Parilla now available in 200cc Super Speedster, Super Wildcat Scrambler, Super Grand Sport Road Racer. Ride a winner for as little as $539. Or try the exciting new Ramjet 99, acclaimed in the press around the world as an elegant and practical lightweight cycle. $429
Features: Bling King – Two Brothers Racing rewards James Stewart with the gift of gold – again; Yamaha FZ1; Killa Parilla – the Ghost of Parilla Past; Special Section – The New Standards: KTM 950 Supermoto; Dream Weaver; Hypermotard – Terblanche on a tear; Ride a Crooked Road; Comparison: Honda CRF450-R vs. Husqvarna TC450 vs. Kawasak KX450-F vs. KTM 450 SX vs. Suzuki RMZ450 vs. Yamaha YZ450-F; more
Features: Supermono! Ducati Reinvents the Single – $30,000 Thumper; Eye of the Beholder; Romance on Wheels; Italian Renaissance – Parilla perfected; Riding the Sex Machine – Supermono vs. Willow Springs; A Highly Moveable Feast – Sport-touring heaven – Ride the Alps, watch a Grand Prix; Special Harley Section: The Bikes the Made Milwaukee Famous; A Harley for the Masses – what’s a Hummer?; A 90th Birthday party for Harley; Real-Wide Glide; H-D’s early years; Race Watch – Supercross Sensation Jeremy McGrath Disappearing Act; more
Cover Photo: Ron Simpson and Gail Nemitz, both of Pasadena, the motorcycle is a 1963 Triumph Thunderbird.
Contents: Enduro Championship; 20-Mile National at Sacramento; The William Johnson Invitational; U.S. Branch for Suzuki; Parilla Line for 1964; Enduro Pictorial; New Home for Honda; Ducati “Mountaineer”; John Surtees Interview; From Santa’s Bag; The Grand Prix Scene; more
Cover Story: Philly’s Final Four – Larry Spielfogel’s Indian Ace was the first four to publicly wear the Indian name – literally; Features: Wax & Polish -how to protect and preserve the painted surfaces on your classic bike; Super-Oldie -as far as restorer Bill Eggers knows, this is the only restored and running ’03 Clement-Columbia in North America!; Bad Dog – Cathcart puts a 1956 Parilla 175 Sport to the test out on the race track; more
Original, vintage, circa 1958 Moto Parilla 175 cc, 4-stroke engines Overhaul and Repair Instruction Book with diagrams, drawings, tables, etc. 51-Pages; Condition: Good, with some yellowing of the pages due to age.
Types: Lusso Veloce (L.V.); Sport (S); Sport Derivato Serie (SDS); Instruction book for: Overhauling and Repairs; First Part – Vehicle; Index: 1. Description of the Vehicle; 2. Adjustment of the Vehicle; a. control of the brake assembly; b. control of stability; c. control of the lighting equipment; d. control of the front suspension assembly; e. control of the rear suspension assembly; f. control of the transmission assembly; g. control of the lockings
Original catalog of Moto Parilla motorcycles from around 1958. The catalog is written in Italian. It is in good condition for its age. There are some handwriting of the bike names on some of the pages and the cover has a little bit of staining but not too bad. Please refer to the pictures to see the condition. The catalog contains about 30 pages. Size: approx 12″ x 7″
From the inside cover:
Moto Parilla – Un tipo di moto per ogni esigenza.
Il presente catalogo ha lo scopo di illustrare, sia pure nel modo limitato consentito dalle ossibilita di stampa, i risultati di un lavoro intelligente e tenace, alimentato da uninestimabile passione sportiva, e fonte di vita per centinaia di famiglie di lavoratori.
English Translation: Moto Parilla – A type of bike for every need.
This catalog is intended to illustrate, albeit in a limited way permitted by ossibility print, the results of an intelligent and tenacious, powered by uninestimabile sports passion and source of life for hundreds of working families.
Cover Story: 1957 Harley-Davidson Panhead – Mike Parmelee’s 1957 Panhead was built for two reasons: to look good and to ride. After 22,000 miles, it remains 74 cubes of show and go; Features: From Tucker to Triumph – one man’s aerodynamic contributions; Time Traveling – a trip to DomiRacer / Accessory Mart; America’s Oldest Honda – Kay Markey’s ’51 Dream remains “as delivered”; Competition Use Only – Fred Mork’s ’63 Parilla Wildcat Scrambler; more
Cover Photo: Neil Keen and his finely-tuned BSA have swept to a fantastic 7 in a row Main Event victory streak at Ascot Park, Gardena, Calif., as Cycle goes to press. Keen now leads AMA half-mile point standings over fellow BSA rider Stuart Morley. Photo by Walt Mahony.
Features: Bart Markel wins Myrtle Beach Race; Parilla 250 Scrambler Road Test; Little Burr Run – John Penton winner; Motorcycling at the Sault St. Marie; Boswell Touring Hints – Windshields; Cycling in Korea; Two new Ducati Models – Monza and Diana; Edgewood Race – Gerry Lewis from Newcastle, Delaware winner; Yugoslavian Travel Story; Dick Mann wins Heidelberg; Family rides scooter Cross Country – Hal and Delores Emmons; more
The engine is an air-cooled single cylinder four-stroke that is operated by the normal type of push rods and rocker arms that are found in many other machines. The thing that is quite different about this engine though, is the fact that it is placed in a horizontalk position in the frame. This gives the engine and gearbox assembly a long look which is further accentuated by the cooling fins which also are place on a horizontal plane…
Cosmopoliton Motors of Philadelphia announced a new policy of the Parilla factory. Parilla has been a world-leading producer of championship “work jobs” as well as high performance, production motorcycles. In view of the increasing world wide trend toward the use of motorcycles as sporting equipment, Parilla has decided to produce in addition to their sporting road machines a line of “Production Works Scramblers.” Spearheading this new line, are the potent 250’s. Shown: 250cc Parilla Scrambler, 250cc Grand Sport Racer, 125cc Parilla Scrambler…
Cover: taken at the recent Pau Grand Prix in France – Camathias and his passenger on the BMW outfit on their way to an outright win.
Contents: Cycle World Test Procedure; Road Tests: Jawa 250, Parilla Scrambler; Scooter Test: NSU Prima; Mini-Bike Test – The Bug Flea; Technical: Two-Strokes part two; Tiny Bear – mini-bike competition comes of age; The Norton Manx; North from Panama – travel, the Central American way; more
Contents: Fritz the motorcycling dog; Parilla Olimpia road test; Daytona US Grand Prix; Florida Championship Scrambles; Nothing new under the sun; Triumph dealer meeting; Florida Bound!; Grandpa Clarkie Spurns Rocker; Brad Andres Donates Motorcycle; Parillas for 1961; Ride every day; BSA dealer meetings; Indian service school; more
…wins 2nd in World Championship Grand Prix of U.S. 250 Class, at Daytona, Feb. 1, 1964 defeating such factory teams as Yamaha, Suzuki, Etc. World famous rider Alan Shepherd on a factory special MZ machine was first.
Ron Grant’s 5-speed Parilla was tuned by Orin Hall.