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Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
It works well for me, rode it over 2000 miles on...

It works well for me, rode it over 2000 miles on a trip in July. There were 7 days in which I rode.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010192_zps41504e6d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
Not the expert on them but those appear to be the...

Not the expert on them but those appear to be the Hepco Becker 30 liter side cases that are bought from the dealer so you get the MotoGuzzi emblems on the case, check out the picture of zokn's bike...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
Heidenau k60 Scout, comes in stock size. I agree...

Heidenau k60 Scout, comes in stock size. I agree the front would be a better bet to replace if you only had to do one but I struggled to find a tubeless tire that would work in the 18" size. I put...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
Nice bike, looks familiar to me for some reason,...

Nice bike, looks familiar to me for some reason, here is mine also with the H&B 55 liter top case;

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010180_zps427214df.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 223,112
Posted By OtterChaos
They may not have looked too deep at that Stone,...

They may not have looked too deep at that Stone, that is the version that comes with tubeless tires while the Racer and Special have the spoked rims and tubed tires. To my eye the Moto Guzzi looks...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 223,112
Posted By OtterChaos
My '13 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is listed at 50hp and...

My '13 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is listed at 50hp and 43 ft lbs and it works great for me and I ain't no small guy either.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 1,129,832
Posted By OtterChaos
Ahh shoot, very sorry for your loss :cry

Ahh shoot, very sorry for your loss :cry
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,547
Posted By OtterChaos
In! Sounds like a great trip and if nothing else...

In! Sounds like a great trip and if nothing else I love the shape of your v twins, here is a picture of the bike I will tour on next year....
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,139
Posted By OtterChaos
Tours are harder to come by these days but they...

Tours are harder to come by these days but they still do them. By the way the biolab was torn down a couple of years ago, guess PG&E figures they know all they need about the plant and fish life...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,139
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks for the report. I've worked at Diablo...

Thanks for the report. I've worked at Diablo Canyon for the last 30 years and I ride my bike into work almost every evening (swingshift worker) with no traffic, it is a blast. Oh and guards carry...
Forum: Americas 07-28-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By OtterChaos
Too true, I rode it a few weeks ago and it was a...

Too true, I rode it a few weeks ago and it was a blast. Here is a pic just heading out of Red Bluff onto 36.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010180_zps427214df.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
I did get the reflash for the ECU.

I did get the reflash for the ECU.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
Sorry no idea.

Sorry no idea.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By OtterChaos
Closer to your price point, no connection with...

Closer to your price point, no connection with the seller etc...

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?action=classifieds;sa=view;id=2368
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
Finally got around to making a video showing the...

Finally got around to making a video showing the GuzziTech exhaust I had installed last week.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/N8zfE8vRJTc" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
I'm on a longish trip right now on my V7 and the...

I'm on a longish trip right now on my V7 and the bead rider worked great on the long run from Coronado to Bishop in high heat, 105 degrees for a lot of the day...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By OtterChaos
You could also look at Moto Guzzi for your air...

You could also look at Moto Guzzi for your air cooled needs. There are resources available if you need parts, MGCycle, Harpers moto and others. Here is one for sale around your price point,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
I just got Todd from GuzziTech.com 2:2 Stainless...

I just got Todd from GuzziTech.com 2:2 Stainless Steel exhaust installed the other day, looks good and sounds good. I had the ECU reflashed at the same time and the bike is running well.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,007
Posted By OtterChaos
This is very enjoyable, keep going please! To...

This is very enjoyable, keep going please! To think of the stories those woods and plains could tell of the war.
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,907,534
Posted By OtterChaos
Right? Just look at those arches!

Right? Just look at those arches!
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,907,534
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks for the replies guys! I just figured it...

Thanks for the replies guys! I just figured it might be better to separate the household monies from the trip monies for a bit of protection so wanted to know if the was a bank to use or avoid when...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 24,427
Views: 1,907,534
Posted By OtterChaos
Great thread guys, I hope to travel into and...

