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Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 06:04 PM
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Posted By wizz
Studded tires, ice racing, maybe trips to baja or...

Studded tires, ice racing, maybe trips to baja or AZ. You know what I would do if I HAD to live in the frozen hell of the upper Midwest, or Finlandia. :D

Oh yeah , it's. 60s and gorgeous here. Saw...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13,833
Views: 746,346
Posted By wizz
Sleds? Did this get moved to shiny things? I got...

Sleds? Did this get moved to shiny things? I got me a mess a kayaks, want to hear about em?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 505,416
Posted By wizz
http://www.globetrottin.com/Mini-Top-Rack-KTM-250-...

http://www.globetrottin.com/Mini-Top-Rack-KTM-250-525-2008-thru-2015_p_19.html
http://www.globetrottin.com/Top-rack-with-pannier-brackets-KTM-250-525-2008-thru-2015_p_21.html

They have 2, a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By wizz
Very cool, how difficult was the adaptation?

Very cool, how difficult was the adaptation?
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By wizz
That was awesome. Thanks!

That was awesome. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,598
Posted By wizz
I think globetrottin.com sells a rack with rear...

I think globetrottin.com sells a rack with rear pegs for the exc.

Affordableerformance- paragraphs my friend, makes it much easier on the eyes.

I'll add good quality sealed connectors that can...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By wizz
Absolutely. If he manages to finish it would be a...

Absolutely. If he manages to finish it would be a real testament to his tenacity.
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By wizz
That's how I took it, more gamesmanship than...

That's how I took it, more gamesmanship than anything else. Not to take away from his accomplishment of finishing the stage with at minimum bent bars.
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 789,659
Posted By wizz
How about some screenshots?

How about some screenshots?
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13,833
Views: 746,346
Posted By wizz
Judging by the bikes in you're profile, that's no...

Judging by the bikes in you're profile, that's no surprise. Quite the soul stirring stable you have there, nice to have the right tool for the job.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13,833
Views: 746,346
Posted By wizz
Too cold? I thought you tundra dwellers were...

Too cold? I thought you tundra dwellers were tough. It had to be at least 65, right. If that's too cold than you're ready for your wrr.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Clearly my humor is lost on you. That's ok....

Clearly my humor is lost on you. That's ok. Continue with your once a day pop ins asking why is this in beasts, and I'll give the standard "the same reason the multi is" response. And continue to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Those mostros are awesome, but they also lacked...

Those mostros are awesome, but they also lacked fuel capacity. I talked with Blaine about turning my multi into one. Do you think the scrambler would have better geometry to start? The older hypers...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
There's nothing personal or insulting about it....

There's nothing personal or insulting about it. If O thinks it should be in RW, then go for it. He's right by definition, as the multi should be there as well. Not sure what you're problem with that...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
What would you do differently? (Genuine interest...

What would you do differently? (Genuine interest here) what would you chop on and why?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
If it's in road warriors off-road discussion is...

If it's in road warriors off-road discussion is still on the table.

As per your first paragraph that is about the bike (it) since O interjects his query concerning where "it's" thread should be...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Well TXscum, I for one appreciate your input....

Well TXscum, I for one appreciate your input. There's very little discrepency in the streetability from reviewers but a good bit when off the pavement. And to get such a glowing review compared to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
I really don't know. I don't know if Ducatis...

I really don't know. I don't know if Ducatis entry level suspension has improved in ten years, and I dont know much about suspension internals in general. It's been awhile since I've ridden that bike...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,551
Posted By wizz
It is basically a worked over monster, so...

It is basically a worked over monster, so hopefully they'll be very few teething niggles. If they're hoping to get new riders, they better have it sorted. Everybody remembers there first bike.......
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Having experience with the low quality suspension...

Having experience with the low quality suspension that comes on entry level duc bikes, I thought it interesting that it wasn't mentioned in the limited off-road assessment, as maybe it performed to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Having experience with Ducs, what are your...

Having experience with Ducs, what are your thoughts on the Bullit review re: off-road ability?

The classic is great in the looks department IMO.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Interesting in contrast to the "it doesn't like...

Interesting in contrast to the "it doesn't like dirt comment." Which is more reputable?

"I have to admit, I feel like this bike really came to life and made me so happy to ride it on these fire...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,238
Posted By wizz
The reason I revived this is I'm replacing the...

The reason I revived this is I'm replacing the 620 and between insurance, work and kayaking there's only so much time and one bike would tighten up the ship a little. In currently using the 350 for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,238
Posted By wizz
That's a nice setup.

That's a nice setup.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,238
Posted By wizz
Digging up an old thread, but wondering if the OP...

Digging up an old thread, but wondering if the OP or others that got the 690 as there only moto had any updates, thoughts, impressions.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
I'm thinking being destined should get a little...

I'm thinking being destined should get a little better than the monster.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Yep, the 620 was the same. A g2 throttle tamer...

Yep, the 620 was the same. A g2 throttle tamer really mellowed the abrupt throttle response.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
You still don't know your logical fallacies....

You still don't know your logical fallacies. :lol3

You've lost interest in bike you've had nothing good to say about?:rofl

See ya troll, and happy holidays.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13,833
Views: 746,346
Posted By wizz
I think Navin has a fleet you can choose from in...

I think Navin has a fleet you can choose from in his beach retreat on the redneck riviera.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
So now you're saying that the margins you're...

So now you're saying that the margins you're bitching about on the scrambler are lower than the multi and the panigale? :lol3

At some point you either have to accept that an entry level Ducati is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
They're making the same margins on the 22k pikes...

They're making the same margins on the 22k pikes peak, or the 65k panigale. What don't you get about that. It's a premium brand.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Keep in mind I own a 620. I'm under no illusions....

Keep in mind I own a 620. I'm under no illusions. 10k gets a budget Duc these days. 10 years ago an S model multi was 13-14, but those days are long gone. I don't think there's anyone here who has...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Provably ridiculous. :rofl the irony is thick. ...

Provably ridiculous. :rofl the irony is thick.

Ducati has a couple of 13k bikes with the same, as oalverez puts it, crappy non adjustable suspension. It's demonstrably false that they would give...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,731
Posted By wizz
The klim traverse, or the badlands if you can...

The klim traverse, or the badlands if you can deal with an insane amount of branding.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Scrambler has A little More travel, a little more...

Scrambler has A little More travel, a little more trail, same rake, both have non adjustable forks (at least on the 796 monster).
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
You lack the ability to move on or recognize...

You lack the ability to move on or recognize sarcasm, so see ya.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
I don't know, you tell me. Maybe because Ducati...

I don't know, you tell me. Maybe because Ducati charges an extra thousand just for the brand. The hyperstrada is what , 13 or 14 with cheaper non adjustable forks, why don't you go troll that thread...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
Jesus, man. Wheels are not knick knack parts....

Jesus, man. Wheels are not knick knack parts. Whether you think it's worth an extra 1500 is up to you or whoever is buying them. The other stuff is styling trim no different than buying a car. Not...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
They're not going to put better suspension on the...

They're not going to put better suspension on the bike because they're not trying to sell a 12k scrambler. And if they did put better suspension it would still be street biased because Ducati doesn't...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-24-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 146,480
Posted By wizz
A):lol3 B)so now you want spares too?:lol3 ...

A):lol3

B)so now you want spares too?:lol3

C)obviously, since youre reposting reviews.
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