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Condor Directory

Approximately 3000 Ducati-engined Condor 350s were built between 1973 and 1978, and some 1500 of these were still in use by the Swiss army as late as 2001 when they were replaced with BMW F650 singles. Earlier model Condors used French AMC engines and Swiss MAG powerplants, among others.

( AMC engine in brief.)

Wed Apr 12 2017
tim-1953 at hotmail.co.uk
CONDOR A580 1953 Model
Hi, Could you please put me in touch with any other owners that speak English, or if you know where I could get the owners manual.
Many thanks.

Mon Jul 11 2016
leo at hilliard.ie
Condor A350
Hi, My Condor needs a new carburator. Its the Dellorto VHB 27A
Does anybody know where i can purchase a new or good reconditioned carburretor.
1977 Condor A350.
Regards Leo

Tue Apr 26 2016
sarah_williams2 at hotmail.co.uk
Certificate of conformity
Condor A350 1975
I have purchased the Condor A350 1975 from Denmark but to register it I need a certificate of conformity.  Do you know how I can obtain one please.

Mon Apr 11 2016
Condor A580
I have a 1952 Condor A580, and I am in need of contacts for parts

Fri Apr 08 2016
attilaimbuzan at hotmail.com
condor a580
does anybody have a a580 for sale

Fri Nov 06 2015
bobbrownducati at aol.com
Swiss Miss
Condor 350A
Hi from Australia,these Condors are great but very slow in standard form but with some mods they are even better.
Melbourne, Australia

Fri Oct 30 2015
bobbrownducati at aol.com
Hi from Australia
Condor 350A
Condor modified, cam, head job,amal carb, exhaust, i2 volt electrics



Thu Jun 04 2015
Lmtada at shaw.ca
Condor A580
Condor A580
In Edmonton, Canada. Picked up 1950's Condor parts. Looking for more parts (everything, bike).
Edmonton, AB, Canada

Wed Feb 11 2015
kinsarvik28 gmail.com
Condor Not Known
Can you help me identify this bike please?
Marmande, France


Sat Nov 23 2013
Ignition coil needed
Ducati Condor
I have enjoyed riding my Swiss Condor A350 for over a decade. Now I need a new starter coil. Does anyone have a compatible replacement for a 1976 condenser and a coil with the stamp reading "Ducati Elettrotecnica 320106 6Vcc 2207" on the bottom? Thank you!
Los Angeles

Sat Aug 03 2013
parts for a350 condor
Condor A350
looking leads for parts and other info
Alb NM

Mon Jul 22 2013
condor a350 parts source
condor A 350
Looking for footpeg and mounting bracket..left side rider
Alb new mexico

Tue Jul 16 2013
Join Club
Condor a350
I'm going to buy a Condor next week. I wanted to join the club to find out more about them and where to get parts. I was on the site but did not see where to join...can you send me a link to join please.
New Jersey, USA
There is at least one Condor club listed here: Condor Directory

Tue Aug 14 2012
avanbockel,at> yahoo.com.au
dates of manufacture
concord a350
i'm after date (month) of manufacture of 1975 a350 condors

Thu Aug 09 2012
spares for condor a350- 4/'76
condor a350 4/'76 condor a350 4/'76
wanted...oil filter and a side stand
Toowoomba Qld Australia

Wed Jun 29 2011
Condor A580
We have on display an A580 customized by Kenneth Howard this July 2011 at the Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard, CA.

Fri Dec 24 2010
Condor A350 Ducati 1976
Condor A350 1976
I would like to purchase a Condor Motorcycle or engine.
Cannock - UK

Fri Aug 06 2010
pmeehan2004<at>yahoodot com
condor 350
condor a350
the picture I attached is no the actual bike but the same make and model someone is selling the same bike dirty and rusty and has been sitting not used for 2 years what price should I offer it has all the original parts also is I were to restore it how much would it be worth.

Thu Feb 04 2010
dougdecco at live.co.uk
oil filter
condor a 350

Mon Nov 23 2009
beavan99 at yahoodot com
For sale: Condor A350
Condor A350
Ex Swiss Army 1976. Good runner.The bike is in good original condison all papers needed.

Condor 1976 A350 Ducati

Mon Aug 10 2009
l.comensoli at bluewin.ch
condor 323 sport
Ich finde ein kolben fur ein motor mag moto condor

Tue Jul 07 2009
1975 condor A350 for sale ohio SOLD
condor A350
if anyone is looking for a good running condor i have one for sale.
starts first try. has all tools and accessories manuals ect.
it's a '75 with 29k on it.

