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Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,573
Posted By pitbull
I bought a corbin seat for my 01 monster 900 and...

I bought a corbin seat for my 01 monster 900 and put 50,000km's on it. My ass hated every single one of those KM's.

I replaced it with a sargent and it's far more comfortable and much lighter.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,669
Posted By pitbull
loving the report, loving the pics.

loving the report, loving the pics.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,889
Posted By pitbull
At 47 I get some knee pain on really long days. ...

At 47 I get some knee pain on really long days.

Last year I did Toronto to Colorado Springs in 2 days on a Ducati ST2 and my knees would get achy by the afternoon.

For me it's tight...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,107
Posted By pitbull
Diavel would be my first choice, but the BMW...

Diavel would be my first choice, but the BMW would likely make me happy as well.


As I prefer bikes that go around corners, the Vmax would not even make the bottom of my list.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By pitbull
Thanks I did see that one and have...

Thanks


I did see that one and have thought about a fly and ride. It certainly would be a nice spot to ride home from.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By pitbull
very nice, but that bike is about $7,500 more...

very nice, but that bike is about $7,500 more than I'm looking to spend.


I'm a cheap prick.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,693
Posted By pitbull
I've bought and sold a few bikes over the years,...

I've bought and sold a few bikes over the years, but I will never sell the 01 monster 900 cromo I've had for 12 years.

No matter what else I ride, nothing puts the grin on my face like the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By pitbull
Nice! The more I hunt for one, the more I...

Nice!

The more I hunt for one, the more I want one.


I would love to find a "metal" version as it would be a nice match to my cromo monster.

I also love the look of the "sport" model...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By pitbull
awesome, thanks for the link

awesome, thanks for the link
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By pitbull
LOL, Actually, most my "riding buds" are...

LOL,

Actually, most my "riding buds" are old school, cruiser guys and most of them ride 70's and early 80's era Harleys. We've done a few long distance trips and I feel a little ashamed of being...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By pitbull
Talk me out of a Moto Guzzi Stone

I did a search but couldn't find much on the Guzzi california and stone bikes.

Right now, my two rides are an 01 ducati monster 900 and an 01 ducati ST4


I will have the monster buried...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,951
Posted By pitbull
I also have a 29" inseam, with long torso. ...

I also have a 29" inseam, with long torso.


I rented an FJR out in Colorado a few years ago for a week and rode it 8-12 hour days consecutively, for 7 days.


I ride a ducati ST4...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,977
Posted By pitbull
The set up I have are rizoma bars and risers I...

The set up I have are rizoma bars and risers I had kicking around from an old monster project. I can't remember which site I bought them from, but I paid about $140 total.

If I were doing it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,977
Posted By pitbull
upright handlebars are an easy mod on the ST...

upright handlebars are an easy mod on the ST bikes.

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/coloradosprings2013001_zps697eb10c.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,977
Posted By pitbull
The DD headlight, arrow exhaust and sargent seat...

The DD headlight, arrow exhaust and sargent seat are a ton of value added, not to mention the port and polish.


I think you should really enjoy that bike.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,801
Posted By pitbull
My good friend and touring buddy rides an 00 ST....

My good friend and touring buddy rides an 00 ST. We swapped bikes several times and neither of us ever noticed a difference in slope of the seat.

You could be right on the pillion pegs,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 212,710
Posted By pitbull
This is my view as well. I rode an FJR...

This is my view as well.

I rode an FJR around Colorado/Utah/NM for a week and while I really enjoyed the bike and found it capable on twisty roads, it certainly wasn't what I would call...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,801
Posted By pitbull
The Triumph RS and ST of the same year are almost...

The Triumph RS and ST of the same year are almost identical other than fairing. The seat is without question identical.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,801
Posted By pitbull
As a former Sprint RS 955 owner (exact same...

As a former Sprint RS 955 owner (exact same seating as ST) I can confirm that my wife thought it was an extremely comfortable bike to ride pillion.

I loved the bike, but found it a little top...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,141
Posted By pitbull
Very nice. I've only ever owned monsters...

Very nice.

I've only ever owned monsters and ST ducatis, but I've always really liked the first gen multi's. I know a lot of people think they're ugly, but I like the look.

