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Offline club_c

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2400 on: June 04, 2017, 10:29:33 PM »

Chris
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47 years


Hi Chris, I'm Chilliwack too...  the local MG shop is a fine place...
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Offline KiwiKev

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2401 on: June 05, 2017, 12:20:34 AM »
Hi Steve,

Welcome aboard, being a kiwi I have seen and ridden a mountain goat. My bro in law had one on his farm way back when.

Cheers

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2402 on: June 05, 2017, 04:55:59 PM »
Hi,
Steve from Nelson, New Zealand.

Fitter/turner engineer working for a company making Sequential car and pre unit motorcycle race boxes.

Just clocked 46000 Km on my 08, 1200 Sport. Third bike after a Breva 750 and Kawa W650 since I got back into riding because no one would help me clean the bloody boat.
First bike was a Mountain Goat ! Only people from outside New Zealand get a prize if you have heard of it before.

Think I need to add a T3 to the garage, can anyone help?
Cheers.
 

Welcome Steve. Born and bred in Takaka myself. I still have the 750 Breva that I got 2004. Love it on the Takaka hill! :thumb:
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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2403 on: June 06, 2017, 05:01:28 AM »
Thanks Muzz.
 
From what I remember Kev my MK1 Mountain Goat wasn't that flash. In fact the wheels were half full of water like a old tractor, it had no front mud guard and if you hit a bump to hard the suspension would collapse locking the front wheel on the steering head.
Power come from a mighty Suzuki TC90 with 4 speed dual range box and flat out in low range I think I could run faster.


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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2404 on: June 06, 2017, 01:16:09 PM »
Hello, group. I'm Greg, handle nyITguy. As you might guess, I'm an IT guy from New York, IT Director for Columbia University Press, a book publisher.

55 years old, first started riding about 43 years ago, motocross on various hand-me-down bikes like a Yamaha enduro 175, Kawasaki 125, etc. Years later in my 30s I got a mid-80s Yamaha XJ700 Maxim, which I loved, but it didn't last too long because it slid out from under me on a slippery NYC exit ramp and I was done riding for a while. Fast forward 20 years (well, slow forward actually), and I now own a 1982 Suzuki GS850, which is undergoing some work, and a 2008 MG Breva 750, which seems like a great bike to get back into the swing of riding.

I'm glad to have found this group, see you around the forum.

Greg

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2405 on: June 12, 2017, 03:18:13 PM »
Hi to all, my name is Antony, marine electronics engineer.
Owner of a Guzzi V7 ii 2015 (Europe).
I am from Greece, born 1960.
This bike is my first Guzzi, and I love it. Best relationship I had for years.
I sign up to the forum, because I see that is the most active Guzzi forum on the net,
with members that really  share the love and knowledge for Guzzi.

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2406 on: June 12, 2017, 03:19:28 PM »
Welkommen!
From the Deep Deep South out in left field.  There are no stupid questions.  There are however stupid people asking questions.  🤣, this includes me.  😉

Offline KiwiKev

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2407 on: June 12, 2017, 03:57:50 PM »
Hi to all, my name is Antony, marine electronics engineer.
Owner of a Guzzi V7 ii 2015 (Europe).
I am from Greece, born 1960.
This bike is my first Guzzi, and I love it. Best relationship I had for years.
I sign up to the forum, because I see that is the most active Guzzi forum on the net,
with members that really  share the love and knowledge for Guzzi.
Hi Antony,

Welcome from down under [emoji41]


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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2408 on: June 14, 2017, 09:21:12 AM »
Mike Regan "Spokane2303"
Vancouver, WA
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Retired
Current bike: 2007 MG Breva 1100 "Black"
Previous rides: Victory Vegas, Harley Electra Glide, Harley Sportster, Yamaha 650, Honda 550, Suzuki 100, Hodaka Super Rat, Yamaha 125, Honda 50, generic mini bike


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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2409 on: June 18, 2017, 01:24:41 PM »
Hi All,
Joe here from UK Essex,
Originally from Glasgow Scotland.
back into bikes at 60 years young, after a few years out.
Bought a Yam Fazer fzs600 and quickly realised it was a bit too buzzy so bagged myself a Breva 1100 and now having the best fun of my long life.
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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2410 on: June 18, 2017, 11:41:44 PM »
Hello group!

