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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,607
Posted By mblotz
its actually a ct110, so ill run really slow...

its actually a ct110, so ill run really slow circles around you. and--i am SOOOOOOO in on this, keep me posted on final plans/date
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,222,485
Posted By mblotz
nice to meet you to Ian, shes sitting with her 3...

nice to meet you to Ian, shes sitting with her 3 sisters from Italy right now
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,222,485
Posted By mblotz
73 moto guzzi eldorado

id like to see this go to an inmate, its a really nice bike but i just have to many and i picked it up as a rescue. located in lafayette

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1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado

Here is a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By mblotz
thanks guys, definately sounds like no easy fix,...

thanks guys, definately sounds like no easy fix, gotta pull the tranny. not a big deal on a tonti, lil more involved on a loop it seems
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By mblotz
73 moto guzzi eldorado clutch qustion

long time tonti guzzi lover here with a new question. i just recently picked up a 73 civilian eldorado that hadnt ran in years, parked because clutch was dragging and had to hold the brake to keep it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,904
Posted By mblotz
i happen to have a love affair with, and can help...

i happen to have a love affair with, and can help service vintage guzzi's, and im just up in Lafayette
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mblotz
just because its a sugar cube petcock with 1...

just because its a sugar cube petcock with 1 filter screen doesnt mean it does not have OFF/ON/RES

http://www.mgcycle.com/product_info.php?products_id=2926&osCsid=81a611b72b19a6d662c9a4e3c7abde7f...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By mblotz
every guzzi tap i have had and taken apart had...

every guzzi tap i have had and taken apart had had a reserve side to it, oldest is a 74 V7 sport, but does not have the original electric tap any longer. i know it works cause i hit it once, switched...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15,370
Views: 8,894,353
Posted By mblotz
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-04-19/alfa-n...

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-04-19/alfa-nears-return-to-u-dot-s-dot-with-4c-sports-car-registration

and fiat and mazda just partnered to make a new 2 seat roadster, will be badged as an...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By mblotz
do a search for "dumb way round". 2 guys from...

do a search for "dumb way round". 2 guys from norway who rode sidecar nimbus's around the world, super interesting read for me. they rode across the dakotas in january to minneapolis--major props
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15,370
Views: 8,894,353
Posted By mblotz
id like to see more from this shoot--jebus. i...

id like to see more from this shoot--jebus. i mean those paul smarts are so sexy--haha. actually--i do have a paul smart--so thats my interest--yeah right
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,604
Posted By mblotz
sent you an email sonce i cant post pics here any...

sent you an email sonce i cant post pics here any longer--really should get a smugmug account
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By mblotz
i have 2 passports, a 80 and 81. my 81 had 246 or...

i have 2 passports, a 80 and 81. my 81 had 246 or miles on it when i got it, think i got 800 on it now. i fricken love these bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
shes got her shoes back on! first time she has...

shes got her shoes back on! first time she has been on the ground in over a year. lots of detail wiring left yet but im getting there
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
evil clown, i dont really have a build thread,...

evil clown, i dont really have a build thread, but after speanding alot of time in my previous VW vanagon syncros--last one a 230hp subaru powered westfalia, and tired of trailering dirt bikes, i...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
I'm finally getting back to this project after...

I'm finally getting back to this project after many others wrapped up (building a new camping van, various bike projects, etc etc) and am on the wiring stage. granted ive been dragging my feet since...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-07-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,338
Posted By mblotz
i had a 68 ghia with 1776, fricken loved that...

i had a 68 ghia with 1776, fricken loved that car. i also had a 70 with 1600dp, love the 68 body more (classic lights) but the swing axle to IRS comparison was astounding. if a 69 ever comes my way...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,558
Posted By mblotz
gots a 74, 34155 with the front disc and lots off...

gots a 74, 34155 with the front disc and lots off good period mods--like timing gears and 32mm's. has a history with gordon from mgcycle. i love it to death and wont ever sel it probably. nice thing...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By mblotz
bravo

bravo
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15,370
Views: 8,894,353
Posted By mblotz
You are correct, and kevin is doing great things...

