Guzzi California Vintage Tail Light old and new

California Vintage tail light change

Moto Guzzi California Vintage 2006 thru 2008 model years seem to share a common failure issue regarding the tail light bracket.  It cracks near the two holes that are closest…

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California Vintage long term review

This long term review of the Moto Guzzi California Vintage is written after riding 8900 miles on it over the past two and a half years.  Q: How has the…

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Leon leading riders at Firehouse Run 2011

Firehouse Run: a ride to never forget

On Saturday May 7th, I rode my Moto Guzzi California Vintage in the 4th annual “Firehouse Run” in York County, South Carolina.  The benefit ride is organized by the Comporium…

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Guzzi California Vintage at Morrow Mountain scenic overlook in North Carolina

A ride on my Guzzi to Morrow Mountain

On my way to Morrow Mountain State Park, the weather was sunny and a little cool. My Moto Guzzi California was running perfectly, as usual. North Carolina had amazingly suffered 8 tornadoes the day before so I wasn’t sure what to expect regarding road conditions.

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Moto Guzzi California air filter and airbox cover

Change your Moto Guzzi California air filter

For a Moto Guzzi California, I show how to change the air filter and provide the step-by-step procedure I did, with photos too. Of course, a Moto Guzzi dealer is the preferred way to go, but like a lot of Guzzi owners, I perform some routine maintenance myself and you can too.

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Motorcyclist magazine March 2011 issue

Guzzi California selected as Smart Money

Moto Guzzi California motorcycles were picked as a “Smart Money” choice in Motorcyclist magazine’s March 2011 issue. The entertaining article by Ed Milich listed cheers, jeers, and what to watch for, as well as a sampling of used Moto Guzzi California prices.

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