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Forum: Beasts 09-08-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,838
Posted By marcone
And it does a fantastic job at being just that!

And it does a fantastic job at being just that!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 44,777
Posted By marcone
I think your bike just hit puberty :D

I think your bike just hit puberty :D
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,547,644
Posted By marcone
Buying a motorcycle with resale value in mind is...

Buying a motorcycle with resale value in mind is like getting married thinking: wonder how much will she get from me in the upcoming divorce :)))
KTM or bust!
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,540
Posted By marcone
205

205
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,288
Posted By marcone
I thought Ducatis were the garage queens of the...

I thought Ducatis were the garage queens of the motorcycling industry, people buying them to be as visible as possible in key occasions, after that washing and stashing them away. Don't rack up many...
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,536
Posted By marcone
If you don't have pictures of the dropped bike,...

If you don't have pictures of the dropped bike, at least pictures of the shoes please :)
Glad you did not hurt yourself!
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,210,533
Posted By marcone
Totally IN!

Totally IN!
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By marcone
Any update on the outcome on this? The guy...

Any update on the outcome on this?

The guy with the luggage said it maid things right for HolyCannoli in the end for :...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By marcone
Hoping you'll get you money back, the guy needs...

Hoping you'll get you money back, the guy needs to work on his mentality and customer focus if he wants to have any chance of succeeding. Being good with aluminium doesn't get you money if you...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By marcone
From Austria (Eastern Austria at least) until...

From Austria (Eastern Austria at least) until Baia Mare where this guy is living you've got only about 700km. For 1000$ you could pay him a visit to collect in person.
If you do nothing you're just...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By marcone
HolyCannoli, sorry for your bad experience with...

HolyCannoli, sorry for your bad experience with this purchase.
Not exactly sure how things stand with this guy, he was last seen on August 30th on the romanian motorcycle forum where he has a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,336
Posted By marcone
Drum bun!

Drum bun!
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,028
Posted By marcone
Or buy an endless chain and take out the...

Or buy an endless chain and take out the swingarm, it will give you the change to grease those needle bearings which most probably are dryed up by now.
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 54,337
Posted By marcone
As an '08 650 owner I consider this more of a...

As an '08 650 owner I consider this more of a facelift, allot of stuff on it being the same as an my bike.
Needless to say I can do without the new stuff and price increase the new model brings....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,874
Posted By marcone
Seems I have 2 choices here: 1. Cheap man's...

Seems I have 2 choices here:
1. Cheap man's choice: don't change anything but keep the GPS on battery power while on the bike and charge it while stopped.
2.Sell the thing and go up into Zumo zone...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,874
Posted By marcone
That can very well be, the Touratech design is a...

That can very well be, the Touratech design is a clear vibration amplifier...How did you mount yours in the Strom?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,874
Posted By marcone
Garmin Nuvi 550 - dead from vibration

I have a DL650 with a Touratech over the dash mount and Touratech aluminum mounting system (the one without MvG). I am on my third Nuvi 550 GPS unit having so far 2 failures because of vibrations...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By marcone
They all do that, don't worry. That's not...

They all do that, don't worry.
That's not paint, it's sort of a clay, tar stuff for sealing the components of the radiator together and the outside looks bubbly and cracked.
If it's not leaking or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 40,862
Posted By marcone
To my surprise seams that for 2011 Yamaha have...

To my surprise seams that for 2011 Yamaha have decided to turn the Tenere into a powerless and more expensive V-Strom:...
Forum: EMEA 12-18-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,009
Posted By marcone
So you're planning a comeback to Romania. Well 4...

So you're planning a comeback to Romania. Well 4 weeks should give you plenty of time to explore.

In terms of biking roads I'd be sure not to miss:
DN67C...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,270
Posted By marcone
Putting some copywrited music over the sound of...

Putting some copywrited music over the sound of the engine I'll never understand :)
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,084
Posted By marcone
I'd be looking at the XT660Z Tenere if I'd want...

I'd be looking at the XT660Z Tenere if I'd want to do a RTW trip. Mode ground clearance, more suspension travel, frugal fuel consumption, very easy to maintain (adjusting the valves requires only...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 61,818
Posted By marcone
Honda is investing in new plastic on the VFR and...

Honda is investing in new plastic on the VFR and selling it as a "entirely new model". Put some handlebar risers on a standard VFR and you're there.
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,440
Posted By marcone
TDM's worst annoyance is its price, almost 11K...

TDM's worst annoyance is its price, almost 11K Euro here in Europe for the ABS version. That's 4K over the 650 V-Strom price.
And considering it's been around since 2002-2003 in basically the same...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,200
Posted By marcone
Hope the ride ended with lots of cold Nicksicko...

Hope the ride ended with lots of cold Nicksicko pivo :)
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,297
Posted By marcone
It's so ugly I can never look at it...I just...

It's so ugly I can never look at it...I just sneak from behind, start it up and ride!
Forum: Racing 08-11-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,183
Posted By marcone
Nice one but everybody knows Rossi is a Dainese...

Nice one but everybody knows Rossi is a Dainese man :)
Forum: EMEA 07-25-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,836
Posted By marcone
Sound like a great trip! I did this summer a...

Sound like a great trip! I did this summer a smaller variant of this leaving Bucharest and concentrating mainly on Kotor Bay and Dubrovnik and passing trough Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 188,958
Posted By marcone
Kotor Bay by night: ...

Kotor Bay by night:

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_VE0x5s2ca6M/TEgvJ2DRGaI/AAAAAAAAACA/eF2iSpKoJSg/kotor_bay_night.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,602,718
Posted By marcone
The V-strom relaxing for a moment after some...

The V-strom relaxing for a moment after some Balkan twisties:

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_VE0x5s2ca6M/TEgcni7mrbI/AAAAAAAAABw/o7xHiaZTozE/vstrom.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 203,746
Posted By marcone
Looks like great fun; Romania is the place to be...

Looks like great fun; Romania is the place to be if you're looking for dirt roads:D And you certainly brought the right bikes for that!
Taking the time to take some pictures before helping your...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 34,303
Posted By marcone
Romanian saying: Q: How does a sheepherder find...

Romanian saying:
Q: How does a sheepherder find a sheep in the woods?
A: More than acceptable :evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 34,303
Posted By marcone
That woman is actually the brake (human brake...

That woman is actually the brake (human brake that is) of the entire contraption, using her body weight placed on the tire to compensate for the lack of engine (horse) breaking that thing has. She...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 34,303
Posted By marcone
This is Romania alright, a country where a...

This is Romania alright, a country where a Ferrari overtaking a horse drawn carriage doesn't seem out of the ordinary. From extreme poverty to in your face nouveau riche in a blink of an eye.
But...
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