Moto Guzzi 100 th year. Post a pic of your Gootsie.

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  1. rossguzzi

    rossguzzi 990 Adv.

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    To celebrate 100 years of making motor cycles, post a pic of a Guzzi you own now or in the past.
    Well done to the Flying Eagle !

    My first, V50 Monza.
    Guzz3.jpg 2nd the MK1 Le Mans (should have kept it)
    Also the Daytona RS 1000. (Loved that bike )
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    Then the V10 Centuro. Also much loved.
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    A 1000 Quota. Well, not loved as much. But ok. Wish I had the later 1100 Quota.
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    Meanwhile wife had a NTX 650. Cant find a pic of it but same as this red one but hers was white. This red one sounds Awesome riding by !
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    Well done Guzzi. I have some fond memories, including a tour of the Museum in Italy. Blows your mind as to how many versions of a motor they made. Most people would think they only make a v twin across the frame. From humble singles to the mighty V8, to engines that fly in the sky, they produced some very innovative motorcycles.
    Thanks !
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  2. Big Willy

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    The Guzzi I bought new in 1982 I think it was from A1 Motorcycles in Sydney. $4600. $1000 cheaper than a brand new LeMans which I would have bought had I had the extra cash

    Started life as a T4. Soon put a stop to that!

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    This is a photo posted on Gumtree by the owner I sold it to 30 odd years ago :-)
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    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    Guzzi 1000cc V10?

    It's the same bike as above, but back on the road and now with about 130,000km on it; she bought it with her first pay-cheque out of Uni, at her first job - which was at the Guzzi distributor.
    Still has the bike too!
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    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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  6. Dr AT

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    My first taste, a v50 mk 3 . The fugly thing was an absolute pleasure to ride, and a nightmare to own.


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    Much sexier, a 2002 v11 lemans and 2013 stelvio. Every rational fibre in my body looks at that picture and sees it as my perfect collection, yet all 3 bikes have been sold.

    One day I'll buy a basic v7 stone to just sit around for when I feel like pottering.

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  7. JohnD01

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  10. Andrew2

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    My first Guzzi 28 years ago. Sorry, it's the only photo I could find.

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    ....and 28 years later I've gone full circle.
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    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    I've tried, at least three times, to buy a Guzzi and failed. Bought something else that appealed at those times. I lust after a Mk III Le Mans. It's another thing that just isn't going to happen.

    Happy 100th Moto Guzzi.
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  13. Andrew2

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    Same here Ray. I was after a mk3 LeMans and now they’re out of my price range so bought the Cali... which may morph into something else. The Cali only has 24,000 kms on it.
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  14. rossguzzi

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    Just 1/2 way run in !
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    And one of the few/last of the carbie models.
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    That's something like I want to do to the Cali. A sports tourer type thing. I'd imagine the expense would stop me.
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