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Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,655
Posted By PizzaHog
I started out on the "stock" 068S map. I'm now...

I started out on the "stock" 068S map. I'm now on a significantly modified map I helped test for a couple of "blokes" from Down Under. The difference is amazing.

Check out the following threads:...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 35,655
Posted By PizzaHog
Happy Grisio Owner

I've put about 2k miles on my 2010 Griso in the last 6 months, and I couldn't be happier with it.

When I first bought it, the fuel mapping wasn't so great. As a daily commuter, I tend to ride at...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,141
Posted By PizzaHog
http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?board=1.0 ...

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?board=1.0

http://forum.guzzitech.com/forum/163
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,141
Posted By PizzaHog
Couldn't agree more - about this, or Guzzi owners...

Couldn't agree more - about this, or Guzzi owners in general. I found a Guzzi nearby owner, asked him if I could rent his Griso for a few hundred $US, just to see if my back could handle it. He...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,641
Posted By PizzaHog
10 Common Motorcycle Accidents

An excellent article, with fancy-pants multi-country videos:

http://rideapart.com/2013/08/10-common-motorcycle-accidents-and-how-to-avoid-them/

Excerpt:

Riding a motorcycle is dangerous....
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 102,983
Posted By PizzaHog
Nice, for the $$

These (http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/heavy-duty-work-lights/4-dual-led-mini-auxiliary-work-light-20w/1407/3301/) seem to fit the bill for me and my 2010 Griso: 20w each light @ <1 amp ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,929
Posted By PizzaHog
:eek1 Insane!

:eek1 Insane!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,929
Posted By PizzaHog
Good point! If they're st00pid enough to need a...

Good point! If they're st00pid enough to need a flipping-off, they're probably too st00pid to know how dumb they are. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,929
Posted By PizzaHog
Resurrection

I thought that, as I've resumed lanesplitting as of this week, it would be a good idea to refresh this thread from a fresh perspective:


Look down-range. It was looking down-range that helped...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 226,690
Posted By PizzaHog
2010 Griso

On the post-tuneup ride:

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/gallery/10829_26_07_13_1_40_12.jpeg

The bags are gone - but what a ride!
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 572,912
Posted By PizzaHog
There are many over here on the other side of the...

There are many over here on the other side of the Pond that would like nothing better than to get a test ride.

Still waiting, Mother Honda...:ddog
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
Thanks to Philkinsr over in Beasts: 2013 BMW...

Thanks to Philkinsr over in Beasts:

2013 BMW water-cooled 1200GS: http://www.motorcycledaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/BMW-2013-R-1200-GS-Media-Information.pdf
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
From eakins in the XTourer thread over in Beasts:...

From eakins in the XTourer thread over in Beasts: http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2013models/2013-Honda.htm

Sport Touring
- 2013 Honda ST1300 ABS
- 2013 Honda...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
From Lion in another thread...

From Lion in another thread [http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19590662#post19590662]

New/revised for 2013:

1. I had first heard of twin spark plugs. Not sure that is confirmed as...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
So when are the press releases? I have this...

So when are the press releases? I have this vague recollection that, at this time last year, a good number of us were looking at the new Honda XTourer [which didn't manage to get to the USA :huh]. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
Practical considerations aside, that should be a...

Practical considerations aside, that should be a huge thing for HD riders. It'll be interesting to see the new models, and how the water cooling is integrated.

...or how they'll chrome it. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
The SEs are incredibly nice bikes. I just need...

The SEs are incredibly nice bikes. I just need to determine if my shoulder/wrists can handle long rides on one. And get the $$.

I dunno about whether Guzzi can have more than 1 version of the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
...I wonder why ABS isn't standard on new,...

...I wonder why ABS isn't standard on new, road-oriented bikes. I get that it isn't popular on dirt.

But I doubt anyone will be taking a Griso or Boardwalk off road. :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,838
Posted By PizzaHog
2013 Model Madness

This is the fun/silly part of the motorcycling year - speculating on the 2013 models! :clap

If the motorcycle gods have any sense of truth, justice or the American Way, they will give...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8,079
Views: 1,223,110
Posted By PizzaHog
MG Stelvio...

MG Stelvio (http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2012models/2012-MotoGuzzi-Stelvio12008V.htm), w/none of that off-road silliness. Available in Europe today, perhaps the US in 2013...?
...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 87,513
Posted By PizzaHog
Or, if we get the road-oriented, non-NTX Stelvio...

Or, if we get the road-oriented, non-NTX Stelvio that Europe already gets...we can read about in in Road Warriors! :evil
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
Is Elk Grove's test ride policy any different...

Is Elk Grove's test ride policy any different that Munroe's? Because I'm not too keen on a follow-along test ride like at Munroe.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,785
Posted By PizzaHog
Upper right-hand corner of the website, below the...

Upper right-hand corner of the website, below the banner picture, to the right of "Welcome, SFRider300".

How are the brakes? Any farkles that reduce the wind on longer, higher-speed rides?
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,785
Posted By PizzaHog
Check your PMs - I sent something last night. ...

Check your PMs - I sent something last night.

Any info you'd like to share publicly? The SE is sure a purdy bike...:wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,785
Posted By PizzaHog
C'mon, AdvRiders! Surely someone out there has...

C'mon, AdvRiders! Surely someone out there has purchased a Griso 8V SE!

..preferably someone in the SF Bay Area that is open-minded enough to let me test ride their baby.:deal

PH
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
But different cam, different mapping, different...

But different cam, different mapping, different torque curve...same engine, just a little different? :D

I'll have to have another look at the tank-swap thread, but I vaguely recall it was pretty...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
Meh. The NTX just doesn't do it for me; I simply...

Meh. The NTX just doesn't do it for me; I simply never go off pavement. I guess it's too much to ask MG to bring a plain-jane big-tanked cast-wheel 8v Stelvio ABS over here. :cry
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
So the 2011 Euro Stelvio get the larger tank and...

So the 2011 Euro Stelvio get the larger tank and 8v powerplant, but the 2011 US Stelvio gets the smaller tank and 4v motor?!?

uber-lame.

I guess I'll wait for a "normal" Stelvio to come...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
:evil Features Year: 2011 ...

:evil

Features



Year: 2011
Make: MOTO GUZZI
Model: Stelvio 1200 ABS
Type: Sport Touring
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
The 2011 model has the larger tank, the...

The 2011 model has the larger tank, the street-oriented wheels, and the 8v motor.

From MotorcycleUSA.com...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
I'm sure some of the regulars in this thread can...

I'm sure some of the regulars in this thread can correct me or provide additional details...

08/09 model has the smaller gas tank
08/09 has the more road-oriented wheels
Unsure if ABS was an...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10,973
Views: 1,425,627
Posted By PizzaHog
+1. I haven't found too many '11 Stelvios out...

+1. I haven't found too many '11 Stelvios out there, new or used. I found a couple on the East Coast [no idea if the ad was legit], but that's not very many and a looong ways away.
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5,364
Views: 900,436
Posted By PizzaHog
I was reading a post over at the Stelvio thread,...

I was reading a post over at the Stelvio thread, and someone [SockMonkey?] brought up a good point: cost of scheduled services.

The Stelvio is alleged to have low maintenance, especial because the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,928
Views: 504,859
Posted By PizzaHog
If I had the $$ and the bike had ABS, it sure...

If I had the $$ and the bike had ABS, it sure would...:cry
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 87,513
Posted By PizzaHog
Aw, nuts. If Munroe sucks, then I'm pretty much...

Aw, nuts. If Munroe sucks, then I'm pretty much out of the Guzzi market.

So, I'm "stuck" with the offerings at Hattar [or whatever Hattar Motorsports becomes after the change in ownership]:...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 87,513
Posted By PizzaHog
I read somewhere in one of the other Stelvio...

I read somewhere in one of the other Stelvio threads that there is a design difference between the earlier and more recent models. Essentially, that the earlier models, with the smaller gas tanks...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 49,461
Posted By PizzaHog
Looks like the first cousin to my old ST1300...

Looks like the first cousin to my old ST1300...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,111
Views: 572,912
Posted By PizzaHog
+1!

+1!
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,928
Views: 504,859
Posted By PizzaHog
^^ What he said. I've been lusting after a RWB...

^^ What he said. I've been lusting after a RWB ABS for some time - and when I have the $$...:evil
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