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Old 10-14-2012, 03:49 PM   #3706
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+1

I've ridden for hours in the rain, on multiple trips, without electronic issue.
10,000 miles on mine and it is rock solid as well, only 2 issues I have is 1 the rear brake travel is long, but it works when I need it to thats what counts, and the licenses plate light bulb does not last very long..
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:32 PM   #3707
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Anyone bought a descent chain adjuster? The one in the tool kit is made of cheese as I bent mine using it (and didn't move the wheel one millimeter).
Here's one on your side of the pond. Wouldn't be too hard to add an extension bar to the handle.

http://www.shift-tech-carbon.com/onl...RADA-1200.html
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:16 PM   #3708
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There wasn't much rain. But it was foggy quite frequently. The bike did get wet a few times though not like it was in a downpour.

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So...did you have any RAIN? That's the problem with the Multi and all its switchgear/electronics. In my limited 40,000 miles of experience with the bike, that is...

It's a great dry weather bike.

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Old 10-15-2012, 02:16 AM   #3709
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Here's one on your side of the pond. Wouldn't be too hard to add an extension bar to the handle.

http://www.shift-tech-carbon.com/onl...RADA-1200.html
I wonder if the old VFR spanner would fit? Should be able to get one off ebay for pennies..
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:07 AM   #3710
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Problems in the RAIN...

Glad to hear many of you MTS12 riders have ridden in the rain with no switchgear problems. I myself didn't have any problems in the "second half" (i.e. 3,000 miles) of my trip (rode through lots of rain, but not quite as persistent as the initial soaker). Maybe it was an anomaly; sure hope so because I'd like to keep the Multi as my LD traveller.

Thanks for the responses.

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PS. And yes, I still want cruise control. It can be done w/o adding any more swithches; there's a guy working on it.
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:51 AM   #3711
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PS. And yes, I still want cruise control. It can be done w/o adding any more swithches; there's a guy working on it.
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:25 AM   #3712
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Cruise control thread HERE.

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Old 10-16-2012, 01:33 PM   #3713
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Cruise control thread HERE.

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Thanks. Hopefully it would become a Ducati-approved upgrade so it doesn't void the warranty.
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:37 PM   #3714
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Here's one on your side of the pond. Wouldn't be too hard to add an extension bar to the handle.

http://www.shift-tech-carbon.com/onl...RADA-1200.html
Mmm. . . they're calling it a shock wrench so I don't know if it fits the hub. It's definitely got the handle I want. And I better make a decision soon, the chain needs adjusting
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:32 PM   #3715
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Mmm. . . they're calling it a shock wrench so I don't know if it fits the hub. It's definitely got the handle I want. And I better make a decision soon, the chain needs adjusting
In the list above the 'shock spanner' is the chain adjuster tool. If you need a longer handle get a length of steel or aluminium tubing that fits snugly over the handle cut to what ever length you need. Simples
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:11 AM   #3716
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Did you have the rear brake update done?

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10,000 miles on mine and it is rock solid as well, only 2 issues I have is 1 the rear brake travel is long, but it works when I need it to thats what counts, and the licenses plate light bulb does not last very long..
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:13 AM   #3717
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and the licenses plate light bulb does not last very long..
Grab the rear mud guard/license plate assembly and see if it's loose (flops up and down). If so, either put some spacers between the rear subframe and that assembly, or take it to your local dealer and have them do it as there is a Service Bulletin on it. That should fix your light bulb issue.

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Old 10-17-2012, 02:00 PM   #3718
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Did you have the rear brake update done?
Next week it will be I'll report back on its success
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:36 AM   #3719
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Well - not quite sure how it happened - but i ended up trading the Super Ten for a new red standard MTS today. Should be picking it up some time next week.
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:07 AM   #3720
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Well - not quite sure how it happened - but i ended up trading the Super Ten for a new red standard MTS today. Should be picking it up some time next week.
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