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Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,881
Posted By Penderic
Wise Technical

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/bubbles_zps91e6873e.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,287
Posted By Penderic
I had one of the early Honda CB750's when they...

I had one of the early Honda CB750's when they first came out.

It sure was Super Hi Tech bike back then! But the old tech stuff then was almost new too. My bike before it was a new 70 Norton and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,854
Posted By Penderic
Something to do with Long Johns, I imagine.... ...

Something to do with Long Johns, I imagine....
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/tartan-trap-door-long-johns-with-hood_zps93e62dfe.png
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,299
Posted By Penderic
Thumb I tried that and it didn't sound loud at all...

I tried that and it didn't sound loud at all without the controller or if the wires are connected to the wrong horn terminals.

There should be a wiring diagram on the side of the box, so don't...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By Penderic
Plastic that forms part of a important motorcycle...

Plastic that forms part of a important motorcycle mechanism can get weak with time (from sunlight, moisture, solvents) and fail. Fading color, swelling, cracking, brittleness, wear etc....

And...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,858
Posted By Penderic
Check out this good review on the newer Zero SR ...

Check out this good review on the newer Zero SR model...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YIEVdFt0OE

Riders are very impressed!
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
I bought my centerstand in 09 and I think it was...

I bought my centerstand in 09 and I think it was the Guzzi Breva model that came with a different exhaust bracket that was used for the centerstand stop.

A different one came out after I bought...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,825
Posted By Penderic
I find these elastic strap on magnets useful when...

I find these elastic strap on magnets useful when riding behind Nortons and Beezers.

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/magneticboots_zps128409eb.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
More likely caused by a loose connector - check...

More likely caused by a loose connector - check the bundle of wires just behind the headlight shell - one of the smaller connectors.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,076
Posted By Penderic
I got a cheap set that I like a lot!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984512&highlight=horns
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
Came back from a nice ride yesterday up to Comox,...

Came back from a nice ride yesterday up to Comox, B.C. .... very nice place.

The little Guzzi got to stretch her legs for hours at highway speeds and she performed well above my expectations. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
I dont like that two tone treatment either. ...

I dont like that two tone treatment either.

But I have seen online somewhere that someone makes a series of tank covers for the V7 series, in different colours.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
I bought mine unseen. Actually ordered it after...

I bought mine unseen. Actually ordered it after hearing one online for the first time! I had to try it. Sounds like a throaty V8 muscle car to me.

And I wanted a smaller bike for use on my island...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Penderic
Maybe this frs radio set with a blue tooth...

Maybe this frs radio set with a blue tooth headset for each helmet would work ?
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/motorola-mu350r-radio-kit-contents_zpsa04c4f45.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 648,209
Posted By Penderic
My Italian motorcycle .... ♥ Yesterday: ...

My Italian motorcycle .... ♥
Yesterday:
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0458s_zps996d7afc.jpg
Installed British fork gaiters on my V7 Classic today......
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,581
Posted By Penderic
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/...

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0732.jpg

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0741.jpg

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0447.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,299
Posted By Penderic
I am certain you will love them! I don't...

I am certain you will love them!

I don't understand why the stock horn versions the motorcycle manufacturers use are so wimpy. Not only wimpy but mismatched. The stock pair that came with my bike...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,299
Posted By Penderic
No No No. I have bought lots of horns - Fiamm,...

No No No. I have bought lots of horns - Fiamm, Bosch, blasters, trumpets, discs, air horns... lots. None of them compare to these! (Air horns are louder but are bulky and wont swap into the same...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,299
Posted By Penderic
I will try to find an example of the wimpy stock...

I will try to find an example of the wimpy stock horn sound online and post that later. Nothing special about them. meep meep.

I will post the utube link again to a sound test of them... watch...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,299
Posted By Penderic
Cheap, Distinctive, Very Loud Horn

I just installed a set of these horns in place of my stock horns.
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0473s_zps3670abf5.jpg

Wow! They are very loud. I think these are the...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 248,520
Posted By Penderic
Made a PVC pod to hold my 12v voltmeter and stuck...

