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Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,110
Posted By Dave.0
lots of great options in this sporty/touring...

lots of great options in this sporty/touring category - multistrada, smt, bmw 1000xr, in a stretch the monster 1200 with bags, the mythical motus

its going to be a touch choice when I replace my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,964
Posted By Dave.0
my usual street rides are a ducati multistrada...

my usual street rides are a ducati multistrada and a ktm rc8r but recently I picked up my grandfathers kawasaki w650 after he passed away. I rode it from northern california to flagstaff over a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,631
Posted By Dave.0
This should be easy on a modern bike. The lack of...

This should be easy on a modern bike. The lack of wind protection would make long days on the slab tedious and tiring, but your schedule looks like you can avoid that. Other than that, start with a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,697
Views: 1,368,076
Posted By Dave.0
Is it wrong if I really like this one?

Is it wrong if I really like this one?
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,231
Posted By Dave.0
my wife and I have hit-air vests with the rip...

my wife and I have hit-air vests with the rip cord thing attached to the bike

there is no doubt that there is a delay in the time it takes the bag to deploy, but in the real world that may or may...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Dave.0
I guess I don't ride hard enough to have noticed...

I guess I don't ride hard enough to have noticed a problem with the brakes on my multistrada. I have the monoblocks on my rc8r but it never occured to me to change the multistrada calipers. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,299
Posted By Dave.0
this is really a brilliat idea -- a tuono...

this is really a brilliat idea -- a tuono touring, keep the motor and give it a bit of the caponord treatment, plus a 6 gallon tank, so with 30mpg you could still get around 180 miles
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,755
Posted By Dave.0
the motoport mesh kevlar is pretty stout, but...

the motoport mesh kevlar is pretty stout, but with all the pads in and the pockets it doesn't actually flow that much air, that being said l like mine

if you want to flow the most air, the Vanson...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,299
Posted By Dave.0
Those little shields help though. I prefer to...

Those little shields help though. I prefer to run a very short (basically non-existent) shield on my multistrada most of the time, but for day long riding and high speed touring the upright...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By Dave.0
i just did last dollar road north to south into...

i just did last dollar road north to south into telluride, I was on a wr250 -- it would be a struggle on an rt
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,052
Posted By Dave.0
just a thought on the quad armor vs tri -armor ...

just a thought on the quad armor vs tri -armor

I have the tri armor and added a hit air airbag vest to wear over it, about the same price as the quad armor upgrade, and I can wear it over other...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8,697
Views: 1,368,076
Posted By Dave.0
I think this will be my next bike. When is this...

I think this will be my next bike. When is this thing showing up?
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,299
Posted By Dave.0
I love my multistrada, but when its time to...

I love my multistrada, but when its time to change this is going to get a serious look. I use the multistrada as a sport tourer, and in that role this bike should excel. Call it whatever you like,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Dave.0
if they bring this thing to the USA I'll be...

if they bring this thing to the USA I'll be forced to buy it, I've been kicking myself for not picking up an SMC before they disappeared from these shores
Forum: Racing 10-25-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,521
Posted By Dave.0
too many variables here to answer this with any...

too many variables here to answer this with any sort of uniformity, but a focal injury transmitted from a camera would be better tolerated than a diffuse brain injury

in reality we'll never know,...
Forum: Racing 10-25-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,521
Posted By Dave.0
I'm a neurosurgeon, and I agree with this. And...

I'm a neurosurgeon, and I agree with this. And the weight of those cameras is minimal, not enough to have any effect on head movement. The camera had nothing to do with it, hitting a hard immovable...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,500
Posted By Dave.0
i'm with idahoskiguy, and I have that exact same...

i'm with idahoskiguy, and I have that exact same bike. The 1200 multistrada with the ohlins is a pretty spectacular package. I have a bunch of other bikes, but if I could keep one that would be it. ...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6,154
Views: 1,266,465
Posted By Dave.0
The new one, as it is represented here, looks...

The new one, as it is represented here, looks more like a lateral change than an improvement. They have de-beaked it a bit and slightly taken the edge off, but it looks basically the same. I don't...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Dave.0
i'll be there - turn 1

i'll be there - turn 1
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,154
Views: 1,266,465
Posted By Dave.0
I bought an early 2010 S model - still have it. ...

