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Moto Guzzi Motorcycles: Since 1921 by: Jan Leek Wolfgang Zeyen
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Moto Guzzi Motorcycles: Since 1921 by: Jan Leek Wolfgang Zeyen
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Author: Jan Leek Wolfgang Zeyen
Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket
Copyright: 2013
Pages: 256
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2013-9780764343445-X3

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There are many ways of designing a motorcycle, but it takes a great deal of artistic sensitivity to create a legend from only two cylinders. That is exactly what Moto Guzzi, the prestige manufacturer in Mandello del Lario, has done. Active in motorcycle construction since 1920, particularly in the years after 1945 it created motorcycles that made history, especially those with the powerful V-twin engine installed lengthwise in the chassis. For forty years the V-twin four-stroke engine has been the Italian company's flagship. The fine Italians, Le Mans, and California types, and the small 125s, 250s and 350s are described here with accuracy and detail. This comprehensive volume describes all models and technical details. As is the style of the authors, they also provide background information about the company and the industry. It is not all about machines and horsepower, but also the people who put their stamp on the operations: not only a treat for fans of serious technical information, but a gripping story as well.

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