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Moto Guzzi Sport 1100

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Forgotten 1995 Moto Guzzi 1100

Moto Guzzis are met almost deafening apathy in country. Generally, they’re in three categories: wildly ridden like a rented or cheap. This 1995 Guzzi Sport 1100 to fall into the latter Avaialble for $4,850 here  on the Guzzi National Owners classifieds page (scroll a bit.

It was posted on 5/11), the notes that he’d a trade, and he’d ride it to door if your door to be within reasonable distance of New Connecticut.

Built in Mandello del Lario and here in small numbers 1995 and 2000, the 1100 fell between the tail end of the Tonti-framed LeMans and the later V11 which eventually revived the nameplate.

These bikes — all Guzzis, in fact — are an acquired But once you get bitten by the Guzzi it’s hard to justify any kind of motorcycle. You find defending them as if you were your choice to drive a Lincoln Town Car rather a Lexus.

Sure, they’re big, heavy and they’re built on an architecture, but one twist of the throttle at — when that big 1100cc tries to twist itself under you — and every other looks pedestrian in comparison.

not quick to steer, but once you get one over, it’ll hold a whether you want it to or not. The offers 90hp, but you’ll be impressed by the big, fat wad of torque low. The common advice is to a later, fuel injected 1100 which debuted but there’s really nothing with these carbureted either. The gearbox is — again, all Moto Guzzis — “agricultural,” and neutrals all over the place.

The design is about as timeless as a Italian sportbike can get, but wrapped around an old-school The seat will have you in in a hundred miles, so don’t on riding it across the country. a great backroad blaster,

This example looks like the kind of bike want to buy if you planned on riding a rather than putting it in a controlled garage somewhere. the color to buy and the finish on this looks three feet The exposed V-twin is as clean as expect considering the Guzzi has fewer than a thousand a year since new.

The owner suggests he’s got more photos to share, should illuminate some of the you’d want to know before buying.

For an Italian built in not-so-great numbers, Guzzi 1100 Sports are bulletproof and easy to work on, the 6,000-mile timing belt of a Ducati. Once you learn its you’ll be like a Corvair with 11 Guzzis parked in the garage.

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