Wildgoose Chase Moto Guzzi

General Category => General Discussion => Topic started by: wrbix on August 07, 2015, 09:29:57 AM

Title: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: wrbix on August 07, 2015, 09:29:57 AM
Here's one that should lead to general concensus
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: rocker59 on August 07, 2015, 09:32:22 AM

I wouldn't doubt that median age for both H-D and Guzzi are within a few years of each other, and that it is somewhere between 55 and 60.

I'm going to vote H-D, though, because Guzzi is selling a lot of V7s to "younger" riders...
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Guzzistajohn on August 07, 2015, 09:34:01 AM
What does that say? I can't find my specs :weiner:
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: JJ on August 07, 2015, 09:54:25 AM
I only have one comment.........."Guzzi Geezers!!"  :grin: :cheesy: :cool:
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: oldbike54 on August 07, 2015, 10:29:17 AM
 Owners or riders ? :evil:

 Wish there was a Dusty motorbike company , we could have camp outs , and breakfasts , all kind of fun stuff  :laugh:

  Dusty , the want to be maker of quality motorbikes  for the gentleman and not so gentleman of the world  :grin:

 
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Chuck in Indiana on August 07, 2015, 10:31:49 AM
Hello? What'd you say? Speak into the megaphone, sonny..  :cool:
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: wrbix on August 07, 2015, 10:42:25 AM
......and we must all remember that MEMORY is the second thing to go....



Huh?
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: sib on August 07, 2015, 10:56:13 AM
Chronologically?  Physiologically?  Emotionally? (nah, all motorcyclists are little boys, even the female ones)
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: twhitaker on August 07, 2015, 11:20:50 AM
I'm gonna say that since the motor company sells about 100 times the number of bikes that MG does they have the oldest riders.
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Post by: Arizona Wayne on August 07, 2015, 11:23:28 AM
There are some old BMW riders too I've met.  1 of them had a cane and survived a head on bike collision!  :evil:
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: jackson on August 07, 2015, 11:28:54 AM
I have an old friend and former, regular riding partner who lives in the San Diego area who is 85 and still riding a BMW.  He's the best rider that I ever had the pleasure of riding with.
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: wrbix on August 07, 2015, 11:36:44 AM
I have an old friend and former, regular riding partner who lives in the San Diego area who is 85 and still riding a BMW.  He's the best rider that I ever had the pleasure of riding with.
How is John these days?
King of the Alps.
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: rocker59 on August 07, 2015, 11:39:17 AM
Owners or riders ? :evil:

 Wish there was a Dusty motorbike company , we could have camp outs , and breakfasts , all kind of fun stuff  :laugh:

  Dusty , the want to be maker of quality motorbikes  for the gentleman and not so gentleman of the world  :grin:

I'm in.

Where do I send my deposit?
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: twhitaker on August 07, 2015, 11:41:42 AM
"We don't know what it's going to look like but we are sure you are going to like it." Seattle.  :laugh:
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: gliderjohn on August 07, 2015, 11:45:27 AM
I would say that many Goldwing riders are not spring chickens anymore.
GliderJohn
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Arizona Wayne on August 07, 2015, 11:49:32 AM
I would say that many Goldwing riders are not spring chickens anymore.
GliderJohn


JN Smyth had a Gold Wing too.
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Idontwantapickle on August 07, 2015, 02:33:00 PM
My oldest 'rider' is 46, I don't have any trailer queens. I ride them all. :bike-037:
Hunter
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: jackson on August 07, 2015, 03:08:28 PM
How is John these days?
King of the Alps.
We stay in touch via email but I haven't been back to CA since we left in 2005 so it's been a while since I've seen him.  He's had a couple of hip replacements but says that he's doing well.  He bought a new BMW this last year so he's still very much in the riding game.  John used to shame the young Marines on a regular basis when they were riding their crotch rockets on the tight turns going up Mount Palomar and he would pass them on his 65hp BMW airhead.  He and I did a LOT of riding together for many years during the late 70's, 80's and early 90's.  John is a GREAT guy.  He taught me a lot about riding but I never got to the point where I could keep up with him when we hit a series of mountain twisties.
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: wrbix on August 07, 2015, 03:28:38 PM
We stay in touch via email but I haven't been back to CA since we left in 2005 so it's been a while since I've seen him.  He's had a couple of hip replacements but says that he's doing well.  He bought a new BMW this last year so he's still very much in the riding game.  John used to shame the young Marines on a regular basis when they were riding their crotch rockets on the tight turns going up Mount Palomar and he would pass them on his 65hp BMW airhead.  He and I did a LOT of riding together for many years during the late 70's, 80's and early 90's.  John is a GREAT guy.  He taught me a lot about riding but I never got to the point where I could keep up with him when we hit a series of mountain twisties.
Had the pleasure of his acquaintance on a couple of Beach's tours in the '90s - fine gentleman with great riding skills
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Chuck in Indiana on August 07, 2015, 05:08:01 PM
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John used to shame the young Marines on a regular basis when they were riding their crotch rockets on the tight turns going up Mount Palomar and he would pass them on his 65hp BMW airhead.

It's not the hammer, it's the guy swinging it.  :smiley:
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Viker on August 14, 2015, 09:02:08 AM
Take my word for it, Moto Guzzi has the oldest riders. I've only been riding one for a couple of months, but already I'm older than ever before
Title: Re: Moto Guzzi oldest riders?
Post by: Dean Rose on August 14, 2015, 12:39:39 PM
Who you calling old?


Dean