How-To and Basic Maintenance Tips

Philips MotoVision Low Beam on Moto Guzzi California Vintage

How to replace headlight bulb on Cali

Just after reaching 20,000 miles on my 2007 Moto Guzzi California Vintage, the headlight finally burned out. I replaced it with a Philips MotoVision bulb that gives off an orange glow to help be seen in traffic.

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Removing Yuasa battery from Guzzi California

Replacing battery in Guzzi California

After considering a variety of batteries for my Moto Guzzi California, I settled on a stock AGM equivalent replacement battery from WPS Here I explain how I installed it.

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Moto Guzzi California Vintage gear shift lever diagram

Check your Guzzi California shift linkage

Near 17000 miles on the odometer of my Guzzi California, the lever arm on the shift linkage was so loose it was almost falling off the splined shaft. There is a groove on the shaft that the more or less traps the clamping screw so that the arm won’t be able to fall off, but it was mighty close to doing so.

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New Brembo brake pad for Moto Guzzi California

Changing Rear Brembo Brake Pads

Changing the Brembo rear brake pads on my Moto Guzzi California Vintage was an easy maintenance task that I did myself. The stock Brembo rear brake pads began to squeak at approximately 16k miles and were getting thin,

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