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Old 12-07-2013, 02:38 PM   #2446
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Coming soon to a road near you!

Keep an eye out for this high-speed mechanical monster on an Eastern Ontario road near you. Early Christmas this year!

1974 Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone Military

Bloody Guzzis: its a disease and they're a plague!

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Old 12-07-2013, 03:54 PM   #2447
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Cool bike.
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Old 12-07-2013, 03:58 PM   #2448
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Narrows Locks Road

Thanks for posting such a good video. My Vstrom in the garage for the winter so I had to make do with your ride.
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Old 12-07-2013, 05:35 PM   #2449
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Thanks for posting such a good video. My Vstrom in the garage for the winter so I had to make do with your ride.
Those videos are the only thing that keeps me sane over the winter. I can hardly wait for March to get here!
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Old 12-07-2013, 06:16 PM   #2450
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Keep an eye out for this high-speed mechanical monster on an Eastern Ontario road near you. Early Christmas this year!

1974 Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone Military

Bloody Guzzis: its a disease and they're a plague!

Nick



Italian bike
German dog
Japanese car

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Old 12-07-2013, 11:47 PM   #2451
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Italian bike
German dog
Japanese car

:-)
British rider, Canadian wife (I guess I'm not partisan).

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Old 12-08-2013, 04:32 AM   #2452
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now that is one very cool ride.
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Old 12-09-2013, 04:59 PM   #2453
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Thanks West, for the tip about the Hippo Hands people retiring. I ordered 2 pair. Got the very last set that fit the Connie.
I would have missed out.

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Old 12-10-2013, 04:38 AM   #2454
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Reminds me of the family 55 enfield with the shifter and rear brake reversed like that.
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Old 12-10-2013, 05:19 AM   #2455
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Reminds me of the family 55 enfield with the shifter and rear brake reversed like that.
Although I rode Brit bikes as a kid in the UK, I've been retrained over the years to the UJM pattern of left shifter, right foot brake so my first test ride was a comedy of errors.

I started off in 4th (top), but the bike just dug in and smoothly pulled away regardless. Got to love those big singles with lots of flywheel!

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Old 12-10-2013, 05:21 AM   #2456
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I only get to throw a leg over the enfield about once every couple years (It lives on Vancouver Island), and I still do the same thing every time... trying to stop, but grabbing another gear instead
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Old 12-10-2013, 01:46 PM   #2457
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My first motorcycle life was entirely on right shifting bikes (10 years).

Even after being on left shifting bikes for the past 11 seasons, I still try to shift with the brake lever at least once a season.

Old habits die hard!
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Old 12-10-2013, 07:35 PM   #2458
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I once lent my BSA A10 to a guy who was used to riding Yamaha's. He rode it into the back yard of his house, and all of a sudden I hear it revving up from the yard. I ran in to see what was happening and the bike was leaning against a tree, and he was on the ground with bloody hands.

When he tried to apply the rear brake, he ended up shifting into second instead, and the bike's rear footpeg hit the tree, stopped the bike, and he flew over the bars into some broken glass.

There wasn't a scratch on the bike. :)

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Old 12-11-2013, 04:21 AM   #2459
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Nuovo Falcone

Brief video walk-around of my new baby. First kick start from cold at -7C (hence the water vapor).

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Old 12-11-2013, 04:30 AM   #2460
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That is just great.
There is only 1 Guzzi on the island that I have ever seen and I have been window shopping them on Kijiji for a couple of years on the mainland. I assume this is the same one I have seen for sale.
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