1967 Moto Guzzi Falcone 500cc Police Special for Sale Classic…

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1967 Moto Guzzi 500cc Police Special for

Posted on October 25, 2012 by tad

single-cylinder Moto Guzzis and the they embody have been forgotten in the wake of bigger, twin-cylinder descendents. And those charismatic machines are mistaken for some sort of Harley-Davidson model: the little on the tank certainly adds to the

But that eagle logo is in of Giovanni Ravelli, one of the trio of Italian aviators who planned to Moto Guzzi while together during World War I.  was … before the end of the war, but his comrades founded the motorcycle as planned and that company has continuously producing machines since.

Bikes powered by the “horizontal found in this Falcone successful road and race In addition to a casually reclining that accurately suggested the lazy power delivery, the was visually distinguished by its exposed the gearbox arrangement did not allow for the to have sufficient mass and enclosed in the engine cases, so hung the flywheel outside the and the arrangement ended up looking a giant deli meat-slicer.

The bike’s low-slung, horizontal meant that the center of was very low and the machine had relatively frontal area.  This drag and allowed the 500cc 23hp to push the bike to normally unlikely for such a machine.

By the late 1950’s demand for the had tapered off significantly, so Guzzi sales of the bike to private although a resurgence in interest them to reconsider just a few later.  This would been one of the very last of the Falcone’s built, as production ceased in 1967.

Find the original eBay here: 1967 Moto Falcone 500cc Police

From the seller:

This was special made for Bob Blair who was the time West Coast for Moto Guzzi Ducati. In Bob Blair and Michael Berliner who was the and East Coast distributor a trip to the Moto Guzzi in Mandello Italy to see the new V700 on the assembly line. While at the Bob saw the last batch of exposed Falcone Police/Army bikes made and wanted one.

These bike normally with Green paint for the and Blue with White for the Police. He asked that build a special one for him with all red work. This is the bike Bob had special for him and now its available for sale to a collector.

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