Individuality and uniqueness are two core values of the Moto Guzzi brand, and these values shape the motorcycles that provide the perfect platform for custom builders.
With this sentiment in mind, last fall we launched a V9 Pro Build Project, which invited some of the world's most renowned custom motorcycle builders that have a love for our brand to create their own V9s.
The first to be completed is Untitled Motorcycles "Fat Tracker." Untitled Motorcycles' Hugo Eccles began with a base stock V9 Bobber, and let his creativity take over. The results are this beautiful slimmed down V9 "Fat Tracker," which in Untitled style is named "Project UMC 054."
Eccles spent endless nights on the V9 Fat Tracker, first stripping it down to the bare necessities and building it up Untitled style. Eccles removed all plastic parts and panels, the stock air box, the ABS system, and the air injectors, and cut away the top of the stock fuel tank while retaining the OEM tank’s base and fuel pump. The initial chassis modifications were next, with the mounting the first things to go.
Untitled Motorcycles other enhancements include new 16” tires, and total hand-crafted bodywork. The stock front and rear wheels and Brembo brake calipers will be retained.
Next steps included removal of exhaust system mounts and tabs, and the rear frame tubes. Modification of the lower frame rail, removal of the stock footpeg mounts, modification of ECU mapping and revamping the side stand for the new configuration were also completed.
Finally, the bike’s character was finished with the addition of a custom rear frame hoop, shorter forks, a fork brace, longer rear shocks, custom handlebars, custom controls, custom tank and seat unit, custom seat, custom metallic green with red frame, new bespoke graphics, custom two-into-two exhaust system, custom triple clamps, and custom head and taillight with integrated turn signals.
Like what you see? Wait until you see it in person. You can see the build at the upcoming One Show in Portland, OR and at various other official Moto Guzzi events.
Photos by Erik Jutras