The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer: Chasing The Ghost Of Steve McQueen — Forbes

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Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer

The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer: The Ghost Of Steve McQueen

a good thing when you male voices speaking in Italian outside your room.

It’s especially when you’ve been the Moto Guzzi parked you hear the heavily accented “café racer” thrown in the

Saunter downstairs, and you’ll get an about how beautiful the bike how much fun it is to ride, and what of chrome a Portuguese girlfriend is on hers.

Another sunny day in Montauk, and deck at The Byron in full

I had just thrown on my Roland Design jacket and a pair of old boots, planning to circle the lighthouse before heading the airport for an afternoon ride. pleasure: the 2012 Moto V7 Racer. It’s the perfect for jetting between cafes, out to Egypt Beach. and generally the ghost of Steve McQueen.

“I this bike–is so beautiful,” my new Paolo told me, white slung low and bracelets galore. GUTE-zi!”


The Lombardy-based company had me a V7 Racer for a week in New York (not ideal riding, for reasons) and a few days in the Hamptons. Island is perfect for a road like this because of its and slightly inclined country minimal traffic off the main and plethora of lobster-roll beach (Lobster Roll at The Byron: and it sells out fast.)

Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer

The V7 pays homage to the legendary career of the 1970s-era V7 Sport. It like the Italian Gambalunga from years ago, to classic styling cues a low frame and handlebars, rounded fairing, its dial design and exhaust. People love the aesthetic: Roll through for an hour and you’ll hear comment on its distinctive style.

A cop sidled up to me one morning in the West and gave the bike a long I thought I had done something He just wanted to know if it was new or

In fact, the modern V7 ($9,990) the divide between powerful bikes that ideally advanced skills to ride and the sport bikes which less power but better

The first thing I noticed I picked it up in Brooklyn was the black No. 7 on the front and side of the bike. say the effect looks too obvious, a massive polo pony across a Ralph Lauren but most critics—especially little and policemen—seem to love it.

And the high-gloss red and double cradle body doesn’t hurt.

Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer
Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer
Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer
Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer
Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman Racer

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