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Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked

1976 Moto Guzzi Le For Sale

Posted on November 22, by tad

I was prowling around, looking for interesting to pick up for my fantasy and stumbled across this Guzzi Le Mans.  I’ve about them before, but pristine, low-mileage example my attention.  Then I noticed the It Now” price…

Go here for the listing on eBay: 1976 Guzzi Le Mans For Sale

bike is rare, appears to undergone a thorough restoration, and immaculate, if the photos and the description are to be The mileage is very low for such a machine, but a $24,800 BIN?  is very serious money for a Le almost twice what seen the nicest examples for previously.

  For that money, could have at least the European front headlamp sits flush with the of the fairing, instead of jutting out Damn US safety regulations!

the original listing:

This was found and restored by Guy Fravile in a long time and well Moto Guzzi expert. Guy did not all this time and effort to the bike. When Guy road the machine to the Italian Bike Day in Sturbridge Mass two things that day… Guy won “best in and “best of show” and I purchased the while still on the field.

I had the great honor of owning it since.

The bike has been and awarded at the Greenwich Concour, living on the East coast, and at the Quail Concour in Carmel, Beach, as well as the Quail Gathering and the Concour on Ocean in Carmel by the Sea.

The owner of particular machine sounds enthusiastic, although I’d take with his claim that Guzzi’s have lost all of brand magic”: while the and transmission have undergone a of constant refinement over the the bikes retain the air-cooled, shaft-drive layout of the classic Le If the V11 Sport I rode recently is any of the sound and feel of Guzzi’s line up, I’d say aficionados have to fear.

Introduced in 1976, the Le Mans was Guzzi’s premier sporting of the era, a follow up to the iconic V7 Only about 6000 I Le Mans were made ’76 and ‘78, most of which red, with a few ice blue and a white machines thrown the mix.  It was not the fastest bike of the but it was characterful, stylish, and capable of very good time the road, with a combination of power and rock-steady handling.

Guzzi’s are striking machines, their finned, air-cooled sticking out into the breeze by the knees.  Yes, if you have legs, they can toast shins.  And yes, the torque of the longitudinal crankshaft and driveshaft can be in turns.  But they have of individuality and, now as then, can be very quick in real-world and you should be prepared to answer whenever you stop for gas or a bite to

It’s clearly a very bike that’s being here, and it appears that no has been spared on the restoration or But we’ll see if the owner can find a willing to offer him Ducati money for this Le Mans.

1973 Moto Guzzi V7 For Sale

Posted on November 4, by tad

I’d recently posted about a nice MotoGuzzi V7 Sport for sale up on eBay, but this we’ve got the real thing!  one appears to be unrestored and in very condition.  As the seller says, “It can be original once.”

Original, cars and bikes with can be worth more than better-than-new machines.  In many the bikes and cars that now for insane amounts of money, Ferraris, were far from asymmetrical fenders left to right side, flaws in the thin chrome…  a complete of undercoating [see: 1950’s and Alfa Romeos]…  These were not intended at the time to be by collectors fifty years in the and they were not perfect.

So many collectors are looking for like this: time-capsules, as they came from the Or as close to that ideal as

The Moto Guzzi V7 Sport is a 1970’s sportbike, a long and bike that took the v-twin, filled it with tuned internals, and stuffed it a freshly designed frame endowed the bike with handling.

1973 Moto V7 Sport For Sale From the ad:

sophisticated, classic – a rare

For sale, the much sought after Guzzi V7 Sport in beautiful condition. it can only be original

Hot or cold – it starts every and runs very strong. 

It is with the signature swan bars and 4 leading shoe front brake, snuff box switches, folding foot right foot gear triangular side covers with original brand stickers, and other details which it the first Tonti model by guzzi.

i’ve owned Guzzi models – Loops, and even Spines – but none had the and presence this V7 Sport

1973 with 31,600 miles, clear California in hand.

The bike is located in San California.

Needs new tires. visor is chipped but I have which isn’t to go with the

These are very usable with a reputation for reliability.  The on this one looks a little as you might expect from almost forty years but the machine looks complete.  a production V7 Sport, not one of the original, “teliao rosso”bikes, but it’s a rare and desirable machine.

There are currently no bids on the with only a couple of left on the auction.  This be a good chance to snap up a desirable motorcycle at a relatively low


1976 Moto 850 T3/Sport For Sale

Posted on 25, 2011 by tad

The Moto Guzzi V7 was a significant model in the evolution of the It was rare, with high-spec, components: sand-cast engine and high-compression pistons gave at the rear wheel and took the to 120 mph and a massive front drum brought things to a halt.  The run of 100 [open to debate] bikes had frames, gear driven cam and polished engine internals.

lime green with a red the Telaio Rosso bikes are exotic, and very collectable.

