Ridemalibu Motorcycle Rentals & Tours – Los Angeles CA
  1. Ciao Guest - You’ve landed at the ultimate Guzzi site. In SoCal? See the Service tab above for the best in service, tires, tuning and installation of our products or custom work. NEW REGISTRATIONS REQUIRE EMAIL ACTIVATION - CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER. ALWAYS TRY A SEARCH BEFORE STARTING A NEW TOPIC - AND PLEASE DON'T BE A DRIVE-BY POSTER: Most questions you may have are well answered on the Forum. As a common courtesy, check back if you are posting elsewhere on the web. There is zero tolerance on personal attacks and off-site links to other Forums or competing products. Note there's decades of Guzzi hands-on experienced help on this site, all whom give endless amounts of their time for free - be courteous. Also be sure to click on the Store link also above for our 600+ product inventory, including many of our 100% Made-in-house-USA GTM products and engine kits. We are still mostly a one man operation (not Amazon), so thanks in advance for your patience on orders. We do our best to get things out as quickly as possible, and we also aren't in control of things like customs & weather delays, etc. PLEASE refrain from emailing about your order Status, as you will get an email with tracking info when your order goes out; Email inquiries on orders slows everything down. Orders are currently being shipped once or twice a week. You can always sign into the online Store system to check the status. Please refrain if at all possible about emailing for an update; If you must ask for order info, please reply on the actual order email. You will get shipping info when it goes out via our online Store system (check your Spam folder), and if you want to cancel your order, please notify us direct email (do not post or use the Forum) and allow 7-10 business days for a reply BEFORE disputing the charge. We don't want your money if we can't deliver. Special order items are subject to a 15-20% cancellation fee. We cannot answer questions direct unless it’s about something on the Store or that you have purchased from us. We do NOT have a phone number - We are online only - Do not email and tell us to call you. You will find us highly responsive via email on the Contact page with any questions on our products (only). We appreciate the consideration, understanding and your business... past and future. Also be sure to see our GTMotoCycles.com custom BUILDS tab above.

V7 Registry & Picture thread -- ADD YOUR BIKE

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by GT-Rx®, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. vagrant

    vagrant High Miler GT Contributor

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    592
    Likes Received:
    206
    Location:
    Gainesville, Ga. or Green Valley Az.
    click on your handle at the top of the page. find the avatar and ad a pic.
     
  2. John Verburg

    John Verburg Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    May 17, 2019
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Olympia, WA USA
    Thanks and as you can see, done.
     
  3. John Verburg

    John Verburg Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    May 17, 2019
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Olympia, WA USA
    Thanks to you Steve and Vagrant as well. I adjusted the clutch just a little tighter and the handle bar end. It had about 1/4 play and adjusted it down to 1/8 to see if it would make any difference and WOW. No more issue in finding neutral. Sometimes the simple obvious things do work. I had not even thought of trying that since the problem persisted even after the 600 mile initial service. Probably should have been caught there, but was not.
     
    Hippo-Drones likes this.
  4. Bill Hagan

    Bill Hagan GT Reference GT Famiglia

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2008
    Messages:
    1,272
    Likes Received:
    305
    Location:
    Above Pott's Camp along Braddock's route, Virginia
    Quite a break-in romp. :clap:

    Wish I'd known you were so close -- I'm in Cross Junction, Va. -- as I and some other local Guzzisti might have given you an escort for a bit of that.

    Bill
     
  5. Steve Burger

    Steve Burger Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2019
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    South Pasadena
    Added my avatar pic, thanks Vagrant!
     
  6. briguy33

    briguy33 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2019
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    8
    Location:
    Sacramento, CA
  7. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2009
    Messages:
    10,491
    Likes Received:
    2,765
    Location:
    Malibu
    Congrats and thanks for posting Bri! F = 2015 - It is not uncommon to have a production date plate for the previous model year, as they build early and release early (except the V85TT it seems!). Same with most car companies.
     
  8. eugeneyi94

    eugeneyi94 Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2019
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    6
    Location:
    Oregon, USA
    My V7 III Carbon Shine!

    FDAEDC27-23A9-4D48-A967-5EC7EB64E076.jpeg

    VIN: ZGULDUC00JM000108
    Portland, OR
    D.O.P. 5/19
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2019
  9. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2009
    Messages:
    10,491
    Likes Received:
    2,765
    Location:
    Malibu
    Congrats and welcome! Be sure to add your VIN# and the rest of the info for the first post of this thread if you would!
    Enjoy and post often.
     
