased a new Yamaha MT 10 SP which is the flash version of the MT 10 with Ohlins suspension and other … Continue reading You just bought WHAT???? Oops, only a new Yamaha MT10 SP..

We have some great cars for sale here in Ravello and…we can organise storage as well as long-term “rental”…..

Here at Autocioffi (see us at http://www.autocioffi.it) we have a super premises which used to be a paper mill (so it is next to a small river) and we have 3 floors of covered parking space. We generally have about 20 of our own cars here and we have space for at least another 30. … Continue reading We have some great cars for sale here in Ravello and…we can organise storage as well as long-term “rental”…..

A bike trip from Amalfi down to the south coast of Spain, wonderful places and the best touring bike I have ever owned for sure..

I had a full week holiday booked in downtown Estepoda, at a lovely resort called Costa Natura, practically on the beach (Costa del Sol) of the Spanish south coast only about 40km up the coast from Gibralter. We debated which way to travel from Italy and madam chose a flight from Naples to Malaga with … Continue reading A bike trip from Amalfi down to the south coast of Spain, wonderful places and the best touring bike I have ever owned for sure..

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