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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 102,594
Posted By rocker59
+1 !!! Wonder if that seat could be made to...

+1 !!!

Wonder if that seat could be made to work? Hmmmm...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By rocker59
Pyro Dan has the good relays. ...

Pyro Dan has the good relays.

www.dpguzzi.com/relay.htm
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By rocker59
I think you should seek advice at v11lemans.com...

I think you should seek advice at v11lemans.com or guzzitech.com they're fine sport touring machines. I just sold mine to another Guzzisti after nine years and 46,000 great miles.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 205,238
Posted By rocker59
http://kaneban.txt-nifty.com/photos/uncategorized/...

http://kaneban.txt-nifty.com/photos/uncategorized/2013/11/07/cimg1530.jpg

http://kaneban.txt-nifty.com/photos/uncategorized/2013/11/08/cimg1540.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 205,238
Posted By rocker59
http://www.motociclismo.it/cache/gallery/1/1/5/65/...

http://www.motociclismo.it/cache/gallery/1/1/5/65/V7%20II%20Heritage.jpg_2000.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
where did you read that ? Link ?

where did you read that ? Link ?
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 1,503,722
Posted By rocker59
I haven't been doing a good job of keeping up,...

I haven't been doing a good job of keeping up, and have some questions about lowering a Stelvio:

-Does anyone make a replacement link for the rear suspension?
-Are the links on a Griso or Breva...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
for regular HD customers: No ape hangers. No...

for regular HD customers: No ape hangers. No gyno forward controls. Suspension too tall. Seat height too tall.

for non-HD customers: 550 lbs bike with about 50 bhp. Suspension too short. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
These are all likely preproduction bikes with...

These are all likely preproduction bikes with details subject to change.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By rocker59
+1. I have a '91 and a '96 Guzzi. Regular riders...

+1. I have a '91 and a '96 Guzzi. Regular riders and no fear of keeping them on the road.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,243
Posted By rocker59
So, two years gone and no Moti on the street....

So, two years gone and no Moti on the street. Lovely. Thanks for digging that up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,223
Posted By rocker59
Katana = "a long, single-edged sword used by...

Katana = "a long, single-edged sword used by Japanese samurai."

Gladius = "a short sword used in ancient Rome by legionaries."

Suzuki was going after the Ducati Monster with the Gladius, so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,586
Posted By rocker59
Harley-Davidsons. Specifically, the last one...

Harley-Davidsons.

Specifically, the last one I owned returned 55mpg regularly.

It was a 1994 model XLH883 Sportster.
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,243
Posted By rocker59
+1 These guys have waited too long to get...

+1

These guys have waited too long to get something on the road.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,243
Posted By rocker59
Um, I guess I was unaware that MOTUS was...

Um, I guess I was unaware that MOTUS was advertising it's bikes at $17k.

I thought they were more like $37k, which makes MOTUS a class of its own in the sport - touring market.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,243
Posted By rocker59
What other bikes are in the price range AND...

What other bikes are in the price range AND market segment ?
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
+1 !!!

+1 !!!
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
And probably so you don't return to your parking...

And probably so you don't return to your parking space with a partially disassembled bike.

Sort of like inside hood latches in cars for the past 40 years. Back in the day, you could just reach...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 114,823
Posted By rocker59
Yeah. For more than 15-years!

Yeah. For more than 15-years!
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,151
Posted By rocker59
Except when they're not. Italian firm Alpina...

Except when they're not. Italian firm Alpina comes to mind.

But on a budget bike, I don't think we'll be seeing Alpina wheels.

Guzzi and April is use Alpina on their big ADVbikes.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 241,666
Posted By rocker59
http://rocker59.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Solo-Ride-...

http://rocker59.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Solo-Ride-Jasper-03102007/i-ZkvS2q2/0/L/DSCN2310-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 1,503,722
Posted By rocker59
Thanks Peter. Was not aware of that.

Thanks Peter. Was not aware of that.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
It's no big deal to run tubes in tubeless tires. ...

It's no big deal to run tubes in tubeless tires. The OEMs have been doing it for years.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,604
Posted By rocker59
10,000 miles, from a Metzler ME 880 Radial, ...

10,000 miles, from a Metzler ME 880 Radial, 170/60-17
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 205,238
Posted By rocker59
The small block Guzzi has paid its dues. The...

The small block Guzzi has paid its dues. The bikes have been in the Guzzi lineup for over 35 years, and are pretty well refined at this point.

They're great bikes. Quirky and funky only to those...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 102,594
Posted By rocker59
For the record, what's your inseam ?

For the record, what's your inseam ?
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,151
Posted By rocker59
Looks like more than any of its "competition"...

Looks like more than any of its "competition" mentioned elsewhere...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v87/caneyforkoutfitters/Ducati-Scrambler-unveiling-Intermot-2014_zpsf961c33e.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
Me, either. I really don't see anyone...

Me, either.

I really don't see anyone cross-shopping a Sportster 48 and a Ducati Scrambler!!!

550 lbs bike with 2 inches of suspension travel vs. a 375 lbs bike with 6 inches of suspension...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
A design feature. The "Pantah" engine...

A design feature.

The "Pantah" engine showed up in 1980, and replaced the "Square Case" tower shaft engine in the early 1980s.

Ducati proved they were good, immediately, with the TT2 (600)...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
Beats the plastic ones that are on most of the...

Beats the plastic ones that are on most of the bikes.

Easy access, the external cam belts...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r236/storm_rider02/desmo2Vtimingbelts.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
5.9 inches, both front and rear, for the Ducati.

5.9 inches, both front and rear, for the Ducati.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 102,594
Posted By rocker59
It is a mighty fine looking machine! :thumb

It is a mighty fine looking machine! :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 241,666
Posted By rocker59
Nah. The perfect Sport-Tourer is a Ducati ST. ...

Nah. The perfect Sport-Tourer is a Ducati ST.

http://www.motorstown.com/images/ducati-st-4-s-04.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 1,503,722
Posted By rocker59
Not quite the same as the Triumph. The Guzzi is...

Not quite the same as the Triumph. The Guzzi is listed at 395 lbs , while the Triumph is listed at 451 lbs. Guzzi V7 is closer in weight to the Ducati (listed at 375 lbs) than to the relatively...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 1,503,722
Posted By rocker59
Pyro Dan's relays will end any relay issues: ...

Pyro Dan's relays will end any relay issues:

http://www.dpguzzi.com/relay.htm
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,346
Posted By rocker59
For me, just about every liquid-cooled bike I've...

For me, just about every liquid-cooled bike I've ridden had too much heat coming off the radiator. Especially when warm at a stop, and the fan kicks on!
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 205,238
Posted By rocker59
As I said in my previous post, you're...

As I said in my previous post, you're overthinking it.

You're probably blowing oil out the crankcase vent due to overfilling.

Have you checked your airbox lately?

As long as the oil is in...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,151
Posted By rocker59
I'm sure it will, but most of the big Adventure...

I'm sure it will, but most of the big Adventure bikes run a 4.25 rear with a 150 tire...

:deal
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