Triumph Thruxton vs. Moto Guzzi V7 Racer- Comparison Test Review

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Retrograde: Triumph Thruxton vs. Guzzi V7 Racer When it to motorcycles, 2012 is a fine

Personally, I think the numberplates may be a too far in the quest for retro-racer chic, a too “ Ducas of Hazzard,” but it’s to find issue with else on the Guzzi V7 Racer . red and hubs, drilled and brushed trim, suede seat and tank strap, shiny adjustable Bitubo shocks, flyscreen, dual Arrow accessory) pipes…it all hangs to take you back to the original V7 and 1969, even if you’ve been there before.

And in this corner, the Triumph named for a racy Triumph the ’60s, which was named for a race circuit. Just the sounds fast. Parked to the Guzzi, the Thruxton is less a little more seriously and less caricaturish of itself.

Hoyer calls its style elegance,” a thing he should since his garage motif is British.

What they both are modern “café racers.” down with the café. As for the part, that’s stretching it. The makes 38.7 horsepower at the tire and the Triumph makes

These are toys, aren’t After our nine-bike
 superbike a couple months ago, how can we two bikes seriously whose horsepower is less than

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Turns out it’s pretty For one thing, the Guzzi, in fact, is a not of the old V7 but of the small-block V35/V50 Heron-head Lino Tonti designed in the ’70s. This means the bike only weighs 411 without fuel—62 fewer the Thruxton (with both wearing accessory Arrow Compare that to the 38-hp Shadow RS we tested in August, which weighed 489, and the H-D Iron 883.

The V7 Racer is really a tiny compared to them and to the old V7, and that weight and the 80 x 74mm pushrod torquey/revvy nature make 39 feel like a larger

Once warmed up in the morning, takes a couple of minutes and use of a enrichener lever while you the roses, it’s easy to the 90-degree Twin spinning in its zone, anywhere from 2500 to 6 or 7000 rpm. never neck-snapping, but it’s a problem to outrun traffic, Mainly, instead of metering out a amount of available power, grabbing a big handful.

A non-objectionable amount of twin-cylinder in the grips and footpegs reaches at 4000 rpm and about 65 mph in fifth After that, it cruises along at 80-ish, and from the V7 has no difficulty at all pulling itself up to its 38.7 horses at about rpm and 100 mph. Even a little

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