Aermacchi was a fabricator of aircraft for Italy’s war machine during the Second World War. After the defeat of the Axis powers, the company turned its efforts to the production of motorcycles and bikes. In collaboration with Harley-Davidson, many Aermacchi motorcycles found their way to America in the 1960s to meet the growing demand for two-wheeled transport. And this is one of them, a 350cc Sprint now owned by Philadelphia-based Bill Becker.
Rebuilding motorcycles is Bill Becker’s passion. After retiring from a successful 40 year career in architectural design and construction, Becker now turns his energy to what he calls
performance based design — taking vintage motorcycles, fixing what worked well and improving what didn’t — via Bike EXIF