Benelli Vintage Tour to Take in San Marino GP

The 2014 Benelli Vintage Tour has been extended to include the San Marino GP.

| May/June 2014

  • View of San Marino, Italy
    Founded in 301, San Marino is one of the highlights of the Benelli Vintage Tour.
    Photo by MC Staff

  • View of San Marino, Italy

The 2014 Benelli Vintage Tour with Motorcycle Classics is expanding to take in the 2014 San Marino GP on Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Misano World Circuit, 20 miles northwest of tour headquarters in Pesaro, Italy. The tour dates have been extended to Sept. 5-15 to accommodate participants who want to attend the San Marino GP. Tour participants who want to take in the GP will need to purchase their own tickets. If you’re planning on going, go to MotoGP and get tickets now while they’re still available at the Early Bird price.

The Benelli Vintage Tour will headquarter in the beautiful port city of Pesaro on Italy’s Adriatic coast. Founded by the Romans in the second century B.C., Pesaro is the ancestral home of Benelli, Motobi and Morbidelli motorcycles.

Keeping to theme, tour participants will have their choice of vintage Benellis and Motobis to ride, ranging from a single-cylinder 1955 125cc Benelli Carenato to a 6-cylinder Seventies Sei 750, with late model “millennium” Benellis available for those who want to ride two-up or just prefer a newer machine.

Multi-time Motogiro d’Italia participant and former Lotus Tours operator Burt Richmond will lead the tour, with Motorcycle Classics editor-in-chief Richard Backus riding shotgun. The tour starts with a visit to Officine Benelli, the official Benelli museum, and includes daily rides to surrounding points of interest including vintage motorcycle museums, medieval castles and ancient Roman villages in Italy’s eastern midsection, a tourist-free haven stretching from the Adriatic Sea to the Apennine Mountains.



Participants will cover about 1,000 miles during the week-plus of riding and exploring, ending with a visit to the famous Morbidelli museum in Pesaro, home to 350 vintage motorcycles. Cost for the tour runs $3,500, which includes your bike, hotel room, breakfast and dinner every day, a support vehicle, and bilingual guide. Space is limited. Visit Mototouring for more information. MC



The sound and the fury: celebrate the machines that changed the world!

Motorcycle Classics JulAug 16Motorcycle Classics is America's premier magazine for collectors and enthusiasts, dreamers and restorers, newcomers and life long motorheads who love the sound and the beauty of classic bikes. Every issue  delivers exciting and evocative articles and photographs of the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!

Save Even More Money with our RALLY-RATE plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our RALLY-RATE automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $4.95 and get 6 issues of Motorcycle Classics for only $24.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $29.95 for a one year subscription!




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds