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Old 05-17-2005, 07:39 PM   #1
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Default Re: State of the Guzzi

Love the look, can't live with the odd riding position.

Oh yea, FIRST
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Old 05-17-2005, 07:44 PM   #2
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ahh 2nd post! I almost purchase a Guzzi this time around but I got a smoking deal on a 04 999 that I simply couldn't pass up..
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Old 05-17-2005, 08:40 PM   #3
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Default It's the 750ie Nevada for Dirty!

The little 750 might have looks that only a (blind) mother could love and so what if it's a little weak in the motor dept. Even with its ugly looks and 1/2 output motor, it is much more fun to ride than the cool looking 80HP V11 Coppa Italia. The Nevada has a nice sound and is easy yet fun to ride, reminding me of an SV-650 more than anything else. It also does nice wheelies and I'd gladly take one over a Coppa Italia for anything short of track work. -Sean
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Old 05-18-2005, 12:26 AM   #4
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You're all going to hate these Guzzis. Fooled by the gushing review, you'll buy one, learn what a tractor it is, realise too late that its value has plummeted, and be forced to offload the thing on E-Bay for a fraction of what you paid for it...and real Guzzisti like me who love them to death but can't afford a new one will snap them up and keep them for ever Hahahahaha!
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Old 05-18-2005, 02:39 AM   #5
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After a short spin on an Eldorado back in the 70's, I can say the Guzzi is a bit wierd, but fun. I'm sure it takes a unique taste to own one of these machines. I can see Gabeo on one, but I doubt I would fit on either of these. Nice writeup!
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Old 05-18-2005, 03:09 AM   #6
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Lets see I have a 77 LeMans, a 80 1000SP. My wife drives a 94 Saab and I have a Subaru. Ok I also ride a 98 Triumph Sprint Executive but thats as normal as I can get.

From what I have heard Guzzi is no longer going to make the spine framed bikes (LeMans, Sport, etc). Thats to bad they are a lot of fun.
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Old 05-18-2005, 04:24 AM   #7
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Somehow I think that a DKW or Zundapp would fit right in with your motif.
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Old 05-18-2005, 04:31 AM   #8
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The Nevada looks like a Ducati Indiana with the engine stuck in sideways. But don't pick on the looks too much. Guzzi is just offering the style that dominated Japanese cruisers all through the late 70s and early 80's.



And I think that people who like Guzzis would be more partial to 50's two-stroke front wheel drive Saabs. The kind that navy idiots buy and then try to drive from San Diego to Denver for christmas.
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Old 05-18-2005, 04:33 AM   #9
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'' Somehow I think that a DKW or Zundapp would fit right in with your motif.''



Yup, I kick myself for not buying my friends Zundapp.
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Old 05-18-2005, 04:33 AM   #10
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It's always nice to hear words like "chinzaano" and "gootsie" spoken by a true Italian. Italians understand sight and sound. You gotta own at least one thing Italian in your life and a Guzzi is a good place to start.
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