Moto Guzzi 2-Valve Big Twins

V7, 850GT, V1000, V7 Sport, 750 S, 750 S3, 850 Le Mans, 1000 Le Mans, 850 T, T3, T4, T5,

Moto Guzzi 2-Valve Big Twins
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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781845846558
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Description

The V7 introduced Moto Guzzi to a completely new clientele. With car-like  reliability and shaft drive, it proved the ideal machine for long distance touring. Eventually, the V7 evolved into larger capacity sporting and cruising models. This book provides a guide to all these models, their attributes, and their pitfalls. Detailed descriptions, along with photos showing the key areas to check and foibles to be aware of, help to show what to look for when examining a potential purchase. With a condition checklist and guide, key specifications, and in-depth analysis of strengths and weaknesses, this book is packed with helpful advice. From running costs, through paperwork, vital statistics, valuation, and upgrades that will enhance a Moto Guzzi and enable it be used on a regular basis – as well as modifications to avoid – this book is is like having a marque expert by your side. When new, Moto Guzzi big twins provided exceptional reliability and overall performance, and they still can.

Written by Ian Falloon, who has been involved with Italian motorcycles for more than 40 years and has written several books on Moto Guzzi. These include The Moto Guzzi Story and Moto Guzzi Sport and Le Mans Bible. He has owned several examples and, in his role as motorcycle journalist, has tested many of the models covered here. He is also an avid collector of documentation for Italian motorcycles.
 

The author

Ian Falloon is one of the world’s foremost motorcycle historians. In his career as an author, he has penned more than forty-five books on motorcycles. His titles include The Ducati Story (6 editions), Ducati 750 BibleThe Art of DucatiDucati 900 BibleThe Moto Guzzi StoryThe Complete Book of Moto GuzziBMW StoryThe Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles, and Triumph Bonneville 60 Years. He has a small collection of classic sporting motorcycles, including a 1974 Ducati 750 Super Sport, which he has owned since 1976. Ian has contributed to many motorcycle magazines around the world, including Motorcycle Classics, Classic Bike, Motorcycle Sport & Leisure, Cycle World, and Motorcyclist. As an acknowledged expert, he has also authenticated motorcycles for collectors in the United States, England, Germany, Japan, Australia, and Argentina. Ian was born in New Zealand, but currently lives in Australia.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781845846558
Illustrations: 103
Size: 5 in x 8 in x 0.25 in / 127 mm x 203.2 mm x 6.35 mm
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