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Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 09:32 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Windshield mount modification

Jon, re moving the windshield, it sounds like your plan of attack is to move the stanchions forward (I believe there is room to move the stanchions forward maybe 3/4", but it also requires pulling...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 10:55 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
2014 Cheap Suit Road Tour

A few pics from my on-going long-term road trip.
Miss Sophia is just now at 17k miles and for the most part of the trip shes been loaded down like a rented mule, but has taken what I throw at her in...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10,594
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Posted By RAD3766
Additional battery ground

I recently installed a new battery in place of the leaking Yuasa. (They ALL leak.) I thought I was one of the lucky ones to escape all this leaking battery nonsense, never had the green fuzz on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
"Whiskey scooters"

Niche marketing...... :deal :freaky :huh

theduiscooter.com
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10,594
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Posted By RAD3766
Glad youre ok, that could've had an uglier ending.

Glad youre ok, that could've had an uglier ending.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
I plan on being there. :freaky

I plan on being there. :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
"Thanks for your concern; now, don't YOU plow...

"Thanks for your concern; now, don't YOU plow head on into any eighteen-wheelers on your drive home." :D
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 08:29 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Big Stella no-shows

I would like to attend, but my travel schedule doesn't fit right. :cry
I will however, be at the National Rally in Elkader and then onto New York. :clap
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Ah, somebody else that doesn't like mowing a...

Ah, somebody else that doesn't like mowing a lawn...... :freaky
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Next project....

Friday nights project, new wheels and tires mounted.
Trying a set of Heidenau K-76's; put on 300 miles over the weekend, happy enough with their manners.
Really liking the way the wheels look,...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Thanks for that info gents. :nod

Thanks for that info gents. :nod
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Todays project...... Risers!

Finally got around to ordering Rox risers for Sophia; installed them this morning. I went with the 1R-P2PP's.
The first order of business was replacing the stock Allen bolts that came with the...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
oil dipstick fix

The fix is in. :deal
As mentioned by Fortrider in post 6518, do away with the plastic nut by replacing the dipstick.
I just picked one up from AF1; it had to be ordered, but only took a few days...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,638
Posted By RAD3766
Idjit. Poor bike. :cry

Idjit. Poor bike. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2013, 01:32 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Well played good sir, well played indeed. :mully ...

Well played good sir, well played indeed. :mully :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 10:37 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Moto Whatsy?

Out and about on the Stelvio......
"Um, nice bike..... " (long pause, usually accomponied by some head scratching) Oh, its a Moto Guzzi, hey cool....." more long pause.....
"Erm.... who makes...
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2013, 06:28 PM
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Views: 163,972
Posted By RAD3766
Brian, PM sent. :deal

Brian,
PM sent. :deal
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2013, 05:28 PM
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Views: 163,972
Posted By RAD3766
Huzzah! Oh, dem is some bright lights. :D I...

Huzzah! Oh, dem is some bright lights. :D
I have em mounted in a double stack for the moment, may move the lower lights to a different location, but for now Im diggin the light pattern displayed to...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 09:49 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
I will post up any info I get once I get the bike...

I will post up any info I get once I get the bike back, which may not be until Saturday now. (scheduling conflict on my part.)
Im also tending to think the handlebar switch will be the culprit.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 08:36 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Just dropped Sophia off at MPH for her 10k...

Just dropped Sophia off at MPH for her 10k service, a bit overdue. :augie
(although I did change the oil before heading off on a recent trip)
3 minor issues of note while shes in for service:
- I...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2013, 01:20 PM
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Views: 163,972
Posted By RAD3766
Invoice received, PayPal sent........Let there be...

Invoice received, PayPal sent........Let there be light(s). :clap
Will post a pic after install in a few weeks.....Im outta town. :cry
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2013, 03:50 PM
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Views: 163,972
Posted By RAD3766
Thanks Brian

Thanks Brian,
The Hella lights are known for shorting out (which kills the charging circuit the way Luigi decided to wire these bikes at the factory, resulting in a dead battery) or breaking their...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2013, 01:39 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Oh yes, thats a given. For those wanting/...

