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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16,594
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Posted By Ham
My son has the Seat Concept and loves it. I have...

My son has the Seat Concept and loves it. I have the Renazco....totally tranformed the bike. Both excellent. Concepts is much cheaper.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Never mind. Read your profile. Explains...

Never mind. Read your profile. Explains everything.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Thats the point sCfrank. They really did...

Thats the point sCfrank.

They really did notice:) But maybe you just aren't of the Guzzi faithful?

Last year I got to the top of South Mountain, took some pics with my wife, came back and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 173,383
Posted By Ham
I wonder if we rode together Skierd. My wife and...

I wonder if we rode together Skierd. My wife and I were only interested in the Roadmaster. It didn't dissappoint.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Ya it was coated with this yellow pollen stuff...

Ya it was coated with this yellow pollen stuff from sitting under a tree at the parking spot. Didn't really realize it until I was well on the road. And no, its not OCD:)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Stopped at a major gas station south of Superior,...

Stopped at a major gas station south of Superior, Az after an amazing ride through the mountains, green desert, and 10% grade. Shortly after pulling in to refuel for what turns out to be an amazing...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,476
Views: 3,393,635
Posted By Ham
Man I love that '81 Honda, thats what my wife and...

Man I love that '81 Honda, thats what my wife and I rode throughout medical school looking for potential practice sites. It was such a low maitenance high out put fun motorcycle and I had a full...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-13-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Bona Fide - Bootshd, Actually take care of...

Bona Fide - Bootshd,

Actually take care of the AUX light problem by doing the above and switch to a LED. They are mainly to be seen and not run over. The turn signals are more visually powerful...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-13-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Sockmonkey. Me thinks you are over thinking...

Sockmonkey.

Me thinks you are over thinking this.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,360
Posted By Ham
You know these days there are a lot of options. I...

You know these days there are a lot of options. I did wind up with the CEE BAILEY tall as I am 6' with a long body. However what seems to be lost is what we discovered. A tremendous amount of the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-13-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Bona Fide, ...

Bona Fide, Of course you need dealerships to help you on the warranty:) There is a nice kit to convert the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
You know Don, I am just not going to let you...

You know Don, I am just not going to let you state what you state. Everybody knows the one guy that has problems is much more likely to post, many times, if something new doesn't work. I think the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
Don. First of all I am sure there are tons...

Don.

First of all I am sure there are tons of us that ride at subzero temperatures. I am quite clear from the onset that the weakness found, reported, on any lithium, is cold. But then again,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
Don. Looked it up. Put in the one...

Don.

Looked it up. Put in the one suggested. Works like a charm. When I research these things I know all about them but when they work i move on. Not at home right now.

I read a voracious...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
And yes, sealed is a bit deceiving, but usually...

And yes, sealed is a bit deceiving, but usually the battery is shot before thats an issue.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
Don my Shorai is full sized. And weighs virtually...

Don my Shorai is full sized. And weighs virtually nothing. It does cost, but good grief how do you ever to expand technology if you don't reward the smart guys? It stays charged for months.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Im not sure you guys got that. After the tune...

Im not sure you guys got that. After the tune all the things we know have been niggling issues at various RPMs are gone. Do you think the factory now has it right or a fix, and as a result they are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
LinusP3 I have heard that if the...

LinusP3

I have heard that if the temperature gets cold, not sure how cold, and sitting not running the voltage may let you down. But I tend not to ride in the snow anyway, and my garage is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-09-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Had a great ride yesterday AM around to South...

Had a great ride yesterday AM around to South Park in Phoenix two up with my wife. About 65-75 degrees throughout but nearly 80 degrees at the end. Variety of riding.

So. MPG excellent at 48-50....
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,062,107
Posted By Ham
LinusP3, I use a Shorai and it works better...

LinusP3,

I use a Shorai and it works better than well. Taking about 8 lbs out that high will surprise you how much it helps riding the bike. BMW started out well putting the fuel down below and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 1,172,559
Posted By Ham
DKCJ I don't agree. Until KTM can make a...

