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Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,067
Posted By pitbull
^^^^^ Super Cool!

^^^^^

Super Cool!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,598
Posted By pitbull
Years ago I went to a Honda ride day and rode the...

Years ago I went to a Honda ride day and rode the magna immediately after riding both the VTX 1300 and 1800. IMO, the magna was a better bike in every way.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,598
Posted By pitbull
I think I've had a chance to ride just about...

I think I've had a chance to ride just about every middle weight cruiser on the market, over the last 10 years.

There were only 2 that I thought I could own, if I were looking for a cruiser...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,657
Posted By pitbull
I'm more concerned with centre of gravity than...

I'm more concerned with centre of gravity than absolute weight as a better a heavier, but better balanced bike can be much more manageable at low speed and maneuvers than a lighter bike with higher...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By pitbull
After 12 years of touring on my 01 m900, I got...

After 12 years of touring on my 01 m900, I got old and tired.

Now I have an 01 ST4 to take care of highway and long trip duties.



they make a lovely pair in the garage.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By pitbull
One of the best model specific sites ever.

One of the best model specific sites ever.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-02-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 53,933
Posted By pitbull
I love the look of the scrambler and really liked...

I love the look of the scrambler and really liked the way it felt, sitting on it at the motorcycle show.

This RR is really making me want one.

Before I picked up my ST4, I toured in...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By pitbull
I would put a new set of belts on it, which is...

I would put a new set of belts on it, which is kind of a standard thing to do when buying a used duc.

The foot peg hangers can be found on ebay reasonably cheap.

Check the engine mount bolts...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 218,486
Posted By pitbull
^^^^^ great looking ride, congratulations!

^^^^^ great looking ride, congratulations!
Forum: Road Warriors 03-23-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,370
Posted By pitbull
Best looking Triumph ever, to my eyes. ...

Best looking Triumph ever, to my eyes.



Fantastic work!
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,757
Posted By pitbull
After my first valve check on my 01 m900, I've...

After my first valve check on my 01 m900, I've checked them again twice in the last 100,000 km's. No clearance issues to report.

I agree the gas range on the hyper would be a valid concern.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,757
Posted By pitbull
Yeah, I was going to recommend the bike you...

Yeah, I was going to recommend the bike you already have. M900 is the perfect bike for what you do on it, IMO.


Someone mentioned the hyperstrada, which would be my second choice. That or a...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 126,214
Posted By pitbull
Dmarino, love the pelican case set-up you fabbed....

Dmarino, love the pelican case set-up you fabbed. I think it looks great
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,582
Posted By pitbull
Super fantastic report. I love historical...

Super fantastic report.

I love historical themed RR's and this is shaping up to be a classic.



Also, cool to learb a Canuck (Drouilllard) and Metis, played an important role in the...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-02-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,346
Posted By pitbull
Shhhhh........stop talking. If too many...

Shhhhh........stop talking.

If too many people figure it out, all the used ones will get snapped up.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,053
Posted By pitbull
So if we're talking practicality here, and only...

So if we're talking practicality here, and only looking at the best decision economically and logically, without zero interest in image, why buy either bike?

The logical, economical choice is a...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-02-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,346
Posted By pitbull
I loved my 98 ST2. I replaced it with an 01...

I loved my 98 ST2.

I replaced it with an 01 ST4, but I loved the sound and grunt of the little 2 valve engine.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-01-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,053
Posted By pitbull
I would suggest only test riding the Yamaha if...

I would suggest only test riding the Yamaha if you're concerned with making the sensible choice.

If you test ride both, sensibility is likely to go out the window and the Multi will likely be...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-29-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,996
Posted By pitbull
I thought the newer ducatis had 24k intervals?

I thought the newer ducatis had 24k intervals?
Forum: Road Warriors 01-29-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,106
Posted By pitbull
I'm not an HD hater, but there are only a few...

I'm not an HD hater, but there are only a few models I find aesthetically pleasing.

The way you've set your street bob up looks fantatic to my eye.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-26-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,996
Posted By pitbull
Of the 3 bikes asked about in the first post, the...

Of the 3 bikes asked about in the first post, the Ducati, hands down.

I really liked the 955 triple engine in the 01 sprint RS I had, but it never gave me the thrill of the Ducati monster, ST2 or...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,064,999
Posted By pitbull
Yeah, I'm wishing I had picked one up instead of...