I rarely buy...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By pitbull
Not my thing, but certainly creative and artistic.

Not my thing, but certainly creative and artistic.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By pitbull
Oh, and if anyone here has a sprint, I have a...

Oh, and if anyone here has a sprint, I have a pair of heli bar risers I don't need and would give away for the price of shipping.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By pitbull
A number of others have mentioned it on this...

A number of others have mentioned it on this forum, over the years.

One member here referred to it as being Dolly Parton-esque




While both the ST and RS are top heavy, they...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By pitbull
I loved the look of my 01 RS, loved the comfort,...

I loved the look of my 01 RS, loved the comfort, and loved the engine. What I didn't enjoy were the shitty front suspension and the top heaviness of the bike. The suspension could certainly be sorted...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,779
Posted By pitbull
That sport 1000 with the bars is a stunner.

That sport 1000 with the bars is a stunner.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,474
Posted By pitbull
I sat on one at the Toronto motorcycle show and...

I sat on one at the Toronto motorcycle show and it was a slightly more comfortable seating position than even my old 01 monster 900.

I'm not fussy on the look of it and much prefer the older,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,889
Posted By pitbull
This is true if you decide to live in a glass...

This is true if you decide to live in a glass bubble outside of your physical and nutritional "modifications".


At 46, I'm still squatting, deadlifting, playing hockey, touch football and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,889
Posted By pitbull
I assumed the OP was speaking of physical ability...

I assumed the OP was speaking of physical ability fading with age. If skills are fading due to reduced riding time and practice for other reasons, then I agree with your statement, however, I get the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 88,367
Posted By pitbull
Just found your RR today. Awesome pictures and...

Just found your RR today. Awesome pictures and awesome read.

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 104,481
Posted By pitbull
that gen1 looks super cool naked. I think it...

that gen1 looks super cool naked. I think it would looking even better if the tail section could be removed and cleaned up.
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 124,966
Posted By pitbull
Awesome RR and donation was super easy. ...

Awesome RR and donation was super easy.


Keep on ridin', surfin' and reporting.
Forum: Canada 03-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 93,980
Posted By pitbull
Recently picked up a ducati ST4 on the U.S side...

Recently picked up a ducati ST4 on the U.S side of Niagara falls.


I didn't have to get the title to the border 72 hours before bringing the bike over, I just had to email the border...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,474
Posted By pitbull
Full disclosure; I have a 2001 m900 and 01 ST4,...

Full disclosure; I have a 2001 m900 and 01 ST4, so my opinion is obviously biased.

As a few have mentioned, older 2v, air cooled monster 900's can be picked up fairly cheap. They are easy to work...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 38,585
Posted By pitbull
saw it and sat on it at the Toronto motorcycle...

saw it and sat on it at the Toronto motorcycle show last night.


It's a stunning bike in person and I'm not a cruiser guy. It was a very comfortable fit for me and I would love to test ride...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 26,528
Posted By pitbull
Was at the Toronto motorcycle show last night and...

Was at the Toronto motorcycle show last night and had a look at and seat on it.

Random thoughts:

It looks smaller in person than in pictures and more compact than my old 01 900 monster.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,544
Posted By pitbull
already sold them off. Although I...

already sold them off.



Although I loved the look they were ungodly loud and not that nice of sound.

I put my CF microns back on and they sound much, much better.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,544
Posted By pitbull
I've had this thing for 13 years now and every...

I've had this thing for 13 years now and every once in awhile I think I might sell it, but a quick ride and I know I never will.


...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,018
Posted By pitbull
Yes!!!!! The winter blahs have me in...

Yes!!!!!


The winter blahs have me in serious need of some comedic entertainment.
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,678
Posted By pitbull
Agreed, A nice selection of cigars and good...

Agreed,

A nice selection of cigars and good drink makes for a much more relaxing trip IMO.

My personal faves are Cuban "Punch" coronas and El Tesoro, paradiso Tequila, although I'm perfectly...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 54,248
Posted By pitbull
I noticed the same thing 3 weeks ago when we did...

I noticed the same thing 3 weeks ago when we did a one week family vacation to PV.

Your pics are making me wish we had not come home.
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