Originally Posted by frankenbeemer
This the Marathon that made it from Europe to the US. It's a 900 Marathon biult by the Azzalin family (the same ones that built the dakar bikes for cagiva...like HPN is fro BMW) It has a 944 engine, stainless steel exhaust, different forks, longer swing arm, back tank, water tank and a 5 gears gearbox. They were the last bikes sold to the privateers to race the dakar. I love it.
By the way I have trashed the UGLY stickers. Now is white like a pearl!!! with the Luck explorer stickers...
I rode one that I retrieved from theives in 1994 (Jean-Christophe Wagner's machine)
That one was a Marathon and had 6 speed .
Are you sure this one has 5 speed?