YOUR Italian Bike Thread

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by wpbarlow, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. ssregal39

    ssregal39 Been here awhile

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    love this bike!!
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    178 east of lake isabella.:clap
  2. Bevelheadmhr

    Bevelheadmhr Been here awhile

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    My Guzzi cafe racer project, based on an 89 Cali 3..

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    My 81 Hailwood Rep, owned it for twenty odd years, restored it about ten years ago
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    My 888 SP4 rep..
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    Finally anoldphotoof my 78 Black and Gold SS900 Desmo, sold it a couple of years ago just before prices went through the roof :eek1
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  3. Street Hawk

    Street Hawk Been here awhile

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    Nice collection! Love the Hailwood rep. Would like the opportunity to own one of those someday...
  4. VooDooDaddy

    VooDooDaddy Been here awhile

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    Me on the dedicated track bike at Miller Motorsports Park...

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    And my street Bruiser in downtown Omaha...

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  5. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    :eek1

    Bevelheadmhr with the all time MacDaddy first photo post!!!!


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  6. Bevelheadmhr

    Bevelheadmhr Been here awhile

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    I do my best :D here's a couple more of mine.. first my Merch 131 CI engined special, followed by my old sprint bike (Merch120 with NOS) and then something I'm working on at the moment, 79 Ironhead in a Norton replica frame (Norley).. I have a couple of videos of them on my mates Dyno, I'll find them on Youtube when I have time, but perhaps not post them in the Italian bike thread, I'll write a build thread in the old bikes section...

    edit.. Ok here's the dyno run of my 888 on youtube http://youtu.be/eVX74eP9p-4

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    Last one, a very rare bike, the last of only seven built, I restored it with a tuned motor, a 1200 cc big bore, Cosworth pistons, 4C cams, bored carbs etc..

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  7. Crusty

    Crusty Cranky old fart

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    This was me in 1975 at Woody Creek Raceway just outside Aspen, CO on my 1973 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

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    This is me with my current Guzzi; a 2007 Norge 1200

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  8. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    Hey Crusty! That's a cool old picture.:thumb:thumb:thumb
  9. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    A ton of fun....

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  10. Duck_Pilot

    Duck_Pilot Retired Roadracer

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    I'll bet that's turn #1, just past the start/finish line. I've got a 50-50 shot here, 'cause the only other flat left-hander is entering the "garbage pit". Yes, there's the dog-leg on the back-straight, but ya wouldn't have that much lean going on.......

    Yup, I've got lotsa fond memories from dragging knees at Woody Creek with the MRA.
  11. conchscooter

    conchscooter Long timer

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    I found this on the web, but no sign at the Moto Morini site. Photo shop I take it? I miss my 3 1/2.

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  12. jerdog53

    jerdog53 Crop Dusting Everywhere

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    :clap Looks like it should be...
  13. infresig

    infresig Adventurer

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    Quick birthday ride last December:

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  14. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Oberdan Bezzi is little more than a prolific Photoshop Phantasy Artist.

    For some reason, some of the moto rags publish is dreamwork, implying that the images are prototypes and future designs of the OEMs.
  15. DanVFR

    DanVFR Continent Crusher

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    Love this thread, i'm lucky enough to own 2 Italian bikes at 22 :D These pictures remind me that the daily work slog is worth it!


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  16. Street Hawk

    Street Hawk Been here awhile

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    Nice pics danvfr. I wish my backyard looked like that! :wink:
  17. sfc1k

    sfc1k Adventurer

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    Dan, are those pics up by Woodhead reservoir?

    looks familiar but I don't really know the area well enough to be certain...
  18. DanVFR

    DanVFR Continent Crusher

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    It's north wales, A4086 from Capel Curig to Snowdon, my favourite run out.
  19. hhkiwi

    hhkiwi Been here awhile

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    Brings back memories - I climbed Snowdon once back in the 80s...
  20. Burro X

    Burro X no static at all

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    Yesterday I traded in my Mille & Tuono on the Tuono V4 with some goodies on it .....
    first ride was around Lake Austin :[​IMG]
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