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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
For those of you using the audio out socket for...

For those of you using the audio out socket for headphones, where are you positioning it on your bike?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
Thanks, but it doesn't seem to work. To...

Thanks, but it doesn't seem to work.

To clarify, I'm playing music on the iphone (using the headphone output), while controlling the playback functions from the GPS. Adjusting the phone slider...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
I've been having a bit of a play with the 590,...

I've been having a bit of a play with the 590, and one thing I haven't figured out - Is there any way to adjust your iPhone volume from the GPS?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
Fred, Thanks very much for this.

Fred, Thanks very much for this.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
Stupid question: How can I create routes with...

Stupid question: How can I create routes with waypoints on my PC that can be transferred to the 590lm?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
Oh you prick lol. :rofl

Oh you prick lol. :rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,341
Posted By BubbaMc
I just bought one of these. Any other...

I just bought one of these.

Any other Aussies thinking of buying one?

$723.16AUD including shipping (worlds best price I believe) until 21st August.

Checkout code: CDICKSMITH20 (requires...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,192,196
Posted By BubbaMc
You're doin it wrong :D

You're doin it wrong :D
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,192,196
Posted By BubbaMc
With all the dramas we've been having with...

With all the dramas we've been having with Skyhook suspension lately I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. If I was buying again I'd save $15k and get a 2010-2012 model.
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
When you say a reasonable price, how reasonable...

When you say a reasonable price, how reasonable are we talking?
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,192,196
Posted By BubbaMc
ARiderX: the 2010-2012 multi is a sensational...

ARiderX: the 2010-2012 multi is a sensational bike. You will not be disappointed!

If I was buying again I would get that model for sure.
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,192,196
Posted By BubbaMc
Some wet and dry sandpaper and a rattle can of...

Some wet and dry sandpaper and a rattle can of satin black.

Geometry of the stock bars is perfect imo.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,192,196
Posted By BubbaMc
Anyone using a Laminar Lip windshield attachment...

Anyone using a Laminar Lip windshield attachment for the MTS? Any improvement?

Had one on my ST3, made a world of difference.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,757
Posted By BubbaMc
Beautiful country indeed! Hope we can see...

Beautiful country indeed!

Hope we can see some more.
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
I reset my suspension settings today, the results...

I reset my suspension settings today, the results speak for themselves after having the left hand fork replaced. Here's what I ended up with:

Urban mode, front damping softest, rear damping...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 1,192,196
Posted By BubbaMc
Welcome back oalvarez :D

Welcome back oalvarez :D
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
I'm envious, wish we had some mountain roads...

I'm envious, wish we had some mountain roads around here!

Curious as to what mode were you were using and have you made any adjustments from stock?
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Was riding some very ordinary country roads over...

Was riding some very ordinary country roads over the weekend, sport and touring were too harsh for these conditions but urban mode was lovely. Increased the power to 150 low as suggested and...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
^ Agreed.

^ Agreed.
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
If this is the only problem you have, you're a...

If this is the only problem you have, you're a lucky man.

Ducati rear brakes are always shit. My Multistrada rear brake is 1000 times better than my ST3 was.

I wouldn't worry about it, the...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Finally got my bike back from the dealer. Left...

Finally got my bike back from the dealer. Left fork replaced.

Clunk is gone. Sports mode feels much less harsh than before. Will set my sag again and see if I can get it in the sweet spot, the...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Thumb Congrats! Sounds like you have a good dealer...

Congrats!

Sounds like you have a good dealer if there are any problems.

Enjoy :)
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Test ride the base model :)

Test ride the base model :)
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
If I had to guess I would say all of them, at...

If I had to guess I would say all of them, at least the first shipment from the factory.

It wouldn't be a problem if there was a factory recall so all distributors and dealers were on the same...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,959
Posted By BubbaMc
mobile phone cameras are great for this :D

mobile phone cameras are great for this :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,959
Posted By BubbaMc
Footpegs that are too high. Riding a stock...

Footpegs that are too high. Riding a stock Hayabusa is a very painful experience for me, YMMV.
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,717
Posted By BubbaMc
Yes this is an old thread, but awesome photos. ...

Yes this is an old thread, but awesome photos.

All the saffers I work with tell me I need to go now before the country is ruined. Hopefully I can get over there soon!
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
One other thing - I'm expecting the replacement...

One other thing - I'm expecting the replacement fork to solve the sag issue I and many others are having, have read reports from others stating they can dial in the optimal sag after the left fork is...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Yes I have it in writing, complete with digital...

Yes I have it in writing, complete with digital signature not from the dealer but the official Australia/NZ importer no less :huh

My left hand fork is being replaced but I had to fight them for...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Why haven't Ducati issued a factory recall for...

Why haven't Ducati issued a factory recall for the 2013 Skyhook clunking/banging problem? It seems to be widespread.

Had to threaten my importer with legal action to get them to check with Ducati...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Yes. Rear brake system has been re-designed, it...

Yes. Rear brake system has been re-designed, it actually works now, and works well.
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Why's that?

Why's that?
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Usually only on weekends mate. Although I have a...

Usually only on weekends mate. Although I have a week free late September.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
We should go riding some time vellies, just...

We should go riding some time vellies, just noticed you're in Perth.
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Not yet mate, should be doing it this weekemd....

Not yet mate, should be doing it this weekemd. I'll post the outcome here.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Guys with the clunking issue, are you positive...

Guys with the clunking issue, are you positive it's the front end that's clunking?

While riding slowly today in touring mode I heard it, but the front end soaked up the bump nicely as it should,...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
BTW guys I've noticed my forks banging/clunking...

BTW guys I've noticed my forks banging/clunking in some low speed situations (urban and touring modes) with low preload settings.

Increasing the damping setting to a notch or two (firmer) should...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Thanks for the reply Pampero however my question...

Thanks for the reply Pampero however my question was more aimed at 2013 owners.

I've seen a few statements here and there that people have only been able to dial in 25mm of front sag on Skyhook...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
To those of you who have adjusted your front...

To those of you who have adjusted your front preload for the optimal sag measurement of 56mm,

1. How much do you weigh?
2. How many turns of preload did you set?
3. Which mode(s) were you in...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,317
Posted By BubbaMc
Shouldn't happen in the first place. A "bumper"...

Shouldn't happen in the first place. A "bumper" would be a band-aid solution.
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