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2016 - 2018 Moto Guzzi MGX-21

2016 - 2018 Moto Guzzi MGX-21
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  • Moto Guzzi MGX-21
  • Year:
    2016- 2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    V-Twin
  • Displacement:
    1380 cc
  • Price:
    21990
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The MGX-21 "Flying Fortress"

Moto Guzzi fans with tour-bike tastes looking for a ride to take them hither and yon on the open roads were more or less limited to the California 1400 — until 2016. After much buildup and fanfare, the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 “Flying Fortress” (FF) was finally released, and it brought long-distance touring capacity and comfort to the table with a decidedly dated look that targets fans of classic American car design from the ’60s. A big, 1,380 cc V-twin pushes the FF with torque to spare, and a highly stylized front fairing, windshield and saddlebags completes the tour-tastic package. Here in the U.S. of A., we have different ideas than the rest of the world about what makes a proper tour bike. I had to admit that I was looking forward to the release, and couldn’t wait to see how well ’Guzzi interpreted the classic American touring bagger. I wasn’t disappointed.

Continue reading for my review of the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress.

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2016 - 2018 Moto Guzzi MGX-21

2016 - 2018 Moto Guzzi MGX-21

The MGX-21 "Flying Fortress"

Moto Guzzi fans with tour-bike tastes looking for a ride to take them hither and yon on the open roads were more or less limited to the California 1400 — until 2016. After much buildup and fanfare, the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 “Flying Fortress” (FF) was finally released, and it brought long-distance touring capacity and comfort to the table with a decidedly dated look that targets fans of classic American car design from the ’60s. A big, 1,380 cc V-twin pushes the FF with torque to spare, and a highly stylized front fairing, windshield and saddlebags completes the tour-tastic package. Here in the U.S. of A., we have different ideas than the rest of the world about what makes a proper tour bike. I had to admit that I was looking forward to the release, and couldn’t wait to see how well ’Guzzi interpreted the classic American touring bagger. I wasn’t disappointed.

Continue reading for my review of the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress.

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