First Look- Terra Mostro Adventure Bike

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by Desert Dave, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    Spy photos are great, photoshops are fun, but this is the real deal.

    I'm fortunate enough to have a good friend at Overland Motorcycles who gave me the oppurtunity that we all want....the chance to help mold a developing motorcycle.

    The "Terra Mostro"


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    A Ducati based dual sport based on the idea of a the mid displacement adventure bike we've all been talking about. As I've only ridden an earlier prototype on the street I can't give a full ride impression yet. Even after riding with me an seeing the way I treat my bikes , I've still been invited to give it a full test in the dirt soon :evil .

    More to come............
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  2. Dolly Sod

    Dolly Sod I want to do right, but not right now

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    That's nice.. I've always liked the monsters too :raabia

    3.6 Gal tank might need a bit of a boost..

    I like it :clap That head light is the bees knees..

    Interesting that skid plate sub frame. Wonder if the V-Strom exhaust could be routed like that to get it out of the way..
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  3. Watercat

    Watercat . . . gravity sucks

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    Sweeeeet lookin bike . . . . . Looks relatively lightweight.

    Any idea the approx. weight?
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  4. Tourmeister

    Tourmeister What's that funny noise?

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    Sweet! Any plans for the capability to carry luggage? Or is this a dual sport only in the sense that it is dirt worthy and also street legal?
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  5. auldy

    auldy Adventurer

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    Looks Great,

    Maybe a couple of mods here and there, this should have been done years ago, Go the Duc

    Cheers
    :freaky
    Auldy
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  6. Zapp22

    Zapp22 ZAPP - Tejas

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    Thumbs UP DD!
    Just tell them to make SURE to allocate to the USA from first-ship!!!:clap
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  7. priller

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    you should quit whatever is that what you do and become a developer. seriously.
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  8. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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    w00t!!! :clap
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  9. Eurobiker

    Eurobiker Vintage Cat Herder

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    Will there be clearance issuses with the cans under the seat?
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  10. Orpheus

    Orpheus more like fool sport

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    In the second picture it looks like the exhaust is offset, not directly above the tire.
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  11. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Been here awhile

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    :tb Yeah!
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  12. ag_streak

    ag_streak Tiene Ruta Cuarenta?

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    What a great idea! :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

    Looks like a hoot!
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  13. The Cheat

    The Cheat Tard

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    ..........OK I am ready to place my order!!!! If they can keep it under $10,000 I am going to get one.:clap
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  14. scapegoat

    scapegoat Pushin forward back

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    :bow I must have one. Is this a real plan or just speculaition at this point? I dont think I could pass that one up. Indebtus elmaximus.
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  15. earwig

    earwig Crowbar of Embrayage

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    HOLY SHIT! That's beautiful!!
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  16. priller

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    the more i look at it, the more i like it. looks to be well thought.

    weight?
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  17. dfwscotty

    dfwscotty Long timer

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    +1 on some type of luggage rack to base some bags or boxes on.
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  18. TripleDuc

    TripleDuc Adventurer

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    Great job! It does look nice; however, the base Monster weighs in at ~425lbs (regardless of cc). I'm thinking that thing might have pig potential.
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  19. Red_Chili

    Red_Chili Fresh Ground

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    What's not to like???
    :clap +1000
    900cc plus, please.

    Give Roger at Caribou about a minute and a half and he'll be developing your solution.
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  20. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    gorgeous!! :tb
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