For Sale: 1954 Moto Guzzi Falcone Classic Sport Bikes For Sale

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Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport

For Sale: 1954 Moto Falcone

Posted on July 8, by tad

One of my good friends has a late Moto Guzzi: a V11.  The is bright green with a red and about as Italian as it’s to be, with its sticky-outy cylinders, drive and general weirdness.  But see that little eagle on the and still ask him, “Is that a

That little eagle on the is in honor of Giovanni Ravelli, one of the of young, Italian aviators who to start Moto Guzzi serving together during War I.  Ravelli was … in the closing of the conflict, but his surviving comrades the other company that an eagle in their iconography.

It’s tragic that a as old and storied as Moto Guzzi be so unknown here in the states.  think that, with like the El Dorado and Ambassador out-Harleying Harley when it to mile-gobbling cruisers, they’d be a remembered by the American public.  were even used by the Los Angeles Police Department for a and feature in a number of 70’s including the Clint Eastwood “Magnum Force.”

But, prior to the V-twin V7 of the late 60’s, Moto was famous for its big singles.

Successful on the and in racing, the “horizontal single” was a looking machine, with the pointing forwards and a long, silhouette.  The gearbox did not allow for a traditional flywheel to sufficient mass, so Guzzi a flywheel outside the cases looked for all the world like a deli meat-slicer.

The bike’s center of gravity was low and the bike had relatively small area, decreasing drag and the 500cc motor’s 23hp to the bike to surprising velocities. The typically have a very character: you can just about the combustion events at idle and just thump along for on end at the bike’s 85mph top speed.

Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport

Produced between 1950 and the Falcone is an iconic, much bike.

From the seller:

10 old restoration.  AMCA judged in 01 as a J2. under 20 miles since A beautiful bike, the chrome in shape. Paint is very It is a 1 kick start. I have for 4 years. It started to drip last year on the tank to line, but I never replaced, drained the tank.  It drips oil the fly wheel. I dont know if is normal or not.

Purchased as an investment and planned to onto for more than 4 however my circumstances have Without doubt the most admired I have owned.

It’s a pretty usable vintage bike sounds to be in nice shape, a few minor leaks that one expect from bike age.  It’d also be a classy way to buff your shoe to a mirror-like shine.

Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport
Moto Guzzi Falcone Sport

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