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Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By pitbull
One of the best model specific sites ever.

One of the best model specific sites ever.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 49,267
Posted By pitbull
I love the look of the scrambler and really liked...

I love the look of the scrambler and really liked the way it felt, sitting on it at the motorcycle show.

This RR is really making me want one.

Before I picked up my ST4, I toured in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By pitbull
I would put a new set of belts on it, which is...

I would put a new set of belts on it, which is kind of a standard thing to do when buying a used duc.

The foot peg hangers can be found on ebay reasonably cheap.

Check the engine mount bolts...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 199,884
Posted By pitbull
^^^^^ great looking ride, congratulations!

^^^^^ great looking ride, congratulations!
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By pitbull
Best looking Triumph ever, to my eyes. ...

Best looking Triumph ever, to my eyes.



Fantastic work!
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,150
Posted By pitbull
After my first valve check on my 01 m900, I've...

After my first valve check on my 01 m900, I've checked them again twice in the last 100,000 km's. No clearance issues to report.

I agree the gas range on the hyper would be a valid concern.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,150
Posted By pitbull
Yeah, I was going to recommend the bike you...

Yeah, I was going to recommend the bike you already have. M900 is the perfect bike for what you do on it, IMO.


Someone mentioned the hyperstrada, which would be my second choice. That or a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 112,765
Posted By pitbull
Dmarino, love the pelican case set-up you fabbed....

Dmarino, love the pelican case set-up you fabbed. I think it looks great
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,002
Posted By pitbull
Super fantastic report. I love historical...

Super fantastic report.

I love historical themed RR's and this is shaping up to be a classic.



Also, cool to learb a Canuck (Drouilllard) and Metis, played an important role in the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 288,534
Posted By pitbull
Shhhhh........stop talking. If too many...

Shhhhh........stop talking.

If too many people figure it out, all the used ones will get snapped up.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,591
Posted By pitbull
So if we're talking practicality here, and only...

So if we're talking practicality here, and only looking at the best decision economically and logically, without zero interest in image, why buy either bike?

The logical, economical choice is a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 288,534
Posted By pitbull
I loved my 98 ST2. I replaced it with an 01...

I loved my 98 ST2.

I replaced it with an 01 ST4, but I loved the sound and grunt of the little 2 valve engine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,591
Posted By pitbull
I would suggest only test riding the Yamaha if...

I would suggest only test riding the Yamaha if you're concerned with making the sensible choice.

If you test ride both, sensibility is likely to go out the window and the Multi will likely be...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,306
Posted By pitbull
I thought the newer ducatis had 24k intervals?

I thought the newer ducatis had 24k intervals?
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 683,032
Posted By pitbull
I'm not an HD hater, but there are only a few...

I'm not an HD hater, but there are only a few models I find aesthetically pleasing.

The way you've set your street bob up looks fantatic to my eye.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,306
Posted By pitbull
Of the 3 bikes asked about in the first post, the...

Of the 3 bikes asked about in the first post, the Ducati, hands down.

I really liked the 955 triple engine in the 01 sprint RS I had, but it never gave me the thrill of the Ducati monster, ST2 or...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 1,035,466
Posted By pitbull
Yeah, I'm wishing I had picked one up instead of...

Yeah, I'm wishing I had picked one up instead of my 01 ST4. The ST4 is a fine bike and I picked it up for cheap last year ($3k), but I like the taller height and simplicity of the air cooled V2 motor...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,649
Posted By pitbull
I have both an 01 monster and an 01 st4, but the...

I have both an 01 monster and an 01 st4, but the 1st gen multi is the bike I've wanted for a very long time, for all the reasons you stated. I think it's one of the most versatile bikes ever made,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 288,534
Posted By pitbull
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/c...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/coloradosprings2013048_zps5e6870ab.jpg (http://s63.photobucket.com/user/magnus157/media/coloradosprings2013048_zps5e6870ab.jpg.html)

Here is my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 53,332
Posted By pitbull
Yes, I'm using "lifestyle" and "image"...

