1978 Moto Guzzi 850 Lemans
Price: $16 900 ≈ €15531 ≈ £13308
Item location: Chowchilla, California, US
1978 Moto Guzzi 850 Lemans original one owner bike. Beautifully maintained and restored. Collector example.
Owner purchased bike new in November 1978 . Runs strong and has only 29,719 miles . Owner restored bike in the mid 1990's .
Motorcycle has been garage kept for 44 years. Motorcycle has matching engine and frame numbers.
Motorcycle runs and idles great. Sounds fantastic especially when revved over 4k . Everything works. No electrical problems. Both front and rear brakes work great, has factory linked braking system.
Came from Moto Guzzi factory with velocity stacks on Del Orto pumper carbs . But owner has always ran the bike with K&N air filters fitted. Factory velocity stacks are included with bike.
Bike has the following upgrades, additions and modifications on it.
Alloy endurance timing gears
Bub Ent. Racing exhaust system
Rear Koni shocks (correct for time period)
Stainless steel brake hoses front and rear
VDO oil pressure gauge
Dyna III electronic ignition and 35kv Dyna coils
Telefix fork brace
Stainless steel oil lines
K&N air filters
AGM 30ah battery
Powder coated frame, swingarm, bottom front fork legs, wheels, triple tree
New starter motor
New clutch assembly
New oil pump assembly
Tires with very good tread both front and rear
Del Orto 36mm pumper carbs re-jetted for better running and performance
Polished aluminum valve covers and carburetors
Repainted during restoration, colors match original paint, gas tank, fenders, side covers, bikini faring
The following items also come with the bike shown in photo
OEM velocity stacks for Del Orto carburetors
OEM dual points assembly
OEM battery tray
OEM timing chain and sprocket's
OEM tool kit
OEM owners manual
OEM oil pan
OEM starter motor Bosch
K&N air filters
After market seat
Factory parts manual and service manual
UFI oil filters (2)
Nelson Rigg bike cover
Duracell 4 amp battery maintainer (not shown)
For the person who wants a premium example of a 1970's Italian super bike. You are not likely to find a better example than this. Total 1978 production for 850 Lemans was 1,737 bikes . Of which about one thousand were red and black.
Designed by legendary designer Lino Tonti . Hailed at the time as a masterpiece by bike magazine. Combines performance with outstanding looks. Classic Italian design and feel that makes the rider feel like John Surtees .
For the classic bike rider or collector. Don't miss out on this opportunity to own this one owner example. In beautiful condition.
Local pickup Chowchilla California .
Motorcycle and accessories are sold as is . No warranty is given or implied on motorcycle and accessories.