You are correct, and kevin is doing great things with his classes and motorcycle community in general, we actually went to high school together (and college with kevin and amy as well) and took the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,578
Posted By mblotz
i have a V50, a 78 and love it, i also own...

i have a V50, a 78 and love it, i also own several big block guzzi's from 70-80's. the V50's are frowned upon by some of the guzzi purist (see snob), some parts CAN be difficult but MGcycle has most...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 30,068
Posted By mblotz
ive tried to do the MG thing, had a midget. like...

ive tried to do the MG thing, had a midget. like most british stuff i try to love it--design speaks for itself, even triumphs and nortons have been in my shop, but cant stand working on them--its a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 30,068
Posted By mblotz
your not the only guzzi lover who has an affinity...

your not the only guzzi lover who has an affinity for VW's. I was always a VW guy, had 15 bugs, 1 squareback, 2 ghias, 1 split window bus, 5 vanagon syncros, 81 jetta, 84 gti, rabbit diesels etc.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 579,193
Posted By mblotz
WTB moto guzzi 850T wiring harness

title says it all, looking for a 850T wiring harness, preferably with all the brackets to mound diode board, coils etc
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,113
Posted By mblotz
now i know--i never cared for his books either,...

now i know--i never cared for his books either, just reached over to my bookshelf beside my computer and grabbed the first book i saw that said "moto Guzzi" on it.

i dont know why people are so...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,113
Posted By mblotz
from the Mick Walker Moto Guzzi book "The...

from the Mick Walker Moto Guzzi book

"The origins of the large-capacity V-twin Guzzi motorcycles came form the Mandello del Lario company's involvement with Italy's military and cival authorities....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
finally an update, postal man brought me long...

finally an update, postal man brought me long awaited (and feared lost in transit) custom seat pan from germany today, GORGEOUS work here. she has been sitting for 2 months stalled waiting for the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By mblotz
i have a 78 V50, was my buddies old race bike...

i have a 78 V50, was my buddies old race bike back in the late 80's, he sold it to another friend who put it in his shed for 10 years, until i found out about and cold called him and had it in my...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By mblotz
damn thats a score--same color as mine. 74's had...

damn thats a score--same color as mine. 74's had drum or disc, disc were an option FYI. mine has disc
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
love it when a plan starts coming together

love it when a plan starts coming together
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
apparently the gears in my 74 V7 sport (a chain...

apparently the gears in my 74 V7 sport (a chain year) did eat themselves at one point in time, it has a history with gordon at mgcycle, and he stated its the first time he has ever seen that happen....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
oh boy--lookie what i found i was wondering...

oh boy--lookie what i found

i was wondering why the timing chest sounded funny in the 10 minutes i actually ran this bike--straight cut gears might explain it.

got the frame done, reassembly...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,489
Views: 579,193
Posted By mblotz
moto guzzi CX100 lemans triple trees needed

im looking for a set of triple trees off a moto guzzi cx100, but the T3's SHOULD be the same. i did pick up a pair from a convert recently and they are not correct, less beefy lower casting and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,222,485
Posted By mblotz
glad you decided to keep it, cause i was almost...

glad you decided to keep it, cause i was almost ready to call on that yesterday
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,670
Posted By mblotz
i actually find clubmans to be quite comfy, but...

i actually find clubmans to be quite comfy, but opinions vary for sure. on my V50 guzzi they are awesome, i can rest my elbows on my knees...

but i also have a Paul Smart, so everything is comfy...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,670
Posted By mblotz
and a 67 monkey wards/benelli, this one was 350....

and a 67 monkey wards/benelli, this one was 350. should have kept this one to
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,670
Posted By mblotz
here is a 69 Sears SR125 i had, probably should...

here is a 69 Sears SR125 i had, probably should have kept it. it was made by PUCH in austria, for some reason i had a PUCH collection back then, still have 2
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
got some time this weekend to get her all...

got some time this weekend to get her all stripped down, man i love guzzis, from roller to total strip in an afternoon (so unlike the norton i did last winter). still had time to clean some parts,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,222,485
Posted By mblotz
not to hijack, but i have a medium Yeti AS-R i...

not to hijack, but i have a medium Yeti AS-R i was going to sell come spring, all XTR, fox 100 front, 5th element rear. its actually an 09 front triangle, and i think an 05 rear (had a problem with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,117
Posted By mblotz
finally got the tank back from polishing, quoted...

finally got the tank back from polishing, quoted 10 days-took 5 weeks! but in his defense he had a funeral to attend and it had 8 layers of paint on it. i was quite pleased and recommend mile high...
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