  10. beneharris

    beneharris Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2018
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Flagstaff AZ
    Hi guys. I have always loved the look of Moto Guzzi's but this is my first experience riding one. It has been a great bike so far - only one issue I've found. When the bike is cold, 1st to 2nd takes a lot of force. Neutral is also impossible to find. Could use another 10HP, I think. Otherwise, it is fantastic.

    Anyway, glad to be here, hoping I can add something to the community.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    Bill Hagan and roadscum like this.
  11. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2009
    Messages:
    10,491
    Likes Received:
    2,765
    Location:
    Malibu
    Congrats and welcome to the GT Forum & Guzzi Famiglia. I will likely combine your post here with the Registry and Pic thread, but do post your VIN# and related info there or here.
    Spend some time skimming the topics here, and in the Reference section at the top of this Forum Category; It will save you a ton of hassle and frustration, like clutch adjustments that are plaguing you now.
    Also, be sure to see the Store tab above. I have worked on Guzzis nearly 20 years this September. I put a ton of products online to help, and give you kore enjoyment with sound and power.
    I’m sure you will enjoy the bike if you like to tinker and get to know your bike well. Most of us started with one Guzzi, and now have many. Be forewarned, they are addictive.
    Post often.
     
  12. Raven

    Raven Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2017
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    113
    Location:
    Lac Ste. Marie, Qc
    Very nice looking V7, welcome to the gang.
     
  13. vagrant

    vagrant High Miler GT Contributor

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    592
    Likes Received:
    206
    Location:
    Gainesville, Ga. or Green Valley Az.
    the 5 speeds would go into neutral with just a though or a flick. finding it on the six speed is like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! True even with proper clutch adjustment on mine.
     
    Roose and Mayakovski like this.
  14. Godfrey

    Godfrey High Miler GT Famiglia

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2017
    Messages:
    831
    Likes Received:
    501
    Location:
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Hmm. My V7III Racer shifts beautifully, perfectly, all the way through the range, all the time. I adjusted the clutch cable free play at the dealership when I took delivery, before I rode it home, and it's never changed—been perfect ever since. I adjusted it again when I installed the shorty clutch lever.

    As delivered, it was a bit off ... I can't remember what direction. Same for the throttle cables. The proper adjustment is always a bit of "what the manufacturer recommends" and "what I prefer" in these things. :)

    BTW, to the OP: Congrats on the new bike! I like those red valve covers on the heads, they look nice!
     
  15. Mayakovski

    Mayakovski Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2017
    Messages:
    428
    Likes Received:
    158
    Location:
    Comox, BC, CANADA
    I guess I got lucky, my V7 III has shifted perfectly from day 1, and finding neutral has always been a piece of cake.

    In fact I know I got lucky as the dealer (SG Power in Victoria, BC) must have done a perfect job of the prep work as the bike has had one one bolt that came loose in 4000KM of riding and that is it. That is the only issue at all. Not a single other thing has been less that perfect.
     
  16. beneharris

    beneharris Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2018
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Flagstaff AZ
    Thanks for all of the replies. I'll end up getting it adjusted. Valves are coming up soon, too. I need to get the service manual downloaded from here once I become a paying member.

    I'll get the VIN posted up tonight.
     
  17. Joerg Stoeckner

    Joerg Stoeckner Tuned and Synch'ed

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2014
    Messages:
    61
    Likes Received:
    29
    Location:
    Munich, Germany
    I recently traded in my V7 i for the iii STONE NIGHT Pack.
    Was delivered as promised first week in June.
    see picture of my new baby hereafter:

    upload_2019-6-29_16-41-41.png
     
    zzrwood, Bill Hagan, roadscum and 3 others like this.
  18. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2009
    Messages:
    10,491
    Likes Received:
    2,765
    Location:
    Malibu
    Congrats Joerg! I copied your post to this thread. Please add your VIN# for the first of this thread.
     
  19. andrew strout

    andrew strout Just got it firing!

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2019
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    Syracuse NY
    Hello, i bought my v7iii special memorial day weekend 2019. Has 1,400 miles on it now. First bike and loving every min. Here are a few pics.
    VIN: ZGULDUA03JM000248
    syracuse NY

    20190612_203953.jpg IMG_7615.jpg
     
    zzrwood, Bill Hagan, roadscum and 2 others like this.
  20. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2009
    Messages:
    10,491
    Likes Received:
    2,765
    Location:
    Malibu
    Congrats and welcome to the GT & Guzzi Famiglia! Sure you will love it.
    My brother lives in Liverpool, so I will shout if I land your way (only while the weather is good).
    Post often!
     

Share This Page