37-Years-Owned 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850

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This 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850 was purchased by the seller’s father in 1982 and treated to two subsequent refurbishments, the most recent of which occurred 15 years ago. Power is from an overhead valve, air-cooled 844cc transverse V-twin paired with a four-speed transmission and shaft drive. The seller states that the bike has been garage-stored and ridden little under current ownership, and an oil change is said to have been performed 100 miles ago. This Moto Guzzi is offered by the seller on behalf of his father with a clean Connecticut title in the owner’s name.

37-Years-Owned 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850

The fuel tank, fenders, and side covers are said to have been repainted in a shade similar to a period Moto Guzzi color twice under current ownership, once upon initial acquisition and again approximately 15 years ago. The frame and other components were refinished in black, chrome parts were replated, and stainless fasteners were added.

37-Years-Owned 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850

Polished 18″ Borrani wire-spoke wheels are mounted with Continental tires, and braking is from drums front and rear. A walk-around video has been provided by the seller.

37-Years-Owned 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850

Instrumentation includes a 160-mph speedometer, a tachometer, and a five-digit odometer showing approximately 14k miles, 2k of which have been added during 37 years with the seller’s father. The bike is currently equipped with a solo seat, while a dual seat and luggage rack are included in the sale.

37-Years-Owned 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado 850

The overhead valve, air-cooled 844cc V-twin is mounted transversely in the frame and backed by a four-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The engine was rated at 55 horsepower when new, and the seller states that the oil was changed 100 miles ago. Cold-start and riding videos can be viewed below.

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