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Old 03-12-2012, 05:17 PM   #436
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:25 PM   #437
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:38 PM   #438
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:55 PM   #439
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Take this



A used Moto Guzzi G-5

and this

an Ambassador frame of the 1969 Vintage



and combine them and some other parts to make this......The Ambassador Sport






This one goes to eleven.









So far so good.

More photos of the build so far here : http://guzzipowered.forumcircle.com/viewtopic.php?t=17
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Old 03-13-2012, 03:17 AM   #440
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bit rough, huh?
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:04 AM   #441
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1974 Moto Guzzi California

I posted this elsewhere on ADV, but it fits best here.

Before:



and after a winter of fiddling



It looks a bit better in the pictures than it does in real life. Its a renovation and clean-up, not a restoration, and certainly nothing like MZRIDER Charlie's incredible work.

So far I have about 150 miles on it. It rides well and the engine is sweet, powerful and as smooth as silk. Not bad for a bike I bought as a parts bike, mainly for the front wheel.

Nick

added - on the road.........


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Old 03-13-2012, 05:08 AM   #442
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bit rough, huh?
Perhaps "airbrushed", like those pin up girls ?...

What an iconoclastic beauty, you dog.

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Old 03-13-2012, 07:32 AM   #443
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Brother Nick's Spada. Owned since new.



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Old 03-13-2012, 11:18 AM   #444
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:39 PM   #445
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I posted this elsewhere on ADV........
Your posts/threads were the reason I bought an Eldorado.
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:30 PM   #446
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:07 PM   #447
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Nice V7 Sport !

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bit rough, huh?
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:35 PM   #448
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Nice stubby holder!!
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:00 AM   #449
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Your posts/threads were the reason I bought an Eldorado.
ADV8,

You should see the smile on my face. That little comment made me immensely happy. I only hope that the bike lives up to its billing and gives you great pleasure.

All the best

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Old 03-15-2012, 05:24 PM   #450
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[QUOTE=BOOTLACE;18204190]mine





So beautiful I won't apologize for quoting it yet again... It may be my favorite bike hands down. I saw one pretty much identical to yours in color/condition etc. sitting out in the rain in NW Portland one day. I had a great deal of respect for the owner of it actually using the bike for what it was intended!
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