Yes, I'm using "lifestyle" and "image" interchangeably.


I do believe HD's marketing genius is that they sell the self perception of living the biker lifestyle.

I also happen to like a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,039
Posted By pitbull
Doesn't look quite right to me, which I know is...

Doesn't look quite right to me, which I know is subjective.


That bolt scrambler looks exactly right to my eyes.
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,640
Posted By pitbull
Nice choice! Great looking bike.

Nice choice! Great looking bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By pitbull
I've had fantastic help over at...

I've had fantastic help over at www.ducatimonsterforum.org (http://www.ducatimonsterforum.org)

A very knowledgeable and helpful forum.


I will also chime in that if the belts and valves...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,640
Posted By pitbull
my wife is 5'2 and can almost flat foot my...

my wife is 5'2 and can almost flat foot my monster 900.

If I were to lower the ride height adjuster, I think she could actually flat foot.


I would look at an older 620 or 750 monster.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,185
Posted By pitbull
My 01 ducati monster 900ie. In fact it might end...

My 01 ducati monster 900ie. In fact it might end up being the one bike for the rest of my life.

I've had the bike for 110,000 km's and have it configured where I can ride long distance or strip...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 84,576
Posted By pitbull
Never had heat issues with my m900 in over...

Never had heat issues with my m900 in over 100,000 km's. Even on a trip through Kansas and Oklahoma in a heat wave of well over 100 degree temps, riding 12 hour days.


Now my water cooled...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,029
Posted By pitbull
older Ducati monster (620,750,900) ...

older Ducati monster (620,750,900)


It ticks everyone of your boxes.


I'm leaving for Vermont this afternoon and still trying to decide whether to take the roomy ST4 or go light and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 53,332
Posted By pitbull
Pretty much how I feel as well.

Pretty much how I feel as well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 600,585
Posted By pitbull
Wonderful thread and pictures, thanks so much for...

Wonderful thread and pictures, thanks so much for posting them.




We had a cottage on the north end of Lake Champlain, on the Quebec, Canadian side, growing up. I spent a number...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 53,332
Posted By pitbull
And I see HD's as a plain and having less cachet...

And I see HD's as a plain and having less cachet and mystique simply because they are so common. Whenever I see a bike anywhere I will usually walk over for a quick look, if it's not a common bike. I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 53,332
Posted By pitbull
HD is selling an image and lifestyle and happen...

HD is selling an image and lifestyle and happen to make a pretty decent cruiser.

The Japanese companies are selling excellent quality bikes and that's it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,654
Posted By pitbull
I'm putting my Ducati ST4 up for sale for a...

I'm putting my Ducati ST4 up for sale for a similar issue.

It's a fantastic bike, but every time I'm on it, I wish I was riding my trusty old 2001 900 monster, for the same reasons you love...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,881
Posted By pitbull
Yeah.......my 01 900 monster has needed...

Yeah.......my 01 900 monster has needed reshimming once in 70,000 miles.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,276
Posted By pitbull
I posted a pick earlier today, in one of the ST...

I posted a pick earlier today, in one of the ST threads of the 01 Ducati ST4 I picked up for $3k last summer.

It's a fantastic bike in the twisties and the wife finds it very comfortable with...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,054
Posted By pitbull
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/0...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h156/magnus157/006_zps265166f0.jpg (http://s63.photobucket.com/user/magnus157/media/006_zps265166f0.jpg.html)

I picked up this 01 ST4 last year, with hard...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,916
Posted By pitbull
I think the Diavel is just OK looking and I hated...

I think the Diavel is just OK looking and I hated the idea of it when it was first introduced, but it's the bike I want most right now, after test riding one.
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,916
Posted By pitbull
While I'm a ducati fanboy, I really loved the...

While I'm a ducati fanboy, I really loved the FJR1300 for two-up touring.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,946
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: 438
Views: 115,869
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: 3,154
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...
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