KIWI RIDER 10 2018 VOL.1 - Page 57

Overall the bike has been improved in many small ways and will ensure those feelings of pride in ownership. It looks great, behaves well, imparts confidence in the rider, and, well..’it’s black, innit?’ It’s pretty cool. Yes, it takes some getting used to the rotational torque of the engine when revving a cross-mounted V-twin, especially when taking off at the lights and it is said that no Moto Guzzi ever took off in a straight line! It’s a city bike; serviceable, traditional yet funky, retains classic lines and coolness It is definitely a head-turner and the feeling of enjoyment when riding is matched by the pleasure of the eye when seeing it parked next to cafes and diners. It’s a city bike; serviceable, traditional yet funky, retains classic lines and coolness, and is manoeuvrable and easy to park and ride. You’ll be joining a huge world-wide owners group and you’ll be able to claim you’ve been an Italian bike owner in your own right, but mostly it will deliver fun by the stylish black handful. KIWI RIDER 57