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Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5,763
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Posted By oalvarez
the absolute worst.

the absolute worst.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,586
Posted By oalvarez
Many think that we will see a design change...

Many think that we will see a design change announced in the later part of the 2015 calendar year (2016 model).
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7,338
Views: 1,083,931
Posted By oalvarez
A Ducati Superlegerra ...

A Ducati Superlegerra

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/photogallerys/14_Ducati_1199Superleggera_4.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,838
Posted By oalvarez
I think the water cooled GS bikes offer a...

I think the water cooled GS bikes offer a semi-active, electronic suspension too. The Skyhook system on the Multistrada works well.

One of the clubhouse guys just took delivery of his HP4 Comp...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,586
Posted By oalvarez
Vellies, you might try looking/searching over at...

Vellies, you might try looking/searching over at Ducati.MS.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
^ and is it "shaky" or cause added vibration to...

^ and is it "shaky" or cause added vibration to both screen and GPS?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,950
Posted By oalvarez
i've got it; do like a few others do and bash...

i've got it; do like a few others do and bash some other maker's bikes and the owner's reason for owning them.

that should cure any boredom you're currently experiencing :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,950
Posted By oalvarez
what decat pipe are you guys using? will it make...

what decat pipe are you guys using? will it make my bike go faster? how loud will it be? how much weight will it save? will it need to be tuned? does anyone know anything about fueling? what is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,950
Posted By oalvarez
Speaking of boring, imagine if we were all the...

Speaking of boring, imagine if we were all the same height and build, and all used the same helmet......what would the windscreen threads amount to then? :eek1


:D
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 72,028
Posted By oalvarez
Yes, but they'd have to find and fix this...

Yes, but they'd have to find and fix this problems, first. :lol3

In complete agreement about the demand/supply issue, KTM 1290 included (as mentioned above).

Again, nicely done BMW, I'd like...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By oalvarez
FastPack offered by The Cycle Guys....perfect for...

FastPack offered by The Cycle Guys....perfect for a variety of items....expandable.....you won't even know it's there.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 86,329
Posted By oalvarez
orange for sure....still wish it came stock with...

orange for sure....still wish it came stock with the "paint splash" wheels.
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
maybe better than pictures.... ...

maybe better than pictures....

http://www.canyonchasers.net/reviews/tires/conti/tkc80.php
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
Ah yes, how could I have forgotten.....the famed...

Ah yes, how could I have forgotten.....the famed "Aztec Spacers!"
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 82,432
Posted By oalvarez
So much beauty, wonderfulness, and...

So much beauty, wonderfulness, and mystery.....your ride, photos, and report has been one of my favs....thanks again for sharing it all and continue well.
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
A question that has been asked and answered (if...

A question that has been asked and answered (if you could call it that, there really isn't just one solution for everyone) many times. Do a search here but you might be better served over at...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
I don't think many above dash, aftermarket mounts...

I don't think many above dash, aftermarket mounts exist, especially for the 2014 model which has a sliding windscreen. You might do a search on the German made Navihalter or Naviholder, and look...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,992
Posted By oalvarez
Congrats, Colorado Bryee, that Caponord is one...

Congrats, Colorado Bryee, that Caponord is one hecuva road bike from what I'm hearing. It's interesting that you took issue with the weight of the Tenere, so many owners seem to dismiss it. Aprilia...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By oalvarez
Great for you, GS, I think you picked the right...

Great for you, GS, I think you picked the right bike, they're definitely in a class of their own. More importantly, you seem very happy with it....Congrats!
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 25,949
Posted By oalvarez
GSDonovan, congrats on the GS purchase, I was a...

GSDonovan, congrats on the GS purchase, I was a little surprised given your previous comments. What was it that changed your mind? Previous GS ownership? The S10 not match up well with you? Are...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,586
Posted By oalvarez
Let us know too....hope it works out.

Let us know too....hope it works out.
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,586
Posted By oalvarez
Isn't the pin supposed to be removed from the OEM...

