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2009 Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 GT SOLD

  • Year : 2009
  • Location : Davie, FL, US
  • Price : $ 15,690
 
Product Description
And Moto Guzzi Invented the Swingarm.

Moto Guzzi has a venerable history of technological firsts. Many of the components now used on the majority of today's motorcycles were introduced for the first time in the historic Guzzi factory on the Lariano mountains. This was the case, for example, with the rear suspension with swingarm - also the origin of a legendary motorcycle raid in which Giuseppe Guzzi, the founder's brother and production engineer, played a leading role. In 1928, long-distance excursions were hampered by a serious technical flaw - the lack of rear suspension. The alternatives used until then were not able to maintain the frame under correct torsional rigidity and what was gained in comfort was lost in lack of handling. The inventiveness of the Guzzi brothers created an elastic frame with a sheet steel box enclosing four springs, together with a swingarm in tubes and sheet metal which they then used on the G.T. It was also the embryo of the first modern rear suspension and the basis for the first genuine Gran Turismo motorcycle. Original in everything, the Guzzi Brothers chose a highly particular test - a 4,000 mile journey from Mandello del Lario to Lapland in northern Norway, inside the Arctic Circle. A monumental enterprise, considering the disastrous condition of European roads at that time. But in four weeks, Giuseppe reached his destination. The elastic frame with rear suspension was so successful that it was introduced in production machines and the G.T. was named "Norge" in memory of that unprecedented feat. This is why Moto Guzzi decided to name the first "Gran Turismo" of the new era the "Norge".

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Broward Motorsports

  • Contact Name Jennifer Kubis
  • Tel 954-436-9905
  • Fax 954-433-0663
  • Address 4101 Davie Rd Ext
  • City Davie
  • State Florida
  • Country United States
  • ZIP/Postal Code 33024
 
 

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Welcome to Broward Motorsports! We are one of Florida's largest dealerships with locations in West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Davie to serve you! We specialize in motorcycle, ATV, personal watercraft sales and more.
Choose from Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi and Kawasaki cruiser, street, dirt and sport motorcycles.
We are also Yamahas largest customizing center for Metric choppers and cruisers. We have a full customizing department in FL to help you build the bike of your dreams! We are a Polaris and Can Am ATV, side x side UTV and utility vehicle dealer. We are the largest Can-Am Spyder dealer. We also have a great selection of Sea Doo waverunners and boats. Visit www.Sport-Chassis.com for more information on our SportChassis specialty pickup truck sales or www.Concept-Boats.com to find out more about our Concept Boats fishing, deck and sport boat sales. For specific information on our Can Am Spyder Motorcycle sales visit www.Spyder-Roadster.com. You Gotta Ride! So let us help you find the motorcycle, scooter, ATV, Utility Vehicle, waverunner, PWC or boat that is right for you. We strive in giving complete customer satisfaction. We are not satisfied until we have made all of our customers happy. This is why we have hand picked a team of the best, most knowledgeable staff in the industry to serve you. We are dedicated to bringing our customers the latest and greatest products at the best prices around. We will not be undersold. Contact us or stop in today and well be happy to help you.
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