tell me about your V85tt ownership

I have the McD one.

Yours is beautiful in that colour.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 
Can I just step


That's what you think. I snapped this on McDonald's car park:unsure: near Southport.
I hold my hands up and take the blame. I wanted an iced coffee and signalled for us to pull in. Oh the shame :tears
Nice bike, shame about the location. :beerjug:

View attachment 272161
shame there were no donuts though at MaccyDees.
 
I fitted Caponord front guard and Pyramid extender.....
2d927396f964cd6bba9c22ba6f48c4dd.jpg
My pal has the carbon fibre one like yours on his Centenario V85. I've a matt black Pyramid hugger to fit on the arse end, just can't be arsed taking off the back wheel to do it at the moment.
 
These are good, I had dry gloves despite some torrential downpours over the last few days.....

From Givi
2b21b3b7428c5fdd6fb2ae60328504e7.jpg
4ccf4e1d339b41323e65efccb82e08d9.jpg
 
I was on the road this morning at 7.30 and headed off to Clitheroe along the A59, I had a bimble around all sorts of little backroads and ended up at Slaidburn for breakfast. One sausage barmcake and a mug of coffee later I set off for Dunsop Bridge and the 'Trough of Bowland', making my way towards Bleasdale, Inglewhite, Preston and home along the A59. Have now got 199 miles on the clock. I'm loving every minute of this bike, I can't understand there being a couple for sale on the forum with such low mileages. It's an excellent machine, I particularly like the riding position and the handling - so much better than my T120.
I stopped for a couple of photgraphs at my usual places, looking onto the Hodder Valley and over to Morecambe Bay (as you can see I'm Giles when it comes to phtography:DD)
 

Attachments

  • 2023 MG V85tt hodder valley.jpg
    2023 MG V85tt hodder valley.jpg
    153.2 KB · Views: 47
  • 2023 MG V85tt morecambe bay.jpg
    2023 MG V85tt morecambe bay.jpg
    212.2 KB · Views: 48
  • 2023 MG v85tt hodder valley 2.jpg
    2023 MG v85tt hodder valley 2.jpg
    163 KB · Views: 47
Small favour..

Would one of you fine Guzzi’istas take a measurement of the highest fixed point on the bike? I’m looking for a ‘do it all‘ that’ll fit in the van. I’ve crossed off the Tenere due to its height…leaves the Tiger Rallye Pro as the head choice and the `V85tt‘ the heart.
Thanks muchly
 
I’m home tomorrow pm mate be glad to, although mine has a touring screen on if that’s any good.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 
I’m home tomorrow pm mate be glad to, although mine has a touring screen on if that’s any good.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Smashing, that would be great. Just to the fixed point, I accept I’ll probably have to take the screen off. Who said Spurs fans weren’t helpful :D
 
I’ll send fake info seeings you’re a Gooner.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 
I was on the road this morning at 7.30 and headed off to Clitheroe along the A59, I had a bimble around all sorts of little backroads and ended up at Slaidburn for breakfast. One sausage barmcake and a mug of coffee later I set off for Dunsop Bridge and the 'Trough of Bowland', making my way towards Bleasdale, Inglewhite, Preston and home along the A59. Have now got 199 miles on the clock. I'm loving every minute of this bike, I can't understand there being a couple for sale on the forum with such low mileages. It's an excellent machine, I particularly like the riding position and the handling - so much better than my T120.
I stopped for a couple of photgraphs at my usual places, looking onto the Hodder Valley and over to Morecambe Bay (as you can see I'm Giles when it comes to phtography:DD)
That does look fantastic in that colour
 
Here's how my V85 measures g00ner.
On side stand, 57" to top of the touring shield.
Upright, 56" to top of the shield.
Upright w/o shield, 55" to top of mirrors.
Upright w/o shield, and mirrors off, 49.5".
 
Here's how my V85 measures g00ner.
On side stand, 57" to top of the touring shield.
Upright, 56" to top of the shield.
Upright w/o shield, 55" to top of mirrors.
Upright w/o shield, and mirrors off, 49.5".
That’s great (y) Off to measure my FE350 as that rides straight in and it’s significantly taller than a 790 ADV
 
The shield is easily removed with just 4 bolts and the mirrors just like most any other bike. You might lower another inch deflating the tyres. If that doesn't work maybe a small trailer? https://www.kendonusa.com/collectio...e-rail-ride-up-srl-folding-motorcycle-trailer
Thanks Clifton. I’ve got a decent trailer but parking it outside services always had ne worrying it and the bike might not be there when I came back out…plus the van gives me somewhere to Kip on overnighters
 
I'm seriously considering buying a Guardia de'onore. Spelling? Love my V100 mandello s , but missing the V85. I know, I know, There is something seriously wrong with me. This would be my 5th new V85. I will be keeping the V100.
 
I'm seriously considering buying a Guardia de'onore. Spelling? Love my V100 mandello s , but missing the V85. I know, I know, There is something seriously wrong with me. This would be my 5th new V85. I will be keeping the V100.

A trip to Teasdales is in order
 
I'm seriously considering buying a Guardia de'onore. Spelling? Love my V100 mandello s , but missing the V85. I know, I know, There is something seriously wrong with me. This would be my 5th new V85. I will be keeping the V100.
That would make a nice combo. I can't see ever selling my V85TT, well unless I were to replace it with a new one. The bike is easy to live with and just works well doing most everything. If they get the new Stelvio right I could see myself trading the Cali 1400 on one but I'll keep a V85TT as well..... one the last air-cooled motorcycles.
 
I'm seriously considering buying a Guardia de'onore. Spelling? Love my V100 mandello s , but missing the V85. I know, I know, There is something seriously wrong with me. This would be my 5th new V85. I will be keeping the V100.
They are lovely, as you know, Wrinkley......

The Guardia D'Onore # 1273 of 1946 to be built.

c4b2ee3af7d524734f4e0f50dffb7163.jpg
 


Back
Top Bottom