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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-15-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6,786
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Posted By SayItAintSo
Wait until you get a chance for a ride...love...

Wait until you get a chance for a ride...love will turn to infatuation...infatuation turns into lust...lust turns into a hole in you bank account...hole in your bank account turns into miles and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,548
Posted By SayItAintSo
Thanks for the writeup, I've been curious about...

Thanks for the writeup, I've been curious about the Explorer and how it measures up the the Multi in the "fun" department. I may have missed it but in your search have you rode any of the 800...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-29-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
That sure is a beautiful color. I'm biased of...

That sure is a beautiful color. I'm biased of course but I think you made the right choice.

Also, if you had let us know you had an M3 when you were asking for advice over at ducati.ms we...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-27-2012, 11:41 AM
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Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Very good points SM....I've often wondered if it...

Very good points SM....I've often wondered if it was the riders being "ham fisted" with the Multi when the test rode them and didn't realize it was their riding style/ability that was causing the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-26-2012, 10:19 AM
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Posted By SayItAintSo
I've done several Ironbutt rides and the "Key...

I've done several Ironbutt rides and the "Key West to Deadhorse in 30 days" ride is on my bucketlist. I always keep an eye out for any RR that has Alaska in the title.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-26-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
You thinking about making a trip?

You thinking about making a trip?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-15-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,786
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Posted By SayItAintSo
I dont have one...but I know putting one on takes...

I dont have one...but I know putting one on takes a bunch of weight off the bike.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-15-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,786
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Posted By SayItAintSo
Well said...to me the feeling you talk about from...

Well said...to me the feeling you talk about from Harly and Guzzi comes from the motors being air cooled vs water cooled, my Ulysses had the same feeling.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-15-2012, 07:35 AM
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Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
There are rumours and speculation about it...but...

There are rumours and speculation about it...but I doubt we'll see anything like that in the near future.

Here is some of the discussion....looks like a hyper to me ...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2012, 12:24 PM
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Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
As long as the problem SM had doesn't show up. ...

As long as the problem SM had doesn't show up. If it does your FUBAR w/o a key backup or a set of tools to take it apart at the gas station. Sometimes I almost wish I didn't hear about others...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Slow speed tight turn on gravel and front brake...

Slow speed tight turn on gravel and front brake sounds like a recipe for a drop no matter what your age, size or strength are....but then maybe thats just me.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
I wanted the HF cap for both those reasons, For...

I wanted the HF cap for both those reasons, For me it is a PITA to dig the key out for refueling from inside my riding suit. I keep my cc's and a little cash in the little compartment on the right...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-09-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Your experience is what kept me from buying one...

Your experience is what kept me from buying one myself.....thank you for sharing when you did. I agree with you, a keyed bypass makes so much sense I dont understand why anyone that knows the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-09-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Mine is a '10 Standard and it has the four modes,...

Mine is a '10 Standard and it has the four modes, so as far as I know its always been like that.......I can really tell the difference in the throttle response between Sport and Touring, but to me...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-09-2012, 02:35 PM
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Posted By SayItAintSo
There are 4 modes on the standard the urban and...

There are 4 modes on the standard the urban and enduro both limit to 100 hp but the throttle response is different....just ike the throttle response is different between the sport and touring but...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-26-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Tell me about it...I got a set of DP bars (long...

Tell me about it...I got a set of DP bars (long story how I got them) that have never been used and wont fit my 2010 bike.

If there is anyone out there that has a set of SW-Mo bars and wants to...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,021
Posted By SayItAintSo
Isn't that really an overly broad statement? ...

Isn't that really an overly broad statement?

The Stelvio and Multistrada are quite accommodating, while the S1000 seems like a torture rack to me.....

Pick the right tool for the job and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-19-2012, 07:34 AM
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Posted By SayItAintSo
Thanks for the update.

Thanks for the update.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-18-2012, 06:30 AM
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Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
If you buy the grips from them and install them...

If you buy the grips from them and install them yourself, they've made money on the purchase. In order for the grips to work though, the bike's ecu needs to know they are there so..... the bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By SayItAintSo
If it is only light off road and mostly on the...

