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Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,011
Posted By CBRider
The 2016 V7 II is available now in the US, and it...

The 2016 V7 II is available now in the US, and it has ABS and TC. I bet all of the 2016 Moto Guzzi line has it, as it has been mandated in Europe now.

It that's true, you'll have no excuse not to...
Forum: Hacks 06-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By CBRider
I've never owned or driven a sidecar rig, but I'm...

I've never owned or driven a sidecar rig, but I'm interested in them. I'm trying to learn about them. What comments show that they don't get it?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,133
Posted By CBRider
I've not had my bike back to the dealer for...

I've not had my bike back to the dealer for service, so I don't know what they charge. The V7 is so simple to work on you should just do it yourself.

Just get them to include the digital service...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
There is a valve on the fuel tank vent line. It...

There is a valve on the fuel tank vent line. It is to prevent fuel running out of the vent if the bike falls over. It allows air to escape to atmosphere (or the evap cannister if you have one) when...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-04-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,133
Posted By CBRider
Yep, my 2014 V7 Stone at 3700 rpm in 5th gear is...

Yep, my 2014 V7 Stone at 3700 rpm in 5th gear is 60 mph. 4000 rpm in 5th is 66 mph.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,133
Posted By CBRider
It's not easy being green, so... ...

It's not easy being green, so...

http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm148/GXF1250/Moto%20Guzzi%20V7/DSCN0696b.jpg~original...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-12-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 15,840
Posted By CBRider
I've had lot's of motorcycles since 1971, but...

I've had lot's of motorcycles since 1971, but never even ridden a scooter. I noticed the Battle Scooters section and have dropped in occasionally. Scooter people really seem to have fun with their...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-12-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 15,840
Posted By CBRider
You sure did have a nice looking Zuma. I've never...

You sure did have a nice looking Zuma. I've never had a scooter before, but have been thinking about one of those. Partly because of your old thread. :D

Do you regret selling it?
Forum: Road Warriors 03-31-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
10,000 Miles

I've had my 2014 V7 Stone just over a year now. So far I'm very happy with the bike. When I traded my 2000 Kawasaki W650 for it last year I wondered if I would come to regret it. Nope, I miss the W...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-04-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 27,854
Posted By CBRider
Maybe that's why she's your ex! :D

Maybe that's why she's your ex! :D
Forum: Road Warriors 01-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
Hepco & Becker makes racks/hard bags for the V7....

Hepco & Becker makes racks/hard bags for the V7. I don't need luggage on my V7 so I haven't used any of their stuff and can't offer an opinion on their quality. I think someone posted a photo of...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-10-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,062,733
Posted By CBRider
This... ...

This...

http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm148/GXF1250/Moto%20Guzzi%20V7/DSCN0696b.jpg~original (http://s295.photobucket.com/user/GXF1250/media/Moto%20Guzzi%20V7/DSCN0696b.jpg.html)
Forum: Battle Scooters 01-05-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 35,381
Posted By CBRider
That yellow Vespa is a good looking scooter! ...

That yellow Vespa is a good looking scooter!

Did you get it in San Antonio or did you go to AF1?
Forum: Road Warriors 11-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
What did the re-flash do to your fuel consumption?

What did the re-flash do to your fuel consumption?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,305,320
Posted By CBRider
Cool Hand Juan, with your great attitude on life...

Cool Hand Juan, with your great attitude on life I'm sure you'll get through this just fine. Good thing they didn't catch you cutting the heads off parking meters on main street!

I wish you the...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-16-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,343
Posted By CBRider
Yep, if they changed it to an old fashioned...

Yep, if they changed it to an old fashioned "breadloaf" style seat it would have more leg room and look better too.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 362,307
Posted By CBRider
Now how can a bike that looks like this come in...

Now how can a bike that looks like this come in 2nd? :D

:hide

http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm148/GXF1250/Moto%20Guzzi%20V7/DSCN0696b.jpg~original...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
You might try lubricating the ball joint linkage...

