Rno Cycles Opal Moto Guzzi V50 custom cafe racer

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Moto Guzzi California III C
Moto Guzzi California III C

Rno Cycles Opal is a Slim, Moto Guzzi V50

on February 12, at 9:52 pm

We’re of the opinion there is a lot to love about the Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Guzzi . Most of their blend Old World craftsmanship, styling, and strong, longitudinally-mounted engines into one two-wheeled And whether you’re into a dual-purpose or café racer the company’s current lineup has to satisfy you.

But what if none of Moto ’s off-the-shelf offerings, be they new or tickle your fancy? what if you have a 1982 V50 III . but it to be a bare-bones, stripped down That’s the situation Dutch accessory retailer Goparts itself in, and to resolve this they contacted local Arno Overweel – proprietor of Rno – to make their vision for the V50 a

And that reality, which has dubbed the Opal . is a feast for the

Moto Guzzi California III C
Moto Guzzi California III C

The fenders, gas tank, headlight, and just about every visible component has been replaced, or removed altogether. The that are installed are a mixture of components manufactured by Rizoma and items fabricated by Rno Cycles. The headlight housing, fuel and tail section were in a snazzy combination of red, and green by Ben Oud’s Kustom .

As for the mechanical revisions, Rno Cycles the electric starter and replaced the housing for the 5-speed transmission a “Nato” type housing accommodates a kickstart mechanism. The V-twin inhales through a Dell’Orto carburetor and a pair of KN air . and exhales through a bespoke system. The front fork has new and the rear has been treated to a slightly-longer swingarm suspended by a from HK Suspenison . Wheels are the 18-inchers wearing semi-slick .

Out of all the stripped down café we’ve seen over the this Opal has to be one of the prettiest. It us of a sinewy wild animal, forward and ready to pounce on its We understand that there are and emissions regulations that to be followed, but we don’t understand why no offer a mass produced conceptually similar to this.

If the folks at Moto Guzzi are maybe they’ll make next new model a slightly radical rendition of this

Moto Guzzi California III C
Moto Guzzi California III C
Moto Guzzi California III C

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