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Forum: Beasts 12-21-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,557
Posted By vellies
May I suggest you have a look at the Sw Motech...

May I suggest you have a look at the Sw Motech centre stand. It does not interfere with your foot like the standard Ducati one does.
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,256
Posted By vellies
Tiger

New Triumph Tiger 800 will be added to this list next year.

Also, if you prefer something more sporty, the BMW S1000R naked bike.

And the 2015 MultiStrada will have it as standard.

3 Great...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By vellies
2013 MultiStrada SW Motech crash bars issue

I have had this question up at Ducati.ms for a while with no luck, so though I would give it a go here as this audience may be more likely to fit crash bars to their bikes.

I recently fitted SW...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
Ha, looks exactly like my MultiStrada to me....

Ha, looks exactly like my MultiStrada to me....
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
MultiStrada

Just for reference, my Ducati MultiStrada only requires an oil change every 12,000km (or 12 months), and valve clearance checks every 24,000km (which is due shortly, ouch....)
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,124
Posted By vellies
I can only dream......

I can only dream......
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,596
Posted By vellies
I really like the look of these!!!! Sent...

I really like the look of these!!!!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,760
Posted By vellies
That looks a hell of a lot better than the...

That looks a hell of a lot better than the current version.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,667
Posted By vellies
I really like the look of the blue one, but...

I really like the look of the blue one, but correct me if I am wrong, as far as I know they do not have the same cross plane motor, which is what it is all about for me??
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,667
Posted By vellies
R1 based naked bike

So, seeing that Suzuki is turning the GSXR1000 into a naked bike, can Yamaha PLEASE do the same with the R1 for those of us who love the sound that thing makes but have no use for a full sport...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,557
Posted By vellies
Okay, so a while back I decided to fit panniers...

Okay, so a while back I decided to fit panniers to my MultiStrada. I had a few requirements, most importantly:
1. I wanted something that was strong and would last.
2. I need something that can be...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,557
Posted By vellies
I am getting there.... started this weekend,...

I am getting there.... started this weekend, bracket is taking shape, still needs a lot of work though. I am cutting it out of 4mm aluminium. Will post up pics when I am done.
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,557
Posted By vellies
Termi full system

I am busy making a new hanger for my full Termi because I am fitting SW Motech racks and the DP hanger is not compatible. I notice that on all pictures I see of other Multi's with full Termi pipes...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
The MRA screen with the lip solved that problem...

The MRA screen with the lip solved that problem on my old vstrom, assume it will be similar on the new bike.
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
Hmmmm, i tested the new Strom and thought it was...

Hmmmm, i tested the new Strom and thought it was a great bike. However, my daily ride is a Multistrada, and i do not think that review is balanced. Sure, do you need to shift the Multi with meaning,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,593
Posted By vellies
[emoji1][emoji1][emoji1] could not have said it...

[emoji1][emoji1][emoji1] could not have said it better myself.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,347
Posted By vellies
I have a 2013 MultiStrada and have done 18,700km....

I have a 2013 MultiStrada and have done 18,700km. I have not had one single issue (touch wood), and I am in the process of adding a few bits to mine to facilitate trips with my wife on the back. I...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Advice

I would appreciate the advice from others. I am planning my first longer ride with my wife in December, so I am making a few improvements to the Multi. I have chosen Caribou luggage. They look super...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 170,744
Posted By vellies
Cool :clap That is a looooong way from...

Cool :clap That is a looooong way from Sydney...... Pinnacles in WA right?
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Haha, yes, it is an expandible pole I used to use...

Haha, yes, it is an expandible pole I used to use in the tray of the Hilux to hold stuff in place, worked great :clap:clap:clap

It was quite a bit of work, but I really enjoyed doing it..... and...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
Oh how I wish I had the space. Already have 2...

Oh how I wish I had the space. Already have 2 cars, 2 bikes and a trailer in a standard 2 car garage, so no more space :D:D:D

If I buy another bike the wife will have to park her car outside, and...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
It was a little chilly this morning wasn't it...

It was a little chilly this morning wasn't it :D:D:D

I have a MultiStrada, which is my dream bike, and I will kick myself if I ever sell it, but I cannot go anywhere near a Suzuki shop without...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Really, well bugger me, you asked, I...

Really, well bugger me, you asked, I answered..... WTF man :lol3:lol3

Here is a picture of my bike just after I fitted the Termin pipe (note the short screen)........ will just have to believe me...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Yes I did, I replaced the screen with a short CF...

Yes I did, I replaced the screen with a short CF screen from Ducati. Perfect.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-28-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 52,783
Posted By vellies
Hahahaha, very funny, and well said :rofl:rofl

Hahahaha, very funny, and well said :rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 185,493
Posted By vellies
Awesome

Found this on YT. This guy is definitely enjoying his!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h6m2RPbGIA
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,908
Posted By vellies
My MultiStrada is my daily ride, love it every...

My MultiStrada is my daily ride, love it every day :evil:evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By vellies
Ninja 1000 (Z1000sx) then.

Ninja 1000 (Z1000sx) then.
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8,921
Views: 1,423,430
Posted By vellies
It suits the bike, that's ugly as sin also...

It suits the bike, that's ugly as sin also :evil:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:evil
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Installed the Termi system this weekend. Hats off...

Installed the Termi system this weekend. Hats off to the dealership if they could do it in 5 hours, took me about 11 hours all up. I did do a few extra bits like having to remove my centre stand and...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Spot on brother :evil Multi has more power than I...

Spot on brother :evil Multi has more power than I can use, but I want it to sound as angry as it really is.

I recall putting a Akrapovic on my WeeStrom and I loved the bike twice as much...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Got it for $2,295, which is still a lot of money,...

Got it for $2,295, which is still a lot of money, but a hell of a lot less than the $3,000 they wanted when I checked last year. That is for parts only, installation is a $400 to $500 in addition to...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
That would be very handy thanks, will PM you my...

That would be very handy thanks, will PM you my email address and would be grateful if you could share those.
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Thanks

Cool, thanks, found some useful info. Today I ordered the full system, should have it in a week or so (upside is I am getting it at a reasonable price, downside is I have to wait for it to come from...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,426
Posted By vellies
Termi

I want to install the full termi pipe on my 2013. Does anyone know where i can find good installation instructions. Not really keen to pay the dealer $400 for the job, but looks like there are a few...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
That looks awesome!!!! :clap:clap:clap

That looks awesome!!!! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By vellies
Fairing

That is a fairing bolt. Its been a few years, but from memory it was at the bottom of the side fairing.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10,500
Views: 3,452,952
Posted By vellies
Boy that sure is pretty :clap:clap:clap:clap

Boy that sure is pretty :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,557
Posted By vellies
My suggestion is go buy a VStrom 650, sounds like...

My suggestion is go buy a VStrom 650, sounds like it will be perfect for you.......:evil:evil

I commute on mine daily, I get average 43mpg (5.4 litres per 100km). Who cares about milage anyway,...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 624,947
Posted By vellies
Just as an aside..... I sat on a new GS Adventure...

Just as an aside..... I sat on a new GS Adventure last weekend....... HOLY CRAP, it is the size of a house, cannot see myself ever riding something that enormous.
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