Yeah, I'm wishing I had picked one up instead of my 01 ST4. The ST4 is a fine bike and I picked it up for cheap last year ($3k), but I like the taller height and simplicity of the air cooled V2 motor...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-15-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,879
Posted By pitbull
I have both an 01 monster and an 01 st4, but the...

I have both an 01 monster and an 01 st4, but the 1st gen multi is the bike I've wanted for a very long time, for all the reasons you stated. I think it's one of the most versatile bikes ever made,...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-15-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 305,346
Posted By pitbull
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/c...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/coloradosprings2013048_zps5e6870ab.jpg (http://s63.photobucket.com/user/magnus157/media/coloradosprings2013048_zps5e6870ab.jpg.html)

Here is my...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-10-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,522
Posted By pitbull
Yes, I'm using "lifestyle" and "image"...

Yes, I'm using "lifestyle" and "image" interchangeably.


I do believe HD's marketing genius is that they sell the self perception of living the biker lifestyle.

I also happen to like a...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,531
Posted By pitbull
Doesn't look quite right to me, which I know is...

Doesn't look quite right to me, which I know is subjective.


That bolt scrambler looks exactly right to my eyes.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,907
Posted By pitbull
Nice choice! Great looking bike.

Nice choice! Great looking bike.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-05-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By pitbull
I've had fantastic help over at...

I've had fantastic help over at www.ducatimonsterforum.org (http://www.ducatimonsterforum.org)

A very knowledgeable and helpful forum.


I will also chime in that if the belts and valves...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,907
Posted By pitbull
my wife is 5'2 and can almost flat foot my...

my wife is 5'2 and can almost flat foot my monster 900.

If I were to lower the ride height adjuster, I think she could actually flat foot.


I would look at an older 620 or 750 monster.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 41,762
Posted By pitbull
My 01 ducati monster 900ie. In fact it might end...

My 01 ducati monster 900ie. In fact it might end up being the one bike for the rest of my life.

I've had the bike for 110,000 km's and have it configured where I can ride long distance or strip...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-04-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 88,269
Posted By pitbull
Never had heat issues with my m900 in over...

Never had heat issues with my m900 in over 100,000 km's. Even on a trip through Kansas and Oklahoma in a heat wave of well over 100 degree temps, riding 12 hour days.


Now my water cooled...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-21-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,976
Posted By pitbull
older Ducati monster (620,750,900) ...

older Ducati monster (620,750,900)


It ticks everyone of your boxes.


I'm leaving for Vermont this afternoon and still trying to decide whether to take the roomy ST4 or go light and...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,522
Posted By pitbull
Pretty much how I feel as well.

Pretty much how I feel as well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 607,196
Posted By pitbull
Wonderful thread and pictures, thanks so much for...

Wonderful thread and pictures, thanks so much for posting them.




We had a cottage on the north end of Lake Champlain, on the Quebec, Canadian side, growing up. I spent a number...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,522
Posted By pitbull
And I see HD's as a plain and having less cachet...

And I see HD's as a plain and having less cachet and mystique simply because they are so common. Whenever I see a bike anywhere I will usually walk over for a quick look, if it's not a common bike. I...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-12-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,522
Posted By pitbull
HD is selling an image and lifestyle and happen...

HD is selling an image and lifestyle and happen to make a pretty decent cruiser.

The Japanese companies are selling excellent quality bikes and that's it.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-27-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,940
Posted By pitbull
I'm putting my Ducati ST4 up for sale for a...

I'm putting my Ducati ST4 up for sale for a similar issue.

It's a fantastic bike, but every time I'm on it, I wish I was riding my trusty old 2001 900 monster, for the same reasons you love...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,010
Posted By pitbull
Yeah.......my 01 900 monster has needed...

Yeah.......my 01 900 monster has needed reshimming once in 70,000 miles.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,424
Posted By pitbull
I posted a pick earlier today, in one of the ST...

I posted a pick earlier today, in one of the ST threads of the 01 Ducati ST4 I picked up for $3k last summer.

It's a fantastic bike in the twisties and the wife finds it very comfortable with...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-16-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,448
Posted By pitbull
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/0...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/006_zps265166f0.jpg (http://s63.photobucket.com/user/magnus157/media/006_zps265166f0.jpg.html)

I picked up this 01 ST4 last year, with hard...
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