Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Top 5 Moto Guzzi Le Mans

In the late 1970s, the Moto Guzzi Le Mans was the closest you could get to a factory café racer. Bereft of chrome and frippery, it would hit 130 mph and recorded over 70 hp at the back wheel. It was the ultimate low-tech superbike, essentially agricultural, but also possessing a strange charm. The uncomplicated mechanicals of the Le Mans have helped it to endure, and it’s a machine that engenders remarkable affection from its owners. Today, the chunky Guzzi is an anachronism, but it’s also one of the most highly sought-after platforms for customizers: easy to work on, reliable, and easily upgraded.
So here are five of the best Le Mans customs from the world’s top builders. I’d happily put any one of them in my garage.

And here is my unmolested lemon.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Med motorsykkel over Sognefjellet

Av Sverre Møller. Med ingress og billedtekstar av Håvard Kastet.
Artikkelen hentet fra "kjelda" nr. 3 - 2010, årgang 19

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