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Old 11-19-2012, 02:36 PM   #1
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:27 PM   #2
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Even with the lows I really like this bike. It has a uniqueness that only a Guzzi can have.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:00 PM   #3
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Nice!
Way to go Piaggio! enough with the small block V7 variants. More big block bikes like this please!
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:20 PM   #4
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Too bad they felt the need to give it weight like an HD? Still those HP and torque numbers at such low rpms take the engine back to its tractor heritage. If I wanted a 750 lb cruiser this would be a good way to go. Good on the traditional tube handlebars. I hate those damm new "what you see is what you get" bars.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:20 PM   #5
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I like the base model better.

This could end up on the short list since we have a dealer nearby.

Touring on a bike with a limited dealer network could be tough.
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:27 AM   #6
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An 18" front with a 16" rear? That's an interesting combination.

The saddlebags look pretty small; I wonder if they have a top case for it, or even a rack?

Did I miss the price? It's got to be in the $20k range.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:11 PM   #7
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Talking 1400 cc

Gonna put that motor into my Le Mans!
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:20 PM   #8
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I dont think I could afford the constant skin grafts on my shins.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:55 PM   #9
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An 18" front with a 16" rear? That's an interesting combination.

The saddlebags look pretty small; I wonder if they have a top case for it, or even a rack?

Did I miss the price? It's got to be in the $20k range.
Yep on the top cases. Two sizes. No price announced for USA yet. I'll guess $18.5K.
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:20 PM   #10
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Is there a price in euros? Just multiply it by 1.28.
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