!931 was the first year that the ISDT visited Italy outright. Although other events had crossed into Italy before, by 1931 Italy had a good home Motorcycle Industry and the sport was popular and growing. The ISDT 1931 was the beginning of many visits to Italy

Luckily one of this site’s keenest supporters has found and scanned a copy of ‘the Motor Cycle‘ issues produced in the run up to and during the event which provide an excellent record of the 13th event of the ISDT which was based at Merano near Monza.

You can read this scanned copy, here at our issuu.com library