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Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 238,097
Posted By Milar
Nicely done. The abandoned buildings and the...

Nicely done. The abandoned buildings and the minimalist nature of the Guzzi work well together. Especially in black and white. :clap:clap

M
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,559
Posted By Milar
Do you buy with your head or your heart? If...

Do you buy with your head or your heart?

If you buy based on spec sheets, performance per dollar etc your choice is easy. Buy the Yamaha. It offers a lot of performance for the money.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Milar
I'm not sure you'll like any Sportster. ...

I'm not sure you'll like any Sportster. Different flavors of the same package.

>>easy-to-own, commuter/do-it-all bike.

I rode a Yamaha Bolt last month. It might be closer to your needs but...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 302,213
Posted By Milar
My buddy bought a Vision and loves it. But...

My buddy bought a Vision and loves it.

But I'm not really a touring bike guy. Give me your thoughts on which Victory model best fits what I'm looking for.

Here's a few requirements: no...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 693,877
Posted By Milar
Where did they get those side covers and tail...

Where did they get those side covers and tail section?

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,712
Posted By Milar
I also love "big nakeds" and have had quite a...

I also love "big nakeds" and have had quite a few. Love their versatility. Here's a few thoughts no matter which one you chose.

I like a windscreen that snaps on and off quickly. Put it on to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 59,514
Posted By Milar
What are the year to year changes? Or is a...

What are the year to year changes?

Or is a 2010 pretty much the same as a 2013?

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By Milar
:clap :clap :clap

:clap :clap :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,164
Posted By Milar
This years Guzzi rally in New Mexico had a 92...

This years Guzzi rally in New Mexico had a 92 year old ride in. He was on a Gold Wing. I know guys in their 80's who still ride. Mostly BMW's and Harley's.

One of the great misconceptions...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,690
Posted By Milar
You might want to hang on a bit longer and check...

You might want to hang on a bit longer and check out the KTM 390's.

M
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Milar
Wise man. I've had good luck with...

Wise man.

I've had good luck with Slipstreamer fairings. Easy on, easy off, quality hardware. I use the Spitfire, but you might want something slightly larger.

M
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Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,345
Posted By Milar
Cool bike. Love mine. Keep us updated on...

Cool bike. Love mine. Keep us updated on changes. I'm subscribed.

M
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,283,701
Posted By Milar
It appears the Zongshen 250cc Adventure bike is...

It appears the Zongshen 250cc Adventure bike is coming to the USA. If the motor is as good as you believe, it might be interesting.

M
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,443,264
Posted By Milar
[QUOTE=kaput13;24904899][QUOTE=JagLite;24903382]Ho...

[QUOTE=kaput13;24904899][QUOTE=JagLite;24903382]However, it is not a cafe' bike.
It is a street tracker and very well done.
It should be posted in the flat track and street tracker thread.
/QUOTE]...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 43,273
Posted By Milar
I'm not exactly sure what "based on the same...

I'm not exactly sure what "based on the same platform" means. But the dirt bike frames and the RC8/Duke 990 frames are very, very different. For instance, the RC8 uses are very steep 66.7 degree...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 43,273
Posted By Milar
Some of you may have read this, but it appears...

Some of you may have read this, but it appears the 390 Adventure is dead for now:

http://www.advpulse.com/adv-bikes/hopes-dashed-2015-ktm-390-adventure/
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By Milar
Of those bikes my personal favorite is an R1100S....

Of those bikes my personal favorite is an R1100S.
I've owned 2.

M
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 238,097
Posted By Milar
My 2002 Scura. ...

My 2002 Scura.

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/Scura900_zpseae18571.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/drdezmo/media/Scura900_zpseae18571.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,954
Posted By Milar
Help me out here. I've ridden the Ninja and...

Help me out here. I've ridden the Ninja and liked it. But it was a test ride. You live in Nova Scotia and I live in Arizona. Polar opposites. Here freeways are marked 75 mph and most cruise 80+....
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,954
Posted By Milar
I just completed a 7 day, 2000 mile trip on my...

