Author Topic: '76 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert refresh/reawakening after 28 years...!  (Read 7597 times)

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Re: '76 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert refresh/reawakening after 28 years...!
« Reply #60 on: March 29, 2020, 08:59:49 AM »
Excellent follow through!  Congratulations.

Thanks Dave,
As mentioned early on, this was not a restoration rather a refresh to treat the Convert as a rider. 

The old boot with the period Samsonite side cases. I like them, great capacity and fill up that back end nicely. I needed to adjust the rear directionals to work with no interference and they are tucked in tight but still very visible.



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Re: '76 Moto Guzzi V1000 Convert refresh/reawakening after 28 years...!
« Reply #61 on: March 23, 2021, 02:18:28 PM »
I love those Samsonites and want to adapt them to my Tonti frame Mille GT.
Did you have to fabricate your own brackets for your bike?
Thanks.


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