The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again.
Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifying bike in the contest and vote for
their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.
|June 2022 Bike of the Month
Ernesto Quiroga of Long Beach with his 1975 Moto Morini 3 1/2
Make: Moto Morini
Model: 3 1/2
Country of Origin: Italy
Engine: 350cc V-twin four stroke
Transmission: 6 speed
Owner: Ernesto Quiroga
City: Long Beach
Congratulations to Ernesto Quiroga of Long Beach for winning Bike of the Month with his 1975 Moto Morini 3 1/2.
Ernesto won a plaque provided by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys.
Ernesto has only owned the bike for a couple of weeks. He was in Carmel at the 2022 Quail Motorcycle Gathering and it was parked outside the
event with a for sale sign posted on it.
The Moto Morini 3 1/2 has a 350cc four stroke V-Twin engine with a dry clutch and a 6 speed transmission.
Here's a nice article from Motorcycle Classics if you'd like to learn more: Moto Morini 3 Sport
Ernesto is no stranger to our meet, this is his sixth time winning Bike of the Month.
Ernesto's Past Winnings:
September 2021 1968 Ducati 350 Desmo Mark 3
November 2018 1988 Laverda SFC 1000
May 2009 1961 Ducati 175 Sport
December 2007 1961 Aermacchi C 250cc
November 2007 1972 Ducati Desmo 450 SS
Thank you Ernesto for bringing your 1975 Moto Morini 3 1/2 out for all of us to see. See all the photos in our June Gallery.
||Bike of the Month Gallery
Photo gallery of all the Bike of the Month winners.