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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-22-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By XT Traveler
Wondered how someone could have 18,000 plus...

Wondered how someone could have 18,000 plus posts! :evil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-22-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Thanks !! And yes. I'm with you -- I sure wish...

Thanks !! And yes. I'm with you -- I sure wish they'd gone with the SW Motech quick detach, I have those for my DRZ400S (for trips like the KAT or TAT) and they are great !
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-21-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12,127
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Posted By XT Traveler
[QUOTE=danketchpel;25969236] I really don't use...

[QUOTE=danketchpel;25969236]
I really don't use the boxes unless I'm on a long trip. I leave my racks off and mount them up when I need them. I made some tapped spacers so it's pretty quick to mount...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12,127
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Posted By XT Traveler
I'm a long waisted 6'2" and 220 lbs and have had...

I'm a long waisted 6'2" and 220 lbs and have had an 1150 GS, and a 1000 V Strom and my current NTX. For me and my wife the ergos work quite well and are similar to my 1150GS and more comfrtable than...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Yamaha had this platform back in the late 80's. ...

Yamaha had this platform back in the late 80's. It was kind of heavy and never was sold in the US but was in Canada. Would love to have seen where Yamaha could have evolved it to by now (25 years)....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
[QUOTE=bmacneil2008;25951178]Totally agree, for...

[QUOTE=bmacneil2008;25951178]Totally agree, for long haul's my Stelvio is the go to bike but for local runs and fire roads, worked on a Versys and added 17"/19" spoked rims, PC, Shinkos and a Yoshi...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By XT Traveler
I have both the Adventure Spec Crash Bars and...

I have both the Adventure Spec Crash Bars and Bash Plate and am very impressed with them. They are VERY rugged, fit extremely well, and are easy to install. They get my vote for sure !
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16,464
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Posted By XT Traveler
Sure looks like a nice place to spend a week or...

Sure looks like a nice place to spend a week or two ;)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-16-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I would love to have a single do it all bike --...

I would love to have a single do it all bike -- maybe someday.

I use my Stelvio primarily for two up touring but I don't want to be limited to paved or on road riding when traveling and frankly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By XT Traveler
I did that on mine with Tusk universal risers. I...

I did that on mine with Tusk universal risers. I did have to supply my own bolts due to the additional combined length needed for both the Scott Stabilzer and the Tusk Risers
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
KTM is supposed to introduced a line of V Twins...

KTM is supposed to introduced a line of V Twins in the 600-800cc range in either late 2015 or 2016 Could be fun !!!
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
VERY Helpful and NOT at all boring -- in fact a...

VERY Helpful and NOT at all boring -- in fact a pretty concise summary -- Thanks !
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Yep, I've toyed with the idea of changing the...

Yep, I've toyed with the idea of changing the mapping but it runs great with only a very slight leaness around 3200 RPM, I get decent mileage -- averages around 38-42 depending on load and riding...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-07-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 83,706
Posted By XT Traveler
Great response from Rekluse!!! It would be...

Great response from Rekluse!!!

It would be super if they let folks on the thread know what they find and what corrective action they are taking on future units. :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-07-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 206,854
Posted By XT Traveler
Last time I was up at Clinton County Motorsports...

Last time I was up at Clinton County Motorsports they had one in on the showroom floor -- it might be worth a call to see if its still there.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
+1 I did my locks last year -- HUGE difference...

+1 I did my locks last year -- HUGE difference !!!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-02-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I had an 08 Hypermotard and agree that it has a...

I had an 08 Hypermotard and agree that it has a great engine but I found I really only enjoyed riding it when I was cranking it pretty hard and like you, I decided that wasn't what I wanted to do as...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22,262
Views: 6,644,215
Posted By XT Traveler
I have a good friend and riding buddy who has...

I have a good friend and riding buddy who has both a Scrambler and Tiger 800 Roadie. He really likes his Scrambler but often expresses a wish for the Scram to have about 10 more HP. He also really...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-01-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I have a Stelvio XT and my son has a Ulysses. ...

