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Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By sushi7474
Very nice Morinis - hope, you handle the quirks...

Very nice Morinis - hope, you handle the quirks and enjoy it! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,953
Posted By sushi7474
Fantastic bike combo! RC8's design and...

Fantastic bike combo! RC8's design and performance deserves more popularity!
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By sushi7474
Do not forget about other options - Alberto...

Do not forget about other options - Alberto Dottori does pretty nice conversions of enduro bikes - check here: http://www.albertodottori.net/
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By sushi7474
Few more photos :-)

Hello gentlemen - few more photos from the recent trip without particular order - hope you enjoy!

Roman

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c315/sushi7474/P4200092_zps155eddcf.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By sushi7474
Be aware that the road from Misour - Guercif -...

Be aware that the road from Misour - Guercif - Ketama - Chefchaouen is in the middle of the "marihuana farms" region and locals might be hostile at times. The landscape is wonderful (imagine 250 km...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By sushi7474
Morocco 2014 - on- and off-road on a Moto Morini

Hello gentlemen,

This is my first road report from a recent trip to Morocco. I published it already on the italian GP forum, but might be also interesting for the ADV folks :-)
It was already...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By sushi7474
Long live the legend! R.I.P.

Long live the legend!

R.I.P.
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,783
Posted By sushi7474
Bimota enduro

Very nice bike!

I see it more as an competition for the KTM 950 SuperEnduro, than a real ADV bike. It would still need a main stand, skid plate and a decent shield, but all in all a very nice...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,757
Posted By sushi7474
Thumb Fantastic bike

^^^ - This is one beautiful bike!! What is it?
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,460
Views: 624,164
Posted By sushi7474
Thumb Very nice! I never get tired looking at the...

Very nice!

I never get tired looking at the 749/ 999 series - especially in the "S" flavour :thumbup
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By sushi7474
In my experience, the EXP performed (much) better...

In my experience, the EXP performed (much) better in wet conditions (rain) and still able to make ~10.000 km/ rubber.
IMHO, the potential "cost saving" does not make up for the additional safety the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By sushi7474
Great news that the new owners re-started the...

Great news that the new owners re-started the company!

I for one am more than happy that these great bikes will be available again!
Forum: EMEA 03-08-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,351
Posted By sushi7474
Bosnie, Cosovo, Joegoslavia, etc

Hello,
I did several trip to Bosnia and ex-Yugoslavia (you probably mean Serbia/ Montenegro/ Macedonia?) in the last couple of years (last one in 2011).
All mentioned countries are pretty safe,...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,085
Posted By sushi7474
Granpasso touring

Gentlemen,

the GP is a great on/ off-road tourer - definitely not a comparison to the old Caponord :evil.

The bike is super reliable, until now (15.000 km/ 2 yrs) - only standard service, oil...
Forum: EMEA 10-22-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By sushi7474
Thumb Roads in Balkans

Hello,

I have done several trips in ex-YU countries. Depending on available time, I would propose:

- Zadar - Split (coastal road) - Gorna Tijarica (boarder crossing to Bosnia)
- Gorna...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,456
Posted By sushi7474
I LIKE! :lurk BTW - how do you consider the...

I LIKE! :lurk

BTW - how do you consider the overall security situation - would you travel alone (single bike) in Ukraine or Moldovia?

Thanks
R.
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,779
Posted By sushi7474
Thumb Very nice trip plan - waiting for more!

Very nice trip plan - waiting for more!
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,670
Posted By sushi7474
Tourance vs. Tourance EXP

I have ridden both Tourances (regular and EXP) and must say:

- Regular Tourance will probably last longer
- The EXP has FAR superior characteristics when driving in rain

Since I value my...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 82,362
Posted By sushi7474
Pelopones - road conditions

Hi guys,

I have heard, the road surface in Pelopones, which is target of my next trip, is said to be very slippery, due to a specific tarmac mixture (those roads should have a light gray color)....
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 82,362
Posted By sushi7474
Thumb Fantastic thread!

A great thread, gentlemen!

exactly what I need for planning a spring trip to Greece - thanks a lot! :thumbup


Roman
Forum: Racing 01-10-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,003,165
Posted By sushi7474
According to the information from the team,...

