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Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by GTM®, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. GTM®

    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Welcome Damon! Yes, very wise choice. Also, where exactly in B'More are you? I spent my youth there, and have some good connections to be of help if you need it.

    Recommendations to you: Just keep the clutch cable properly adjusted (well covered on this Forum and in the Owner's Manual), and address the fuel filter ASAP; https://gtmotocycles.com/products/all-metal-in-tank-fuel-filters (unless previously done), and you have some fun days ahead of you.
    Also, I see it has aftermarket mufflers on it, so be sure it is properly fueled by the previous owner or I offer this tool to get it done; https://gtmotocycles.com/products/gt-motocycles-v7-v9-ecu-re-flash-tool
     
  2. Damon Chalk

    Damon Chalk Just got it firing!

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    Thank you! Working on deciding what mods I'll need to fit it comfortably. I'm only 5'2" and only weigh 120lbs so I think I'll definitely need a lower seat and shocks to really fit it well. Can't wait to hit the open road!
     
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  3. Damon Chalk

    Damon Chalk Just got it firing!

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    Thanks Todd! I appreciate all of the suggestions and support! I'm near Catonsville just west of the city. Beautiful neighborhood called "Kensington" off of Wilkens Ave. Been in B'More for 3 years and love it. Thanks for the offer for support! I'll be looking to find other Guzzi riders locally as I do not currently know of any.
     
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    aproud1 Tuned and Synch'ed GT Contributor

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    I think you did great. Love the color!
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Agreed. That blue is my favorite color scheme of all the V7s ever made.
     
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  6. Scott H.

    Scott H. Just got it firing!

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    Joined the family yesterday with a new 2019 V7III Special. The MG Ride into Spring rebate ($1500) was too good to pass up. I rode a Triumph T100 and thought it was a fine machine. Then I rode the V7 and fell in love with the lil' bull. Spirit, character, heart. And less expensive is always nice. The choice was clear and easy for me. I'm in Green Valley CA (over the hill from Napa Valley) and hope to get to know and love every little road through, in, and around wine country over the coming years. STOKED!

    DOP: 6/4/20
    VIN: VGULDUA06KM000343

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  7. GTM®

    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Congrats Scott! Welcome to the Guzzi Famiglia and GT Forum! We have someone here on the Forum thinking of a new Triumph twin that owns a V7 III. I think it's the wrong direction too. If you like it now, wait until you get some miles on it, much like a fine wine, it gets better with age. That, and swap the mufflers and let some of the beautiful music out with some GTM offerings (STORE link above). ;)
    I've been up and through your area quite a bit. In 2001 or so, the Guzzi National Owner's Club had their big National Rally in Grass Valley. Bub Enterprises had an open house for everyone to have a tour, and I even bought a set of mufflers while there. They performed well, but fell apart fast, and they didn't stand behind them... but I digress... It's why I got into building exhaust systems.
    Anyway, hope you enjoy it, and perhaps if I can remember, next trek up your way I'll try to schedule a Meet & Greet for those up your way. Our friend Pierre does a Not-A-Rally (NATA) in June normally; http://www.nata-rally.org/ -- looks like this year is a victim of COVID-19.

    Anyway, enjoy and post often!
     
  8. scottmastrocinque

    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Ciao Guzzisti!
     
  9. davewrites

    davewrites Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    Always nice to observe a Guzzi in its natural habitat: wine country.

    Congrats and welcome!

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    Midnite Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Nice ride, Scott! I'm a few valleys over in Petaluma: lots of great riding in these parts. Let me know if you'd like to meet up for a ride sometime. Cheers! - Matt
     
  11. Githianki

    Githianki Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Here is mine. Had a 1200 Sport, 1400 Cali, Stelvio, but this is my favorite so far.

    DOP 6/8/20
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    davewrites Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    Love the new seat—full size, low profile and styled for the single rider. Also liking the badge/emblem design on the side panels. It’s these little incremental improvements over time that keep a model fresh.

    Happy New Bike Day!

    Congrats and enjoy!
     
  13. Scott H.

    Scott H. Just got it firing!

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    Will do Matt, do the same when you head out my way!
     
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    marquezdl Just got it firing!

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    Thats the Night Pack isn’t it?
     
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    Githianki Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Yup!
     
  16. Miguel Gomes

    Miguel Gomes Just got it firing!

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    Hello! New guy here. And this is my V7 :) 20200530_191816.jpg
     
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    vagrant High Miler GT Contributor

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    Welcome!
     
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    FlyingV7 Just got it firing!

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    Hey everyone, first post and happy to finally own a Moto Guzzi after about 15 years of lusting after them, but for some reason riding other motorcycles instead. I've purchased a 2013 V7 Racer:

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    I've removed the mufflers and am much happier with the sound and volume with it straight piped. Also removed the evaporative emissions canister, and just ordered the ECU Re-flash tool so I can get a proper tune loaded for it.

    I've owned plenty of liter sportbikes before but this is the most satisfying motorcycle I've owned. I'm really enjoying it.
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Congrats and welcome to the GT Forum & Guzzi Famiglia. Love to get your VIN# and related for the first post of this thread. Like many others here, Sportbikes are amazing machines, but they tend to be boring unless ridden in anger. Careful with Guzzis, they tend to be very addictive. Hope you'll visit and post often.
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Posting for our new friend Darren Goldstein from Voorhees, NJ, as you can see, he's serious about Guzzi.

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