I have a Stelvio XT and my son has a Ulysses. You can notice the weight difference when rolling them around the garage but once your are riding the Guzzi the weight just seems to disappear. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 83,706
Posted By XT Traveler
Hmmm I was planning on ordering mine this month...

Hmmm I was planning on ordering mine this month but I think I will hold off until Rekluse sorts this one out.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22,262
Views: 6,644,215
Posted By XT Traveler
LOL me too -- Maybe it's an age thing. :cry: ...

LOL me too -- Maybe it's an age thing. :cry: :lol3

Although I do like the Streetmaster look -- it really lightens up the the look of the front of the bike and makes it look more like an early...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 206,854
Posted By XT Traveler
Very Nice !!!! Enjoy !

Very Nice !!!! Enjoy !
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-22-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I know you put a lot of thought and research into...

I know you put a lot of thought and research into these type of purchases so when you do make your choice can you share your thinking with the group.

Thanks !
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 206,854
Posted By XT Traveler
Or a DRZ400S works well and they are generally...

Or a DRZ400S works well and they are generally avaialble at a good price.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-17-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Yeah I'm not a fan of matte either although it's...

Yeah I'm not a fan of matte either although it's very popular these days. What I really don't understand is why they don't color match the fairing (other than cost of course). I think the bike...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-16-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Yeah they didn't import the MT-01 to the US. I...

Yeah they didn't import the MT-01 to the US. I was lucky enough to find one that had been brought in by a Canadian Soldier who registered it in Ok. It is kind of Buell-ish but without some of the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-13-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
LOL -- I kind of did this same theing except with...

LOL -- I kind of did this same theing except with Yamaha and I bought both types.

I've never been a cruiser fan but though maybe I should try it since so many folks ride them. So back in 06' I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-11-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22,262
Views: 6,644,215
Posted By XT Traveler
Great idea !!!:clap

Great idea !!!:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 206,854
Posted By XT Traveler
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-06-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I prefer to think of the matte black as the...

I prefer to think of the matte black as the "Stealth Color" -- it helps me like it better :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,222
Views: 241,995
Posted By XT Traveler
For sale Touratech Handguards and upper spoiler...

For sale Touratech Handguards and upper spoiler for 2013 and later F700GS, F800GS, & F800GS Adventure.

See line to big board:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25650054#post25650054
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 739,688
Posted By XT Traveler
Touratech handguards for sale for 2013 and later...

Touratech handguards for sale for 2013 and later F700GS, F800GS, & F800GS Adventure.

See link to big board:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25650054#post25650054
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-05-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
LOL --- It's kind of fun to watch a bunch of...

LOL --- It's kind of fun to watch a bunch of motorcycle junkies develop thier rationalization for getting a new bike -- Lord knows I've had a lot of practice doing that. Personally the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 206,854
Posted By XT Traveler
Sorry to hear that !! Will defintiely keep an...

Sorry to hear that !! Will defintiely keep an eye out. Do you want to post the VIN?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-02-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
My local dealer isn't local so I ordered mine...

My local dealer isn't local so I ordered mine from Pro Italia -- they came with the valve stems -- very happy with them.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-27-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Hmmmm

How is it some posts just "disappear" ? I noticed that a post from Sock Monkey and one of my posts form yesterday on this thread just disappeared. How does that happen?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-25-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Thumb Agree -- the DRZ needs a shorter 1st and an...

Agree -- the DRZ needs a shorter 1st and an overdriven 6th with proper spacing of the gears inbetween. It would make it so much more versatile. Unfortunately Suzuki just keeps milking the bike and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-24-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I was having problems with vibration and the...

I was having problems with vibration and the small LED lights I mounted on the the Stelvio's stock mounting points so I have attempted to isolate them from the vibration a bit.

I ran a piece of...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
I have a Garmin 550 mounted on the SW Motech...

I have a Garmin 550 mounted on the SW Motech Anti-Vibration Mount SKU: GPS.07.646.10300.B -- It works great and I've had no problems. It's actually made for a BMW F800GS but I elongated the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-21-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,671,106
Posted By XT Traveler
Thumb Agree -- mine just keeps getting smoother and...

Agree -- mine just keeps getting smoother and I've never found the vibration objectionable. :D
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