Isn't the pin supposed to be removed from the OEM lever and replaced on the aftermarket one?
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By oalvarez
from a 1975 i owned....don't see one on the rear...

from a 1975 i owned....don't see one on the rear fender...

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l71/oalvarezjr/BMW%20R90S6%201975/DSC_2108.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By oalvarez
Interesting... I found the wind management to be...

Interesting... I found the wind management to be one of the biggest/best improvements/features versus recent GS bikes (past owner sohc/dohc/water). Perhaps your build (one inch taller) and helmet may...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
ARiderX, I'd aim for the newest 2012 you can...

ARiderX, I'd aim for the newest 2012 you can afford, and one with an extended warranty almost a must (hopefully the manufacturer's warranty is still valid). If so, check to see if the coolant...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,082
Posted By oalvarez
^ this. It does read like Aprilia put...

^ this.


It does read like Aprilia put together a fine bike, I've always enjoyed them. Including heated grips and some power outlets are a glaring omission though. Still, a solid road...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,082
Posted By oalvarez
Big fan of the marque.....own one, have owned...

Big fan of the marque.....own one, have owned others....would like to ride the new Capo but on face value alone i prefer the MTS.

Nicely done, Aprilia.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 72,028
Posted By oalvarez
The quote above dated. Nov '13. I stand by...

The quote above dated. Nov '13. I stand by those words, I still don't care for the styling, and am with GB in questioning the lack of "soul" or "character" given the power plant. Doesn't mean it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 26,040
Posted By oalvarez
One of the greatest air cooled motors that Ducati...

One of the greatest air cooled motors that Ducati produced......and a great bike indeed.

Looking forward to the continued ride reports of the new Monster.
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
I don't know what the specs are on the rear shock...

I don't know what the specs are on the rear shock but the Marzocchi forks aren't to be discounted. Changing springs to best match your weight shouldn't be difficult to do. It's hard to beat the...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,734
Posted By oalvarez
On long stretches of slab or on leisurely hill...

On long stretches of slab or on leisurely hill rides....Scosche controller, iPod, and Westone (amazing) buds forever , now via a Sena (iPhone or mp3 via GPS).
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
have i ever said how much i love how these bikes...

have i ever said how much i love how these bikes ride and feel?

there is no substitute. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,165
Posted By oalvarez
What dual sport bikes sold at the retail level...

What dual sport bikes sold at the retail level produce 200hp? Is it your opinion that this new offering from BMW will offer such? That would indeed be impressive if so. BMW makes great motorcycles...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,165
Posted By oalvarez
It will be -fast -comfortable -less...

It will be

-fast
-comfortable
-less heavy than the GSW
-capable of a sporting and touring ride (suspension//handling)
-relatively expensive
-a leading contender in the shoot outs
-bashed...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
Thanks T-Bills, nice to see you here. PA, I...

Thanks T-Bills, nice to see you here.

PA, I believe you. It's interesting that the three bikes in the clubhouse that needed their tanks exchanged were a late model Monster and two...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
what this gent said. most of the bikes in our...

what this gent said. most of the bikes in our clubhouse all use Star-Tron (same type of thing) and have all enjoyed great success with it. the bikes that have had to have their fuel tanks replaced? ...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
^ nice of you....thanks!

^ nice of you....thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,222
Posted By oalvarez
owned a dohc RT, GS, and GSW.....i'm with the...

owned a dohc RT, GS, and GSW.....i'm with the others who think the RT is the better road going bike, it isn't as nimble and flickable per se, but it's so damn good on the open road. as far as my...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,143,566
Posted By oalvarez
Yes. And again we agree, your comments are...

Yes.

And again we agree, your comments are spot on, and that really is the reason why I'm going back to a Multi. So much else about the marque I don't like, but the Ducati riding experience...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,862
Posted By oalvarez
As mentioned, I "think" it helped keep the front...

As mentioned, I "think" it helped keep the front settled after hitting a long rut in the asphalt, while in/coming out of a turn, at high speed.

Thanks, they're great bikes for sure. A heavily...
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