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Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,123
Posted By Lefty52
Congrats, she's a beauty! Dave and the crew at...

Congrats, she's a beauty! Dave and the crew at MotoInternational are first rate in my book, I took a bus up to Seattle from Salem OR. to buy my Breva750, Dave picked me up at the station and took...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,723
Posted By Lefty52
Moto Guzzi Breva 750 $8K 50 miles to the gallon,...

Moto Guzzi Breva 750 $8K 50 miles to the gallon, 401 lbs,
4.75 gal. tank shaft drive and more fun than you can imagine. Comes in red too! http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/lefty52/130.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,853
Posted By Lefty52
May I suggest the bike I just bought, it has all...

May I suggest the bike I just bought, it has all the criteria that you are looking for. Add to the fact that it's just flat out beautiful and Italian.It's an 07 Moto Guzzi Breva 750. Check out the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 36,820
Posted By Lefty52
Sweetest ride I've ever had and a beauty to look...

Sweetest ride I've ever had and a beauty to look at as well: 07 MG Breva 750

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/lefty52/130-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,731
Posted By Lefty52
As Promised The Picture

I couldn't be happier, those amazing Italians, food, wine, art, fashion, women and motor bikes.
http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/lefty52/130.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 231,198
Posted By Lefty52
Here's my new 07 Breva 750. I bought it from Moto...

Here's my new 07 Breva 750. I bought it from Moto International in Seattle, WA, $6844 OTD. These guys are the BEST! I rode it home to Salem, Oregon, 370 of the sweetest miles on a bike:clap...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,731
Posted By Lefty52
About to join the club

Tomorrow morning I board the train in Salem, Oregon (where I live) and start my Guzzi journey. I'm going to Moto International in Seattle, Washington to pick up my brand new 2007 Breva 750, in black....
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
Leaving The Fold

Well, I've just posted my DR650 at the "bikes for sale" thread. It's been great but I'm feeling safer on the road and want to explore the world of Moto Guzzi(Breva750). so if anyone's interested it's...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 412,453
Posted By Lefty52
I've owned both, after the disco's I'd never go...

I've owned both, after the disco's I'd never go back to the gaerne's. Disco(IMHO) better fit and much more comfortable and quicker break in.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
Hey guys thanks a million:clap Eugene I almost...

Hey guys thanks a million:clap Eugene I almost pulled the trigger on these and then.....

Sarah, This guy does street bikes only, but big thanks!
My bro-in-law has had good dealings with Green's;...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
Needed Left Foot Peg Bracket Please

It's an emergency! I need the left foot peg bracket, part#435203E00. I'm leaving for my cross country trip on June 3rd, so you can see I desperate. Suzuki is out of stock and I can't seem to find one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
I bought a Rev'It Sirocco jacket for a x-country...

I bought a Rev'It Sirocco jacket for a x-country ride this summer, best jacket I've ever owned. Excellent fit, finish and protection, with all the ventilation you could ask for. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By Lefty52
I bought the Gaerne Balance Pro-Tech and they...

I bought the Gaerne Balance Pro-Tech and they were too wide and long for me. Let me explain; I usually take a 10.5/11"D" US depending on the boot. In European size a 45 fits me great. Gaerne's sizing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 147,353
Posted By Lefty52
:wave Sarah, I've read some post's about the...

:wave Sarah,
I've read some post's about the Cee Bailey flopping about in the wind due to it's height and lack of support. Just thought I'd pass that on, as it was one of the shields I'd considered.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 147,353
Posted By Lefty52
I know this has been done before but for a total...

I know this has been done before but for a total of $48.00 it's worth every penny:thumbup KLR650 windscreen and three nylon bolts/nuts.
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By Lefty52
Thanks:wave Well, as for the windshield, after my...

Thanks:wave Well, as for the windshield, after my accident: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=332918
I cracked the headlight cover, so I bought a 2005 replacement as the top of the 08...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By Lefty52
Sarah, I'm leaving next Tuesday for my...

Sarah,

I'm leaving next Tuesday for my x-country trip and just put a set of DURO's on. I read all the posts and said "what the hey diddy", for the price and the positive reviews, I'm gonna roll...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By Lefty52
+1 for Revpack, these folks are the real...

+1 for Revpack, these folks are the real deal:clap :clap :clap And the pricing ain't bad either
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
I've got an Acerbis tank and the hand choke is...

I've got an Acerbis tank and the hand choke is hard to reach on my 08. It's not the tank it's the length of the hand choke, it sits behind the throttle cables. I'm not sure there was an advantage to...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,412
Posted By Lefty52
Here's the kit

After reading all the posts here, and making what I hope are the right choices, here's my kit for the x-country trip on my DR 650. What's not shown is a Moose Racing fender bag that holds my tire...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 03:12 AM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
Sarah check out revpack.com great folks,...

