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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-13-2015, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Ham
Its an orange 2012. All I know is that it...

Its an orange 2012.

All I know is that it ran like the others posted on here. Same rough spots etc. When I left it at the dealer there in Phoenix I said to do "everything" but change the for fork...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-11-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Redhawk47 I just noticed I didn't answer...

Redhawk47

I just noticed I didn't answer your question. I had it synched, valves,etc. I did not change my shock oil. Pretty much top to bottom.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-09-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Shame on me for not getting back over there both...

Shame on me for not getting back over there both to offer my thanks and find the name. I am not even sure they have more than one. I might give them a call when I get home. I am guilty of taking...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-08-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Sockmonkey. I feel you haven't been getting...

Sockmonkey.

I feel you haven't been getting the gist of what I have been posting. Prior to the synching here at Phoenix I found the engine ran pretty much to what has been posted, same rough...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Leafman was that hand calc or computer? And if...

Leafman was that hand calc or computer? And if hand calc how did it compare to your computer?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-07-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Yes on the Calsci screen you need to put spacers...

Yes on the Calsci screen you need to put spacers in the bottom two hole/bolts so it clears the surround or it will squeek. A five minute fix.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
I was a bit surprised to find out that despite...

I was a bit surprised to find out that despite the badging on the pumps the actual amount of ethanol in most stations is less than a total of 10%.
I was looking for a alcohol free station in Bozeman...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-05-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
KraigD On my two big rides down here this...

KraigD

On my two big rides down here this year with an entire mix and real off road stuff, once two up with my wife.....hand calculation I hit 49.5 both times. Filled up with about 2 gallon left...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-04-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Amazing ride today in arizona, but more amazing...

Amazing ride today in arizona, but more amazing was actually passing a fellow adventure rider on the highway 83 heading north from Sonoita....and seeing they were on a Orange Stelvio.....just like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,277,202
Posted By Ham
I should mention I was on the Dakar with the...

I should mention I was on the Dakar with the crosswind being a problem. Its not just the weight but also the profile.

Wind, as long as it isn't categorie five doesn't affect my Stelvio much.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,277,202
Posted By Ham
Gees. It one way or the other huh. There are a...

Gees. It one way or the other huh. There are a lot of areas that you can't get around the asphalt. I ride a Stelvio and Dakar in Montana so like I need to be told to keep the pigs out of the sand...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,784
Posted By Ham
No problems riding two up on a 2001 Dakar like...

No problems riding two up on a 2001 Dakar like ours. Plenty of power. Enough room and plenty of saddle bag and rear bag gear.

The question in all these are you two fattys or two proper BMIers. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,277,202
Posted By Ham
You make a point Painkilla. And when you...

You make a point Painkilla.

And when you ride your 200kg bike on a stretch of asphalt in 60 mph cross winds outside of lvingston, mt, give me a call. World travel is world travel.

You guys...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-30-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
I am 6' tall. 32-33 inch inseam. I found the the...

I am 6' tall. 32-33 inch inseam. I found the the tall Cal-Sci to be perfect. On the highway at high speeds I raise it to the max then to the bottom for all else. Works perfect, but interestingly I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
My son has the Seat Concept and loves it. I have...

My son has the Seat Concept and loves it. I have the Renazco....totally tranformed the bike. Both excellent. Concepts is much cheaper.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Never mind. Read your profile. Explains...

Never mind. Read your profile. Explains everything.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Thats the point sCfrank. They really did...

Thats the point sCfrank.

They really did notice:) But maybe you just aren't of the Guzzi faithful?

Last year I got to the top of South Mountain, took some pics with my wife, came back and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 185,610
Posted By Ham
I wonder if we rode together Skierd. My wife and...

I wonder if we rode together Skierd. My wife and I were only interested in the Roadmaster. It didn't dissappoint.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Ya it was coated with this yellow pollen stuff...

Ya it was coated with this yellow pollen stuff from sitting under a tree at the parking spot. Didn't really realize it until I was well on the road. And no, its not OCD:)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Stopped at a major gas station south of Superior,...

Stopped at a major gas station south of Superior, Az after an amazing ride through the mountains, green desert, and 10% grade. Shortly after pulling in to refuel for what turns out to be an amazing...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 3,433,080
Posted By Ham
Man I love that '81 Honda, thats what my wife and...

