Better Than Factory: the Venier Customs Moto Guzzi V65

Venier’s Moto Guzzi V65: Better Than Factory?

If you love the style of vintage motorcycles but blanch at the prospect of the maintenance and repair, Stefano Venier has the answer for you. He rebuilds and restores classic Moto Guzzis, adding a touch of customization that elevates them to the sublime. Over the past two years, Brooklyn-based Venier Customs has built five ‘Diabola’…

Moto Guzzi V65 cafe racer built by the Polish workshop PJP Motocykle.

Moto Guzzi V65 cafe racer

One of the most evocative paint schemes in motorcycling is the red and lime green of Moto Guzzi’s iconic V7 Sport. It was a combination suggested by a Milan-based design institute, and four decades later, it’s still synonymous with the marque. Moto Guzzi itself has brought back the red frame for its current V7 Racer.…

Moto Guzzi V65

Custom Moto Guzzi V65 by El Solitario


For a pursuit that is all about freedom and individuality, the world of custom motorcycles can be a strangely serious business. Are those tires good enough? It’s a hardtail, it can’t possibly handle. What, only 50 bhp pulling 200 kilos? Like audiophiles who’ve become so obsessed with hi-fi equipment that they cannot enjoy music any…