Guzzi Californias not afraid of miles

For Moto Guzzi Californias, I’m positive that there are loads of similar stories about high mileage out there. How many miles or kilometers can a Cali take? Probably a lot more than any rider is willing to try!

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Looking back at the Guzzi 850 Eldorado

The Moto Guzzi California 850 Eldorado was introduced to America at a time when Harley-Davidson quality and performance was just about at an all-time low. The relative success of the Eldorado was in part due to the quality and workmanship of the motorcycle, and the heavy-duty durability it had. The durability was proven by several law enforcement agencies use in the US back in the early to mid 1970’s.

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Favorite rides on Guzzi Californias

His description of starting his Guzzi California V11 in the cold was a bit dramatic. However, it clearly relayed the passion that Moto Guzzi owners share about their motorcycles. He’s right. Moto Guzzi motorcycles have “descended from Italian Air Force biplanes of The Great War”.

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Moto Guzzi California maintenance part 2

After every 3000 miles, according to various Moto Guzzi manuals, it is time to inspect the California air filter, and to change it after every 6000 miles. These are just a guideline, and as with any vehicle, this depends on your riding conditions.

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Moto Guzzi oil drain plug removal

Moto Guzzi California oil change

Moto Guzzi California sump pan removal isn’t difficult for doing an oil change. Here I show how to change the oil and oil filter on a Moto Guzzi 1064 cc v-twin engine.

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Moto Guzzi California Black Eagle 2010

The often debated retro style tail light from the California Vintage now also comes on the Guzzi Black Eagle Edition California. I do get a variety of comments about the tail light on my Vintage.

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