Moto Guzzi 1000S — Vintage Motorcycles Online

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Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada

Moto Guzzi 1000S

released in 1990, the 1000S make it to US shores until Despite many claims, the shares many more with Guzzi’s same-era GT standard than the Le Mans but the original did share the Lemon’s big engine. Overall, nearly were built between and 1993 (the final with a reported 200 imported the United States for models 1991 and 1993.

The last of the Tontis, the retro style fit the tank and sidecovers from the 80s CX100. From there mixed special 1000S-only like the seat, taillight and These items can be very to find today if your is missing parts. Spoke were standard, tubeless wheels an option but standard in the (and even rarer) not seen here.

The main visual grab are the diagonal stripes in either (back frame) or bright (green frame).

Using developed for the Le Mans 1000 in 1984, the 1991 version the square-fin 949cc twin a dual-point distributor, 40mm and the B10 camshaft. With a 10:1.0 ratio. 80-HP @ 8000 rpm was by the factory. Cited by Moto as the ‘New World’ engine, the (US) model got smaller a different cam, Digiplex and 36mm carburetors.

The later engine had less power but is said to offer midrange torque.

Retaining the rake Tonti engineered the original V7 Sport, the 1000S a Guzzi-built 40mm fork, (starting with the Le Mans SE in 1987) with Bitubo The rear suspension units are All versions use the same five-speed seen on the 850 Eldorado.

Another upscale feature, the issue spoke wheels x 18” are from Akront. And while the Le 1000-carryover 270mm front are probably better brakes, panache’ is lost by fitting the discs with the 18” wheels. The can be said about the 1000Ss exhaust.

An important styling not using the 750’s straight-back cheats the 1000S somewhat.

Now commanding the highest overall of any Tonti-framed Moto Guzzi, the is moving away from the scale and into the investment The big valve ’91s are worth but few are passing up the chance to buy, of version. Interestingly, the black with orange was intended for the conservative US market, the flashy slated for Europe’s more minded fashion sense.

In the green was rejected there and here. Go figure. (^ Photo: Bike)

Not lost on us is that the 1000S is a very good motorcycle. kept and maintained, it will the same durable service as any 949cc Mandello twin. for the bodywork and attachments are an issue, so if you we’d suggest keeping an eye An unlikely hero, the 1000S just how brilliant the original was.

If you fancy one, delay. Prices are rising. Woodbury

Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada
Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada
Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada
Moto Guzzi 1000 Strada

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