Condor Ducati A350 1975

Tue Apr 14 2009
tjacobs1967 at aoldot com
Condor INfo wanted and have
Condor A350
I have a bit of info for a parts source for condors. I have one but am looking for one of the low/no mile ones that showed up in the states. email me for info or one for sale tjacobs at aol.com
Denver, Colorado

Wed Feb 25 2009
buchwalder-c at bluewin.ch
Condor A 580 side car
Magnifique side car CONDOR A 580 attelé à un pannier IMPERIAL.
Ce véhicule a été restauré à 100% en 1989 et a effectué moins de 3000 km depuis

Sat Nov 15 2008
leo at hilliard.ie
Condor A350 spares
Hi guy's, I've just bought a Condor A350 and was wondering where I might source spares in europe.
Thank's Leo

Fri Oct 31 2008
eavilmo at msndot com
condor 350 swiss army courior model
i have 3 swiss army 350 models need manuals and tune up info in english all 3 are comeplete may need some replacement parts

It is likely that the Ducati manuals will cover your machine. Try our page of resources for Books and Manuals

Sat Dec 01 2007
marzipan10b at xtra.co.nz
Bosch generator/A250 Condor
Condor A250 1965?
Bosch generator model 0112350007. Mine has died! HELP needed for replacement part or advice on repairs. Thanks
Attached are pictures of my generator field and armature. Note: The field casing is one I had in stock and looks good, but still no charge but the original part has the number Bosch 0112350007 but has a burned out coil.Derek Upton
New Zealand

The page on vintage Motorcycle Electrics may prove helpful.

Condor 1965 A250 NZ Generator.jpg
Condor 1965 A250 NZ Generator

Tue Oct 02 2007
rudge-racing at tele2.ch
racers from the 30's
Hi , here are fotos of 2 Condor race bikes from the early 30's
both have MAG D50 engines, the one with the nickel plated frame is a works hillclimb racer with a short frame
regards Alex

Tue Jun 12 2007
triplederby100-propos at yahoodot com
Condor A350 parts
Can someone point me to source for the parts for Condor A350 motorcycle in USA? Thanks!
California, USA

Tue May 08 2007
ianorrell at hotmaildot com
Condor 350
Just found this advert while looking for something else.
There must be about 25 of them for £1400 each.

The Condors are on this page: http://www.milweb.net/go/select/may/sheet.htm (404)

Tue Feb 13 2007
larthur4 at yahoodot com
thank you for responding, i will get pictures this weekend! can you tell me if this 350 condor needs a key or is it just a kickstart, sometimes i wish i was a guy!!! i dont see an ignition switch.
thank you kindly,
lisa arthur

There must be some type of on/off switch or kill switch, Lisa, possibly on the handlebars. Ed.
I think the ignition key is in the headlight. The black plastic doover - you'd think I'd remember as I rode one for a couple of years back in the 60s. It's battery coil ignition with a 6v system, most likely, so check the battery has charge, put fresh fuel in it, prime the carbie and give the kick starter a few prods. If it still has compression, there's a good chance it will start. It may try to break your ankle first, tho. Ed.

Condor 350 Ducati.jpg
Condor 350 Ducati

Sat Oct 07 2006
Greaves9 at telus.net
Condor Motorcycle
In 1958 I was in a motorcycle shop in Vancouver British Columbia Canada where they had a 650 c.c. vertical twin Condor Motorcycle for sale looked like a contemporary british twin. What I remember most was the two speed auxilary operated by a small lever on the gearbox giving eight speeds. any info would be appreciated Thanks

Thu Aug 03 2006
davidwdyson at hotmaildot com
Condor Motorcycles
Condor A580
Hi, I am looking for the front mudguard mounted lamp to complete an A580 Condor if anyone is able to help. Thanks, David
North of England

Fri Jul 14 2006
caveman-period at yahoodot com
Condor 250

Hello Everybody,
I am about to buy a Condor 250.
But before I will do that I need to ask a couple of questions about this bike to someone who owns a bike like this.

Could someone respond to me, please?

Sat Jul 01 2006
stevenmichaeli at yahoodot com
Oil Filters
1976 Condor A350
Here is a list of manufacturer's numbers for oil filters: Fiaam FT4664, Fram PH4512, Ruggerini 17511, Slanzi 407045, Clean DO315, AC Delco X91, Coopers LSF5123, Fispa FOE191, Savara 50524. Tecnocar also makes a filter but I have misplaced the number. If you can find a source willing to ship some filters to the US, please let me know

Mon Jun 26 2006
caveman-period at yahoodot com
Condor 250 and 580.

Greetings from Canada.
I wouder if you could help me to come in contact with someone who owns a Condor 250 and 580? I would like to ask a few questions about these bikes.

