Website last updated 14th November 2019.

V85TT Second Impressions: The Moto Guzzi Page 


Motorcycle Live 2019, NEC, 16th to 24th November.


New Moto Guzzi V85TT Travel - Hall 2, Stand 2B20.

2020 sees the new Moto Guzzi V85TT Travel carry panniers, a tall screen and heated grips as standard. This special edition of the ‘travel enduro’ bike gets parts from the accessory catalogue added, with the screen having a 60% larger surface area than the standard one, the panniers offering a total of 64.5 litres (37 litres in the right and 27.5 litres in the left) and heated grips that are controlled by the left-hand switch gear. Moto Guzzi’s multimedia platform is also added, allowing owners to connect a smartphone to the bike.

The Moto Guzzi V85TT Travel uses a transverse V-twin that makes 79.1bhp @ 7,750rpm and 59lb-ft @ 5,000rpm, and will be sold in a ‘Sabbia Namib’ colour scheme. Sabbie is Italian for sand, while Namib – the coastal desert in southern Africa is Khoekhoe for ‘vast place’.

Price TBA.

New 2020 Moto Guzzi V85TT Travel.

NMM Friends Workshop Day, Saturday 30th November.

NMM Workshop Day, 2nd February 2019.


Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm (including 1-hour lunch break)

Cost: Free of charge to Friends of the Museum.

The day will be hosted by Classic Bike Magazines, Rick Parkington ("Ricks Fixes") and will include a specific talk on a particular machine's restoration as well as a general restoration discussion.

There will also be the chance to meet the museum restoration team.

Friends of the Museum membership: 

Norton Motorcycles Factory Tour, Friday 10th January.

The factory tour will take place at 3.30pm on Friday 10th January. Cost is £15.00 per person and the number of available places is limited.

Please use the contact form if you would like to attend: Contact  


Newark Winter Classic Show, 11th & 12th January.

UK Buell Enthusiasts Group Events 2020.

April 26th, Sunday, UK Buell Enthusiasts Group 22nd Anniversary Meet, Squires Cafe, Yorkshire.

May 2nd, Saturday, Wolds Run, LAHC East Kirkby, Lincolnshire.

May 8th, Friday, (Bank Holiday) Fireworks + 'VE Day 75' Event, LAHC East Kirkby, Lincolnshire.

May 10th, Sunday, Inspire 2020 Ride + 'VE Day 75' Event, Lincolnshire.

May 22nd to 24th, Friday to Sunday, Ducati Club Races, Assen, Netherlands.

June 20th, Saturday, Em's Day, LAHC East Kirkby, Lincolnshire.

September 4th to 6th, Friday to Sunday, Moto Guzzi Open House, Mandello del Lario, Italy. 

This website was created in August 2015 by Chris & Jane Jessop, founders of the UK Buell Enthusiasts Group in April 1998.

Proud Buell owners since 1997.
Proud Moto Guzzi owners since 1999.