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Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Milar
Cool bike. Love mine. Keep us updated on...

Cool bike. Love mine. Keep us updated on changes. I'm subscribed.

M
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,154,206
Posted By Milar
It appears the Zongshen 250cc Adventure bike is...

It appears the Zongshen 250cc Adventure bike is coming to the USA. If the motor is as good as you believe, it might be interesting.

M
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,271
Views: 3,321,450
Posted By Milar
[QUOTE=kaput13;24904899][QUOTE=JagLite;24903382]Ho...

[QUOTE=kaput13;24904899][QUOTE=JagLite;24903382]However, it is not a cafe' bike.
It is a street tracker and very well done.
It should be posted in the flat track and street tracker thread.
/QUOTE]...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 39,670
Posted By Milar
I'm not exactly sure what "based on the same...

I'm not exactly sure what "based on the same platform" means. But the dirt bike frames and the RC8/Duke 990 frames are very, very different. For instance, the RC8 uses are very steep 66.7 degree...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 39,670
Posted By Milar
Some of you may have read this, but it appears...

Some of you may have read this, but it appears the 390 Adventure is dead for now:

http://www.advpulse.com/adv-bikes/hopes-dashed-2015-ktm-390-adventure/
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Milar
Of those bikes my personal favorite is an R1100S....

Of those bikes my personal favorite is an R1100S.
I've owned 2.

M
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 228,083
Posted By Milar
My 2002 Scura. ...

My 2002 Scura.

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/Scura900_zpseae18571.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/drdezmo/media/Scura900_zpseae18571.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,138
Posted By Milar
Help me out here. I've ridden the Ninja and...

Help me out here. I've ridden the Ninja and liked it. But it was a test ride. You live in Nova Scotia and I live in Arizona. Polar opposites. Here freeways are marked 75 mph and most cruise 80+....
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,138
Posted By Milar
I just completed a 7 day, 2000 mile trip on my...

I just completed a 7 day, 2000 mile trip on my Duke. It included crossing the Mojave on I-8 at 75/80 mph. And tearing up The San Bernadino Mountains.

You gotta ask yourself, what do you want? ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Milar
Are MZ Skorpions Sport Cup's for riders or collectors?

I enjoy singles. My Duke 690 is my primary ride. But it's more a dirt bike/motard based ride . I'd like a single with a road racing pedigree.

What are peoples thoughts on the MZ Sport Cup? ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,154,206
Posted By Milar
I tried something new this year. Normally I...

I tried something new this year. Normally I purchase a new helmet. Often nearly $500. And I keep it for too long because it is expensive to replace. I know helmets get old.

This year I bought...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,138
Posted By Milar
$7100 for a leftover 2013 Duke 690 at Apache...

$7100 for a leftover 2013 Duke 690 at Apache Motorcycles here in Phoenix.

M
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,138
Posted By Milar
I live in the east valley and got mine from Ride...

I live in the east valley and got mine from Ride Now Euro in Chandler.

I know of one other guy in the east valley that has one.
Looks like they are selling well in Arizona.

M
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Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By Milar
The K bike lineup is down to just 1 bike. I...

The K bike lineup is down to just 1 bike. I suspect BMW will kill the line off in a year or two.

M
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,702
Posted By Milar
Firm. It's not like a long travel, plush, mx...

Firm. It's not like a long travel, plush, mx suspension.

M
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,702
Posted By Milar
Can anyone tell me how much you paid for the...

Can anyone tell me how much you paid for the first service?

Thanks,

M
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,702
Posted By Milar
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/I...

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/IMG_1177_zps44ef510b.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/drdezmo/media/IMG_1177_zps44ef510b.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,739
Posted By Milar
I've generally found riding enjoyment is not...

I've generally found riding enjoyment is not dependent on $$$$'s spent.

I have as much fun riding my $3,000 bike as my $13,000 bike.

M
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,185
Posted By Milar
:clap :clap :clap :clap

:clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 228,083
Posted By Milar
Not a lot of Breva's have been posted. ...

Not a lot of Breva's have been posted.


http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/Breva1_zps7a5c0ba5.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/drdezmo/media/Breva1_zps7a5c0ba5.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 188,036
Posted By Milar
Down anyone know why the F800R has disappeared...

