Moto Guzzi Unveils New Vintage Racer — Forbes

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Moto Guzzi Unveils New Racer

Last night at a at the Ace Hotel in New York. Moto and Hammarhead Industries unveiled the in a line of Guzzi Originals, a bike called the V7 Wayward racer.

James Hammarhead –a of Neuropsychology at the University of Pennsylvania the special-edition motorcycle, which he as light and fast and simple: an V-twin engine updated a modern electronic fuel and electric start. It’s on the 2010 MG V7 Café Classic and part of a slew of new things Guzzi including the V7 Stone, V7 and Griso 8VSE.

The Hammarhead edition is a long and low that–similarly to the V7 Racer–has smooth and enough torque to handle the backroads Hammarhead says him of his youth.

“It was a challenge to create minimal that could a long road as well,” said the morning before the He grew up riding dirt in Pennsylvania before developing a for the lightweight vintage racers he through places like Nepal and the American Southwest.

For this new model–positioned in the basement of the along a wall of speakers and that highlighted its matte fuel tank and snarled pipes–Hammarhead lightened the original V7 chassis by removing excess and mounting tabs, replacing the stock fenders with alloy units, and installing air filters and a custom exhaust. He added performance fork rear shocks and Avon Then he added the finishing

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“Up front the stock headlight and cluster were replaced a classic 7-inch teardrop that also houses a speedometer, and the rear sub-frame was to accept a compact seat,” said. That versatile the heads-up positioning of the handlebars, and the design are well-suited for navigating traffic. The 1950s-era canvas on the side are meant to be used for distances without bogging the overall look and feel.

Aesthetic is important for Hammarhead, who exactly what you’d as a lifelong dirtbike rider–or as a When we met he wore a waxed welder’s jacket that has the and fit of something you know will get better with age (the is currently sold out). A work shirt he wore had the same stitching as a vintage top; his water-proof waxed day pack on the couch nearby is suited for riding without overburdened.

He says he loves riding it lets him meet interesting and see new things, which is why he holds parties for his bikes at art galleries and New York hotels.

“It turns out are a lot of people interested in design and bikes and this sort of he says. Better place order now–the man plans to only five of them.

Moto Guzzi California Vintage
Moto Guzzi California Vintage

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