The present fever for retro bicycles ought to play directly under the control of Moto Guzzi as couple of bike makers can approach such an abundance of legacy. Thus, on account of this, Guzzi have played the retro card again for 2016 with the dispatch of two new models – the V9 Bobber and V9 Roamer – and MCN is at the world dispatch for the couple, occurring in Mandello del Lario, the home of Guzzi since 1921, at this moment.
Both bicycles utilize the new 853cc V9 Guzzi engine, which is basically an updated – and expanded limit – V7 transverse twin, yet every bicycle has an altogether different point of view. The Bobber, as its name proposes, takes its styling motivation from American road cruisers and accompanies matt dark components and colossal “inflatable” tires. Entirely what this will do to the taking care of is yet to be found.
The Roamer is much more routine Guzzi bread and margarine bicycle, and is a mid-range retro-styled bare bicycle. Both V9 models accompany footing control and ABS as standard fitment, while the new motor gloats a solid 54bhp with 45.8lb.ft of torque, which ought to be all that anyone could need to make them charming street bicycles. The verification will go ahead the streets around the Guzzi industrial facility and the shores of Lake Como, Italy, throughout the following 24 hours.
Our first riding impressions will arrive here soon, trailed by a full report.