Il Dottore: Dr. John’s Moto Guzzi 1000R

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by Phil Masters
Straight out of the Eighties: Dr. John Wittner (left) and racer Doug Brauneck.

Moto Guzzi 1000R 4-Valve
Engine: 999cc air-cooled SOHC transverse 90-degree V-twin, 4 valves per cylinder, 95.25mm x 70mm bore and stroke, 11.25:1 compression ratio, 115hp @ 9,300rpm
Top speed: 166mph (Daytona 1989)
Carburetion: Two 41.5mm flat-slide Mikuni
Transmission: 5-speed, shaft final drive

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