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Club Cafe' Cafe Racers; the Thruxton and other custom cafe styled bikes.

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Old 12-13-2012, 04:57 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Dunno how it rides, bloody pretty bike though, wouldn't mind one in my garage for those Sunday morning bimbles !


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Old 12-13-2012, 07:54 AM   #22 (permalink)
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wouldn't mind one in my garage for those Sunday morning bimbles !

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I think I bimble on Sundays but I'm not sure.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:00 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Wow! You guys are really bashing this bike and maybe a bit unfairly...
That was well argued and you are in fact right - it may be a bit over-styled for me, but there is no reason it can't be a fun bike. And in truth, it's well finished and many of the stock components are certainly a step up over the Thruxton. So to back track a little, if you dig it, more power to you.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:48 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Well, it's no B King.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:49 AM   #25 (permalink)
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The power seems insignificant to me Thruxton 0.134HP/LB and the V7 .126HP/LB
The Being a 111LB lighter should make it a fun bike

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Old 12-13-2012, 11:22 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:23 PM   #27 (permalink)
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... most of our wives and girlfriends are not going out to the garage this winter to build their own bike or fabricate their own seat cowl.
Most of our wives and girlfriends don't know how to ride, and don't care to learn. Your gal is a keeper and so is her V7.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:03 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Not too keen on the chrome tank or the number panels. I prefer this V7 I saw at a local shopping mall recently:

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Old 12-13-2012, 10:01 PM   #29 (permalink)
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good luck finding one for $10,200.
Its my understanding they are usually spoken for well before they arrive in showrooms and will often go for much more than MSRP because they didn't make that many of them.
The other downside is that Guzzi dealers are notorious for being a-holes. They don't service bikes purchased at other dealerships. I looked at buying a V7 Cafe at another dealer on ebay. I checked with my local Guzzi dealer in Brookfield, Wisconsin and they told me they wouldn't service or warranty my bike if I didn't purchase it from them. Talk about arrogant because Guzzi specifically states that any dealer must service but it is well known that most will not unless you buy from them.

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Old 12-13-2012, 10:33 PM   #30 (permalink)
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