Great thread guys, I hope to travel into and south of Mexico next year and have a question. Are there any ATM/Bank cards that seem to work more often than others in your experience. I figure that I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
I chose the V7 as my touring bike because it is a...

I chose the V7 as my touring bike because it is a simple machine with an air cooled engine that has been around for quite some time. It is also relatively light at just over 400 lbs. Lack of HP...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
You know I just ordered the full 2:2 exhaust from...

You know I just ordered the full 2:2 exhaust from GuzziTech and should have it installed on the 28th of this month. Big advantage of living less than a 2 hour ride from Todd is that I can ride down,...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 145,732
Posted By OtterChaos
Got my LED H4 lamp the other day and installed it...

Got my LED H4 lamp the other day and installed it on my Moto Guzzi V7 Stone. It fits but was tricky to do so, I didn't think I'd be able to re-fit the rubber cap the goes on behind the stock H4 bulb...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 125,925
Posted By OtterChaos
Z3n you need to post more often. Really enjoyed...

Z3n you need to post more often. Really enjoyed your write up of a bike I have no interest in buying.
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,088
Posted By OtterChaos
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,148
Posted By OtterChaos
I own a V7 Stone and I believe it does tick...

I own a V7 Stone and I believe it does tick almost all of your requirements except for the 200 miles between stops, at least with the stock saddle. As always YMMV but I rode mine 120 miles to get...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,323
Posted By OtterChaos
I knew this was coming having read about it in...

I knew this was coming having read about it in another thread. Nice Doc!
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,442
Posted By OtterChaos
If the commute is so short and noise is an issue...

If the commute is so short and noise is an issue why not look at electric motorcycles? Should be free of fueling issues as well.

Not sure why 750cc is deemed too small and 1800cc too large when...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
I believe you are right on the K60's. Still need...

I believe you are right on the K60's. Still need to work out a solution for fitting the front K60 onto my V7 without chopping the fender down to nothing. Stock tire size is 100/90-18 and the K60 is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 161,894
Posted By OtterChaos
Love the look of that V7 Stone in green, lets see...

Love the look of that V7 Stone in green, lets see more pics of it out in the wild!
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
V7 Content again! Added Dart fly screen to...

V7 Content again!

Added Dart fly screen to the bike along with MAS Engineering injector covers.

Before:
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/P1000999_zps1ed2476c.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 222,983
Posted By OtterChaos
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/P100...

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/P1000994_zpsfcfabe1c.jpg (http://s11.photobucket.com/user/RickFi/media/P1000994_zpsfcfabe1c.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 24,180
Posted By OtterChaos
Amazing photos! Love your reports of this area,...

Amazing photos! Love your reports of this area, I mentioned in a prior report of yours that I lived near the Mosel (need umlaut I think) river as a 10 year old and plan to head back there to explore...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,107,709
Posted By OtterChaos
They make keyboards that also work as a cover for...

They make keyboards that also work as a cover for iPad mini's. http://www.zdnet.com/5-best-ipad-mini-keyboards-7000018402/#photo

I have a logitech keyboard for my regular sized iPad and it works...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
There are reasons to buy the bike other than...

There are reasons to buy the bike other than suspension and oil capacity. I liked the bike for many of those other reasons and took steps to improve (IMHO) areas that didn't fit with my idea of what...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
Well I replaced my shocks and had Racetech...

Well I replaced my shocks and had Racetech emulators installed in the forks before ever riding my bike.

Is stock suspension "good enough"? Maybe but I'm pretty sure Gazi rear shocks and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/V7/P...

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/V7/P1000794_zpsd2d3fd0d.jpg (http://s11.photobucket.com/user/RickFi/media/V7/P1000794_zpsd2d3fd0d.jpg.html)

On the left is the stock U.S. sidestand,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,616
Posted By OtterChaos
I rode my V7 450 miles in a day and it was fine...

I rode my V7 450 miles in a day and it was fine but I was glad to get to the end. It was on backroads for much of the time so it was probably more about the time (10.5 hours) than the miles. I was...
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