Moto Guzzi has been in the game since 1921, which is a success in itself by anyone’s reckoning. Our friends over in Mandello del Lario, Italy, have produced many different bikes over the years, but none of them are quite like the Griso 8V SE. Lean and low with a curvaceous flow, the Griso is not exactly what you would call a typical MG. The overall look of this ride is unique. As with most MG V-twins, the engine is the dominant design feature, but the rest of the bike just sets the stage for the star of the show. The result is a ’bare bike’ that favors the all-up-front look most commonly associated with race bikes and streetfighters
The factory shunned its usual blocky look with abrupt changes to the lines in favor of sexy-smooth and curvy lines that suggest a continuity of flow – and the result is a teardrop shaped bullet that looks fast even standing still. A compact and comfortable rider triangle puts the rider in a slightly aggressive, forward-leaning position that is perfect for offsetting acceleration forces and wind pressure on your upper body.
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