ATTENTION THIS BLOG WILL BE CLOSING SOON.
I'm leaving this blog up till the end of the month. After that all posting will continue at my new site motorcyclephotooftheday.com . All content from this site has already been transferred to the new site and can be found there.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Reader Ride! Beautiful Custom Moto Guzzi
George Dockray sends in some pictures of this beautiful Moto Guzzi frankenstien Cafe.
I noticed that you like Guzzis of the hot-rodded sort, so I thought that I would send you some shots of one that I concocted that might described as "what happens when you heat the garage"
It's a mixture of various components - '75 frame, '78 engine, 80's-ish gearbox, 2001 clutch, '95 forks, 80's wheel hubs. The tank & seat is from Manel Segarra in Spain. Pain color from a 2002 Guzzi V11 "Tenni". Fairing is a re-pop of a Magni. Instrument panel, exhaust, battery box, electrical system / wiring by me. Used to work on rebuilding wrecked airplanes so hence the riveted structure and airplane-style wiring.
Took 2 1/2 years to build and as much fun as you can have with your clothes on .............................