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Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By NMEXPAT
Andyw, where did you get the black exhaust hanger...

Andyw, where did you get the black exhaust hanger from? I can't find it listed on your site.

Thanks!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,972
Posted By NMEXPAT
I'm from NM. I can't remember if I ever road this...

I'm from NM. I can't remember if I ever road this route as a kid growing up. However, a few years ago I went this route on my 2010 Ducati Multistrada.

It was pure heaven. It was early june. I...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Stock calipers aren't half bad either. M4's are...

Stock calipers aren't half bad either. M4's are just better. I've had my bike for more than three years. I'm all about tastefull, performance and relatively cheap improvements in key areas. This bike...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
About a week ago, I upgraded the front brake...

About a week ago, I upgraded the front brake cailpers to Brembo M4's from an 1198. For the most part these are a direct bolt on. The hardest part is getting new custom brake lines and corresponding...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,996
Posted By NMEXPAT
I went to the races at COTA and found it a bit...

I went to the races at COTA and found it a bit boring. Perhaps, I'm getting old or I was having an off day. I went last year and thought it was great. This year not so much. I only went Sunday, so...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,996
Posted By NMEXPAT
Got my tickets in the mail yesterday. Can't wait....

Got my tickets in the mail yesterday. Can't wait. I hope the rain stays away for sunday.

Here's my guess on the top 6.

1. MM
2. DP
3. SB
4. VR
5. JL
6. AE
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,414
Posted By NMEXPAT
I had a Z750 (aircooled version). Never had...

I had a Z750 (aircooled version).

Never had a problem with it. Dead reliable and fun. Same applies for the air cooled Z750S (aircooled version). Just making sure we are talking about the same...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I have a 2010 base MTS. The stock suspension was...

I have a 2010 base MTS. The stock suspension was good. Mostly depends on your weight. The stock suspension can be made better with appropriate spring rates. I'm heavy to say the least. After 3 yrs I...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 222,304
Posted By NMEXPAT
I attended the SX in Houston. I haven't truely...

I attended the SX in Houston. I haven't truely followed SX for a few years now. I'm a bigger fan of Motogp.

Anyways, the SX450 main event was boring. Talk about processional (SP?) parade. RV was...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,118
Posted By NMEXPAT
I recommned GA tickets. The series of...

I recommned GA tickets.

The series of curves 3,4,5 I enjoyed the most. Plus there is a big screen there that follows the racers on the rest of the track. You could also hear the announcers there....
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Yes it's being offered again. Some caution...

Yes it's being offered again. Some caution though. It is not a warranty but a service contract. There is a difference.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I finally got my 2010 MTS back from the dealer....

I finally got my 2010 MTS back from the dealer. It was in for nearly a month, not counting all the other times it was in the shop for the same symptoms. In the end they replaced the horizontal...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I got a call from the dealer. EverRed is covering...

I got a call from the dealer. EverRed is covering the replacement of the horizontal cylinder. I wouldn't call my experience "seamless". It was a process. I'll be very happy when she's back in my...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I haven't posted very much in the past few months...

I haven't posted very much in the past few months for a variety of reasons.

I'm loving my manual Ohlins setup. This should have been an option from the get go for us non-techies.

I've had the...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Ohlins Suspension Update

Just had the new Ohlins "adventure" fork cartridge kit and TTX shock installed on my 2010 MTS.

I've only ridden 15 miles and haven't dialed the suspension in.

It is a huge improvement.:D...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Haven't posted about my BASE 2010 MTS in a long...

Haven't posted about my BASE 2010 MTS in a long time. I have two quick updates.

Yesterday, I turned over 25,000 miles. Bike is still running good. Although I think there is a small oil leak some...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 25,806
Posted By NMEXPAT
Jim, thanks for replying. resent my email. ...

Jim,

thanks for replying. resent my email.

NMEXPAT.
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 25,806
Posted By NMEXPAT
I've replied to your email and have yet to get a...

I've replied to your email and have yet to get a response. No answer yet. Even spoke with "Jim" on the phone. This is with regards to front and rear suspension for a 2010 Ducati MTS.

Hopefully,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By NMEXPAT
I have a 1994 model. They handle really well, but...

I have a 1994 model. They handle really well, but compared to today's bikes they are low on power. The Carbs in mine hated the 10% ethanol fuel we have now. Unless you ride it constantly, this will...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 464,538
Posted By NMEXPAT
Check out Espargaro on the CRT Aprilla! He's on a...