Made a PVC pod to hold my 12v voltmeter and stuck it in my fairing....
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0481_zps706098d7.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
I replace my stock rear stiff shocks with...

I replace my stock rear stiff shocks with aftermarket shocks too. Made a big improvement in the ride.

The chrome springs on my aftermarket shocks started to rust after a few years and I just...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,746
Posted By Penderic
That metal debris should not have been there!...

That metal debris should not have been there! Yikes.

It is very unusual to see that - I havent seen anything like that with any of my new bikes.

That black plastic boot is a very thick, rock...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
And for the first couple of years of ownership,...

And for the first couple of years of ownership, you will often find yourself just standing there, in the middle of the night, in the garage with the light on - standing there just staring at the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 234,362
Posted By Penderic
The stock rear shocks were terrible on my 2009 V7...

The stock rear shocks were terrible on my 2009 V7 Classic, BUT the replacements I put on were good! They set me back $500 and had adjustable compression dampening.

You can spend a more money on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By Penderic
Pipeburn has an nice spread on the Rad Moto Guzzi...

Pipeburn has an nice spread on the Rad Moto Guzzi Cusom V12 Lemans that I had linked to earlier....

http://www.pipeburn.com/home/2014/05/14/moto-guzzi-retro-le-mans.html...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,407
Posted By Penderic
You could increase the power with a big bore kit....

You could increase the power with a big bore kit. :evil

http://www.guzzipower.com/store/V7bigbore.html

I am very happy with my 2009 V7 Classic - after tweaking the suspension and adding some...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,407
Posted By Penderic
It would cost more for small runs of fabricated...

It would cost more for small runs of fabricated custom parts, for sure.

But if the manufacturer thinks there is a market for a larger version of the V7 Moto Guzzi, they could mass produce the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,407
Posted By Penderic
Wish Granted! V12 That above custom built...

Wish Granted! V12

That above custom built bike uses the larger, much more powerfull 1200cc 8 valve version engine!

More pics: ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,407
Posted By Penderic
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/...

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/V12_zpsb1f73f34.jpg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiZm3GzJJTE
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By Penderic
Here ya go..go go Guzzi! ...

Here ya go..go go Guzzi!
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/V12_zps7b190942.jpg

Sound check. ..... then change underwear! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxBKsHvO0LU
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8,887
Views: 1,430,861
Posted By Penderic
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/...

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/v12Stone_zps658ce52b.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
I have the 1" lowered pegs. They are great...

I have the 1" lowered pegs.

They are great - I have had them for a year and havent scraped them in any turns.

They are solid alloy metal - no rubber inserts and if I stand on them - put all my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
Sure. Part of the centre stand will hit part of...

Sure. Part of the centre stand will hit part of the side stand half way going up and stop. The side stand can not be lowered because of the centre stand is in the way - so you end up holding up the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
Hey Hey CBRider! I got the centerstand first...

Hey Hey CBRider!

I got the centerstand first chance after purchasing new in 2009.

Very Very easy to put up on the stand - the lift is not that much, the rear tire just clears the ground when...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
FYI:...

FYI: http://www.visordown.com/reviews/motorcycles/modern-classics/moto-guzzi-v7-classic/reader-reviews/3871.html

Mine:
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/oldpic_zps919c7353.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/...

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0183_zps0b89d559.jpg
My setup.
I went back to using the bracket supplied and changed the angle of the controller - to see the indicator lights...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
"Besides attaching dual-sport tires, handlebars...

"Besides attaching dual-sport tires, handlebars and engine guards, anyone here try to make a full-on light adventure dual sport out of one of these?

I'm thinking longer travel forks mated to a 21"...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 191,438
Posted By Penderic
Guzzis are not for every one. Guzzi...

Guzzis are not for every one.

Guzzi motorcycles and dealerships are not common, so the owners tend to be more self reliant. Thank goodness for the Internet, helpful forums and on-line...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 695,173
Posted By Penderic
Moto Guzzi V7 Here is my current bike: a...

Moto Guzzi V7

Here is my current bike: a 2009 Classic that I bought new.

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag77/Penderic/IMG_0060cropped.jpg

Not perfect but still awesome! Well it is for...
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