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Old 17-Aug-2011, 05:43 PM
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Unhappy Claudio Castiglioni, MV Agusta saviour, dies aged 63

CLAUDIO Castiglioni, the founder of Cagiva, former owner of Ducati and the man who revived and owned MV Agusta, has died aged just 63.

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...-63/18842.html


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Old 17-Aug-2011, 06:34 PM
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CLAUDIO Castiglioni, the founder of Cagiva, former owner of Ducati and the man who revived and owned MV Agusta, has died aged just 63.

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...-63/18842.html



Sad, the passing of a giant in motorcycling
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Old 17-Aug-2011, 11:46 PM
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Where would many of us be without him, No doubt my garage would be quite empty,
shame he's gone but he left his mark on the world

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Old 18-Aug-2011, 06:28 AM
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I think a pic of an original 916 when they first came out would be a fitting pic for the home page at the moment, any one got one they can send to Ant??/




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Old 18-Aug-2011, 09:23 AM
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CLAUDIO Castiglioni, the founder of Cagiva, former owner of Ducati and the man who revived and owned MV Agusta, has died aged just 63.

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...-63/18842.html

A man who had an eye for producing motorcycles. That looked like works of art.
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Old 18-Aug-2011, 09:49 AM
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I think a pic of an original 916 when they first came out would be a fitting pic for the home page at the moment, any one got one they can send to Ant??

I'll dig one out and update the homepage.


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Old 18-Aug-2011, 09:42 PM
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Home page updated.
Day or date is wrong Ant!
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Old 18-Aug-2011, 10:10 PM
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Day or date is wrong Ant!

Well spotted - I must be wishing my days away!

Now fixed


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Nice pic Ant, a good tribute



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