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Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
Aye. I reckon we'll see a HP version of the new...

Aye. I reckon we'll see a HP version of the new motor within a year.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
Supposed to be in dealers over here in Feb next...

Supposed to be in dealers over here in Feb next year. No idea on price.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
Yup. Good points. I think the fact that the RS is...

Yup. Good points. I think the fact that the RS is a tad (ahem) better looking than the last sports tourer boxer that BM launched should keep it in the model range a bit longer..
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,241,449
Posted By Paulvt1
Shame really. Quality concerns need to be taken...

Shame really. Quality concerns need to be taken seriously by the factory. These bikes aren't cheap - rumours are circulating that the basic next Gen bike will be 16K GBP - so fitting a Regina chain...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,450
Posted By Paulvt1
The new Crossrunner does look nice. Looking...

The new Crossrunner does look nice. Looking forward to seeing one in the metal.
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,241,449
Posted By Paulvt1
I only owned my gen 1 for 6 months. Finish...

I only owned my gen 1 for 6 months. Finish quality was poor and Ducati UK after sales was indifferent.
When time came to bail out - i was somewhat shocked to find out how much these things were...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
I wonder how successful the RS will be? Is there...

I wonder how successful the RS will be? Is there still a market for pure sports tourers - or has that sector been swallowed up by tall rounder type bikes - or is it a case that the sector has been...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,654
Posted By Paulvt1
Looks like Mercedes fancies a bike wing.. ...

Looks like Mercedes fancies a bike wing..

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news--general-news/daimler-to-buy-30m-stake-in-mv-agusta/25770.html
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,654
Posted By Paulvt1
I'm looking forward to the first shootout between...

I'm looking forward to the first shootout between the Yamaha and the MV.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,950
Posted By Paulvt1
The photos show a stand fitted.

The photos show a stand fitted.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 53,950
Posted By Paulvt1
Like it! Good spot too..

Like it! Good spot too..
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,241,449
Posted By Paulvt1
Here's the new motor (maybe). ...

Here's the new motor (maybe).

http://www.ducatiuk.com/en/testastretta_DVT/index.do#gallery
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,241,449
Posted By Paulvt1
I reckon the DVT system will be for emissions and...

I reckon the DVT system will be for emissions and more torque.
Wasn't there a photo of a LC GS with a VANOS head kicking around somewhere?
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,241,449
Posted By Paulvt1
It's going to be an interesting punch up next...

It's going to be an interesting punch up next year. Lots of High bar, high power machines chasing potential buyers..
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
Can't imagine it'll be available before March...

Can't imagine it'll be available before March 2015.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
I can't wait to have a go on one.

I can't wait to have a go on one.
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,096
Views: 1,241,449
Posted By Paulvt1
Possible new model announcement on October the...

Possible new model announcement on October the 15th.

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/variable-valve-timing-for-new-2015-ducati-multistrada/25700.html
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 170,440
Posted By Paulvt1
Good post. I had issues with the vibration from...

Good post. I had issues with the vibration from the motor on the one i rode this year. I only had a couple of hours saddle time but it sent my balls to sleep.

Good bike though. No doubt the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
Action vid. Sounds as good as it looks. ...

Action vid. Sounds as good as it looks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZbIEnAAaxc
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
One thing is for sure - for me it's the best...

One thing is for sure - for me it's the best looking bike i've seen from the show so far.

Deserves the RS moniker.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 31,540
Posted By Paulvt1
F'n A... Needs a center stand and an orange...

F'n A...

Needs a center stand and an orange crate top box.

Superchargers..pfft..

:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
It'll be lighter for sure- but my point was both...

It'll be lighter for sure- but my point was both bikes carry small fuel cells. The BM will probably win out with better consumption - but i consider 20lt to be about right for a good tank size.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,979
Posted By Paulvt1
18lt tank on the RS. It's a VFR1200 rip...

18lt tank on the RS. It's a VFR1200 rip off...:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,990
Posted By Paulvt1
Looks better than the previous "chaffinch"...

Looks better than the previous "chaffinch" styling.

I wonder if you can shoehorn an Aprilia V4 in there....? :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 126,673
Posted By Paulvt1
Handsome beast. I love the way it walks that...

Handsome beast.

I love the way it walks that fine line between naked nutter bike and all day useable light tourer..
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,778
Posted By Paulvt1
It's your neck i'd worry about..:D

It's your neck i'd worry about..:D
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 170,440
Posted By Paulvt1
Another shot. Looks a bit Caponord - ish.. ...

Another shot. Looks a bit Caponord - ish..

http://www.pemotoare.ro/exclusiv-kawasaki-versys-1000-2015-fotografiata-pe-transalpina/
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,778
Posted By Paulvt1
So - is your new "R" a stop gap until the Tall...

So - is your new "R" a stop gap until the Tall Rounder pops up? :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 126,673
Posted By Paulvt1
Congrats. Awesome bit of kit.

Congrats. Awesome bit of kit.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 54,778
Posted By Paulvt1
Nice. The blurb in this weeks MCN says the bike...

Nice. The blurb in this weeks MCN says the bike has the GS style windshield adjustment system. They predict 13K - slightly pricier than a base MTS12. Nice to see the center stand too.

This bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,440
Posted By Paulvt1
Nice. I'm looking at a pure road tyre. I can gat...

Nice. I'm looking at a pure road tyre. I can gat a pair of Dunlop Roadsmart 2's for good money. Had them on my old VFR. Never had any issues.

Can't wait to see how well the GS handles with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By Paulvt1
Avon Storm 3DXM's.

Looking for a pure road tyre.

Anybody tried the Avon's?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Paulvt1
Great morning.

Picked up the GS this morning. 2009 with 12k on the clock. All manner of bolt on's as standard. ESA.

It's been 10 years since i owned my last GS. I'd forgotten just how nimble they are. Quick...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
All good tips. Thanks.

All good tips. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
We use 75/90 Hypoid GL5. Pricey stuff.

We use 75/90 Hypoid GL5. Pricey stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
Good, as we use gallons of the stuff at...

Good, as we use gallons of the stuff at work....:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
Got it. You mention transmission oil. Is it...

Got it.

You mention transmission oil. Is it still separate engine / tranny oil then, and is it the same spec stuff as the FD?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
Hmm.. This says the 08 / 09 has a breather and...

Hmm..
This says the 08 / 09 has a breather and a lower drain.
I'm now confused..
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
Cheers for that Jim. Cleared up that question.

Cheers for that Jim. Cleared up that question.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Paulvt1
2009 FD questions.

Hi.

Picking up a 2009 GS on Saturday. Looking forward to it.

Got a few questions. Tried the search facility and came up with a blank screen..

I'm led to believe that the final drive had a...
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