If it is only light off road and mostly on the road for getting around town any 250 bike will do BUT I'd be more worried about on road handling for a new rider than offroad.....if its going to get...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-17-2012, 11:36 AM
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Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Oh yea I know what you mean....thats why I have a...

Oh yea I know what you mean....thats why I have a "standard" also.

That is a crock o' shit ain't it. They charge you to turn on the grips you bought from them.

Really though its not being...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,858
Posted By SayItAintSo
How tall is your son? Some of those bikes are...

How tall is your son? Some of those bikes are fairly tall for a new rider. I am in the same boat as you and am looking at the 250 ninja, the 250 CBR and the 250 Nighthawk in addition to the bikes...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-16-2012, 12:41 PM
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Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
Lol, you can't be too cheep it you ride a Multi...

Lol, you can't be too cheep it you ride a Multi :D.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
That is a good looking color, but it only just...

That is a good looking color, but it only just came out in 2012.

For 2010 there was white, red, and black. Those crazy Eyetalians are so creative in their color choices.

I do like what they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
I going to go waaayyy out on a limb as guess its...

I going to go waaayyy out on a limb as guess its the Tiger......




There isn't a graphite color available for the Multi and there's no such thing as a SE model for the Multi either.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
+1, riding bikes back to back really lets you get...

+1, riding bikes back to back really lets you get an idea of the differences and what you like or dont like between the two.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
Cost is the one thing that kicks the multi in the...

Cost is the one thing that kicks the multi in the nuts. I had to save for a year before I could get mine....and its not an S model, I would have had to wait close to another year for an S.

You...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,042
Posted By SayItAintSo
Someone's been drinking...ALOT

Someone's been drinking...ALOT
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,042
Posted By SayItAintSo
It wasn't really the gas mileage that I thought...

It wasn't really the gas mileage that I thought made it a crazy recommendation (but it was part of it), it was lugging a big bike though the City. Slow speed stuff is easier on a smaller light bike,...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,042
Posted By SayItAintSo
I haven't read the article yet but..... a 1200...

I haven't read the article yet but..... a 1200 bike (any make) as the BEST city bike out there seems bat shit crazy.... unless their definition of "city" is vastly different than mine. At least half...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
I have a feeling you will be more than impressed...

I have a feeling you will be more than impressed with the Duc.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-08-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,449
Posted By SayItAintSo
The big Bandits are kinda quick.........

The big Bandits are kinda quick.........
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By SayItAintSo
Mark makes really good stuff. I had one on my...

Mark makes really good stuff. I had one on my Uly and now my Multistrada. You cant go wrong with the adjustability his setup allows. You can keep moving the screen up, down tilt forward, tilt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-05-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
Great looking bike

Great looking bike
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
No, I didn't mean it that way, I was just saying...

No, I didn't mean it that way, I was just saying the the conventional wisdom about Ducs costing an arm, a leg, and your first born child for maintenance isn't true....anymore. I HATE doing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
Intervals? If your talking about the Multi1200...

Intervals? If your talking about the Multi1200 the maint interval is 15k miles..... seems like a damn good maint interval to me. Cost per mile for dealer maint is about the same as most bikes. If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
I have not HAD to take my bike back the dealer...

I have not HAD to take my bike back the dealer yet (1.5 years and nearly 15k miles happy happy happy ownership). I did however take it back once for the ECU update and once for the rear brake recall...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,695
Posted By SayItAintSo
As far as I know, they are not, but the service...

As far as I know, they are not, but the service is pricey. I was quoted 500 to 1,250 depending on where I called and what needed to be done as part of the service. If the valves were still in spec...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,449,832
Posted By SayItAintSo
I guess it depends on what you mean by "regular...

I guess it depends on what you mean by "regular street rpms".
Mine runs just fine at 3k and is barely passable at 2-2.5K. To be honest though, it is hard to run around at 3k. The bike just begs...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-23-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,588
Posted By SayItAintSo
+1

+1
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