1976 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 Mindless Personal Drivel

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Moto Guzzi 850 T

1976 Moto Guzzi

“Take whichever bike you . Neil said to me before we out for an afternoon ride around Lake in Montana.  Of all the motorcycles in incredibly expansive collection, one really caught my attention.  The Guzzi 850-T3.

  Along the I kept thinking to myself  motorcycle is perfection!  I must own one fine day.”

A handful of and tax returns later, and I found on a fine day, driving to to liberate said Moto from Neil’s collection.  I tell he wasn’t particularly to give it up, but I think he knew it was to a good loving home, it would get lots of use, maintenance and many fond

Even by today’s standards, the is exemplary.  Hydraulic Brembo brakes compliment stiff-walled wheels, along with a drive-shaft and a six gallon fuel good for over 200 miles.

designed for police work, the itself is simple, reliable, and to work on.  Valve and inspections require minimal and can be done without removing a piece of bodywork.  Major overhaul can also be done the engine still in the frame.

  A two-valve per cylinder pushrod the motor has a astronomical (for its limit of 7,000 RPM’s.

On the the motorcycle is an absolute pleasure to tickling all senses.  The OEM exhaust harken to a period before emissions agencies took in motorcycles.  When it was alright for the of a motorcycle to actually hear his as it runs.  One can comfortably cruise, or ones teeth and tear a corner at less than speeds on the bike.

Moto Guzzi 850 T
Moto Guzzi 850 T

  Even with 30+ year old and worn suspension components, the 850 through corners, the torque of the big twin sling-shotting you out the exit.

recorded lifespans of over miles. these motorcycles do their share of known and problems.  The majority of the electrical is comprised of Lucas Electrics old Triumph owners, I can hear you from here), which bulbs, switches, and other (but still important) controls often fail to properly.  The generator system is so that even at idle the lacks enough charge to even with the battery

  Aftermarket stators and generators this issue slightly, but on creature comforts like grips, or an electric vest is Driveshaft u-joints are known to unless routinely inspected for leaving the rider walking or out money for new rear drive

Still, compared to the problems can present in todays water-cooled the simplicity and straight-forward nature of the Guzzi keeps me grinning time I sit on it and listen to the low thump-thump that only Guzzi’s

“The Goose” is currently with my father in Connecticut, as a motorcycle I can use when I’m out there, and one he can use I’m not.  He’s replaced the rebuilt the carburetors and kept it in tune in that time.

Moto Guzzi 850 T

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