BIKE OF THE MONTH


December 2021 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Baird Bergenthal of Midway City with his 1963 Testi Grand Prix

Make: Testi Motor
Model: Grand Prix
Year: 1963
Country of Origin: Italy
Engine: 50cc Single
Transmission: 4 speed
Owner: Baird Bergenthal
City: Midway City

1963 Testi Grand Prix

Congratulations to Baird Bergenthal of Midway City for winning Bike of the Month with his 1963 Testi Grand Prix. Baird won a plaque provided by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys.

Baird usually shows up with something unusual, mostly small Italian bikes.

This is the fourth time he has won Bike of the Month. Here's the run down:
August 2021 - 1958 Hercules K100 J-Be
May 2021 - 1963 Batavus Bilonet
December 2014 - 1957 Moto Beta

Baird has owned the Testi for three years, and when he got it, it was a rust bucket. He fabricated many parts on this bike to make it a Grand Prix. The interesting thing is this bike has a 4 speed transmission and a top speed of about 45 miles per hour.

Thank you Baird for bringing your Testi Grand Prix out for all of us to see. See all the photos in our December Gallery.

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.

Bike of the Month Gallery
Photo gallery of all the Bike of the Month winners.
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Testi Grand Prix 50
November 2021
1952 Vincent Comet 500
October 2021
1968 Yamaha YAS1C 125
September 2021
1968 Ducati 350 Desmo Mark 3
August 2021
1958 Hercules K100 J-Be
July 2021
1965 Harley Davidson FLH Electra Glide
June 2021
1930 Scott Flying Squirrel
May 2021
1963 Batavus Bilonet
April 2021
1971 Honda SL125
March 2021
1950 Moto Guzzi 250 Airone
February 2021
1975 Kawasaki H1 500
November 2020
1975 Norton Commando 850
October 2020
1968 Egli-Vincent
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