Check out Espargaro on the CRT Aprilla! He's on a CRT right? He's on par with the B team Ducatis. Did he miss a corner? He's also postiong times near the test riders for Yamaha!

Aprilla's showing...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By NMEXPAT
Byways, thanks for the tip on the Big bend Map....

Byways, thanks for the tip on the Big bend Map. However, I called the local AAA office in Houston and they outright refuse to sell a map to a NON-member.

Is this really a true AAA policy. The...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
In addition to the misbehaving / broken keyless...

In addition to the misbehaving / broken keyless receiver or handlebar switch my gas mileage has gone to complete shit. I'm riding the same on my commute. Previously I could easily get 170-190 miles...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 26,165
Posted By NMEXPAT
I bought my tickets this past weekend. I went for...

I bought my tickets this past weekend. I went for the GA tickets but most importantly I also got motorcycle parking passes!

Now I just need to find a place to stay for my father and I. I know for...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I weigh 250+lbs with gear, not the skinny Italian...

I weigh 250+lbs with gear, not the skinny Italian test rider.

With the stock oil weight and factory preload and compression and rebound settings, I could easily lift the rear weel off the ground...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I haven't actually done this for my MTS. I've...

I haven't actually done this for my MTS. I've done this for my other bikes in the past. Up to this point, I just made small changes to the preload, front and rear, to get the right feel, over the...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
It sounds like you and I are aligned quite...

It sounds like you and I are aligned quite closely. Just last night I received the most recent edition of road racing world, in which they reviewed the new Ohlins mechtronix (SP?) electric shock for...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Dr. Greg, Thanks for the response and write...

Dr. Greg,

Thanks for the response and write up. I was only mildly interested in a cruise control, which I would use only for my true long distance rides, for getting out of Texas and going some...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I've been very happy with the Marzocchis. I've...

I've been very happy with the Marzocchis. I've yet to replace the front springs due to my weight, since I'm not a light Italian. I have only two compliants, which could be easily fixed with some mild...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
I'm also eagerly awaiting for more information...

I'm also eagerly awaiting for more information from Ohlins about this. I contacted Dan Kyle, if he knew anything and he hadn't yet.

This would be the ultimate upgrade for me.

If the new...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
My base 2010 MTS wheelies easily with my 250+lbs,...

My base 2010 MTS wheelies easily with my 250+lbs, in any mode (urban or sport) in 1st and 2nd gears. 3rd gear wheelies are also attainable, but then you're starting to really push the speed limit, as...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Dr. Greg, Can you share more info on the...

Dr. Greg,

Can you share more info on the Tuneboy. I know there's a thread on the other board, but I try to avoid going over there. I didn't realize this product was actually available and already...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
As an engineer and as an 2010 MTS 1200 BASE owner...

As an engineer and as an 2010 MTS 1200 BASE owner I realy appreciate this post. Thanks for posting it.

I'm still digesting the content, but this article has got to be the best promotion ever. I'm...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Best Summary of the MTS 1200! :deal

Best Summary of the MTS 1200! :deal
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Awhile back I asked for recommendations for...

Awhile back I asked for recommendations for aftermarket folding clutch and brake levers (handlebar), that weren't more than a couple hundred dollars each.

Well on black friday I ordered a set of...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Thanks for this post! One of the most helpfull...

Thanks for this post! One of the most helpfull ever. I'm going to contact Dan about the ohlins shock and other Ohlins offerings now available for the MTS!

Really appreciate it.
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Heard a cool rumor, as least it's cool for those...

Heard a cool rumor, as least it's cool for those of us with standard / base MTS. Ohlins will now make available manually adjustable shocks for the MTS. I also heard that Ohlins will also possibly...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Appreciate the guess. The onboard voltage gauge...

Appreciate the guess. The onboard voltage gauge states above 12 V when the bike is off and around 13 V when it ideling.

Starts just the same as well.

We shall see...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
A 2010 MTS owner checking in here, with nearly...

A 2010 MTS owner checking in here, with nearly 21k miles.

A few days ago the bike has developed an unusual problem with multiple symptons. First, the black key no longer worked - bike didn't...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Sorry if my original post was confusing. I meant...

Sorry if my original post was confusing. I meant handle bar levers. I already have the SW mototech footpegs.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,207,259
Posted By NMEXPAT
Any suggestions for pivot levers for a '10 MTS?...

Any suggestions for pivot levers for a '10 MTS? Looking for both a clutch and brake levers that fold, but don't break the bank. For some reason I find it hard to find reasonable priced acc. for...
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