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Old 08-06-2003, 12:42 PM   #41
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I agree; I've been looking to make a chopped-out cafe racer from European steel, and an Ambassador or other variation of the V7 would kick the chrome off a new Triumph ...
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Old 08-06-2003, 12:42 PM   #42
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I think the Scuras are cool too and I keep looking at one, but the dealer also sells Triumphs and I keep finding myself drawn over to the Speed Triple against my will. Somebody help me.
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Old 08-06-2003, 12:47 PM   #43
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I'm surprised Guzzi doesn't sell more of their high-end cruisers... Maybe it's lack of dealer presence, but those are nice looking bikes, sort of remind me of a T-Sport, only much less common. If I were in the market for a cruiser, I'd sure look at one. Also, the Guzzi exhaust note is much nicer than a Harley's.
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Old 08-06-2003, 01:03 PM   #44
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I don't even begin to dig this italian cruiser, and I never said there weren't fact's. There were lots of facts that I do appreciate. What I didn't appreciate, and what I was commenting on, was the talking down to the crowd who would want to read an article on a cruiser.



"I know cruisers are never the most comfortable bikes, good for about 45 minutes of boulevard-trolling whilst their riders check themselves out in shop windows"



The above just isn't true from the amount of time you can ride one, to the attitude of at least this cruiser rider.



Like some of the other cruiser riders on here I am 6'3" and 240lbs, so while a sport bike is fun and all on the track, it's not fun to ride all the time and I get sick of 'em in about an hour as compared to all day on a well balanced, powerfull, well suspended cruiser.

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Old 08-06-2003, 01:34 PM   #45
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You'll get no help here, Just look at the facts:

Steve Mcqueen

Clint Eastwood

Marlon Brando

Tom Cruise(?)

Aliya

That guy in U-571

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All ride Triumphs, now it's your turn Seruzawa!,( your wife will appreciate your newfound sense of style )
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Old 08-06-2003, 01:55 PM   #46
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You forgot the most important one.... Ann-Margaret!!
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Old 08-06-2003, 02:49 PM   #47
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Agreed. If cruisers are only good for 45 min. of posing, why do they outnumber sport bikes at least 100 to 1 on the interstates and major highways? I don't like the riding style personally, but you can't deny the fact that most bikers go places on cruisers. Period.
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Old 08-06-2003, 03:09 PM   #48
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Get the Triple Get the Triple Kook a doodle do
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Old 08-06-2003, 03:32 PM   #49
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Forget about the poseur factor -- the article fails to mention anything about the way Guzzi cruisers handle, which, from everything I've heard & read, can run circles around most of the competition. The Titanium was recently reviewed in Cruiser magazine and they described the handling as "sport-bike like," with amazing ground clearance.
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Old 08-06-2003, 06:19 PM   #50
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Yeah, but Sean Connery rode a Guzzi!
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