what a transformation
It looks great as standard, your mods however were time effort and money well spent. Your bikes a credit to you well done.
Foggy, sunny, rainy visit to the Pennine Branch meeting at Hamish’s Cafe. Very warm welcome from one and all.
Put my bike into its resting period until I get home in 4 months or so.
Er… renewed my Club membership
Excellent use of £20👍
Bon voyage! Anywhere interesting?
Not to start with. I’m joining in the Mersey, where I haven’t been on a ship since 1980. Hopefully well go somewhere more salubrious next but most likely West Africa… sigh.
spokes are much nicer looking
or just buy an ebay set. My (Givi) replacemet set were cheaper than taking it to locksmith. I now have 6 keys for each bike!
I took the guzzi out for lunch and have found it far more appealing when i ignore the red line Christmas lights…
Rode to Exeter and back in rain to eat and chat with friends. With another Guzzi no less. Lusted after a V100…
Went to Bapps Bolts on my Honda Blackird to get stainless steel washers for my Le Mans mudguard whilst I’m waiting for more parts to arrive.
Stopped to aid a stricken biker and left the engine running which after only a minute was engulfed in a cloud of steam…
Sat by bike in a very near pub carpark waiting for the AA to arrive. After I took a fairing side of you could see I holed radiator. That Chinese copy radiator has lasted 4 years (£100 versus £1,000 for an original when obtainable).
Just started spitting with rain on way back home, started raining at home. Was dark once home to help avoid embarrassment with neighbours looking on. Lol.
Lucky escape maybe as it was a proving run before restarting commuting on the Honda the next day.
No radiators on an old Guzzi- good job eh?
I know what you mean but my 1978 Convert has a radiator. Still the original I think. Made in Italy, not China. Glad you got home ok. Phil
The 20 year old Honda also has an oil cooler which looks original, mounted much higher up.
The Guzzi engines must get hot, especially in town traffic on a hot day in Italy.
Today I’ve made a strengthening bracket to brace up the rear mudguard where a hairline crack is appearing. Photos to follow once I get the washers to finish the job.
Took my Stornello scrambler out for a quick run out of the town this afternoon. The previous missfire has gone, it was a loose connection to the HT coil. It seemed to go pretty well.
Met up with Guzzisti from Lancashire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire at Jodrell Babk Discovery Crntre near Holmes Chapel. A dozen is so Guzzis from Galletto to Cali 1400 and T3 to V85. Happy days.