Morons Moto Tour

The Tiger has a new stable mate, a 1980 Moto Guzzi SP1000!

The SP is a 1000cc V-twin shaft drive scooter with twin Brembro’s up front and a single in the rear, that are integrated via the foot brake.

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The SP came from my father-in-law, Pappy, who is a Guzzi guru of sorts and a bit of a collector. It has been sitting for a couple years so will get a bit of a going through to see where I want to take the project.

First things I noticed is we are going to have to go through the brakes – a rebuild of all three calipers and new pads on the rear. It also looks like we are going to need a new rear end main oil seal. The carbs are going to need a good going through, new fuel lines and some new pipes, you know, just for…

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