I just completed a 7 day, 2000 mile trip on my Duke. It included crossing the Mojave on I-8 at 75/80 mph. And tearing up The San Bernadino Mountains.

You gotta ask yourself, what do you want? ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By Milar
Are MZ Skorpions Sport Cup's for riders or collectors?

I enjoy singles. My Duke 690 is my primary ride. But it's more a dirt bike/motard based ride . I'd like a single with a road racing pedigree.

What are peoples thoughts on the MZ Sport Cup? ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,283,701
Posted By Milar
I tried something new this year. Normally I...

I tried something new this year. Normally I purchase a new helmet. Often nearly $500. And I keep it for too long because it is expensive to replace. I know helmets get old.

This year I bought...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,954
Posted By Milar
$7100 for a leftover 2013 Duke 690 at Apache...

$7100 for a leftover 2013 Duke 690 at Apache Motorcycles here in Phoenix.

M
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,954
Posted By Milar
I live in the east valley and got mine from Ride...

I live in the east valley and got mine from Ride Now Euro in Chandler.

I know of one other guy in the east valley that has one.
Looks like they are selling well in Arizona.

M
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Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,242
Posted By Milar
The K bike lineup is down to just 1 bike. I...

The K bike lineup is down to just 1 bike. I suspect BMW will kill the line off in a year or two.

M
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 53,934
Posted By Milar
Firm. It's not like a long travel, plush, mx...

Firm. It's not like a long travel, plush, mx suspension.

M
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 53,934
Posted By Milar
Can anyone tell me how much you paid for the...

Can anyone tell me how much you paid for the first service?

Thanks,

M
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 53,934
Posted By Milar
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/I...

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/IMG_1177_zps44ef510b.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/drdezmo/media/IMG_1177_zps44ef510b.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,182
Posted By Milar
I've generally found riding enjoyment is not...

I've generally found riding enjoyment is not dependent on $$$$'s spent.

I have as much fun riding my $3,000 bike as my $13,000 bike.

M
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,481
Posted By Milar
:clap :clap :clap :clap

:clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 238,097
Posted By Milar
Not a lot of Breva's have been posted. ...

Not a lot of Breva's have been posted.


http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/Breva1_zps7a5c0ba5.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/drdezmo/media/Breva1_zps7a5c0ba5.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,688
Posted By Milar
Down anyone know why the F800R has disappeared...

Down anyone know why the F800R has disappeared from BMW USA's website?

M
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,929
Posted By Milar
Got a link for that? A quick google search...

Got a link for that? A quick google search didn't find anything.

M
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,395
Posted By Milar
Just a lovely bike! I've never heard of the...

Just a lovely bike! I've never heard of the shop. I'll have to check them out.

M
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,383
Posted By Milar
I grew up on airheads. Great bikes. The new...

I grew up on airheads. Great bikes. The new stuff just isn't as reliable and a lot of the parts are cheap. 2 of my die hard BMW buddies are now on KTM's. I'm on Guzzi's.

T
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 86,562
Posted By Milar
I've owned numerous R100's, 3 R1100's and 5...

I've owned numerous R100's, 3 R1100's and 5 Guzzi's. If you like the R bikes you'll probably like a Guzzi. As far as reliability, my Guzzi's have been more reliable than my late model BMW's. IMHO...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 238,097
Posted By Milar
There are 4 maps for the 8V Griso. 01, 02, 03...

There are 4 maps for the 8V Griso. 01, 02, 03 and 68S. My '09 8V had the 01 map and it had similar issues. You want either the 03 which is what comes in the current models or the 68S which is for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 238,097
Posted By Milar
Looks like you have some beautiful roads in...

Looks like you have some beautiful roads in Sweden. I may have to come there and ride someday. My great-grandparents immigrated to the USA from there many years ago.

T
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 238,097
Posted By Milar
That's one fine photograph. M

That's one fine photograph.

M
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 101,977
Posted By Milar
Hi Mike: First of all thanks for your work. It's...

Hi Mike: First of all thanks for your work. It's usually a thankless job. Here's my FWIW: you are never going to please everybody. So do what you want and let people decide if they want to attend....
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