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Old 07-26-2013, 02:50 PM   #31
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So, op get one or not?


I went and test rode V7 and thought it was a bit too bland, but the Griso just clicked. Now I gotta have one.
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Old 07-26-2013, 04:02 PM   #32
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So, op get one or not?


I went and test rode V7 and thought it was a bit too bland, but the Griso just clicked. Now I gotta have one.
Me too.

There are lots more practical options.

But, well, I need this bike.

It will take me a while to get one used.
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Old 07-28-2013, 12:30 AM   #33
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When I got my 2013 Griso SE Black Devil, the ride was a bit harsh. My mechanic (Pete Roper) adjusted it and now I find it a bit soft on the crappy roads in Australia, so I'm going to have to adjust it again. At a later stage I will be buying a Matris shock for it. I've had the bike 2 months and done 8000kms on it already. The Griso shock does soften up as the mileage increases so you may find that it doesn't need to be adjusted for you.
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:29 AM   #34
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I really need to get around to messing with my suspension settings.

Surprisingly, the Griso is the best handling bike (for me) that I have ever had.

I am more confident hammering it thru corners than any of the bikes I have had or driven which includes my Ninja 1000, CBR600rr, and GSXR750.
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:32 PM   #35
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I bet there is some heat coming off the cylinders on your legs.
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:42 PM   #36
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I bet there is some heat coming off the cylinders on your legs.
None that I've ever noticed. Just got back a half an hour ago from an afternoon jaunt of about 200 miles around a nearby lake. The bike is good. My only complaint is still the fueling below 4k. As long as you keep it on the boil it's not a problem. Not what I'd call a stop and go city bike though.
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:38 PM   #37
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None that I've ever noticed. Just got back a half an hour ago from an afternoon jaunt of about 200 miles around a nearby lake. The bike is good. My only complaint is still the fueling below 4k. As long as you keep it on the boil it's not a problem. Not what I'd call a stop and go city bike though.

It's hotter than hell here and I have never noticed any heat off the Griso.

I agree that fueling below 4k is shitty, glad I am not the only one to notice that.
I really would like to reflash my 03 mapped goose to the 068 (and get a slip on)
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Old 08-11-2013, 10:04 PM   #38
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Nope, Felt my back was not strong enough without more rear suspension travel available. Just popped for new Anakees on the DR. Still looking for something interesting.
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So, op get one or not?


I went and test rode V7 and thought it was a bit too bland, but the Griso just clicked. Now I gotta have one.
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Old 08-12-2013, 03:39 AM   #39
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Got the Griso a 10000km service today. $400. Was supposed to get a recall on the shock con rod but my regular mechanic is in the States and he has the parts, so I rode from Canberra to Sydney and back ( nearly 600km). The bike runs really well now though. Getting new Michelin Pilot Road 3's on Friday. $550 AUD just for the tyres. It's an expensive week for me.
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:33 AM   #40
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Thsi is one of the most beautiful bikes I've ever laid covetous eyes on.

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Woud it be this lovely bike:









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Old 08-13-2013, 08:31 AM   #41
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Had to get the spokes tightened on my Black Devil. First time on any bike I've had. I think I prefer alloys, they make it easier to get to the valve stem too.
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Old 08-13-2013, 06:51 PM   #42
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Had to get the spokes tightened on my Black Devil. First time on any bike I've had. I think I prefer alloys, they make it easier to get to the valve stem too.
Yeah, but the spokes look so good...............
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:02 PM   #43
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Old 08-14-2013, 09:11 AM   #44
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Yeah, I'm wondering how one would get one of these. This color is just incredible. The new ones look nice, but not the same classic/custom look as this one.

Me want....NOW!!
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Old 08-14-2013, 11:02 AM   #45
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Yeah, I'm wondering how one would get one of these. This color is just incredible. The new ones look nice, but not the same classic/custom look as this one.

Me want....NOW!!
The Tenni Green Griso sold out in the US. To my dismay so I bought a silver and black one. It looks nice but that green is something else. So I had my Vespa painted near Tenni Green but that color is impossible to find.
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