But is not one of those machines.

If you aren’t with originality, it’s easy to fake a LeMans or V7 Moto Guzzi used the low and lean Lino Tonti-designed for many years.  A variant was used on the recent Jackal Reproduction fuel tanks, clip-ons, shark-gill mufflers, and are available.

  Just find a clean T3 donor bike, buy a few worth of parts, put it all together and

You get the look and feel of a super-rare without the cost and risk of a piece of history: a minor doesn’t violate an irreplaceable motorcycle.

See the original eBay ad: Moto Guzzi 850 T3/Sport

The T3 for the conversion has been mechanically and restored, providing a solid for the faux-Sport:

“The motor and received new seals, new clutch, a new and pistons kit from MG Cycle cylinders had no plating left, new are Nikasil). The forks were with cartage and new seals. The and seat are new (someone did some to the old seat pan and I could not save I had the side covers made for bike. Buchanan built the with stainless spokes.

The brakes are new F08s front and with modern master and stainless lines. The bike has Tarozzi rear sets and reverse cone exhaust. Alto Speedometer rebuilt the

Every bolt on the bike is The paint and all polish work fantastic and the bike must be to appreciate it.”

This V7 Sport appears very done, although the bars, brakes, and pipes are not very and give the game away.  I’d used the correct swan-neck and  Lafronconi pipes if it’d my project…  It will likely an excellent road bike, more torque from the motor, up from the 750 of the original V7.

Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked
Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked

1981 Moto Guzzi V35 For Sale

Posted on October 14, by tad

In the late 1970’s, Moto introduced a line of small-bore but these were far more simply sleeved-down versions of the big and shared virtually no components their larger brethren.  The big followed typical practice: combustion chambers and angled The V35’s and V50’s had “Heron” with parallel valves set the flat surface of the head.

  in a Heron head motor place in the distinctive concave of the piston top.

This leads to compact engine good fuel economy, and a manufacturing process.  Heron had been used previously on and Moto Morinis,

Designed to advantage of Italian tax laws, the V35 was frugal and sweet-handling, but not very It is extremely rare in the United the ad claims it may possibly be the only one in the

First produced in 1979, the 350 put 33.6 hp through a 5speed pushing the 350lb (dry) to a 99mph top speed if you were flat on the tank.

The bike is fitted with Guzzi’s braking system: the front lever actuates only one of the calipers, with the pedal the other front and the rear A proportioning valve prevents lock up.  It is a simple but apparently very effective and bikes so fitted, including the LeMans, retain this

From the original ad:

“Exceptional with only 4466 mile (7191 kms on the speedo).  All and correct. Very nice except for a couple of blemishes on the side battery cover.

running and riding condition. Not as quick as the common MONZA but still a friendly docile Factory claimed top speed 95 mph but the Imola is not about speed.

overhead valve V twin. 5 Electric start. Owner’s in Italian.

This bike has the to find sports fairing is much better looking the standard version.”

A very machine in excellent condition and worth checking out if you never Guzzi made these bikes.


Sporty 1987 Moto Guzzi Le 1000

Posted on July 30, by Mike

Meet Italy’s of BMW. Moto Guzzi has been known as one of the original in the style of the cafe racer LeMans MK I, II and III bikes, for example), but are much more than Guzzis are designed to cover stretches of Autostrada at high and in relative comfort.

The big air cooled rumbles along (not a BMW boxer), the chassis is long and (again, not unlike the Beemer), and drive simplifies the maintenance with the final drive like the BMW). Neither are but both offer the quintessential experience. And both brands to rack up the miles.

Today’s example is a very ’87 LeMans 1000, showing miles on the clock. That is not mileage for a Guzzi, as these are good for 100,000 and more. bike seems to be in very condition, has some nice and appears to have been for in a fashion you would hope for in a bike.

Fill up the tank, up the tankbag, and head out on the highway. A Guzzi will get you there and in style, comfort and quirkiness only the Italians can offer. And the news about it, unlike Ducatis and MV Agustas, a classic Guzzi will not break the

Sure, some of the early Mk I are heaeded skyward in value, but a LeMans is still an affordable desireable) machine.

This is available now. The starting bid is $3,500, and there is a BIN set for $4,000. of those figures are pretty money for this bike.

And if the LeMans variants follow the bikes in value, this be an inexpensive investment as well. For information and details, click the and jump over to the auction. luck, and tell ‘em you saw it on CSBFS!

Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked
Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked
Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked
Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked
Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Naked


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