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2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom Review Photo Gallery

We take the latest cruiser motorcycle from Moto Guzzi, the 2013 California 1400 Custom, for a test ride around our favorite testing grounds here in southern Oregon.

The 2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom comes with three engine maps: Sport, Touring and Rain. Guess which one we like best.
We went exploring the forests of our home state of Oregon to test the merits of Moto Guzzi's latest cruiser motorcycle, the 2013 California 1400 Custom.
The 2013 California 1400 Custom is rock-solid through sweepers and is easy to manuever at parking lot speeds, but it carries a lot of its weight low and forward and it will fall a bit in tight turns.
The Guzzi California 1400 Custom melds classic with contemporary. A good example is the jazzy space-age headlight.
The 2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom is a striking looking motorcycle. Not surprising seeing how it was designed by Miguel Galluzi.
A well-padded saddle and an open rider's triangle make for comfortable, easy-going miles on the Guzzi California 1400 Custom.
With dual 320mm discs and four-pot Brembo calipers, the brakes on the 2013 California 1400 Custom are powerful enough to quickly scrub speed off the 709-pound cruiser.
The lone gauge on the 2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom is mounted high and big enough so it's easy to read at speed.
The 2013 Guzzi California 1400 is an ideal bike for touring the winerys of southern Oregon. Of course, we did the tasting after we were done riding.
The California 1400 Custom's traction control gave us peace of mind when we decided to take it off the beaten, paved path.
The floorboards on the California 1400 are up high and allow for generous lean angles.
The 2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom is powered by the Italian marque's signature transversally mounted V-Twin which delivers plenty of get-up-and-go.
A smooth-shifting gearbox, exemplary suspension, and powerful brakes are all traits of the 2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom.