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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 11:56 AM
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Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
The Hella's are shit. I couldn't keep bulbs in...

The Hella's are shit. I couldn't keep bulbs in them either.

Buy a good quality LED set and be done with it.

I use the Clearwater's. I've had them on for nearly 60,000 miles and haven't broken...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-26-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,217
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
It's gonna be a bike similar in concept to the...

It's gonna be a bike similar in concept to the R9T Beemer. Why, is beyond me. The Griso already fills the roll and is sexier.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
In. I'll be riding my knobbie shod Stelvio.

In.

I'll be riding my knobbie shod Stelvio.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-26-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,217
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
You can easily drop almost 20 pounds off the...

You can easily drop almost 20 pounds off the Stelvio by changing out the muffler. Close to another 10 if you use a LiPo battery, and if you really go crazy, lose the racks and Trax bags and go to the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-26-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,217
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
The guy with the Stelvio that I posted the link...

The guy with the Stelvio that I posted the link to (also went from Chile to Alaska and most of the way back), basically went around the world on his with basically only a clutch replacement. Hard to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
In. Should be fun and pretty close. :clap ...

In.

Should be fun and pretty close. :clap

I'll be on the 09 Stelvio.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 502,536
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Cool. I'm most likely in then. It'd be cool...

Cool. I'm most likely in then.

It'd be cool to have something a bit more challenging than dirt roads. It's fun getting the big girl dirty.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 502,536
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Just to be clear, big ADV bike friendly yay or...

Just to be clear, big ADV bike friendly yay or nay?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-26-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,217
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Forest service roads are no problem for the...

Forest service roads are no problem for the Stelvio. The Stelvio will surprise you how well it handles dirt.

Check out http://www.stelvio2stelvio.it/ . That'll give you an idea what they're...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I've ridden in the Alps and Alaska. They're both...

I've ridden in the Alps and Alaska. They're both incredible in their own way. The whole temperate rain forest, mountains and wildlife in Alaska are incredible.

You'll love it.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
For those interested, I think my plan next year...

For those interested, I think my plan next year is the National in John Day, and then a blast up the Dempster.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 502,536
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Heading out to do the Bayley Hazen road and the...

Heading out to do the Bayley Hazen road and the Puppy Dog in Vermont again this year with the MOV group. It's a nice weekend of dirt road riding on some historical roads.

The ride starts on June...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Awesome. Could you weld that all up, put a gas...

Awesome. Could you weld that all up, put a gas filler neck and cap on it and sell me one?

I wanted to pick up the Stucchi one, but I don't think they're making it anymore. Too bad too. It was a...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-16-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I love the Heidi's. I'm on my second set. I push...

I love the Heidi's. I'm on my second set. I push the big girl pretty hard and I've never had any problem with them on pavement. I ride pretty often in the rain too and have no issues. I get pretty...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-15-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I do. The speedo and the tach.:evil After a...

I do. The speedo and the tach.:evil

After a while, you'll be able to tell with a quick glance.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-08-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,217
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Was the seat on the high setting on the Stelvio?...

Was the seat on the high setting on the Stelvio? I don't think I've ever heard anyone say they found a Stelvio cramped.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-07-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
They're like my children. I love them all. :D

They're like my children. I love them all.

:D
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-07-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I love the look of it. Looks like a nice little...

I love the look of it. Looks like a nice little package. I prefer the old school Scrambler with the high pipe look to the Ducati. Besides, who has the budget for the Ducati jeans, Ducati sneakers,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-07-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
The nice part about that shifter pin is it is the...

The nice part about that shifter pin is it is the same part as the brake pin, so it'll do either side.

I broke mine a couple of years ago and in a pinch grabbed a metric nut and bolt at the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
My guess is that second and first gear will get a...

My guess is that second and first gear will get a good work out.

:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Yeah, sorry about that. I'm terrible about...

Yeah, sorry about that. I'm terrible about documenting rebuilds. I swore I'd do it for my Ambassador too, and didn't really. I take some random shots of disassembly and a few during reassembly, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,113
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
http://www.guzzi-days.net/images/usinemg5.jpg

http://www.guzzi-days.net/images/usinemg5.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-05-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I have the Glenda's now, but am seriously...

I have the Glenda's now, but am seriously thinking of going to the Sevina's or at least the Erica's.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-05-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
It's about value, not price. :D The volume...

It's about value, not price. :D

The volume control IMO makes them worth it. I can still have insane visability at night without getting shot by on coming traffic. They switch to high power if I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-05-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I used the Clearwaters and they have held up for...

I used the Clearwaters and they have held up for 50,000 miles.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
New Life for a 1966 Moto Guzzi Stornello

A couple of years ago, I picked up a pretty sad little Guzzi 125cc Stornello Sport America.

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o71/DougRitchie/Stornello/IMAG0192-1-1.jpg...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-01-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I've never understood the struggle with the...

I've never understood the struggle with the centerstand. It couldn't be easier. Put the stand on the ground, put your weight on the lever, and stand up on the thing while holding the back hand grip....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-28-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,271
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
The flat tappet motors were .10mm and .15mm ...

The flat tappet motors were .10mm and .15mm

That's probably what the discrepancy was.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-21-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Completely agree. When riding the Stelvio, I...

Completely agree. When riding the Stelvio, I approach it with the thought that it's a two wheel Jeep and not a 200 pound dirt bike. My technique with it off road is slow and steady. It has kept me...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
This one started out as a rather poor condition...

This one started out as a rather poor condition 66 Sport America. I restored it in the fashion of a 61 Sport as I just think the original Italian Sports are prettier.

It's really quite amazing the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
I've picked up mine a bunch including in mud and...

I've picked up mine a bunch including in mud and snow (snow being the hardest from lack of footing), and while heavy, I don't consider it horrible. There are good hand holds in lots of places. I'm...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Are you looking to get rid of the Agostini? Do...

Are you looking to get rid of the Agostini? Do you not like it?

I have a stock exhaust off of mine and I'm almost positive they are exactly the same.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-11-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Just as an update. I took the big girl out...

Just as an update.

I took the big girl out for a ride today (first long ride with the new roller top end) and averaged 39.2 mpg at 75 (4500-4800 rpm) mph into a solid 20+ mph headwind.

Bike...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
The universal mounting plate fro SWMotech bolts...

The universal mounting plate fro SWMotech bolts right up to the Stelvio rear rack (just remove the plastic cover on the Stelvio`s back rack) and you can mount the matching Trax bag right to it. Guzzi...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-09-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Thanks for the reply and info. I love the...

Thanks for the reply and info.

I love the things. Definitely wanna pick one up late Summer / early Fall.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-09-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Interesting. I'm thinking of picking up a Gear Up...

Interesting. I'm thinking of picking up a Gear Up for my "winter car". I figured they didn't get great mileage, but 19 mpg is nutty. My 3/4 ton diesel pick up does better than that. :rofl

Is yours...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-08-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Go here, go to Grisology and look for the thread...

Go here, go to Grisology and look for the thread on non Griso maps. Ping Mark aka beetle and he'll fling you the 2 sensor Stelvio map which I hear good things about.


http://www.grisoghetto.com/
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-08-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
FWIW, I loaded the beetle map into my wife's...

FWIW, I loaded the beetle map into my wife's Griso SE and the performance is markedly better (almost 2 cyl Tuono-ish) and she's getting much better fuel mileage. She can get about the same mileage...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-08-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Based on the math at fill ups which...

Based on the math at fill ups which coincidentally is usually in agreement with the dash. If anything, my computer tends to be pessimistic.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-08-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 1,875,041
Posted By WitchCityBallabio
Mine too.

Mine too.
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