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Old 10-31-2008, 10:10 PM   #61
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The BMW is an R69S and the other bike is a MV Agusta 750.
Ok an Agusta that is why I didn't recognise it. Thanks.
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:18 PM   #62
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I think someone has this picture as an Avatar.
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Old 11-01-2008, 07:15 AM   #63
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An ironic big-screen appearance for a woman who made her career in costume and wardrobe. Regardless, she was easy on the eyes in '71, no doubt...
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Old 11-01-2008, 07:54 AM   #64
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electra glide in blue?
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Old 11-01-2008, 07:58 AM   #65
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No, think Mopar.
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Old 11-01-2008, 08:00 AM   #66
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Old 11-02-2008, 10:59 AM   #67
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So Chiefrider, was this just an interesting thread? Are you working on a project? Fattening your photo file?
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Old 11-02-2008, 02:32 PM   #68
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Old bike, old photo, now probably an old lady.



This one's now just an old photo....

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Old 11-02-2008, 04:03 PM   #69
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Old 11-02-2008, 04:12 PM   #70
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When I saw this thread title this was the photo that sprung to mind. Decided to look through the thread before I tried to post it, and there it was. Great minds must think alike. Anyone have any observations on the bike, what guzzi was it build from etc. Oh year, she's ok too.
I think it is a Zagato Guzzi, based on a late model V7 Sport.
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Old 11-02-2008, 05:41 PM   #71
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What's the chance of getting a copy of this print?

Thanks, Motoretro
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Old 11-02-2008, 08:42 PM   #72
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When I saw this thread title this was the photo that sprung to mind. Decided to look through the thread before I tried to post it, and there it was. Great minds must think alike. Anyone have any observations on the bike, what guzzi was it build from etc. Oh year, she's ok too.
Google "Zagato Guzzi".

The guy started with a 1000SP, if I'm not mistaken. Not much of the original bike left. Swingarm conversion to monoshock. Hand-formed alloy tank and bodywork.

Any Tonti-framed Guzzi could be used to build a bike like this. The bodywork is available from a couple of sources.

It's a very cool take on the British-style cafe racer...
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Old 11-03-2008, 07:34 AM   #73
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"What's the chance of getting a copy of this print?

Thanks, Motoretro"

Got me- I just picked it up along the way and stored it in my computer.
Have a photo shop print it for you?
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Old 11-03-2008, 10:35 AM   #74
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So Chiefrider, was this just an interesting thread? Are you working on a project? Fattening your photo file?
OK, Uncle Ernie, you got me on the shrink's couch...A persistant daydream of mine is to open an Indian motorcycle motor rebuilding service when I retire (still a few years away). My first intention was to fish for an appropriate logo, which would be that vintage image of a cute girl on an Indian flathead V-twin. Think WWII Aircraft nose-art, classic pinup style illustration.

With that in mind, then I thought...why limit the thread to just a girl on an Indian? I am certainly enjoying the stuff that is rolling in!

Keep those photos coming in, folks--it's all good!
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Old 11-03-2008, 02:37 PM   #75
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