Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone

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This was a redesign of the much-loved and famous While looking very in appearance, the engine and cycle were upgraded greatly the original. The original Falcone had a looking engine and gearbox magneto ignition and a dry sump.

The Falcone has unit construction, and battery ignition and wet sump. The chain drive was also to the left. The huge external was retained, but hidden under an cover (except for the bottom that can still be seen beneath the left footrest). The parts were also

The original Falcone had a frame from various plates and It worked pretty well for the power and the times, but it wasn’t The Nuovo Falcone has a conventional frame, but built out of bridge

It would probably take the from the QE2, but only has to with a soft 500 single. low-stress. The Falcone’s rear of under-engine springs and friction between the swinging arm and seat was replaced by a conventional twin-damper

It was built between 1969 and Very few (if any) were imported to the UK. While it was popular police forces and the army, in the world it was competing with Brits and the first of the Japanese

The civilian version of the Nuovo was also ugly, with a dual-megaphone exhaust.

The Italians do not the Nuovo Falcone to be a classic that accolade is reserved for the Mick Walker’s book on Moto Guzzis gives the a bad write-up. There are very few in the UK, and has ever heard of them.

The Nuovo Falcone is the ugly of the bike world.

Why would want one?

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Well, the Falcone is that very thing, a practical classic. It is a big single with a loping and impeccable manners. They do not out or break. The basic design is sound, the engineering excellent, and the plot was built to take the of coppers and squaddies. The consumable are cheap — the bike has one chain, plus a V belt for the dynamo.

It has a sidestand that works, and a stand that you can lift the onto without needing a or a friend. The brakes work well, the lights work and it round corners. The heavy and low compression also make simple.

Oh, and they’re addictive,

Failings? The heavy flywheel gearchanges slow, and the box has lots of neutrals until you learn the The front brake can fade all drums do) on long, steep

Don’t try and keep up with the rockets over the Yorkshire and you’ll be fine. The odd piggyback rusts easily. Er, that’s it.

If you have any parts, oddments, gadgets or whatever for this or you know of any good sources, email me. If you own a Nuovo Falcone, let me I run a virtual owners’ club for support.

Moto Guzzi 500 Sahara
Moto Guzzi 500 Sahara
Moto Guzzi 500 Sahara
Moto Guzzi 500 Sahara
Moto Guzzi 500 Sahara
Moto Guzzi 500 Sahara

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