Sarah check out revpack.com great folks, excellent products and very easy on the wallet. I bought their tourbag and tankbag jr. for my x-country trip. With rain covers and shipping under $200.:rofl
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,362
Posted By Lefty52
Having read this thread from start to finish, I'd...

Having read this thread from start to finish, I'd say there's apparently no shortage of passion about tires in the asylum. I'm about to travel US Rt.20 from Pittsfield Massachusetts to Salem Oregon...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
I'm freakin' out!

Let me preface this post by saying that in the world of mechanical things and moving parts, I truly am severely handicapped. Zippers still confuse me, a fork is a tool I can use with ease(no moving...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By Lefty52
OK, I didn't want to have to do this..... Yes...

OK, I didn't want to have to do this..... Yes that's me in the picture:wink:
Forum: Face plant 05-08-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By Lefty52
Going really well, I have a daughter graduating...

Going really well, I have a daughter graduating from college on May 31st and a 12 week old son. The baby was the deal breaker before she'd continue dating me and I said yes. Hell I love being a dad...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 147,353
Posted By Lefty52
After looking at the options, reading the posts...

After looking at the options, reading the posts and riding the bike for long periods of time, I've decided. I'm going with the KLR stock(not the tall) windshield. Reasons being, inexpensive($45.00),...
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By Lefty52
Because she is, Lefty 56, Libby 27 and the baby...

Because she is, Lefty 56, Libby 27 and the baby is (Gus) 9 weeks old.
Hell the fall was not that big a deal, last March I had a
Vasectomy reversal:knary
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,912
Posted By Lefty52
In our thoughts, and prayers go out to all:raabia

In our thoughts, and prayers go out to all:raabia
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2008, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By Lefty52
Hardcore riding home with broken bits though, or...

Hardcore riding home with broken bits though, or didn’t they hurt that much until the adrenalin wore off?[/quote]

They hurt like hell, but I had no choice, wife home with the baby and me on a...
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By Lefty52
Thanks for the well wishes and humor, much...

Thanks for the well wishes and humor, much appreciated :D

BTW I want to let everyone know I was wearing, Rev'It Sirocco jacket w/CE armor, Gaerne Pro-Tech boots, Shoei MX helmet, gloves and...
Forum: Face plant 04-18-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,550
Posted By Lefty52
If you're gonna go down 4 the 1st time...

Just got my DR650 March 3rd. Never had a dual sport bike before, never took a bike off road before, never thought at 56 I'd be doing some crazy a$$ $hit. Coming down a gravel road at about 20 MPH,...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,826
Posted By Lefty52
Same problem here:2cry The right boot has one...

Same problem here:2cry The right boot has one spot that digs into my lateral malleolus(outside ankle). I've tried to bend and soften the support piece to no avail. I want to wear these boots as a...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By Lefty52
]There are only 2 top of the line motorcycle...

]There are only 2 top of the line motorcycle clothing outlets. Aerostich and Moto Port (aka CylcePort). Everything else is second rate. I own both and agree 100% with the review below.

And my...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,030
Posted By Lefty52
+1 Had my DR650 header done, happy I did....

+1 Had my DR650 header done, happy I did. Lengthens the life of the header, and reduces heat in header and engine. For $80.00 it was well worth it:clap
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 21,315
Posted By Lefty52
Randy, Are there any plans for a slip-on,...

Randy,

Are there any plans for a slip-on, non-repack, silencer, with spark arrester for the Suzuki DR650? There more than a few of us who'd buy one, in a heart beat. As long as I'm asking for the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
Zapp, Thanks for the input, I'm not saying that...

Zapp,
Thanks for the input, I'm not saying that the IMS is not a good or useful tank, it's just that I've never read anything about quality problems with Acerbis and there are a # of threads about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
I wanted a larger fuel tank, and the posts I've...

I wanted a larger fuel tank, and the posts I've read about the IMS tank have left me less than impressed. I agree the $200.00 for the Acerbis seems like too much for too little, but I wanted a tank...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 99,972
Views: 19,199,239
Posted By Lefty52
Acerbis Fuel Tanks Out of Stock?

Called my dealer to day to order an Acerbis 4.0 gal. tank. Got a call back from him saying that all the distributors he called were out of stock. So he called Acerbis direct only to be told they...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,981
Posted By Lefty52
I just got the Gaerne "Balance, Pro-Tech" boots...

I just got the Gaerne "Balance, Pro-Tech" boots for very much the same needs you posted. They're great:clap About $230.00 and built to last, and walk in comfortably.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,528
Posted By Lefty52
Rev'it Sirocco Jacket Review

I’ve just purchased a Rev’It Sirocco jacket and thought I’d give a review and first impressions. This jacket is new for 2008 and is being billed as a “warm weather” jacket. I looked for a jacket that...
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