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Forum: Beasts Today, 01:15 PM
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Posted By JustKip
I'll be riding the CDT or COBDR on mine in July....

I'll be riding the CDT or COBDR on mine in July. It's starting off 100lbs lighter than the GS I rode last year, and I won't be carrying camping gear this time.
While I'll admit to not having ridden...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 59,588
Posted By JustKip
I like IPA too, and the northern part of New...

I like IPA too, and the northern part of New Mexico. Perhaps we could all meet for a few cold ones, then head north on the CDT?
Forum: Beasts Today, 07:36 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
:clap:clap:clap I've been wondering if...

:clap:clap:clap

I've been wondering if they're gonna kick me outta the kool kids klub for wearing my Shoei GT Air?
...or if the Italians are going to take back my bike!
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 59,588
Posted By JustKip
+1000 On the whole post :deal ...

+1000

On the whole post :deal

Compared to the 'same' engine in the 796 Monster, the Scrambler has at least 10% less peak horsepower, but at lower RPMs and a flatter and broader curve.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I read somewhere that the total of both side bags...

I read somewhere that the total of both side bags is only 20 liters, but I couldn't find it again when you asked.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:38 PM
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Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
LOL! Just realized sompin... I guess I...

LOL!
Just realized sompin...

I guess I haven't been paying much attention to that lifestyle/hipster/fashion accessories thing. The bike has removable side panels on the tank, and there are...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
HUGE difference between the GT1000 and Scrambler!...

HUGE difference between the GT1000 and Scrambler! The GT didn't sell in great volume. The Scrambler isn't even on the road yet and has already outsold the venerable GT. Ducati has said this will be...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I can see that you don't know any redheads :deal

I can see that you don't know any redheads :deal
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I think the FZ-07 steers a little faster, but...

I think the FZ-07 steers a little faster, but won't know till I ride the Scrambler. I know that having a 33-34 inch inseam, I don't like the tank on the FZ at all. It forces my knees outward to the...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
You KNOW what that does to me! :freaky

You KNOW what that does to me! :freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
+100 In a nutshell :deal

+100
In a nutshell :deal
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 08:57 PM
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Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I was just shopping for a Monster 796 to do that...

I was just shopping for a Monster 796 to do that with this last summer, when I wrecked my bike and spent a month in the hospital.

I started seeing more "official" rumors about this Scrambler...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
maybe a wicker faring?

maybe a wicker faring?
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 59,588
Posted By JustKip
I've ordered mine already, and expect to get it...

I've ordered mine already, and expect to get it in March. There might be demo rides available around that time, but this years inventory will likely all be pre-sold by then :deal

As fast as...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By JustKip
As long as you're getting a new rear shock...

As long as you're getting a new rear shock anyway, for your weight (nothing beats having it sprung right!), I'd go ahead and get the right length for you as well.
You can always put the stocker...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
"hipsters"! Every fukin' one of 'em!

"hipsters"! Every fukin' one of 'em!
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
"So, it sounds like we all agree that the...

"So, it sounds like we all agree that the Scrambler Ducati is a dirt-style (Wes' words, not mine) street bike, the pictures of Scramblers flying through the air are misleading and ill-advised, and...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
Not picking on you, or your post, but the same...

Not picking on you, or your post, but the same "796" engine in a Monster is likely much more challenging in its power delivery. This Scrambler represents a refinement in that respect.

and no; YOU...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
Have you ridden a Monster 796? I really...

Have you ridden a Monster 796?

I really REALLY , don't think it's a good idea to use the words "Scrambler" and "off road" in the same discussion. Steve Mcqueen's bikes were sporting Cheney or...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I'm planning to build my own as soon as I get...

I'm planning to build my own as soon as I get mine. Maybe I'll be first!
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 964
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Posted By JustKip
I had all my pennies and nickels saved up and was...

I had all my pennies and nickels saved up and was about to buy a Monster 796...was waiting for a black one. Then I totaled my GS, spent a month in the hospital, and 3 more in a wheelchair. The new...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
$1.400 is incredibly expensive for just a...

