Mac users : if you need an automatic on-line translator free of cookies and other sorts of spywares, you can use the add-on “Mate” available for many Mac apps and devices. It can translate a word, a sentence or a whole web page in the most understanding way.

Any users : if you need an automatic on-line translator free of cookies and other sorts of spywares, you can use the add-on To DeepL translation” by rewkha available for Firefox. It can translate a word and more in the best understanding way. You can also copy and paste to the Deepl web page.

A lot of Workshop manuals, Parts list or User’s manuals have been downloaded from US or italian websites. Others came from spontaneous donation. Generally speaking this is mentioned in the “Properties” of menu “File” from the Acrobat Reader™ application. Sometimes a french “Read me” page give more explanations.

Many documents are mainly in French. However, some of them can be understood by non-French speakers.

French specialized website to visit

12 Go documents (about 2000 files) are actually available freely thanks to generous contributors and active researches.

The hosting is not free. Thanks to help me keeping this website open and click on the logo “Paypal”.

What is the cost of a workshop manual ? More than 10 euros ?

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Horrors museum

Horrible pictures of parts coming from our lovely bikes. Have a look to the best website speaking of this kind of desasters : Shrapnel


Thanks to Pââââât, Pat the Champion, Jean-Philippe and Raymond for their help in the creation of this site
Thanks to Stéphane for its DSL connection, its Chouchen, its sausage and its superb i-Mac G5
Thanks to Jean-Philippe for its work on the video’s files
Thanks to Francis for its help concerning the forum
Thanks to Franz from Bolzano for many documents
Thanks to Fred “the right one” for italian translation
Thanks to Andréa, JNoNo, Holger and WoG for german translation

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Version 1 : september 24, 2005
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Version 12 (4 languages + BabelFish) : january 06, 2007
Closed (websucking) : june18, 2007
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Re-open : july 1st, 2007
Version 14 : 4 languages : november 1st, 2008
RSS : december 02, 2010
Twitter account opened on september 07, 2012 and closed on april 21, 2023
Version 15 - New web style without any “frame” : september 08, 2012
October 1st, 2019 : SSL (https)

No question about introduced modifications : I don’t remember anymore !

Hi dear reader !

This website is respectfull with Moto Guzzi’s ancestral manufacturing method : doing new things with oldies

It is writen HTML basic way without javascript, pop-up menus, flash and other fucking and Cucaracha dansing little rabbits when mouse is on upper right corner of each page

So it’s uggly but I don’t take care

Used (and worn) tools are :

Mac G5 4x2,5 Ghz Power PC - 8,5 Go SDRAM
Mac OS 10.4.11 (Tiger) et 10.10.5 (Yosemite)

Scanner Epson 2400 Photo
SOS Hard Disk : LaCie Porsche Design 750 Go
Cloud : Hubic (OVH)

Blue Griffon - Filezilla - Ten Four Fox
Photoshop 7.0.1 - Acrobat 9
OmniPage Pro 8.0 (under Mac OS 9 for OCR)

Quelques changements sont intervenus fin 2019. Les outils sont à présent les suivants :

Mac Mini 2012 - 2,3 GHz Intel Core i7 - 16 Go RAM
Mac OS 10.13.6 (High Sierra)

Scanner Epson 2400 Photo - HP 3639 Multifonction
SOS Hard Disk 1 To + LaCie Porsche Design 750 Go
Working Hard Disk : NAS QNAP 4 To

Blue Griffon - Filezilla - Firefox
Photoshop 18 (CC17) - Acrobat 15

Thanks for your attention

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