2009 Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 GT Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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2009 Moto Guzzi 1200 GT | Review

Gran Motorcycle

Whether riding on canyons, city, track or practically all motorcycle disciplines are to me. But on most Sundays, you can find me up the freeway for 60 miles to the serpentine snaking through the Santa Mountains where another 150 are added to the odometer before home again. It’s a day but the right motorcycle makes the more enjoyable.

One motorcycle fits this weekend perfectly is the Moto Guzzi 1200 GT.

It is really no secret that my rides are sport bikes, so a performing sport touring is a welcome mount for making Sunday loop. The Moto Norge fills this gap nicely. But the Norge does else for me; it carries a certain of Italian nostalgia.

Designed and in the same Mandello del Lario as the original 1928 Moto (the bike with the first swing-arm), the Norge is a to its predecessor in design concept as it modern rider protection and for long-distance excursions.

Yes, the ergonomics are comfortable and the wind protection is close to in class and the short wheelbase is With a claimed dry weight of 542 the Norge does what one expect from a modern touring motorcycle. The major from the competition is the industry transverse 90-degree v-twin.

The new and air-cooled engine has been to 1,151 cc. It is more powerful the predecessor and delivers rock-solid torque. The torque is brilliant for at slow parking lot speeds, for 6th highway passes and for accelerating on road bends. The v-twin note is subtle, the dry clutch is welcome, the torque roll character, and the engine rumble a subtle hint of performance.

It is highly capable at speed on the but what you gain with the you lose on the top-end compared to the in this class.

Moto Guzzi Mille GT 1000
Moto Guzzi Mille GT 1000

The front and ABS with Brembo brake work seamlessly. The three light alloy wheels are by the rear single-sided swing-arm. The Reactive Shaft Drive a steel frame and a fully suspension system helps low maintenance and maximum ride even when carrying a and luggage.

At speed, the Norge cuts the like a knife and the wind is minimal. The electrically operated can be adjusted to adapt for more or wind protection but either I enjoyed the aerodynamics of the motorcycle. front polyellipsoidal headlights a clear view even on lit roads and add to the personality of the motorcycle.

Removable locking side-cases the body color provide of room for weekend getaway. others, these panniers do not the total dimensions of the motorcycle or beyond the rear view With the 6-gallon fuel and impressive fuel mileage, you get range capabilities.

And with a two-year factory warranty and roadside assistance, comfortable and are assured in genuine Gran style.

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