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Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By eye.surgeon
You should probably inquire to make sure it won't...

You should probably inquire to make sure it won't be an issue that you crossed the border with 2 vehicles and came back with one. I know they data log plates. Maybe it's not a problem but better safe...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
You will likely find that $17k is too close to...

You will likely find that $17k is too close to new price to get many takers. Unfortunately all those awesome farkles add about $1 to the value of your bike unless you happen to sell it to your twin...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,892
Posted By eye.surgeon
The new GS is designed with it's competition in...

The new GS is designed with it's competition in mind, including the multistrada. I test rode the 2012 GS and the ducati back to back and chose the ducati. Many others have done the same thing. The...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
Well I'm coming up on 1 year with my 2012...

Well I'm coming up on 1 year with my 2012 multistrada 1200. As someone who normally changes bikes every couple years, I'm still in love with it. It's been 100% reliable with no issues requiring a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 160,920
Posted By eye.surgeon
Ignore the haters. Keep up with the great posts....

Ignore the haters. Keep up with the great posts. You'll like the Raptor. I just got a 2013 platinum F150 with the ecoboost. They're good trucks. This is my second one. Looking forward to more updates.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By eye.surgeon
It transmits sound as well so you could talk to...

It transmits sound as well so you could talk to the thieves as they are in your trailer.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By eye.surgeon
It has a night view mode. Works quite well in...

It has a night view mode. Works quite well in total darkness. It is a baby monitor after all, they usually sleep in the dark ;)
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By eye.surgeon
baby video monitor and a Condor wheel chock...trailering nirvana

I know I risk getting ban-hammered on adv discussing bike trailering, but occasionally I do haul my bikes, in a 12 foot enclosed trailer. I bought a wireless baby monitor and attached the camera in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,708
Posted By eye.surgeon
If you're worried about top speed and jumps,...

If you're worried about top speed and jumps, you're not in the market for a GS.

OP, the trip sounds amazing, can't wait to get more details.
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
I'm getting 200 miles if I feel lucky. Safer for...

I'm getting 200 miles if I feel lucky. Safer for me to refuel at 175 miles. Barely acceptable for a touring oriented bike, but like a beautiful woman, one is willing to overlook the flaws given the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 160,920
Posted By eye.surgeon
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/rodneyreming...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/rodneyremington/funny/lakersfans_zps1d9566c0.gif
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 160,920
Posted By eye.surgeon
The immigration/customs agent has a camera...

The immigration/customs agent has a camera capturing the image of your rear licence plate as you pull up to the booth and within seconds they can see the registration details of the car and a...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
FWIW, I've had a 2004 and 2006 K1200GT, currently...

FWIW, I've had a 2004 and 2006 K1200GT, currently riding a 2012 multistrada 1200. Just a better way to sport tour IMO. Love the lightness, the power, and the ergos are no worse for me than my GTs,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 371,132
Posted By eye.surgeon
Great ride report. I was born and raised in...

Great ride report. I was born and raised in Canada and have been to Cardston many times as my parents are both from there.
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,272
Posted By eye.surgeon
Excellent ride report Patrick. Montana, Idaho,...

Excellent ride report Patrick. Montana, Idaho, Utah and Colorado are on my bucket list if I can ever finish riding all the good roads here in California. thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,969
Posted By eye.surgeon
Glad you made it back safe, and thanks for...

Glad you made it back safe, and thanks for posting. Nice to see some miles put on these multistradas :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,969
Posted By eye.surgeon
Great RR so far, looking forward to more. I...

Great RR so far, looking forward to more. I follow your rides over on the ducati forum as well seeing as we share the same taste in bikes. The multistrada really is a great sport touring mount.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 35,506
Posted By eye.surgeon
What a great ride report. I bought an older...

What a great ride report.

I bought an older GL1500 to ride with my young sons and have really enjoyed it.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 160,920
Posted By eye.surgeon
Great ride report. You should post this or link...

Great ride report. You should post this or link to it over at sport-touring.net also, they would love it. The combination of Italian machinery plus a pretty blonde is compelling. As for the truck...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
Those of you that also frequent ducati.ms already...

