Originally Posted by forrestlaw
The major thing I am concerned about on the Guzzi is what happens to the bike if one happens to crash. I haven't seen any frame sliders or engine protection. Basically, there does not seem to be many aftermarket parts available for the Guzzi. But, the Bonneville has tons of aftermarket stuff.
There are several engine crash bars available for the V7. If you look closely at this pic of my V7 you can see mine:
I bought them pre-owned from a member of the WildGuzzi.com forum, so I'm not 100% sure which ones they are. There are a few threads on that forum on engine crash bars available for the V7 -- check it out.
2013 Ducati Monster 796
Moto Guzzi: 2013 V7 Racer, 2006 Breva 1100
BMW: 1973 SWB R75/5 "Toaster", 2003 F650GS Dakar
Honda: 01 VFR800, 93 VFR400R(NC30), plus many vintage Hondas.
Scooters: 2007 Vespa GTS250ie, 2009 Kymco Agility 125