DKCJ

I don't agree. Until KTM can make a great seat and the ability to sit into the bike it will be limited to being not the best. Yes I know how to ride off road, they just won't make the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Ham
Indian road tests at Rideone, Chandler, AZ

Took a group ride at the open house at Rideone's BMW/Indian dealership today. Amazingly I have never been on a group ride and it was quite enjoyable.

I had been hankering to ride the Roadmaster...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-06-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Well back in Chandler Az for a month of rehab....

Well back in Chandler Az for a month of rehab. Dropped the Guzzi off at Rideone. They are stock full of every kind of Triumph and Ducati and even have one orange Stelvio, and several V7s.

I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Excellent suggestions. And for once, Handy Lift,...

Excellent suggestions. And for once, Handy Lift, is sold at a major distributor in Billings, Montana. At least I can stop and see them in person. Loving that orange and black.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Okay no doubt there is already a thread on this...

Okay no doubt there is already a thread on this but I am way too lazy to do a search.

What lift/stand would you guys suggest is the best for my garage for working easily on my Stelvio?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,138
Posted By Ham
Murdock2002. Something that doesn't get...

Murdock2002.

Something that doesn't get enough air time about the Stelvio is that you sit down into the bike. That is a huge reason I do not care for KTMs at all, which is too bad since to look at...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-17-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
I shouldn't say ran, instead, run. I use the...

I shouldn't say ran, instead, run. I use the Dakar on my more knarly runs.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-17-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Yes GSBS you are so right. If you have a Stelvio...

Yes GSBS you are so right. If you have a Stelvio then we are nearly twins. My 2001 easily tops 60 and when riding through the rockies I have yielded 75+ full loaded. Most people don't believe that...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
My mirrors are hanging in there pretty good so...

My mirrors are hanging in there pretty good so far, but everytime I go through severe wash boards etc I cringe.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-14-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,138
Posted By Ham
Not knowing your age, size, strength, it is hard...

Not knowing your age, size, strength, it is hard to advise. Test rides can be fun but don't tell you much really unless the bike just sucks.
In my corner of the world strong cross winds occur from...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Back to Stelvios. New front tire on to...

Back to Stelvios.

New front tire on to match the back. Pretty easy change out.

New locks on bags.

Almost ready for Arizona.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 373,430
Posted By Ham
Southern California.....picture me feigning...

Southern California.....picture me feigning interest....uh no. I prefer somewhere that hasn't forgot what rain is.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
I told you they landed dam'it! ...

I told you they landed dam'it!

http://evilclown.smugmug.com/photos/i-Gr3s2ng/0/XL/i-Gr3s2ng-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 373,430
Posted By Ham
So a question here. What is the best way to seal...

So a question here. What is the best way to seal out the cold leak around standard roll up garage doors. Any tips or products?
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 42,540
Posted By Ham
Those 80's and 90's bikes were great, innovative,...

Those 80's and 90's bikes were great, innovative, etc. They didn't sell in great numbers because nothing sold in great numbers. People simply stopped buying motorcycles for a while just like they...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Man guys I have to say that after about 3500...

Man guys I have to say that after about 3500 miles my Stelvio is totally smooth. I guess its not that much of a stretch that there could be just enough variation in the production to have a few a...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-19-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Hey thanks Redwag! That's exactly the shop I was...

Hey thanks Redwag! That's exactly the shop I was referring to so you just made up my mind. And yes, I will look you guys up down there...so far its been surprisingly lonely in March down...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Thanks Sock Monkey and d......, appreciate the...

Thanks Sock Monkey and d......, appreciate the input. I know the Guzzi dealership in Phoenix changed hands last year and became much much friendlier but haven't heard anyone comment on their...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12,606
Views: 1,762,762
Posted By Ham
Need you folks opinion. It is time form my...

Need you folks opinion. It is time form my Stelvio's 8,000 mile first major. I bought it at Empire Cycle in Spokane and they were super people. I did the first fluid change myself without trouble....
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 739,230
Posted By Ham
Just a note. Put the XT350 up for sale last year...

Just a note. Put the XT350 up for sale last year at one of my busy local dealers.....didn't sell....well finally for 400$. Had new tires, cables, sprockets, chains, etc. Ran great. Just nobody...
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