Those of you that also frequent ducati.ms already know, but Sargent has released a seat for the MS1200. Mine will be delivered tomorrow and I'll post pictures over at the other site. I ordered it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 160,920
Posted By eye.surgeon
Does Stephanie work in peds or at a Childrens...

Does Stephanie work in peds or at a Childrens hospital by any chance?
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 250,314
Posted By eye.surgeon
This entire thread is either a prank or the...

This entire thread is either a prank or the strangest thread ever.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 160,920
Posted By eye.surgeon
I like how you roll: clean garage, Italian bike,...

I like how you roll: clean garage, Italian bike, hot blond in tow, and none of this waking up freezing cold in a tent covered in a rash. Must be a ducati thing :)

awesome so far, keep it coming.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
I got mine at Wilsons :beer

I got mine at Wilsons :beer
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 107,649
Posted By eye.surgeon
Amazing, epic photos. This thread will launch...

Amazing, epic photos. This thread will launch more than a few Alaska trips no doubt.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 107,649
Posted By eye.surgeon
Amazing ride report, one of the best on adv. The...

Amazing ride report, one of the best on adv. The photography is excellent. I enjoy the HDR stuff but the more realistic photos you took are just as beautiful. Can't wait to read more.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,333
Posted By eye.surgeon
In :lurk

In :lurk
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,140
Posted By eye.surgeon
I had the same experience on my Multistrada test...

I had the same experience on my Multistrada test ride. The bike is just amazing. I test rode the GS and the tiger 800 first and felt like both were good solid fun bikes but neither temped me to get...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By eye.surgeon
Thanks for the help. Update...well the valve...

Thanks for the help.

Update...well the valve core was leaky so I replaced it. Then guess what I found. A nail in my 800 mile rear tire :baldySo I plugged it with a stop & go and we'll see how...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By eye.surgeon
Thanks. Did that just now and appears to be a...

Thanks. Did that just now and appears to be a valve stem core leak. Good news i guess since it's cheaper than a tire :) But I've never messed with them before, any tips on replacing a valve stem...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By eye.surgeon
help with slow tire leak on my new multistrada

800 miles on my 2012 Multistrada with no issue and then noted a slow leak in the rear tire, will lose 10 lbs of pressure overnight or after riding 4 hrs. No signs of a puncture, I do notice it's hard...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,020
Posted By eye.surgeon
Rider ability is more important than bike...

Rider ability is more important than bike ability, if we're going to talk about what bike could do what, lets be real.

a good rider could take a goldwing up Engineer Pass and could outride a track...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,020
Posted By eye.surgeon
600 lbs if it's ridden by a ghost, but I'm pretty...

600 lbs if it's ridden by a ghost, but I'm pretty sure there's a rider on there :D
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,020
Posted By eye.surgeon
I look at this and all I can think about is 800+...

I look at this and all I can think about is 800+ lbs crashing down on those front fork seals.
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,020
Posted By eye.surgeon
Check the multistrada forums, these bikes are...

Check the multistrada forums, these bikes are being bought by former GS owners and used as such. There are lolots out there with 25k+ miles on them so far, and based purely on the best possible...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,020
Posted By eye.surgeon
I don't think so. The 7500k service is...

I don't think so.

The 7500k service is basically an oil change. So you're talking 2 oil changes and a valve adjust in 15k. The valve adjust is about $700 at my local dealer. hence about $1k for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 42,314
Posted By eye.surgeon
in :lurk

in :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 52,332
Posted By eye.surgeon
One of the best ride reports on advrider. Thanks...

One of the best ride reports on advrider. Thanks for taking the time, can't wait to read more :clap

On a side note it's depressing as a former BMW owner to see how many mechanical issues they...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,963
Posted By eye.surgeon
I've had the Western service contract on a BMW...

I've had the Western service contract on a BMW and a V-Strom, and they are good. Dealers like them which is a good sign. My ducati dealer recommends them, I bought one a month ago with my new Multi,...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 19,140
Posted By eye.surgeon
The V-Strom 650 has ABS. I had one before my...

The V-Strom 650 has ABS. I had one before my Multistrada, a fine bike and a reasonable consideration. For 3 times the money, my multistrada beats it though :D
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