$1.400 is incredibly expensive for just a slip-on! Are you sure it's not the full system?
I'm wondering what it will cost for a full system Termi, with ECU flash, and how hard it will be to get...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
feh...I've "got wood" just thinking about it...

feh...I've "got wood" just thinking about it :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By JustKip
+1 But I might get the Tiger 800XCx too. The...

+1
But I might get the Tiger 800XCx too. The outgoing model is very nice, and depending on the upgrades, I might not be able to resist!

My UE will either have the high mounted plate holder (shown...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By JustKip
I've seen some for a few $hundred. Plus there's...

I've seen some for a few $hundred. Plus there's also the option of finding a donor bike for some of these things.

Keep in mind that this frees you up to get a 19" or maybe even 21". But probably a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 59,588
Posted By JustKip
I didn't actually read the tag at the Long Beach...

I didn't actually read the tag at the Long Beach show, but I was told 18k miles both days I went, by 2 different factory reps. Guess I'll know when I read the owners manual.
I've never adjusted...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By JustKip
And now I'm wondering, since this is AdvRider, if...

And now I'm wondering, since this is AdvRider, if the results would be different with a different population? After considering how popular cruisers are in the USA compared to this board...what are...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
Thanks for helping clear things up. I wanted to...

Thanks for helping clear things up. I wanted to believe that it would be 18k miles for valve checks, but that's only been the liquid cooled ones. ALL of the other air cooled models have been 7,500 in...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I'm really liking that high-slung Termignoni...

I'm really liking that high-slung Termignoni exhaust!

Too bad it fouls the space for soft luggage :(
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By JustKip
I didn't notice the printed material at the show...

I didn't notice the printed material at the show in Long Beach, but the 2 Duc reps I talked with, one each day that I went, both said 18k.

I hope I'm right too!
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By JustKip
The valve inspection interval is now 18k miles on...

The valve inspection interval is now 18k miles on this version of the 803cc "796 Monster" engine.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By JustKip
Scrambler Ducati-Which version would you choose?

I just put a deposit on one, and while I was there the owner of the dealership told me how many people had deposits on which versions. I don't particularly believe him, but not ready to say why just...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
Actually, redge, I was seriously thinking of...

Actually, redge, I was seriously thinking of starting a poll to see how many people would choose which version and why.

I wanted spoked wheels and the higher front fender mostly. People have...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
That's pretty much my thinking. The OEM soft...

That's pretty much my thinking. The OEM soft luggage uses a bolt on metal frame to support it (my preference actually, and Wolfman or Giant Loop should have something appropriate). I have unlimited...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
That was also my dealer's interpretation. My...

That was also my dealer's interpretation. My deposit is on a Urban Enduro. Anything other than that, I'll have to do myself after the bike arrives.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
For me the Triumph is just too heavy and don't...

For me the Triumph is just too heavy and don't have enough suspension travel. The V7 is lighter, but still lacking in suspension and HP. I could maaaaaybe tolerate the lack of power IF it had another...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
I'll also add that, as with the GS, I won't be...

I'll also add that, as with the GS, I won't be buying any OEM fashion accessories to go with the Scrambler!

I know a lot of people are calling it a "hipster bike", but mine will be an old man's...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
+1 I didn't buy it to take to the track, but...

+1

I didn't buy it to take to the track, but I'm also betting it'll be more fun to push hard on tight roads than my R12GS was! (and look better in front of Starbucks)
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 97,326
Posted By JustKip
Seats? I had 4 different seats on my GS in...

Seats?

I had 4 different seats on my GS in the first 2 years.

I'm thinking I can pare that down to 2 this time around.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 46,825
Posted By JustKip
Actually, Chris, I have put quite a few miles on...

Actually, Chris, I have put quite a few miles on my GF's '12 "roadie" that I encouraged her to buy.
The 2 things I don't like about the bike are the high pitched whine the engine makes, and first...
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