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post #31 of 39 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 06:06 PM
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Jay Leno likes them a lot, and I do too. I think the bikes in this video look fantastic, not cheap at all



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Jay Leno likes them a lot, and I do too. I think the bikes in this video look fantastic, not cheap at all



He likes them likely because they gave him one for his endorsement.
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Maybe.
I remember when Moto America (then the US Moto Guzzi Importer) gave him a Mille GT and not a PEEP of publicity out of him.
Heck, they could have given it to me, I would have plugged the piss out of it for them.
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He likes them likely because they gave him one for his endorsement.

No. Think about that.

Jay Leno has 160 motorcycles and 181 cars and his collection is worth $52M.

I don't think he needs to shill for a $6k bike. He can buy 10 of them if he wants to.

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They look really good. But like all RE stuff I'm sure the quality is cheap looking and quick to rust.

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I almost bought a 750 Interceptor in '69. I thought they were the coolest.






And now I think the new Inters have a lotta bang for the bucks. Fuel injection, disc brakes w/ABS, modern wiring, counterbalanced oil cooled engines... all the old Brit Bike bugs gone. And they look great.

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That front fender looks like it's mounted backwards on that Interceptor.
I think I've only seen one of those on the road. I always liked the looks of the gearbox on them, it was just so archaic looking even back then.
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That front fender looks like it's mounted backwards on that Interceptor.
I think I've only seen one of those on the road. I always liked the looks of the gearbox on them, it was just so archaic looking even back then.



They all looked like that. I guess it was clearance for any small animals you might run over. And that gearbox had a neutral finder lever which I am indifferent about.


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