You might try lubricating the ball joint linkage to your shift lever. Maybe your shift lever is not quite returning all the way after a shift. Also check to see that the shift lever is not contacting...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
I just felt like posting a photo... ...

I just felt like posting a photo...

http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm148/GXF1250/Moto%20Guzzi%20V7/DSCN0696b.jpg~original...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
My V7 now has 6,000 miles so I did the second...

My V7 now has 6,000 miles so I did the second service this morning, which included fluids change and valve check. The valves had not changed at all since my initial check at 600 miles, and the bike...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-11-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,176
Posted By CBRider
Why are you frustrated to think a manufacturer...

Why are you frustrated to think a manufacturer makes a good product?
Forum: Road Warriors 09-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 362,307
Posted By CBRider
I'm just trying to get my head around riding a...

I'm just trying to get my head around riding a bike 3000 miles without checking the oil.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-01-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
The stock mirrors work just fine for me.

The stock mirrors work just fine for me.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
And that dry alternator makes it easy to take the...

And that dry alternator makes it easy to take the front cover off to turn the crankshaft to top center when adjusting the valves. I'm glad I got mine before the change.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
That's probably the one coming to the US in 2015....

That's probably the one coming to the US in 2015. I think that was the 2014 model in other markets, but the 2014s here in the US were just like the 2013s.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-30-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
Thanks for the info. I ordered the centerstand...

Thanks for the info. I ordered the centerstand and the Euro side stand. I think that will be a good addition to a great bike!
Forum: Road Warriors 08-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
I'm considering purchasing the center stand and...

I'm considering purchasing the center stand and European side stand for my 2014 V7 Stone. The photo posted on this thread by Penderic shows the rear tire still touching the ground when his 2009 V7...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-27-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,734
Posted By CBRider
I think we have a winner!

I think we have a winner!
Forum: Road Warriors 08-27-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
The newer V7s with the single throttle body don't...

The newer V7s with the single throttle body don't have the cold start lever. If yours is like mine it will need to warm up a couple of minutes.

I think you will like your new bike!
Forum: Road Warriors 08-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,558
Posted By CBRider
Why are you sorry to say that? I would think...

Why are you sorry to say that? I would think being reliable is good.:lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 08-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
I bet you're right. Even though they say...

I bet you're right. Even though they say everything in Texas is bigger, the gas stations around here all sell those small US gallons. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 08-16-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
I have a 2014 Stone with the single throttle...

I have a 2014 Stone with the single throttle body. I don't ride hard, and the best I've done is 54 mpg. The bike has about 4500 miles on it now, and I have calculated fuel consumption on every tank...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
I ride a lot of roads in Milam County Texas, and...

I ride a lot of roads in Milam County Texas, and there is a cool old one lane bridge that crosses the San Gabriel River by a place called Apache Pass. It is near the location where the Apache Indians...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
He deletes his posts and runs away because of a...

He deletes his posts and runs away because of a polite reminder from a Moderator not to plug his business except in the Vendor area. That's not being run off. He chose to leave, and with behavior...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 362,307
Posted By CBRider
Are you saying you would prefer a new TU250 to a...

Are you saying you would prefer a new TU250 to a new SR400? If so, Suzuki shows the 2015 TU250 on their website. Why did you not buy a new TU? Are they not available at their dealers?

Here is a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-23-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 362,307
Posted By CBRider
He's not smoking anything, but he did go to...

He's not smoking anything, but he did go to collage. :lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 344,638
Posted By CBRider
Rocker59 you nailed it. It's incredible that some...

Rocker59 you nailed it. It's incredible that some guys trash a bike based on what they have read on the internet, even though they have never ridden one. They probably haven't even sat on one!
...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,133
Posted By CBRider
:clap Thanks for getting the thread back on...

:clap Thanks for getting the thread back on track!

I like how you have your V7 set up with the fly screen, racks, and seat. Nice looking bike. It'll be interesting to see how the K60's work out.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,133
Posted By CBRider
Me too...

Me too...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 230,133
Posted By CBRider
Ugh...

Let's talk about ABS

:fpalm
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