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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15,697
Views: 2,443,907
Posted By RedHawk47
Spring cleaning! All prices are for cash, picked...

Spring cleaning! All prices are for cash, picked up in Berthoud, CO.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Sargent seat for BMW...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,304
Posted By RedHawk47
Actually the choice was toll road or NO road. ...

Actually the choice was toll road or NO road.

From their website:
E-470 paid much higher construction costs for materials and labor compared to older toll roads built in the 1950's and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By RedHawk47
Buckhorn

Rode it today also. Some mud in the shady spots in the "narrows". I suspect the mud was a thin coating on some ice - did not test it. Occasional sand between wheel tracks.
Rist was similar,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 53,921
Posted By RedHawk47
Jim, Congratulations on reaching the other end of...

Jim, Congratulations on reaching the other end of the hemisphere. I know you made it to Deadhorse in 2009. It was quite a surprise running into you in the middle of nowhere....
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 53,921
Posted By RedHawk47
Jim, What a great trip - I'm a bit jealous....

Jim,
What a great trip - I'm a bit jealous. Excellent photos and commentary.
I'm following you on my map, but it's not as good as yours. El Chaltιn wasn't on my map - I had to use Google Maps to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
I had the same experience with the Austrian vixen...

I had the same experience with the Austrian vixen - a KTM 950 Adv
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-05-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Kaoko - couldn't live without it. I adjust it...

Kaoko - couldn't live without it.
I adjust it to the place where it barely holds the throttle setting when I take my hand off.

PS: installed my new case locks today. Easy.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
How was the case attached? Where were the...

How was the case attached? Where were the bolts/holes? Was the case bolted directly to the arms off the back?

Looking at the photos I took at the dealer of the factory mount with the quick...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,742
Posted By RedHawk47
Lower bearing takes almost all of the load; upper...

Lower bearing takes almost all of the load; upper gets very little in comparison.
If the bearings are too tight they will brinell sooner.
I think the zerk is overkill.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,762
Posted By RedHawk47
moving the fork tubes in the clamps changes the...

moving the fork tubes in the clamps changes the geometry. I know that the F800gs has a specified amount that is to be above the clamp - but it is a different fork than the F650. (While writing this...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,892
Posted By RedHawk47
Loveland recycling charges $2 per auto or truck...

Loveland recycling charges $2 per auto or truck tire. I brought in about 20 motorcycles tire and they charged me $1 each.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,914
Posted By RedHawk47
insurance

I just discovered this thread. That was a tough break. Sounds like things are coming together.

Regarding insurance. MedJet is great, but it would not have covered this accident. You must be in...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12,630
Views: 1,670,223
Posted By RedHawk47
A friend in Texas has one that looks like this...

A friend in Texas has one that looks like this but is a Dream 300. Similar condition, 7500 miles, was running when last parked. We are wondering what it might be worth. Ideas?
I check it out more...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Another great idea! I've been trying to figure...

Another great idea! I've been trying to figure out how to mount highway pegs. The crashbars don't have any vertical members which was causing me a problem.

Are those lights or reflectors on...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
This is a great idea! Thanks

This is a great idea! Thanks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-23-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Cyclops has several models called "Long Range" so...

Cyclops has several models called "Long Range" so I don't know which ones you have. Also, the photos on their website don't show the brackets very well.

That said, a friend broke the brackets...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
MG Scrambler

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/V7-II-SCRAMBLER-KIT.jpg
For those wanting a smaller MG dual sport (self included), these pipes are a MG accessory for the 2015 V7 II. more info...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12,630
Views: 1,670,223
Posted By RedHawk47
http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/mcy/4766924435.h...

http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/mcy/4766924435.html

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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,413
Posted By RedHawk47
http://stores.advmonster.com/h7-led-headlight/ ...

http://stores.advmonster.com/h7-led-headlight/

Has a heat sink and no fan. YMMV
I have not tried it.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-18-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,069
Posted By RedHawk47
I plan to be there.

