Tag: Moto Guzzi

  • Moto Guzzi V7 Sport racer

    Moto Guzzi V7 Sport racer

  • Chris Hunter Classic MotorcyclesRacing Motorcycles ,,

    David McMillan’s brutal-looking racer is heavily uprated, but still within the regulations of the Scottish Classic Racing Motorcycle Club. That means it has the standard ‘Tonti’ frame, and 18” wire wheels with period brakes. But although the engine and gearbox look original from the outside,… Read more »

  • Wrenchmonkees Moto Guzzi

    Wrenchmonkees Moto Guzzi

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The latest machine to roll out of the Wrenchmonkees’ Copenhagen workshop is this deliciously dark 1974 850T. The look is roughed-up café racer, with deep green paint and matt black detailing by artist Cay Brøndum. The tank is an aluminum racing item from WBO, the… Read more »

  • Crossbow Equipe Moto Guzzi

    Crossbow Equipe Moto Guzzi

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    In the 1970s, aftermarket fairings were huge. They become the essential accessory, the epitome of style and performance. In Britain, come the early 80s, one company stood above the rest: John Winthrope and Graham Miles’ Crossbow Equipe. Crossbow’s marketing was partly built around the girlie… Read more »

  • Moto Guzzi Le Mans Cafe Racer

    Moto Guzzi Le Mans Cafe Racer

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Behold the latest custom from top Japanese outfit Ritmo Sereno: a stunning Le Mans III-based cafe racer. The ‘Norman Custom III (T-like)” is heavily modified, with extensive engine work and a complete repaint and powder-coat in traditional Moto Guzzi racing colors. New parts include the… Read more »

  • Ben Part Zagato Guzzi

    Ben Part Zagato Guzzi

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    British photographer and Sideburn co-creater Ben Part has spent 14 years building this café racer. It’s become the stuff of legend in Moto Guzzi circles, shooting to fame as the prop in that Davida helmet ad. Then Ben and a mate built a replica (‘OB1′)… Read more »

  • Moto Guzzi Le Mans cafe racer

    Moto Guzzi Le Mans cafe racer

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,

    This is one of the coolest cafe racers we’ve ever seen, period. It’s a 1984 Le Mans III that was extensively rebuilt in 2005 with new cams and upgraded Dell’Orto carbs. The headlight is from a 1938 BMW R71, the valve covers are from a… Read more »

  • Starline model motorcycles

    Starline model motorcycles

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,,

    Decent models of classic motorcycles seem to be harder to find these days. So it was refreshing to stumble across Starline Models, a German company based in Nürnberg that produces a tempting range of vintage Moto Guzzi miniatures, plus an MV Agusta 750 S and… Read more »

  • Racing Moto Guzzi

    Racing Moto Guzzi

  • Chris Hunter Racing Motorcycles ,

    This stunning café racer is something of a puzzle. It’s just appeared on the Anima Guzzista website, with a wonderful set of photographs by a gentleman called Alberto Sala. We’re told that the bike is called Brigida, took a year to build, and is part… Read more »

  • 1974 Moto Guzzi 850T café racer

    1974 Moto Guzzi 850T café racer

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Lars Lindqvist calls his lovely modified 850T a “V9,4 Sport”: It’s running a Le Mans 1 engine with 940 barrels. The tank and rear fender are from a V7 Sport, while the seat is from a 750S. The engine breathes through 36mm Dellortos and Lafranconi… Read more »

  • Officine Rossopuro Moto Guzzi

    Officine Rossopuro Moto Guzzi

  • Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans

    Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,

    A few days ago, I walked out of a cafe in Titirangi, New Zealand, just in time to see an immaculate red Le Mans pull up. As the rider killed the V-twin engine, heads turned and coffee cups paused in mid-air. Very few bikes have… Read more »

  • Moto Guzzi V7 Café Classic

    Moto Guzzi V7 Café Classic

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,

    The retro lines of the V7 have been improved even further on the Café Classic model, shown here in an authentic matt avocado green. Changes from the standard V7 include upswept exhausts and sportier suspension geometry with 40mm Marzocchi forks. A classic ‘bullet’ seat and… Read more »