Moto Guzzi California Touring Test!

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Moto Guzzi California EV Touring

Moto Guzzi California Touring

If you’re a Guzzisti is one of the absolute epic names in Guzzi history. To celebrate the California model Moto has launched the black and white With great attention to and finish Moto Guzzi the only Italian cruisers.

And it is unique.

Words: Tor Sagen Milagro

California Vintage better than any other Guzzi in standard livery. the 1064cc horizontal V90 now conforms to 3 with a three-way catalyser. The comes directly from 1100, but sound different a tune for loads of instant The air cooled V-twin thumps out generously with just a twist of the throttle. California feels special cruising in Moto Guzzi country.

I one of only six California Vintages to the press as my first Guzzi of the I did not regret it as I thundered through the tunnels that links the roads with the many towns around Lake I found myself in the Brit of journos and we had stocked up on Moto latest metal including two Vintages and one California Touring. 1971 Moto Guzzi has a California in their model

California Vintage celebrates fact in Moto Guzzi’s 85 th

The handlebars are high and stretched me . My knees are bent slightly too and I can’t help but feel the footboards should have further forward. That is not possible on a horizontally mounted In front of the new cylinder heads Breva 1100 is a rubber taken from the local bus Mandello del Lario and Lecco.

The is there to shield your from knocking into the when braking hard. Guzzi marketing director Parisatto told us that the Police force had asked for on their California fleet. height is a low and comfortable 780mm. We are up into the mountains for the first this day to get some photography

California Vintage is not the ideal to drag through the hair corners and not long after the bends I get a huge slide powering the Vintage through a It was a left bend and somehow I kicked my right boot on the tarmac. At least now I knew how the road was.

Did long and turns from there and that I was on a Griso in stead up roads.

Cruising back in town I could not help infected with a proud of being in the saddle of the most Moto Guzzi cruiser in its town. I held my head and pretended to be Italian. I flicked the to turn the two fog lights on and did an o sole mio my Italian helmet. I cruise town and out into the country again and enjoy the sound of the big Guzzi twin.

The seat is two-tone black and leather exclusive to the Vintage. It is and along with the tall I cruise in comfort. When the are needed they are very linked Brembo’s. Double 320 mm up front with four pot callipers attached and a 282mm disc with a two pot calliper at the Stamping the brake pedal the 263 kilos decelerates surprisingly

It is reassuring, but to be able to stop this you need good and tyres too. The fork is a telescopic Marzocchi and at the rear two shock absorbers. The shaft works in perfect harmony the rear tyre pumping power and torque in a pleasant California Vintage always powerful enough despite it smooth. The spoked steel from Behr looks the along with the steel

The brake light is a special where the Guzzi designers has all the traffic lights from the highways agency and mounted at the of the Vintage.

California Vintage is a touring bike and is fitted two panniers that are completely in the design. They are made of nylon (whatever that and are waterproof. You open them the top and there’s enough space for a weekend trip with the or a longer one riding solo. At the is a chromed luggage rack as

Both the engine and panniers are by chromed steel tubes. For the owner Moto Guzzi has a special Vintage bike as well. The only thing on this very special is some white tyre to complement the overall black/white scheme.

Only then would it be

Moto Guzzi California

If you are really serious about touring only California will do. With a 45 litre top box and panniers fitted as standard Touring means serious when talking mileage. bar features as standard which make the pillion happy. The classic looking fairing and windshield speaks touring

It does create a fair of turbulence at speed, but the California is not built for speed. So just the low revving 1064cc air cooled at half speed and enjoy the passing slowly by. California is not as classy as the Vintage, but more Technically they are the same, but the features a larger 150 section tyre and weighs four less.

The 19 litre fuel makes sure you do not have to up too often.


If you want something with unique engine and the California Vintage fits the It is truly a work of art and passion to more than three of California’s and 85 years of Moto None of the California models enough leg space for taller However you just have to it for that lovely sounding V-twin.

Vintage for the connoisseurs and for the practical. If you can afford it…


Moto Guzzi California EV Touring
Moto Guzzi California EV Touring

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