Moto Guzzi Griso 1200 8v?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by A Knight Who Says Ni, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. Florida Lime

    Florida Lime Long timer Supporter

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    I like the look of the Corbin seat, but I wish they also showed a better 2-up seat instead of just the "Gunfighter" version.
  2. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I was surprised to see they only offered the gunfighter, but I like the way it looks. Lucky for me my wife rides her own bike so no problem there
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  3. roostar

    roostar Been here awhile

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    I'd be curious to see how much the Corbin adds in distance from foot peg to seat. Some say the seat raises you up an extra inch which would be nice. But I called Corbin and they said it should be the same height as the stock seat. Right now I've found the sweet spot using 1" drop pegs and an Airhawk cushion on the stock seat. Seems to work really well so for.
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  4. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I have used corbin on the last few bikes and I didn't notice any height added with it, but the Russell Daylong will add 1 to 1 1/2" until it breaks in in a 1000 or so miles.
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  5. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I mounted an Emgo fairing the other day. Also the GRISO oil cooler cover and the engine guard and highway pegs. Damn I have been spending that tax refund LOL

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  6. EddieFL

    EddieFL Been here awhile

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    Looking good, Jerry!


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  7. roostar

    roostar Been here awhile

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    How’s the fairing working out? I went with a Dart Marlin. Works great except for triple digit speeds which, nothing will work as good as a full fairing.
  8. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I only have have 10 miles on it so far, it does let a lot of wind on my chest and upwards but at 70 mph no buffetting. I will find out for sure on the 17th when I do a 300 mile ride to eat
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  9. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    Thanks Eddie
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  10. Tbone80

    Tbone80 Been here awhile

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    I have a chance to get a 2010 Griso with around 11,000 miles on it. Super clean and it has the Arrow exhaust installed. Service history is unknown so I have no way of knowing if the tappets have been changed out. Other than the flat tappets what should I look out for on the bike?
    Any help/ideas would be greatly appreciated.
  11. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb... Supporter

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    That fairing looks sweet! Nice choice..:beer
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  12. roostar

    roostar Been here awhile

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    If you go over to the GRiSO ghetto there’s a ton of information to get you started in knowing what to look for.


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  13. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I am still not 100% in love with it, not sure why either
  14. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I second that suggestion. I just got my Griso in December and I have been wearing out the site learing all I can about the bike and there is a ton of help there if you ask for it, and from guys who know what they are talking about
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  15. Tbone80

    Tbone80 Been here awhile

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    Thank for the help! I will head over and sign up.
  16. roostar

    roostar Been here awhile

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    Another beautiful sunny day in the Pacific Northwest and another 80 mile ride. This bike is so much fun I’m willing to freeze my ass off to ride it .
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  17. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    I took a ride to North Charleston SC today to KWS motorsports to have them dyno tune my bike. This is the 3rd bike they have done for me and I trust they know what they are doing. Anyway here are the results on a chart. It has about 10 more hp than I thought it would, that was a nice surprise

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  18. windmills

    windmills Gnearly Adventurer

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    ^^ Hello there!
    Not too shabby eh?

    Is that on the stock map?
  19. cognosticator

    cognosticator YOU do it

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    It was off Beetles map for a GPR exhaust. I know people will say I wasted money on a PCv and a dyno tuner but I am happy with the results.
  20. Utrider1

    Utrider1 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Griso guru's, just letting you know about a get together in Utah this September.

    First Bi-Annual Moto Guzzi
    Utah Get-Together, N.A.R.

    When: Thursday, September 6th-Sunday, September 9th 2018

    Where: The beautiful MidwayValley in Northern Utah.

    Host: Roy Shadbolt, [email protected] 801-589-4725

    The fantastic Zermatt Resort will be the base of operations. We will be able to reserve a room for $139 per night plus tax (resort fees are being waived). You may reserve either a King single room, or a double Queen room. The following link will be good until mid-April.

    https://reservations.travelclick.com/98229?groupID=2119562 A new one will be provided when it becomes available.

    Camping: I have reserved the Springer-Hollow Group site for those interested in camping for Friday and Saturday night. If there is sufficient interest I will reserve for Thursday night also.

    WasatchMountainState Park, Pine Creek campground. https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/wasatch-mountain/

    There will be a fun ride available on Friday. About 120 miles.

    There will be 2 group rides available to participate in on Saturday.

    1. Will be up Chalk Creek Rd, to Evanston, then over Mirror Lake Highway and back to Midway thru Kamas. Approx 200 miles.

    2. A dirt/street ride for those so inclined, that will include about 50 miles of easy dirt road (part of the Utah BDR) total about 150 miles.
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