Calgary Herald, Italy is Coming to the Calgary Motorcycle Show by Greg Williams
Moto Guzzi and Vespa are two of the most famous names in Italian motorcycles and scooters.
Importer Canadian Scooter Corp. is bringing some interesting 2007 models to Canada, including the Moto Guzzi California Vintage and the Vespa GT60.
Moto Guzzi has been around since 1921 when Carlo Guzzi and Giorgio Parodi built their first motorcycle on the eastern shore of Lake Como in Italy. The manufacturer developed numerous four-stroke single cylinder machines and became famous for some of their racing exploits. But the company is perhaps best known for their 90-degree v-twin engines developed primarily for police and military motorcycle use in the early 1960s. The v-twin engine went on in various configurations to power many different civilian motorcycle models.
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