Two years after being taken over by Aprilia the eagle is once again flying over the Moto Guzzi factory at Mandello del Lario. So, wossit like then?
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Breva is a southerly wind that flows over Lake of Como in northern Italy where the Moto Guzzi factory is based. Tradition has it the wind is lucky as it takes away clouds and brings with it sunshine and fine weather. It's a very apt name for the new Guzzi as this bike signifies a change within the company. Thanks to Aprilia's backing Moto Guzzi, one of the most historic names in biking, has been given a fresh breath of life. The clouds hanging over the factory have been lifted and the Breva is the first bike to emerge into the sunshine.
The Breva makes no pretences at being a state-of-the-art sportsbike. It's unashamedly aimed at newcomers to two wheels or those who simply want hassle free biking on a machine that looks good. Because of this the Breva isn't going to set any race-rep rider's pulse racing, but fashion conscious new bikers may well want to give it a look.
To ride, the Breva delivers exactly what it promises to do. The 750cc motor sticks with Guzzi's traditional transverse V-twin configuration and despite looking very similar to the old 750 Nevada motor is actually all-new with fuel injection and many internal parts modified.Sitting on the bike and revving the motor the whole machine sways left and right with the motion of the crank, which is kind of cool, and once on the move there are just enough vibes through the pegs to give it a healthy dose character without being intrusive.
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