Ted Kucharski
Alberta, Canada (AB)

Wed May 24 2006
rwboyce at aoldot com
condor 350 parts
I need the right battery and oil filter

Mon May 15 2006
a-l-pierce2000 at yahoo.co.uk
Condor A580
I wish to sell my A580 Condor and would appreciate any advice on value etc. The machine is in original running condition and only aprox 20,000kms from new
I will attempt to send a photo of my Condor, but forgot to write down the engine and chassis nos which I remember are in the 7000s - possibly a clue to year of manufacture. I say attempt as I live in Bali and frequently our internet connection is not so good! Here goes and I will send the exact numbers for bike tomorrow.
Best regards,

Try this page for Classic Motorcycle Valuations. Ed Re my Condor A580, the engine number is 7339 and the frame number 94739. Is it possible to find the year of manufacture? Thanks for your assistance.

Condor A580 Bali.jpg
Condor A580 Bali

Mon May 08 2006
seceshgil at comcast.net
engine parts Ducati 350 1976 Condor
350 Condor
engine parts especially oil filter.
usa, georgia

Most engine parts are the same as Ducati 250/350/450 engines of c1966 to c1975 and are available from numerous vintage Ducati dealers. There are many listed in the Ducati dealers directories at Bikelinks.

Mon Dec 05 2005
jntoma2000 at yahoodot com
ducati condor
are any for sale???

Fri Nov 18 2005
speedrunner at peoplepcdot com
condor parts
Any one interested in condor c580 waiting on title. Needs carbuator and exhaust. Shows 115 km on odometor. Does anyone know if BMW parts will work and if so what model? Any help would be helpfull or I will part out bike.

Fri Dec 30 2005
Condor 580 for sale
Condor Project for sale Has clear title.Please contactin Denver USA
speedrunner at peoplepcdot com

February 2nd 2005
Condor Ducati on Ebay
Vendor's Description:
"In the early '70s, the Swiss Army tapped the venerable Italian motorcycle paragon, Ducati, to craft a military bike that could handle the rigors of the Alps. The solid frame and punchy 350 cc kick-start engine they engineered took on the twisting mountain roads of Switzerland like a champ. When we discovered a few of these well-maintained, but virtually forgotten "Condor" bikes nested away in a Cold War-era warehouse, we nearly popped a wheelie. Designed for solo dispatches and liaison duties, they feature dual saddlebags and even a rifle rack. Produced from 1973 to 1978, they're street-legal based on classic vehicle laws. (Even though we trust the Swiss maintenance guys, we hired a trusty American motorcycle mechanic to change the oil and filter, conduct compression tests and other diagnostics, and to give each bike an overall tune-up.) 84"x48". 600 lbs. "

January 9th 2005
subject: condor motocycles
Email: a.h.m.ekstijn at hetnet.nl
message: check de 'benvanhelden'-site in holland.
very educative.
greetings from adri ekstijn, schaijk,holland.

April 29, 2002
See all about the Swiss made Condor, boxer twins and military motorcycles on the site of the CONDORCLUB HOLLAND, www.benvanhelden.nl -- Greetings, Ben van Helden  -- condorclub at hotmaildot com

November 26, 2001
I have a 350 Condor. I'm looking for an easy replacement oil filter for it. I also need to know the ingniton specs and how to check the timing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. -- Thanks -- Dan Greenwood  -- danielg94 at homedot com

October 22, 2001
Hi...I'm looking for tune-up specs for a Condor 350A ( I believe it's a 1973) and I need to know where I can find an oil filter or any other info... So far everything on the Web is written in German.... Any help would be greatly appreciated. -- Thanks -- Dan -- WFODAN at aoldot com

September 11, 2001
Iwant to buy manual or boock about the motrcycle "CONDOR A 580",please answer me, my address:
Murilo R. P. Leonardi -- muriloleonardo at uol.com.br
Av. Mariano Mingotti 50
Araraquara SP. Vila Harmonia
CEP 14 802 630 BRASIL.

August 4, 2001
I have a Condor A 580 in perfect condiction all original and I want to by manual or catalog or boock about , please send me information if Yours interest I can sand photograf of them, my adress :
Murilo R. P. Leonardi -- muriloleonardo at uol.com.br
Av. Mariano Mingotti 50
Araraquara SP. BRASIL
CEP14 802 630 fon/fax 55 16 2351903

December 11, 1998
I've attached a picture of the Condor for you. It was made in 1942 for the Swiss Army. As far as I know there are only two in New Zealand. One is at a Transport Museum and I have the other. Any information you can find on this would be greatly appreciated. I'm not even sure of its value. Once again thanks for you help. -- Ross De Thier -- mail-to:rossdt at ihug.co.nz

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