Man I love that '81 Honda, thats what my wife and I rode throughout medical school looking for potential practice sites. It was such a low maitenance high out put fun motorcycle and I had a full...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-13-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Bona Fide - Bootshd, Actually take care of...

Bona Fide - Bootshd,

Actually take care of the AUX light problem by doing the above and switch to a LED. They are mainly to be seen and not run over. The turn signals are more visually powerful...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-13-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Sockmonkey. Me thinks you are over thinking...

Sockmonkey.

Me thinks you are over thinking this.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,537
Posted By Ham
You know these days there are a lot of options. I...

You know these days there are a lot of options. I did wind up with the CEE BAILEY tall as I am 6' with a long body. However what seems to be lost is what we discovered. A tremendous amount of the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-13-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Bona Fide, ...

Bona Fide, Of course you need dealerships to help you on the warranty:) There is a nice kit to convert the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
You know Don, I am just not going to let you...

You know Don, I am just not going to let you state what you state. Everybody knows the one guy that has problems is much more likely to post, many times, if something new doesn't work. I think the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
Don. First of all I am sure there are tons...

Don.

First of all I am sure there are tons of us that ride at subzero temperatures. I am quite clear from the onset that the weakness found, reported, on any lithium, is cold. But then again,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
Don. Looked it up. Put in the one...

Don.

Looked it up. Put in the one suggested. Works like a charm. When I research these things I know all about them but when they work i move on. Not at home right now.

I read a voracious...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
And yes, sealed is a bit deceiving, but usually...

And yes, sealed is a bit deceiving, but usually the battery is shot before thats an issue.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
Don my Shorai is full sized. And weighs virtually...

Don my Shorai is full sized. And weighs virtually nothing. It does cost, but good grief how do you ever to expand technology if you don't reward the smart guys? It stays charged for months.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Im not sure you guys got that. After the tune...

Im not sure you guys got that. After the tune all the things we know have been niggling issues at various RPMs are gone. Do you think the factory now has it right or a fix, and as a result they are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
LinusP3 I have heard that if the...

LinusP3

I have heard that if the temperature gets cold, not sure how cold, and sitting not running the voltage may let you down. But I tend not to ride in the snow anyway, and my garage is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-09-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Had a great ride yesterday AM around to South...

Had a great ride yesterday AM around to South Park in Phoenix two up with my wife. About 65-75 degrees throughout but nearly 80 degrees at the end. Variety of riding.

So. MPG excellent at 48-50....
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16,772
Views: 2,107,917
Posted By Ham
LinusP3, I use a Shorai and it works better...

LinusP3,

I use a Shorai and it works better than well. Taking about 8 lbs out that high will surprise you how much it helps riding the bike. BMW started out well putting the fuel down below and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 1,277,202
Posted By Ham
DKCJ I don't agree. Until KTM can make a...

DKCJ

I don't agree. Until KTM can make a great seat and the ability to sit into the bike it will be limited to being not the best. Yes I know how to ride off road, they just won't make the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By Ham
Indian road tests at Rideone, Chandler, AZ

Took a group ride at the open house at Rideone's BMW/Indian dealership today. Amazingly I have never been on a group ride and it was quite enjoyable.

I had been hankering to ride the Roadmaster...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-06-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Well back in Chandler Az for a month of rehab....

Well back in Chandler Az for a month of rehab. Dropped the Guzzi off at Rideone. They are stock full of every kind of Triumph and Ducati and even have one orange Stelvio, and several V7s.

I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Excellent suggestions. And for once, Handy Lift,...

Excellent suggestions. And for once, Handy Lift, is sold at a major distributor in Billings, Montana. At least I can stop and see them in person. Loving that orange and black.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12,852
Views: 1,814,047
Posted By Ham
Okay no doubt there is already a thread on this...

Okay no doubt there is already a thread on this but I am way too lazy to do a search.

What lift/stand would you guys suggest is the best for my garage for working easily on my Stelvio?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,790
Posted By Ham
Murdock2002. Something that doesn't get...

Murdock2002.

Something that doesn't get enough air time about the Stelvio is that you sit down into the bike. That is a huge reason I do not care for KTMs at all, which is too bad since to look at...
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