I'm John, retired and live in the SF Bay Area, California...

I grew up on British twins and have been riding BMWs for years (currently own a GS-A Waterboxer and a F650GS Twin, as well as a 1959 Enfield Constellation).

I've been considering the purchase of a Guzzi for some time, and I've started to focus on a Stelvio.

Cheers,
John

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2411 on: June 19, 2017, 12:10:58 PM »
Hello, Nate from Knoxville TN here. 30 years of life, hopefully many more.

Been riding most of my life, gone through many bikes, lots of hondas, a bmw F650 that took me everywhere, and now a Quota to complement the Nevada we've had in the family since new. I'm also into vintage aluminum boats, VWs, additive manufacturing and general tinkering.

I'm guilty of my first post asking for help, sorry!

Thanks for having me!
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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2412 on: June 19, 2017, 10:08:37 PM »
Hello group!

I'm John, retired and live in the SF Bay Area, California...

I grew up on British twins and have been riding BMWs for years (currently own a GS-A Waterboxer and a F650GS Twin, as well as a 1959 Enfield Constellation).

I've been considering the purchase of a Guzzi for some time, and I've started to focus on a Stelvio.

Cheers,
John
Hi John,

What's to consider, just buy one and you'll wish you had years ago [emoji3]

Kev



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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2413 on: June 21, 2017, 06:57:23 AM »
Greetings from Oregon. Just picked up a V7 III Special. This is my first Guzzi. Previous bikes include Aprilia RSV Mille, Multistrada, 1098, Hayabusa, etc. Other current bike is a '16 Tuono. Picked the Guzzi up because I just wanted a good motor bike. Something to ride around town and just enjoy. Probably not going to do any mods, kind of like the OEM look for my bikes. Looking forward to joining the discussion.

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2414 on: June 21, 2017, 02:59:19 PM »
Hi John,

What's to consider, just buy one and you'll wish you had years ago [emoji3]

Kev



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I haven't had the space to park it, and will shortly :azn:

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2415 on: June 21, 2017, 11:22:46 PM »
 Welcome all , and enjoy the board .

 Dusty

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2416 on: June 23, 2017, 02:25:48 PM »
Hello everyone, it's a pleasure to be here, surrounded by what appears to be a wealth of information from many wonderful people, who happen to adore Moto Guzzi as much as I do!

My name is Izak, I live in Cincinnati Ohio, and last fall picked up a 2016 V7II Stone in black from Cadre Cycle in Blue Ash. Thus far it has been the best motorcycle purchase I've made, the bike is wonderful, the support forums are great, and all my dealership happenings have be spectacular. I hope this is a long and fruitful relationship, and if anyone is in the Cincinnati area I would love to meet up sometime, I don't have many motorcycling buddies.

Thank you, have a great day!

Izak

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2417 on: June 26, 2017, 11:35:16 AM »
Hi all,

Decided to repost my introduction considering I finally pulled the trigger on an 83 Lemans.
The bike was owned and sold back and forth twice by two friends and has been well loved
and modded with big bore pistons, new cams, electronic ignition and more.

Second owner had it in his living room for 12 years.





First owner designed and built the pipes you see on it. This is truly one of the nicest sounding
bikes I have ever heard. This bike absolutely rips!! I am in love!!
Mark

2000 Kawasaki W650
1983 Lemans III
2019 Road Glide
2006 FJR1300
2007 Rokon Scout
1971 Bultaco Alpina
1971 Rupp Roadster
2006 Aprilia Mojito 150
2010 Vespa 150

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2418 on: June 27, 2017, 10:35:43 AM »
Hi everybody!

Philip (most people just call me Phil)
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Engineering Designer
Brooklyn, NY

Just bought a hardly used 1999 Cali EV11 (only 3k miles on the clock) as my first real bike.
Still gotta make space in the garage for her tho...
If you guys/gals have any tips or tricks on things I should look out for on the bike please do share the knowledge!
Nice to meet you all!
 

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2419 on: June 27, 2017, 12:19:58 PM »
 Hi guys , good to see some younger folks join us , and what a lovely '83 Le Mans  :thumb:

 Phil , ask away , maybe start a thread in General discussion , these guys love to be experts  :grin:


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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2420 on: June 28, 2017, 05:24:07 PM »
G'day folks, great being here and thanks for having me on.

