Moto Guzzi Nib­bio

It’s time to sell my tiny 1976 Moto Guzzi, and re­call two years of 50cc amuse­ment…

BIKE (UK) - - CONTENTS - Nigel Grimshaw Manag­ing edi­tor

What the heck is a Moto Guzzi Nib­bio?

Hand­some, del­i­cate, 50cc, five-speed man­ual (one up, four down, right-side shift), two-stroke and green. Un­re­stored, age ap­pro­pri­ate sur­face rust. And not one fail­ure-to-pro­ceed.

Win­ter in North Yorks

De­cem­ber ’17 on the north York­shire moors. From Hawes to the Tan Hill Inn – Bri­tain’s high­est pub­lic house. Yes the roads were iced up and there was flood de­bris, but just look at the in­cred­i­bil­ity of God’s Own Coun­try.

Peter­bor­ough to Lon­don

Two-days of coun­try back roads, green lanes and oc­ca­sion­ally ter­ri­fy­ing dual car­riage­way. Plus wild camp­ing and a goat curry. And the rab­bit on the bars? Go to

1976 vin­tage Ital­ian, healthy but smokes

Two days a er leav­ing Peter­bor­ough I ar­rive in Lon­don with a rab­bit and with­out a hic­cup

Man and bike with a sin­gle pur­pose – the pub

Been rid­ing for: five years Owns: 1984 Moto Guzzi Nib­bio. Look­ing for off-road friendly, up to 125cc.

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