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post #111 of 114 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 07:52 PM
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If everyone where to buy a so called retro bike then everyone will want something different again. You know what I mean. Public announcement. Never drink and type.
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The latest episode of RideApart speaks exactly to this issue. They interview Miguel Galluzzi, Vice President of Design for the Piaggio Group. Galluzzi talks about the current proliferation of plastic on bikes and how it came about because we forgot what motorcycling is truly about, enjoying the ride!

To paraphrase his philosophy on design: There is just design and there is design with soul...and soul lasts forever. He also endorses soulful design as simple design.

It is a great watch:
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Thanks for that wakx....that was interesting to watch. The man really seems to know what I like in a motorcycle.

Time to pop down to the local Guzzi dealer....

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The latest episode of RideApart speaks exactly to this issue. They interview Miguel Galluzzi, Vice President of Design for the Piaggio Group. Galluzzi talks about the current proliferation of plastic on bikes and how it came about because we forgot what motorcycling is truly about, enjoying the ride!

To paraphrase his philosophy on design: There is just design and there is design with soul...and soul lasts forever. He also endorses soulful design as simple design.

It is a great watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frSiuRNbv_M
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+1 wakx.

That Galluzzi designed both the Monster and the V7 explains a lot. He gets it.
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