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Trev
Squinternotto
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PostSubject: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:46 am

Hi all. picked up my 2008 1064 GRiSO from local Italian specialists MotoCorsa on Friday, paid for it a couple of weeks ago but too busy to collect until then. Managed to get a about a hundred miles on it over the weekend and really enjoying the new riding experience, I've never even considered or sat on a Guzzi let alone owned one before so I guess a few things to learn ; )

First impressions; bloody long reach to the bars, not the fastest lump but I think it's going to cover ground deceptively quickly, love the suspension/ride (although I think my shock a bit tired), tyres have pronounced flat spots (part of the reason of the reason I managed to strike a deal) and although it doesn't track as bad as some would on white lines, etc it does squirm a bit, sounds gorgeous (not too loud) with baffle removed from the Termi, brakes are superb, loads of feel and bite - the best bit, my wife loves it!

Looking forward to finding out what I've bought and getting some miles on it Very Happy

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sidrat
Sfregiato
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:01 am

Welcome aboard Trev, if you like it after a short ride, then you are smitten as they only continue to keep growing on you the longer you keep them

Post some piccies for us
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Nibbio
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:28 am

Welcome to you. Plenty of reading and knowledge on here. This is my first Guzzi too & a great way to start I reckon.

Enjoy! cheers
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wardentm
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:37 am

G'day Trev, another Trev here
Welcome from all of us from down under in Tasmania.
I have an 1100 also (red 07)
Great bike and loving it.
Regards and stay safe.
Caoi
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tocino
Nibbio
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:15 am

Welcome!
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bioman
Tiradritto
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:48 am

Welcome to GRiSO and the Ghetto!

I also have a 1100, and am new to Guzzi too.  I bought my bike without even seeing it in the flesh (as my MG dealer is a 7 hour trip away...) - I just wanted it so badly. The moment I started the engine and drove off I knew I had struck gold!
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pkroupa
Montanarolo
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:30 pm

Welcome in Ghetto Very Happy
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Street
Nibbio
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:36 pm

Welcome, Trev. I love my 2007 red 1100 - 50,000 miles worth o' smiles so far!
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Daves-i-Know
Grignapoco
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:31 pm

Welcome to the ghetto,Trev.Lots of good info and ideas here. Don't be afreaid to ask

stupid questions. I do that on weekly basis myself! (some may say daily.....) Thumbs Up
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Tolle09
Don Abbondio
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:05 pm

Hello Trev , I had an 1100 that I bought unseen off ebay, it was as good as the ad luckily. It was the start of the Guzzi experience.
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NorthernProducer
Tiradritto
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:36 pm

Welcome, Trev!
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Ekimyrf
Tanabuso
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Fri Oct 09, 2015 2:01 pm

Welcome, my 1100 is ace I love it took it to the classic TT this year hardly any other Grisos there, my Termi is feckin loud with the baffle out
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keenerkeen07
Sfregiato
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:00 am

welcome from Canada , here is a pic of my 1100...black is the faster color Smile

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f-man
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PostSubject: Re: New to GRiSO & Guzzi ownership   Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:30 am

Welcome to the Ghetto!

Sven
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