Oh yes, thats a given.
For those wanting/ needing to know;
The BLUE is #242 Threadlocker (removeable with normal hand tools)
The RED is #271 Threadlocker (pretty much a permanent fix, requires...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2013, 09:42 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
While youre on a fishing expedition for the grip...

While youre on a fishing expedition for the grip wires, once the tank is off check the top motor mount bolts, I think its been everybodies experience to find them loose or even backed out altogether....
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 163,972
Posted By RAD3766
Pricing for lights only.

Hey Brian,
Im interested in buying 4 of the MM10 lights (no harness or switches etc. needed) as a replacement for the Hella lights that came from the factory on my Moto-Guzzi Stelvio; these have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2013, 10:12 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Out and about on the Plains

A few shots from this past week returning from Pembina ND to Houston.
Wish I had taken a lot more pics, the Plains are really stunningly beautiful.

Central North Dakota
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 71,225
Posted By RAD3766
Geographic centers of North America and the USA

http://rad3766.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-road-trip/i-LpHcs3w/0/L/IMG_0040-L.jpg (http://rad3766.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-road-trip/31705172_bfDfw3#!i=2748699031&k=LpHcs3w&lb=1&s=A)

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2013, 07:54 PM
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Views: 157,366
Posted By RAD3766
Attempt #2, home to the Kansas Motorcycle Museum

......when in doubt, read the tutorial....:deal

http://rad3766.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-road-trip/i-bwMrhCQ/0/L/IMG_0216-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2013, 07:33 PM
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Views: 157,366
Posted By RAD3766
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 10:09 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Not on the 13's, well mine anyway. :huh I...

Not on the 13's, well mine anyway. :huh

I had them on my Harley bagger, made it so easy to check the air that I actually checked it once in awhile. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2013, 11:22 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
Im getting Sophia ready for a 1650 mile Border to...

Im getting Sophia ready for a 1650 mile Border to Border ride that will take place over Labor Day weekend; I considered the AMS piece, but Im not to keen on adding seat height even though I can flat...
Forum: Face plant 05-30-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 90,720
Posted By RAD3766
Diesel, How are you progressing in your...

Diesel,
How are you progressing in your recovery?
Well I hope, as we all do. :ear
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2013, 02:47 PM
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Posted By RAD3766
I would be interested. Im liking the idea of all...

I would be interested. Im liking the idea of all metal baffles and per Quills website theres a 'lifetime' warranty on the can. :deal
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2013, 07:55 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Ah, another Texas Stelvio. :clap :freakyCongrats.

Ah, another Texas Stelvio. :clap :freakyCongrats.
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2013, 11:14 AM
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Posted By RAD3766
Battery cables

Thank you for that information Peter. :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2013, 08:43 PM
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Views: 48,425
Posted By RAD3766
Katy Texas

Dig the stained glass windows. :wink:
http://rad3766.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SuzyandSophia/i-KnsBCqR/1/L/IMG_3828-L.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10,594
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Posted By RAD3766
Huzzah! :clap Turns out the problem was a...

Huzzah! :clap Turns out the problem was a cross-threaded bolt for the ground cable under/behind the starter. :huh
Being that the bolt was crossed it would have felt tight to the guy spinning the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-12-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 48,425
Posted By RAD3766
Brookshire Texas

http://rad3766.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SuzyandSophia/i-4FC7vjG/0/L/100_3521-L.jpg (http://rad3766.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SuzyandSophia/29294350_cR6kt5#!i=2498113298&k=4FC7vjG&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10,594
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Posted By RAD3766
Absolutely will keep everybody up to speed. ...

Absolutely will keep everybody up to speed.
Despite this problem, Im still very happy with her, just a bit of teething pains. Hope you enjoy your ride as much as I have mine.
(put on close to 1450...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,374,280
Posted By RAD3766
Aw nuts.

Well, Sophia wasnt feeling it this morning. :sick
When I went to start her up this morning, turned the key to 'on', hit the start button and was rewarded with a single loud click and then the dash...
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