2005 Moto Guzzi California Stone Touring
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– 2005 Moto Guzzi California Stone Touring
California Stone Touring — Trim clean lines, classic minimalist design, the temperament of a genuine Moto Guzzi. An updated version of the unmistakable 90º V-Twin with hydraulic self-adjusting valves. Meet the most comfortable long-distance horse in the Stone stable, complete with windscreen and color-matched hard saddlebags. Available in Black or Silver.
Essential without exaggeration
Some bikes have natural personality. These are the bikes that seduce you just with their looks; bikes that start a trend, lead a fashion, and introduce a new way of being. The Stone is one of these bikes. It stands alone.
Though a member of the Touring family, the Stone is a … Stone.
The Stone Touring is Guzzi’s entry level tourer. No frills but everything you need to tour comfortably two up. Essential but not Spartan. Relaxed yet agile.
An indestructible double cradle frame in high strength steel and the irreplaceable 90° V twin with hydraulic tappets and catalyzed exhaust form the basis of the bike. But the Stone also has an efficient suspension system based on a Marzocchi 45mm hydraulic telescopic front fork and double hydraulic shock absorbers with adjustable spring preload at the rear. So road-holding, stability on bends and superb passenger comfort are guaranteed. Safe braking is also always on tap from the 320mm Brembo Gold floating disk at the front and 282mm fixed disc at the rear.
The Stone has everything you need for trouble-free touring and plenty of equipment for longer journeys too; practical, capacious Hepco-Becker luggage, with inserts to match the tank, for example. A good coefficient of aerodynamic penetration is afforded by the compact Plexiglas windshield that keeps the rider free from buffeting without spoiling the bike’s clean lines.
Engine: 90º V-Twin, 4 stroke
Cylinders: Aluminum alloy with Gilnisil treatment
Pistons: Forged, 2 compression & 1 oil control ring
Cooling system: Air cooled
Displacement: 1064 cc
Bore and stroke: 92 mm x 80 mm
Compression ratio: 9.8:1
Valves & operation: 2 overhead valves moved by light
alloy push-rods and rocker arms with hydraulic valves
Maximum power: 74 hp @ 6400 rpm
Maximum torque: 70 ft/lbs @ 5000 rpm
Fuel system: Magneti Marelli IAW Multipoint phased sequential fuel injection
Starting system: Electric
Ignition: Magneti Marelli IAW electronic digital ignition
with inductive spark
Exhaust system: Steel, 2 tubes connected to an
expansion chamber, connected to 2 steel mufflers catalyzed with Lambda probe
Gear box: 5 speed, constant mesh gears with built-in
Lubrication: Wet sump, forced oil, cartridge filter
Transmission: Primary: helical gears
Secondary: shaft drive
Clutch: Single disc, dry
Electrical system: 12 V; 12 V alternator; 16 Ah battery
Instruments: Speedometer with tripmeter and warning lights
Frame: Detachable tubular duplex cradle
Trail: 4.258″ (116.4 mm)
Rake: 29.5º Front suspension: Marzocchi 45 mm hydraulic
Front wheel travel: 5.11″ (130 mm)
Rear suspension: Swing arm with 2 hydraulic shock absorbers with preload adjustment
Rear wheel travel: 3.50″ (89 mm)
Front brakes: Single Brembo ORO Series stainless steel 320 mm floating disc with 4 piston caliper
Rear brakes: Single stainless steel 282 mm fixed disc with Brembo 2 piston caliper
Wheels: Steel spoke rims, Front: 2.50″ x 18″
Rear: 3.5″ x 17″
Tires: Front: 110/90 VB18″ Rear: 140/80 VB17″
Overall length: 92.71″ (2355mm)
Width: 33.46″(850 mm)
Height: 53.14″ (1350 mm)
Seat Height: 29.92″ (760 mm)
Ground clearance: 7.48″ (190 mm)
Wheelbase: 61.41″ (1560 mm)
Dry weight: 542.33 lbs (246 Kg)
Fuel capacity: 5.01 gallons (19 liters)
Reserve: 1.05 gallons (4 liters)
Available Colors: Black, Silver
MSRP: $10,490 USD
Technical specifications and colors are subject to change without notice.