According to the information from the team, Svitko heard some strange noises coming from engine at 300th km, but there was no loss of performance or other issues. However, at the 318th km, the engine...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,442
Posted By sushi7474
I might be the only one to step in - :-) ...

I might be the only one to step in - :-)

So, this is waht I dislike about the Strom:

- design of lights (already mentioned)
- 3-spoke wheels
- absolutely "non-sporty" (a.k.a. funny)...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By sushi7474
Rukka Kalahari - final update

As mentioned before - Is ent the trousers to the vendor.

Just after few days, he replied that he does not consider the damages to be reparable and suggested either replacement trousers (new) or...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By sushi7474
Small update - I got a full money refund today...

Small update - I got a full money refund today for the jacket, let´s see, what the "pants-vendor" says to me...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By sushi7474
Kalahari - repair or money refund?

Thank you guys for the support/ input...



I am somehow perplexed now - should I completely withdraw from the "repair"-complications and request a full money refund? Does it make more sense...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By sushi7474
Well, for the ride I removed both the inner liner...

Well, for the ride I removed both the inner liner and hip-protectors. It was a pretty loose fit for my build, so no issues there. (Also I cannot imagine, how I could stretch the fabric on the collar...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By sushi7474
Short review of the Rukka Kalahari suit

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I thought about posting a review about a recently bought Kalahari set (jacket + trousers)...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,135
Posted By sushi7474
Rain gloves

I have made great experience with regular diving neoprene gloves. They will keep you dry and better than any gore-tex or leather-based products.

Of course, they are not built for any "contact...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,361
Posted By sushi7474
Well, the latest news are that a new Canadian...

Well, the latest news are that a new Canadian investor will re-start operations as of September, so you might (hopefully) see some MMs going your way :-)
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13,929
Views: 4,926,504
Posted By sushi7474
Exactly, I second that - true not only for this...

Exactly, I second that - true not only for this thread...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,624
Posted By sushi7474
Granpasso

I am 5' 10", 32" inseam and my Granpasso is just a tad too high - but I like the feeling to ride a big bike :-)
Forum: EMEA 08-01-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,874
Posted By sushi7474
My trip to Balkans (2009)

Hi,
I did a very similar trip to Balkans last year. The route went through Hungary - Croatia - Bosnia - Serbia - Montenegro - and then home. We took 2nd/ 3rd class roads with limited traffic and...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By sushi7474
Moto Morini Granpasso

Definitely off-road-worthy the Granpasso, as proven during my recent trip to Romania (pic is from Muramares region).

Great bike that you will not regret to possess...
...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By sushi7474
Thumb Thank you cristi-mic! BTW, what are the...

Thank you cristi-mic!

BTW, what are the suggested roads like? Are they gravel/ dust or regular tarmac roads?

We do not take tents with us, so need to find guest houses or hotels, but have...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By sushi7474
Romania trip - July 2010 (trip draft included/ suggestions welcome)

Hi all,

we plan to make a trip to Romania, starting on 3.7. (saturday) and we want to stay approximately for 7-9 days (5 of them in Romania). I would appreciate any suggestions, in regards to...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,581
Posted By sushi7474
Caberg

HAve a Caberg Justissimo GT flip-up. Well built, with a built-in hideaway sun shield, Works great, but in speeds exceeding 160 kmh/100 mph is fairly loud...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By sushi7474
Granpasso

My advice - go for it!

The bike is simply amazing and it has a lot of character (admiring looks and interest from other bikers is included :evil )
The engine is probably the best I have ridden...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 42,624
Posted By sushi7474
Well, I second that with few more ideas: -...

Well, I second that with few more ideas:

- Performance 80-100 PS (1000 ccm V2)
- Seat height 80 cm
- Top speed 180-200 km/h
- Quality suspension components (WP or Ohlins)
- 19" front/ 17"...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,085
Posted By sushi7474
My new bike!

Hello all,

yesterday I have brought my new Granpasso 1200. Additionaly, the dealer installed:

- heated grips
- hand-guards (Acerbis, but branded as Morini)
- main stand
-12V socket for...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,085
Posted By sushi7474
Gentlemen, a bit OT, but as a fresh Granpasso...

Gentlemen,
a bit OT, but as a fresh Granpasso owner (pictures will come tommorrow) I wanted to register with the morini-riders forum.
I have tried via the normal way, but seemingly my login / email...
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