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Moto Guzzi Garage
Public service announcement:   DO NOT VISIT THIS WEB SITE: http://www.garagemotoguzzi.com/en/ You will lose hours of your precious time.  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.
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BMW has done it: They built a crash proof motorcycle!
No helmet required, because you can't crash it...so they say... The question is, would you ride it? For more info, check out this article: BMW's Shapeshifting, Crash-Proof Motorcycle is the Future...
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Labor Day 2016 weekend ride
Hurricane Hermine 's loss of coherency (what's the weather forecasting term? losing steam...coming unglued...weakening...downgrading...tropical storm...no-longer-a-hurricane?) resulted in a 180 o about face on the local weekend weather forecast. Instead of ...
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Motorcycle ride to breakfast, Mt Weather, and home
My wife and I took a short ride on Saturday before the heat got too oppressive. We had a late morning breakfast at the Marshall Diner --it was good. Then north past Mt Weather  on to Berryville  and then a round-about way back home through Hume . We spent a...
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Video of our motorcycle ride on Rte 211 in June 2016
I've been negligent in updating this blog about getting my Guzzi back from the shop. All is well with the bike. It turned out not to be the horror I thought it might be. What took so long was waiting for a suspension link that was involved in a safety recal...
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Not so good start of the 2016 motorcycle riding season
I guess I jinxed it when I thought our early start on getting on our bikes for 2016 was a good omen. The next day, Monday, I rode my Norge to work. I was a bit later than normal getting away from my desk at the end of the day which, around here, guarantees ...
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First motorcycle ride of the 2016 season
Unlike the last couple of years, we got an early start this year: our first ride was in mid April--April 17 th . I take it as a good omen. :) We got an after church start on Sunday heading for a small eatery in Marshall Terri heard about. It turned out to b...
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The sounds of spring: time to do a valve adjustment on the Guzzi
I know it's spring when I hear the clickity-clack of quattro valvole (translation from the original Italian: 4-valve ). It's time to do a valve adjustment on my Moto Guzzi Norge. With the help of my granddaughter Tara, we documented how much out of adjustme...
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February 29, 2016 - Motorcycle ride on the Norge
Moto Guzzi Norge February 29, 2016 Rode today. Won't be riding again on "Leap Day" for another four years.
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The Adventures of Replacing a Moto Guzzi Oil Pressure Switch - Finale
Let's get this done! The oil pressure switch: To recap, the oil pressure switch apparently cracked and was leaking oil. With help from Guzzi riders on the MGNOC Facebook site, I learned I could use an oil pressure switch for an automobile, the Autozone Dura...
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