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Old 03-09-2010, 05:37 AM   #271
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Do you tall guys have problems with your knees hitting the cylinder heads? Looks like I would have issues with that on any of the Guzzis I've seen in this thread. I have a 35" inseam and am 6'2".
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Old 03-09-2010, 05:41 AM   #272
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That was an issue on the old Lemans, 70's, 80's versions.
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Old 03-09-2010, 08:36 AM   #273
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Do you tall guys have problems with your knees hitting the cylinder heads? Looks like I would have issues with that on any of the Guzzis I've seen in this thread. I have a 35" inseam and am 6'2".
same dimensions for me, no problems on the Norge.
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Old 03-10-2010, 07:21 PM   #274
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Do you tall guys have problems with your knees hitting the cylinder heads? Looks like I would have issues with that on any of the Guzzis I've seen in this thread. I have a 35" inseam and am 6'2".
No, thats a myth. Even if your knees hit the cylinders, they don't get that hot. I have a sport and I am your build.
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:06 PM   #275
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I've never had a problem with knees touching valve covers, or heat from the cylinders.
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Old 03-11-2010, 05:37 AM   #276
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Awesome thanks. A Guzzi is on my loooooong list of bikes to eventually own.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:56 AM   #277
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Old 03-13-2010, 12:21 PM   #278
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That does not look like Ireland.


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Old 03-13-2010, 03:15 PM   #279
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Question....Do you have to take the tank off to remove the valve covers? Looks pretty straight forward to do valve checks.
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Old 03-13-2010, 05:13 PM   #280
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Question....Do you have to take the tank off to remove the valve covers? Looks pretty straight forward to do valve checks.
Usually not, which model are you asking about though...? Anything with a fairing like the 80's SP's required that the lowers be loosened to get a straight shot at the valve cover top two bolts but that is about it.
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Old 03-13-2010, 05:19 PM   #281
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Nice pair... Is that truly an S-3...? Sa-weet. The SP is no slouch...

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Old 03-13-2010, 10:20 PM   #282
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Usually not, which model are you asking about though...? Anything with a fairing like the 80's SP's required that the lowers be loosened to get a straight shot at the valve cover top two bolts but that is about it.
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I had the Griso and/or the Breva in mind. I figured it was a straight shot...so it looks good and is easy to maintain....not bad!
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Old 03-14-2010, 05:18 AM   #283
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Nice pair... Is that truly an S-3...? Sa-weet. The SP is no slouch...

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Taken at the 2009 "Moto Piston" rally in Northern Spain. Yes, a genuine S3 owned by my best buddy (also Irish). Here's a few morw pics from the event... hoping to go back this year (October).










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Old 03-14-2010, 06:39 AM   #284
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Taken at the 2009 "Moto Piston" rally in Northern Spain. Yes, a genuine S3 owned by my best buddy (also Irish). Here's a few morw pics from the event... hoping to go back this year (October).










Best biking event I've been to bar none!
Sweet, looks like a great trip and event.

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Somebody buy this (not mine) and for those of you who can tell me more about this one, I am all ears.

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/mcy/1643793202.html
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