I'm an Aussie lost/located in 'sunny' London UK.

Hobbies: Guzzies....errrm... .Guzzies

2016 Griso 1200 8v
1976 750 S3
2002 ZX7R (because I've loved them since they first came out)

V11 started the addiction and haven't looked back ever since.










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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2421 on: June 28, 2017, 11:09:12 PM »
I'm fairly new here myself but welcome aboard. I was in Oxford for a couple of years. It was great living there but I couldn't get used to that persistent grey sky.

Have a London Pride for me!

Cheers,  MotoBug

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2422 on: June 29, 2017, 12:35:32 AM »
Hello group!

I'm John, retired and live in the SF Bay Area, California...

I grew up on British twins and have been riding BMWs for years (currently own a GS-A Waterboxer and a F650GS Twin, as well as a 1959 Enfield Constellation).

I've been considering the purchase of a Guzzi for some time, and I've started to focus on a Stelvio.

Cheers,
John

I've been told my Stelvio is in transit, I should receive it in 3 weeks or so...

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2423 on: July 06, 2017, 08:52:02 PM »
Hello my name is Gus. I live in Dallas Texas.  I'm 45 and am a master auto technician working on Japanese cars for about 25 years. I'm a newer rider of about 5 years with probably 10-12k miles under my belt.  This 98ev is my first guzzi and I'm not a cruiser guy but I thought what the heck! Let's try it!  I'm a solo rider and only do commuting and pleasure rides locally but want to tour a bit. If anyone in north Texas knows the big computer bikes I'd like to be your pal!  Thanks for all the warm welcomes and help!
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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2424 on: July 07, 2017, 05:56:34 PM »
Welcome Gusable from down I35 a bit.  This forum is unbelievably helpful and supportive.  Guzzis are habit forming, so, beware.
'75 Ducati 860 GT  On the road
'76 Guzzi T3   Future project
'78 Guzzi G5  Current project
'81 Guzzi G5  Organ donor
'92 BMW K75RT  On the road
'16 Triumph Thruxton R  "Holy Moly"  Gone but not forgotten, sigh.


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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2425 on: July 17, 2017, 05:56:45 PM »
Hi all, new here and to Guzzi`s, though I`ve had a lust for them since forever. Im  56, semi retired, and just broke down and procured a 2000 v11s.
I live in the beautiful Georgian Bay region of Ontario Canada.
Any who, cool forum and I`m sure I`ll be needing help with this beast sooner or later.
Cheers



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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2426 on: July 17, 2017, 09:38:48 PM »
Dan Meisner
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Hospital Social Worker

I am interested in most things.
Exceptions include: Sports, Television, Guns, and Television.

Baltimore, Maryland

I have owned most of the bikes made between 1965 and 1985
I can make almost anything.
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81 KZ750 Dunstall
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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2427 on: July 18, 2017, 09:41:35 AM »
Hi Everyone,
My name is Chuck Bohn, am 63 years old and I run a lumber yard/hardware store in Reedley CA.  Fruit basket of the world, peaches, plums, nectarines.  I have been a Brit bike guy my whole life and currently have 3 Norton Commandos and a 1970 Triumph T100.  Last September I rode my modern bike a 2003 BMW RT to Seattle where I left it at Moto International and rode home on a new 2015 Norge.  I now have about 3000 miles on the Norge with no problems at all.  Love the relatively low tech aspect of the Norge and the bike fits me better than the Beemer.  Looking forward to the wealth of information on this forum.
Thanks,
Norman 54

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2428 on: July 18, 2017, 10:11:56 AM »
 Welcome folks , try to make a rally or a food ride , we look forward to meeting our new members in person  :thumb:

 Dusty

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Re: Introductions thread...Introduce yourself to the group !
« Reply #2429 on: July 19, 2017, 08:55:03 AM »
G'day blokes and blokesses, from the glorious Great Southern region in sou'western West Oz.  Fairly recently retired and looking at trading up to Gutz soon(ish).  Current beast is a Suzuki DR650.  Had at least 1 motorized 2 wheeler for 54 years this year.  Was exclusively Italian for about 20 years, with 3 Ducatis, 2 Benellis, 1 Laverda and 1 MV Agusta.  Always wanted a Gutz, and planning on fixing that with a new V7iii Special.

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