2004 Moto Guzzi Nevada Classic 750 IE Road Test Rider Magazine

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Moto Guzzi 750 S
Moto Guzzi 750 S

2004 Moto Guzzi Classic 750 IE Road Test

Moto Guzzi Nevada 750 IE

Ken Freund

January 1, 2006

a bike that almost happen. First off, Guzzi was in dire financial and then its new owner and would-be Aprilia fell into a funk as well. At the last Piaggio, best known in country for its Vespa scooters, to the rescue-and we’re glad.

Guzzi has a long and interesting going back to 1921 and robust motorcycles with and a reputation for long-lasting durability.

latest fledgling model, the Classic 750 . shares genes the sporty Moto Guzzi 750 which was introduced a year but has cruiser intentions along some technical tweaks. mimics Guzzi’s larger cruiser series with its lines on the gas tank, stepped and slightly forward-mounted footpegs not footboards). Riding posture is with a wide-set handlebar, saddle and relatively low 30-inch height.

Among the technical updates, is the change from carburetion to fuel injection; Magnetti-Marelli 25 electronic ignition lights the Motive power comes the tried-and-true longitudinal V-twin cylinder heads sticking out the and pushrods actuating two valves per Rated horsepower is 46 at 6,600 rpm with 42 lb-ft of twist at three grand.

Power is through a single-disc dry clutch to a gearbox and then to a shaft in typical Guzzi fashion.

2004 Moto Guzzi Classic 750 IE in action

We had an opportunity to in the scenic mountains of north and stayed overnight at the unique Two Only motorcycle resort in Suches, Georgia. Zigzagging up and through lush forests and corners on back roads of historic mountainous region, we our way through a late-afternoon downpour to Alabama, for the second night.

By the storm had passed and we headed to the Barber Motorsports track Birmingham, where we got to wring ‘em out on the course. Like all Guzzis, the 750 is made at Mandello del Lario northern Italy’s Lake within sight of the southern of the Alps. This genealogy shows on mountain roads or the as the bike offers an amazing of cornering clearance for a cruiser and steadily through turn turn.

On twisty roads, peak is less important than and here the Nevada 750 acquits well. Throttle response is and the engine pulls cleanly a pleasing bass exhaust until it runs out of breath 1,000 rpm below its 8,000 The engine can lug down to 30 mph in fifth is turning 4,000 at 60 mph and can cruise at 65-75 mph-top speed is

Low-frequency vibes could be through the footpegs and handlebar, they weren’t strong above 80 mph.

Moto Guzzi 750 S
Moto Guzzi 750 S

Clutch effort is moderate and is quite easy, especially for a dry Shifting is deliberate with a thunk, but we found it awkward to the low-mounted pedal with boots.

2004 Moto Nevada Classic 750 IE gauges

A 40mm Marzocchi non-adjustable fork and dual rear adjustable for preload and rebound handle suspension chores. coped with small to pavement undulations satisfactorily, but a jolt to the rider on sharp-edged particularly the rear with its 2.9 inches of travel.

Single rotors are fitted to each with a four-pot caliper in and a two-pot unit at the rear. was strong and effective at both and with only 48 horses on a second front rotor be superfluous.

2004 Moto Guzzi Classic 750 IE tire

Both a and speedo are standard equipment. In to the trip-meter and clock you can toggle to a ambient temperature readout will flash if the temperature below 37 degrees F. to warn of the for ice formation.

All in all the Nevada 750 is a good, machine that is docile for a beginner or re-entry rider, yet fun to entertain an experienced one. We the quality, fit and finish to be excellent, the cost is typically European Perhaps that’s the price you pay for

If you’re interested in the 2004 Guzzi Nevada Classic 750 IE . you may be interested in Rider ‘s 2010 Guzzi V7 Cafe Classic Test .

Moto Guzzi 750 S
Moto Guzzi 750 S

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