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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,978
Posted By Bert
If you've got IR you're covered. I'm glad I...

If you've got IR you're covered. I'm glad I don't live in a neighborhood where I'd need those.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,978
Posted By Bert
Got those views at 2 am?

Got those views at 2 am?
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,797
Posted By Bert
BMW made a top box for K75/K100. It was pretty...

BMW made a top box for K75/K100. It was pretty small. An aftermarket solution is probably a better choice.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
Yes, that just might be so. :lol3 ...

Yes, that just might be so. :lol3



Well, the 'permanent' replacement tank is installed. :clap Noticeably slimmer than its sagging predecessor. No paint blisters either. Made me want to pop...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
:lol3 I would prefer to stop talking about...

:lol3

I would prefer to stop talking about it and actually go ride it somewhere.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
The naked K75 I started my riding career with is...

The naked K75 I started my riding career with is the closest thing to the Ducati I've ever ridden. But much larger in length, height & weight and way underpowered in comparison. Yes, and top heavy....
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
I'm supposed to get a temporary replacement tank...

I'm supposed to get a temporary replacement tank installed and a date for the permanent solution.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
No, all of those assurances starting back in...

No, all of those assurances starting back in early December haven't fixed anything. We'll see about tomorrow.

The bike is a total contrast to everything I've ridden for the last 19 years, tiny...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
Lots of assurances.

Lots of assurances.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
I bought it because I heard so much about Italian...

I bought it because I heard so much about Italian engineering. Perhaps I was misinformed. :patch

I'm not sure if they have a new design, a new supplier, a supply of old tanks, or what. Maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 102,620
Posted By Bert
Well that sucks the big one. Heal fast Mr. Cob.

Well that sucks the big one. Heal fast Mr. Cob.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
Yes, the 10 liter panniers. I haven't...

Yes, the 10 liter panniers.

I haven't ridden the bike much, initially because of a very long spell of poor weather, now because of the tank issue so I can't speak to its reliability, I've only...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
I've got one. In order. The clutch is not...

I've got one. In order.

The clutch is not particularly hard, no more so than the BMW's I've owned.

I've got the side carriers. Made specifically for the GT1000. A bit pricey.

My fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,277
Posted By Bert
BMW sells a lot of motorcycles after test rides,...

BMW sells a lot of motorcycles after test rides, to ride one is to become a believer. Be sure to ride the GT along with that RT.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,277
Posted By Bert
That is a fantastic looking motorcycle. Forget...

That is a fantastic looking motorcycle. Forget the maps, just go.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
:bow :bow :bow

:bow :bow :bow
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,782
Posted By Bert
That's terrific, it's a fine motorcycle. Be sure...

That's terrific, it's a fine motorcycle. Be sure to post a picture. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,782
Posted By Bert
I owned both a GL1500 and a GL1800, the GL1800 is...

I owned both a GL1500 and a GL1800, the GL1800 is far more capable as a motorcyle in terms of performance, it's a blast to ride enthusiastically. The 1500 has more luggage space and I think is a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
I've been bummed too, I've got this beautiful...

I've been bummed too, I've got this beautiful bike in the garage and I've been reluctant to ride it in the event I've got to ask for my money back. The dealer's been telling me they're going to fix...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,609
Posted By Bert
In truth I'd hold off on buying a GT1000 until...

In truth I'd hold off on buying a GT1000 until Ducati fixes the problem with its gas tank. The problem is that the fiberglass tank doesn't like ethanol, loses shape and sags. Mine is still not...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
It's fun, the full motorcycling experience, but...

It's fun, the full motorcycling experience, but I'm not riding it much, weather and family obligations have kept it mostly parked. The Monster is small too.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
You're right about the size of the Ducati sport...

You're right about the size of the Ducati sport classics, they're tiny. My GT1000 is two feet shorter than my old Goldwing, probably a foot and a half shorter than my KRS.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
Beautiful motorcycle, a serious ride.

Beautiful motorcycle, a serious ride.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
A bit cool this morning but my first chance in...

A bit cool this morning but my first chance in weeks to enjoy my ride.

http://westernrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ducati-March/DSCF0343/810200940_4essV-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,932
Posted By Bert
Z6's were wonderful on the K1200RS, a long heavy...

Z6's were wonderful on the K1200RS, a long heavy tourer, by far the best tire I used on it in 48,000 miles. Your later generation GT is quite a bit lighter so I expect you'll get better mileage, but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
I sure used mine as touring bike, twice to Canada...

I sure used mine as touring bike, twice to Canada from San Diego. :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
Fortunately I had a good dealer. Regularly...

Fortunately I had a good dealer. Regularly scheduled service was certainly expensive, all that plastic has to come off to do anything. Labor & parts were pricey.

I hate myself for getting rid...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
THAT's what I'm afraid of. I know Japanese...

THAT's what I'm afraid of. I know Japanese bikes, I can maintain them and fix most stuff that breaks. The other stuff, it just doesn't seem to go bad... Plus it's not exactly the type of bike I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
:rofl Out of the mouths of kids, your...

:rofl

Out of the mouths of kids, your daughter knows you well.
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
What's that address again? :augie ...

What's that address again? :augie




:evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
Unless the owner is a 'collector', <2,000...

Unless the owner is a 'collector', <2,000 miles/year should raise red flags. Of course if it really does only have 21,000 miles and it's been properly sheltered & maintained I'd jump all over it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
The mileage doesn't sound right at all for a '98,...

The mileage doesn't sound right at all for a '98, completely atypical for a K1200RS owner.
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
I stopped by Motocorsa in Portland this morning. ...

I stopped by Motocorsa in Portland this morning. You're gonna hate the 2010 Multistrada. (http://www.ducati.com/bikes/multistrada/1200_s/index.do) It's aimed right at BMW's GS. 150 Horsepower, 87.5...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
I'm sure looking forward to doing some, I'm...

I'm sure looking forward to doing some, I'm making a list of destinations. After the Goldwing it will be a different experience.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
Motocorsa is really a well-run dealership. It...

Motocorsa is really a well-run dealership. It was fun buying a Duc there.

Love your Monster.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
I could, of course, have ridden it daily. If I...

I could, of course, have ridden it daily. If I did cold rain like we've had virtually every day since I bought it. What can I say, I'm a wuss. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 609,354
Posted By Bert
At last, after 6 weeks I finally got to ride it. ...

At last, after 6 weeks I finally got to ride it. Brrrrrr, low 40's :vardy

http://westernrider.smugmug.com/Other/Ducati-January/DSCF0155/759637998_sjSh7-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,005
Posted By Bert
Ceebailey makes a great windshield, I had one on...

Ceebailey makes a great windshield, I had one on my R1100RT.
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,005
Posted By Bert
Congratulations are in order. :clap I think...

Congratulations are in order. :clap

I think I've seen more older Connies on the road than older Goldwings, they seem to last and last and last. Good choice.
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,330
Posted By Bert
:cry

:cry
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