“Retro Italiano” – Review in Australian Motorcycle News (AMCN)

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Classic off-road marque SWM is back with a pair of café racers!

Steve Martin and PMac take the Italian stallions out for a gallop

Italian motorcycles are things of beauty, not only in their design but in the way they handle, the way they deliver their power, their presence and that feel-good factor that just makes going for a ride worthwhile. When I got the call from Editor Dobie to test the latest retro classic incarnations from SWM, he was quite surprised to learn that I had one tucked away in the shed. Although the marque is not well known, I grew up riding trials bikes made by the brand and to this day I’m probably one of the few people to have followed SWM’s existence.

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