2016 Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer and Bobber

Moto Guzzi recalls V9 Roamer and Bobber

Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer and Bobber bikes have been recalled over an ABS issue that was identified more than six months ago, but there is nothing “sinister” about the apparent delay. Technicians found the front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine’s secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak. When …

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Moto Guzzi V85 scrambler concept

Moto Guzzi V85 scrambler concept

Moto Guzzi has unveiled a V85 scrambler concept at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, but it’s not their first scrambler venture. The Mandello del Lario company is no stranger to scramblers. It already has produced the limited-edition V7 Stornello scrambler and previously released scrambler kits for the V7 which is also updated for 2018. …

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2017 Gannet Design Vanguard Moto Guzzi V7

Moto Guzzi V7 gets more retro design

Swiss custom motorcycle company Gannet Design has produced an even more retro one-off version of the Moto Guzzi V7 to celebrate its 50th anniversary. So why is this so interesting? Because Gannet Design seems to have a crystal ball, designing a more dirt-oriented Ducati Scrambler custom before the Desert Sled was introduced and a BMW R …

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Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber brake issue

Moto Guzzi recall over brake issue

Moto Guzzi Australia is about to recall 80 V7-III Racer, Stone and Special motorcycles and 97 V9 Bobber (pictured above) and Roamer models over a brake issue. The front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine’s secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak. The recall over the brake issue has already …

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Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario

Moto Guzzi V7 III prices confirmed

Moto Guzzi has launched its third iteration of the modern V7 and added a limited edition Anniversario V7 III (pictured above) to celebrate 50 years of the range. Australian importers PS Imports have announced that the Moto Guzzi V7 III have arrived in dealerships with very attractive price tags: V7 III Stone – $12,990; V7 III Special …

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Italian Festival a huge success CBD

CBD Italian Festival a huge success

The Italian Festival to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Ducati Owners Club of Queensland has been declared a huge success with more than 250 vehicles on show in the Brisbane CBD. It was held on May 28 in brilliant Brisbane sunshine as the first all-Italian bike and scooter show of its kind in the city …

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Engaged to Death film

Campaign to restore Engaged to Death film

Iconic 1956 Italian film Engaged to Death, about motorcycle racing and famous marques such as Moto Guzzi and Gilera, could soon be restored through a crowd-funding campaign. Running Films is trying to restore the two remaining and slightly damaged celluloid copies of Engaged to Death (The boyfriends of death). It’s described as a “tale of …

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Sue Stanley and Don Cameron will marry at the Busted Budgie Rally 25th

Ruptured Budgie Rally hosts wedding

A Sunshine Coast couple are so smitten with the Moto Guzzi Club of Queensland Ruptured Budgie Rally, they are planning to marry there next month. Even though they don’t own a Guzzi! The marriage of Sue Stanley and Don Cameron (pictured above) from the Sunshine Coast will be a highlight of the 24th annual rally from May …

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Bruce The Boss Springsteen's Moto Guzzi California or El Dorado Billy Joel

Billy Joel built Bruce Springsteen’s Moto Guzzi

Billy Joel seems to have partially solved the mystery surrounding fellow rock star Bruce Springsteen’s Moto Guzzi which broke down recently. It was apparently built at Billy Joel’s 20th Century Cycles custom motorcycle shop on Long Island which specialises in turning modern motorcycles into retro customs. On Monday, Billy Joel played the Boss’s Born to Run …

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