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2001 Ghezzi-Brian at 2011 Barber Vintage Festival

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The Motorcycle Classics Vintage Motorcycle Show at the 2011 Barber Vintage Festival attracted an impressive group of classic motorcycles. With Moto Guzzi as a show sponsor and featured category in the show, there was no shortage of spectacular classic Moto Guzzi's on display, especially Larry Hubbard's 2001 Ghezzi-Brian.

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While the Ghezzi-Brian isn't a "classic" by standard definition, it was certainly a welcome entry in the bike show based on its rarity and significance to Moto Guzzi. Celebrity judge Alan Cathcart gave special recognition to three classic Moto Guzzi's and explained why he and the rest of the judges felt this newer bike deserved the honor of Best Moto Guzzi in the show.

Alan Cathcart and the Ghezzi-Brian at 2011 Barber Vintage Festival (Video)

Motorcycle luminary Alan Cathcart and Moto Guzzi brand manager Rick Panettieri present the award for Best Moto Guzzi to Larry Hubbard for his 2001 Ghezzi-Brian, which he entered in the Motorcycle Classics Vintage Bike Show at the 2011 Barber Vintage Festival in Leeds, Ala.

2001 Ghezzi-Brian at 2011 Barber Vintage Festival (Video)

A look at Larry Hubbard's 2001 Ghezzi-Brian, which won Best Moto Guzzi in the Motorcycle Classics Vintage Bike Show at the 2011 Barber Vintage Festival in Leeds, Ala.

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