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Ian Falloon

Australia's go-to-guy for classic motorcycle wisdom. Ian has written nearly 45 books on motorcycles that each offer unparalleled insight on the historical and technical development of particular makes and models.

Falloon’s Forecast: Collector Motorcycles to buy right now | Part Two

Ian Falloon is one of the world’s leading experts on classic and collectable motorcycles. If Ian says it, you can take it to the bank. In Part two of this super feature, he sets...

Falloon’s Forecast: Collector Motorcycles to buy right now | Part One

Ian Falloon is one of the world’s leading experts on classic and collectable motorcycles. If Ian says it, you can take it to the bank. In Part One of this two-part super feature, he...

Falloon: A look at the Ducati 125 Sport

Ducati’s reputation has always been built on racing success, and it began back in 1955 with the 100cc Gran Sport. After the Laverdas soundly beat the overhead valve Ducati 98s in the 1954 Motogiro...

Falloon: The Bimota SB2 was simply decades ahead of its time

If you go back to the mid-seventies and have a look at motorcycle frame design the first thing you notice is the pre-eminence of the Norton Featherbed style cradle frame. This originated in the...

Falloon’s Favourites: Ducati 750 F1 Laguna Seca

For many old school Ducatisti, real Ducatis finished with the Cagiva takeover in 1985. Prior to 1985 all Ducatis had the stamp of Ing. Taglioni firmly on them. The best were generally unadulterated sporting...

A look at the Ducati 851: Falloon

Following the positive reception to the Paso after the Milan Show of 1985, the Castiglionis were enthusiastic to develop a more modern, four-valve engine. Massimo Bordi was given the task of developing this new...