I bought an early 2010 S model - still have it. Impresses me every time I ride it. Currently have 40 k miles on it. I strongly considered a KTM SMT, but in 2010 it did not have ABS and I wanted...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6,154
Views: 1,266,465
Posted By Dave.0
it took them awhile to get the steering lock and...

it took them awhile to get the steering lock and the keyless gas cap sorted, so we'll see how this goes
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,654
Posted By Dave.0
I've been attempting to assemble my dream garage...

I've been attempting to assemble my dream garage -

currently as it sits:
ducati multistrada
ktm rc8r
yamaha wr250x/r
bmw r100 cafe
kawasaki w650
aprilia rs125
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Dave.0
Umm, I have an Aprilia rs125 - I can't think of a...

Umm, I have an Aprilia rs125 - I can't think of a worse street bike. Sort of comical and fun on the track , but on the street- no thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Dave.0
I recently picked up my first street sport bike....

I recently picked up my first street sport bike. - a ktm rc8r. I love it, but I use it for weekend canyon carving and occasional track days. That being said, I think sport bikes make bad city bikes....
Forum: Racing 10-08-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 196,024
Posted By Dave.0
that shirt is creepy awesomeness :huh where...

that shirt is creepy awesomeness :huh

where do I get one
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 116,620
Posted By Dave.0
this is a great bike - we picked one up for my...

this is a great bike - we picked one up for my wife, but I like to ride it as well

the engine puts off a noticeable amount of heat, the engine temps remain fine, but it will cook your leg

its...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,664
Posted By Dave.0
its the v-strom everyone always wanted, whats...

its the v-strom everyone always wanted, whats wrong with that
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dave.0
Vanson vent max, or something like that

Vanson vent max, or something like that
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,381
Posted By Dave.0
I'm in at 6500

I'm in at 6500
Forum: Racing 08-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,692
Views: 196,024
Posted By Dave.0
The whole Rosberg/Hamilton thing is getting a bit...

The whole Rosberg/Hamilton thing is getting a bit overblown. Looked like a pure racing incident, those things happen every race. Its too bad Hamilton was taken out, because although I think he is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,779,448
Posted By Dave.0
when you have supermoto sliders on your boots

when you have supermoto sliders on your boots
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 85,299
Posted By Dave.0
I love my multistrada and haven't had any issues...

I love my multistrada and haven't had any issues in just under 41000 miles, but this looks like it could be a sweet replacement. I might give it a year and see what shakes out, and see if EBR comes...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 119,021
Posted By Dave.0
I think this is a great looking bike and should...

I think this is a great looking bike and should have excellent performance for what it is. As far as people traveling on it, I agree that as it sits its not really a touring bike, but people will...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 174,445
Posted By Dave.0
^^^^ those slicks look pretty shagged, so I...

^^^^

those slicks look pretty shagged, so I doubt they were pussy footing around
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,876
Views: 444,880
Posted By Dave.0
this thread is really:dhorse:dhorse, but I looked...

this thread is really:dhorse:dhorse, but I looked at these bikes at the Moto GP in austin. They are nice. I'm not sure they support the asking price, but I guess the market will decide. They said...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By Dave.0
I rode the S in Austin. Its a capable bike, but...

I rode the S in Austin. Its a capable bike, but it doesn't do anything great. There certainly is a novelty to having an electric bike, and when I lived in Dallas, I came close to getting one. The...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,902
Posted By Dave.0
I'd take a look at the Ducati Multistrada 1200...

I'd take a look at the Ducati Multistrada 1200 GT. The perfect anti-harley. A little more minimalist than the big bmw but plenty of performance to keep you interested.
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6,154
Views: 1,266,465
Posted By Dave.0
I've always wanted to get out that way - maybe...

I've always wanted to get out that way - maybe someday. Your bike looks great all loaded up. Can I ask about the handguards and what you did with the blinkers? The mirrors still look stock.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 37,498
Posted By Dave.0
aprilia mana GT --sort of a scooter

aprilia mana GT

--sort of a scooter
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,381
Posted By Dave.0
my rc8r has been pretty bullet proof up to this...

my rc8r has been pretty bullet proof up to this point, although it only has 6500 miles on it

like I have said before, get the rc390 in the states and I'll buy one, even better if they make a...
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