TRICOLORE TREAT: Moto Guzzi Built By Wolf Moto Featured on Bike Exif
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We would like to share our very 1st custom built motorcycle that was featured on Bike EXIF. (February 2015)
This one-off custom built 1980 Moto Guzzi Le Mans is available to hire exclusively from Wolf Moto in Cape Town, South Africa.
Our 1st official build, completed in December 2014.
The bike was stripped entirely for a complete ground up rebuild. The frame was de-lugged and neatened up, then sent for sandblasting and powder coating.
We opted to run the OEM speedo up front, mounted it using a custom fabricated aluminium bracket that was built to house the speedo, trip reset dial and the original key and ignition switch.
The original ignition system in the Le Mans was notorious for giving endless problems so that was replaced by a more modern electronic system.
The front suspension we stripped, lowered internally by 25mm and rebuilt.
The rear suspension received IKON adjustable units in favour of the original set up.
The front dual Brembo brakes were brakes were upgraded to larger twin pot calipers also by Brembo.
The ally tank is from Axel Budde of Kaffee Machine.
The red leather cafe style seat is a hand made custom unit as are the green concave number boards on either side of the bike.
The stock battery was replaced with a much smaller lighter battery from Antigravity and the standard exhaust was ditched and Wolf Moto built our own 316 grade Stainless Steel 2 into 2 exhaust system.
Tyres were old and were replaced with two new Bridgestone Spitfire 2 tyres.