The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi by Ian Falloon

Reader Contribution by The Motorcycle Classics Staff
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Motorcycle historian Ian Falloon, author of more than 20 motorcycle books, has produced yet another must-have addition to your library, The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi: Every Model Since 1921. Although Falloon is perhaps best known for his detailed and exhaustively researched books on Ducati, the early bevel-drive round case V-twins in particular, he’s no stranger to Moto Guzzi, having owned and ridden iconic 1970s models including the first series V7 Sport and the Le Mans.

Falloon’s first Moto Guzzi book was the critically acclaimed The Moto Guzzi Story: Racing and Production Motorcycles from 1921 to the Present Day. First published in 2005, it was updated in 2008, in between which he published The Moto Guzzi Sport & Le Mans Bible, a close examination of two of Moto Guzzi’s most acclaimed V-twins of the 1970s and 1980s.

This latest work is his most comprehensive yet on the famed Italian marque from Mandello del Lario, a detailed look at every production Moto Guzzi motorcycle ever produced (with the exception of some commercial, military and police-only models), starting with the first Guzzi, 1921’s 500cc Normale, and leading up to the present-day 2017 model range.

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