Down anyone know why the F800R has disappeared from BMW USA's website?

M
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,732
Posted By Milar
Got a link for that? A quick google search...

Got a link for that? A quick google search didn't find anything.

M
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,936
Posted By Milar
Just a lovely bike! I've never heard of the...

Just a lovely bike! I've never heard of the shop. I'll have to check them out.

M
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,092
Posted By Milar
I grew up on airheads. Great bikes. The new...

I grew up on airheads. Great bikes. The new stuff just isn't as reliable and a lot of the parts are cheap. 2 of my die hard BMW buddies are now on KTM's. I'm on Guzzi's.

T
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 76,874
Posted By Milar
I've owned numerous R100's, 3 R1100's and 5...

I've owned numerous R100's, 3 R1100's and 5 Guzzi's. If you like the R bikes you'll probably like a Guzzi. As far as reliability, my Guzzi's have been more reliable than my late model BMW's. IMHO...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 228,083
Posted By Milar
There are 4 maps for the 8V Griso. 01, 02, 03...

There are 4 maps for the 8V Griso. 01, 02, 03 and 68S. My '09 8V had the 01 map and it had similar issues. You want either the 03 which is what comes in the current models or the 68S which is for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 228,083
Posted By Milar
Looks like you have some beautiful roads in...

Looks like you have some beautiful roads in Sweden. I may have to come there and ride someday. My great-grandparents immigrated to the USA from there many years ago.

T
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 228,083
Posted By Milar
That's one fine photograph. M

That's one fine photograph.

M
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 97,643
Posted By Milar
Hi Mike: First of all thanks for your work. It's...

Hi Mike: First of all thanks for your work. It's usually a thankless job. Here's my FWIW: you are never going to please everybody. So do what you want and let people decide if they want to attend....
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 97,643
Posted By Milar
http://forum.guzzitech.com/forum/170/10652.html

http://forum.guzzitech.com/forum/170/10652.html
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 36,612
Posted By Milar
Here's a thread from Guzzi Tech about how to...

Here's a thread from Guzzi Tech about how to adjust the Griso suspension with these suggested settings:

Front
compression: 1/4 T (stock: 1 T)
rebound: 2 1/4 T (stock: 1.5 T)
preload: 5th mark...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,737
Posted By Milar
No offense sir, but I'd trust the word of a man...

No offense sir, but I'd trust the word of a man I've known for over 20 years and has always dealt honestly with me over that of a stranger who has NO experience with the new bike.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,737
Posted By Milar
I spoke with my old buddy Marty at GoMoto in...

I spoke with my old buddy Marty at GoMoto in Minneapolis. He's an Enfield dealer and rides one of the new unit construction bikes. He says it is waaay better than the old motor. Much more...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 76,874
Posted By Milar
Look what just wandered into my garage. A 1996...

Look what just wandered into my garage. A 1996 Sport 1100.

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k485/drdezmo/Sport.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,520,963
Posted By Milar
If anyone is interested, I posted my 950SE/SM...

If anyone is interested, I posted my 950SE/SM tank bag for sale on Ebay. They are kind of hard to find since KTM discontinued them.

M
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Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 76,874
Posted By Milar
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Americas 09-03-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Milar
Much of the movie Easy Rider was filmed in...

Much of the movie Easy Rider was filmed in Flagstaff. If you are a fan of the movie some of the locations are close to your route. The Pine Breeze Motel where Wyatt and Billy stop for the night and...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Milar
The obvious answer is old Rt 66. The longest...

The obvious answer is old Rt 66. The longest stretch of the old road in America. Head up to Flag and take I-40 west to Ash Fork. Another couple of miles and you'll see the exit. Along the route:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-30-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 46,123
Posted By Milar
I'm subscribed. :ear Should be very...

I'm subscribed. :ear
Should be very interesting.

M
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9,891
Views: 1,520,963
Posted By Milar
I've developed a small oil drip on the bottom of...

I've developed a small oil drip on the bottom of the bike. I've tightened the drain plug and it didn't help. I double gasketed the plug and I still get a couple of drips when parked overnight. Any...
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