One of the wonderful things about customization is that it can breathe new life into otherwise unloved motorcycles. Need proof? Just look at the number of amazing Honda CX500s and Yamaha Viragos on the scene.

This Moto Guzzi 1100 Sport is another poster child for realized potential. The original wasn’t the ugliest or slowest bike Moto Guzzi ever made, but despite having 90 horsepower on tap, it was porky and not very exciting. MCN was particularly harsh; “Track days often end in tears,” they said.

This particular 1100 Sport has done a full 180, thanks to the remarkable skills of part-time builder Adam Grosser. It not only looks sharper than the original, but also goes a lot better too—with a bored-out engine and big suspension upgrades.

Adam works in private equity by day, but maintains his sanity by using his downtime to build things in a 10,000 square

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