Moto Guzzi V11 Cafe Sport review — Naked — Motorcycles — Visordown

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Moto Guzzi V11 Cafe

I blip the throttle and I’m momentarily A sudden dip to the right with the reaction tells me that got to remember that this is very different to the in-line I’ve raced before.

On the go, and I’m at just how much power thing has, is it really 91bhp? It’s a twin, should mean lazy over frantic power, but thing loves to be revved, all the way to the The motor is responsive, but you have to be as the torque reaction can unsettle the on the downshifts.

It took me 20 minutes to get used to it and I was able to time gearshifts so I wasn’t wagging the V11’s out.

That’s another you always feels as if there’s a neutral hiding between downshift, so a precise left is needed. These aren’t just observations. It’s not the hi-tech sportster, it’s which requires more and has more soul.

Once got engine management sussed, you can the handling. I was expecting something top but the handling is very neutral and It feels like the V11 has quite a steering head angle, (25 same as a FireStorm) which I is why Guzzi put a steering damper on the

It works.

I was soon grounding out the on the left and just touching my Alpinestar on the right. For this that’s enough. Brakes are too.

Brembos at the front enough power, while the has more bite than of the latest sportsbikes.

With a of lager lime on TWO’s I can have a good look at the I like the way it looks, a bit like the Le that stirred my loins all years ago, but with touches, like those down front forks. And I those red anodised ends to the by the footrest hangers. But it isn’t perhaps the back end (re-designed year) would look if pared down a bit, as some angles it looks a bit two bikes joined together in the

Moto Guzzi V11 Cafu00e9 Sport

But it is comfy, although I could see a thing in the mirrors. Too small and

All of the Moto Guzzi range benefited from the injection of from Aprilia. So, there’s 100 in the latest V11 Sport, the most being mods to the fuel-injection to make the vee-twin feel at low revs. I’ve not ridden the version, but Bertie reckons and build quality has improved.

The 2001 model also has a longer wheelbase and a 180-rear tyre, instead of a 170, for all you rubber fetishists out there.

we did have one problem. After a day of the left hand cylinder to backfire badly when I off the throttle trickling through Northants villages. It’s to mumble ‘Italian quality,’ but a check revealed that it was a loose jubilee clip on the connecting the fuel-injector to the cylinder

Perhaps I’m justifying a ‘characterful’ but Guzzi un-crated the bike and shipped it from a bike in the back of a van just for us and without a so I want to give the V11 the benefit of the

I enjoyed my time on the V11, it was a at an object of my desire from my albeit an updated one. And I said, you buy these bikes for reasons. A GSX-R1000 owner a statement of buying the ultimate bike, but you buy a V11 because you’re and have a certain sense of and I say fair play to ya!

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