Moto Guzzi California 90

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Moto Guzzi California 90
Manufacturer
Production 2012
Class Cruiser
Engine
Two cylinders, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC
Bore / Stroke 91.4mm x 91.4mm
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Horsepower 72.95 HP (54.4 KW) @ 6400RPM
Torque 69.33 ft/lbs (94.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Fuel System Multipoint phased sequential fuel
Spark Plug NGK `12[1]
Battery YUASA YTX20CH-BS `12[1]
Transmission Gear box: Gears

Final Drive: Shaft

Clutch: dual disc dry with mechanical control
Final Drive Shaft `12[1]
Suspension Front: Marzocchi hydraulic telescopic fork, 45 mm, adjustable separately
Rear: swing arm with 2 hydraulic shock absorbers, preload adjustable
Brakes Front: dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs and Brembo callipers with 4 differently sized pistons
Rear: 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo calliper with 2 parallel pistons. Combined Moto Guzzi braking system
Front Tire 110/90 VB 18
Rear Tire 140/70 VB 17
Wheelbase 61.42 inches (1560 mm)
Length 93.7 inches (2380 mm)
Width 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Seat Height 30.71 inches (780 mm)
Weight 251.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Moto Guzzi California 90 was a Two cylinders, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC Cruiser motorcycle produced by Moto Guzzi in 2012. Max torque was 69.33 ft/lbs (94.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 72.95 HP (54.4 KW) @ 6400 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 91.4mm bore x 91.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1064.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a Gears transmission. Power was moderated via the dual disc dry with mechanical control.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/90 VB 18 front tire and a 140/70 VB 17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs and Brembo callipers with 4 differently sized pistons in the front and a 282 mm stainless steel fixed disc, Brembo calliper with 2 parallel pistons. Combined Moto Guzzi braking system in the rear. The front suspension was a Marzocchi hydraulic telescopic fork, 45 mm, adjustable separately while the rear was equipped with a swing arm with 2 hydraulic shock absorbers, preload adjustable. The California 90 was fitted with a 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 61.42 inches (1560 mm) long.

2012 Moto Guzzi California 90[edit]

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The 2011 California 90 marks the 90th anniversary of Moto Guzzi and is a special edition of the acclaimed big-bore cruiser line-up, now in a retro livery, boasting all the classic, traditional accents, such as auxiliary lights, plush seat, steel fender, chrome trim and more. However, it's only the look which is "old": underneath the rich paint, the California 90 is loaded with Guzzi's latest technology aimed to making the bike more dependable and the ride more pleasurable.

Numbered and branded, these bikes are a collector's item and they make a wonderful machinery for touring and daily riding.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.