I plan to be there.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,259
Posted By RedHawk47
The key phrase is "to keep them topped off"....

The key phrase is "to keep them topped off". Don't hook them up in parallel to change them. But once they are all charged you can hook them up in parallel.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
In August I rode with a friend to the East Coast,...

In August I rode with a friend to the East Coast, both of us on Stelvios with Trax bags. He "locked" the latches while they were open and would just close the latches as far as they would go. They...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 53,921
Posted By RedHawk47
Subscribed jealous

Subscribed
jealous
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 122,724
Posted By RedHawk47
I have a rim only if you want to rebuild yours....

I have a rim only if you want to rebuild yours. Front and rear OEM from that vintage Adv, used, take offs when other rims were installed.
Free if you pick them up.
PM - I don't check this thread...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By RedHawk47
ZU0586, 38k miles, Stator, clogged fuel...

ZU0586, 38k miles, Stator, clogged fuel injectors. Now it stalls when fully warmed up - dealer and BMW don't know what's wrong - details here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=960627
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
I know it is probably buried somewhere in this...

I know it is probably buried somewhere in this thread but, what is the recommend part number for the NGK caps and wires?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-26-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
What I don't like about this type of "throttle...

What I don't like about this type of "throttle lock" is that you have to reset it after every time you back off on the throttle.

I think the Kaoko is the greatest. I set mine to the minimum...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Just yesterday I was thinking of painting mine...

Just yesterday I was thinking of painting mine cobalt blue!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-21-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Aux lighting

My current plan; I'd like your thoughts:
Mount the OEM driving lights on the bottom side of the current bracket. Shorten the wiring inside the housing and add insulation. I have already installed...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-09-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
I have a Wolfman Ranier on my Stelvio that used...

I have a Wolfman Ranier on my Stelvio that used to be on my F800GS. Used one on my KLR also. I can't live without it. No scratching on either "tank". When filling the tank I just un-clip the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,734
Posted By RedHawk47
Update

OP here, follow up to post #35
Notified the dealer who re-opened the PUMA with BMW. BMW suggested several things we have already checked, and several more. The dealer's tech is out for training and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Moto Guzzi 750 dirt bike

For all of you who have been Jonesing for a smaller dualsport or a Moto Guzzi 750 dirt bike.
Motorcycle Consumer News October issue has an article about Unit Garage's Guzzi Scrambler kit for V70...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
I know that FortRider has them in his bike. I'll...

I know that FortRider has them in his bike. I'll be putting them in my bike as soon as I can find time for a tune-up.

I have heard reports of plug wires working their way out of the coil,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-22-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Which ones did you choose? Why?

Which ones did you choose? Why?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,734
Posted By RedHawk47
The injectors are on the suspect list, but not...

The injectors are on the suspect list, but not high on the list.
When the bike stalls, if I wait about 15 seconds, it will start immediately. I have had clogged injectors before, and experienced...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,734
Posted By RedHawk47
Not fixed

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The weather has been cool here so the bike has been behaving. Had a warmer day today...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-17-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
You had me baffled for a while. I went to the...

You had me baffled for a while. I went to the Husqvarna website and they only had enduro and motocross models and no 650s. So I searched for Husqvarna 650 and found the 2013 TR650 Terra.
Are they...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-15-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
That link is for the early NTX with the small...

That link is for the early NTX with the small tank.

The current model manual: http://www.guzzitek.org/gb/ma_us_uk/1200/Stelvio1200_8V_ABS_2011_Atelier(GB).pdf
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-15-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Warning! Don't use those mounting brackets unless...

Warning! Don't use those mounting brackets unless you beef them up. The vibrations will crack them at the thin sections near the mounting bolt.
Don't ask me how I know.
The OEM bracket is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12,123
Views: 1,668,838
Posted By RedHawk47
Two Stelvios on "The Tail of the Dragon"

We rode both directions, about 9:30 on a Thursday morning. Great ride, no traffic. Rode our own pace.


http://redhawk47.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto-Guzzi/i-dW47K9Q/0/L/560981-L.jpg

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