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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,661
Posted By RedHawk47
Loveland recycling charges $2 per auto or truck...

Loveland recycling charges $2 per auto or truck tire. I brought in about 20 motorcycles tire and they charged me $1 each.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,654
Posted By RedHawk47
insurance

I just discovered this thread. That was a tough break. Sounds like things are coming together.

Regarding insurance. MedJet is great, but it would not have covered this accident. You must be in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,631,277
Posted By RedHawk47
A friend in Texas has one that looks like this...

A friend in Texas has one that looks like this but is a Dream 300. Similar condition, 7500 miles, was running when last parked. We are wondering what it might be worth. Ideas?
I check it out more...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Another great idea! I've been trying to figure...

Another great idea! I've been trying to figure out how to mount highway pegs. The crashbars don't have any vertical members which was causing me a problem.

Are those lights or reflectors on...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
This is a great idea! Thanks

This is a great idea! Thanks
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Cyclops has several models called "Long Range" so...

Cyclops has several models called "Long Range" so I don't know which ones you have. Also, the photos on their website don't show the brackets very well.

That said, a friend broke the brackets...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
MG Scrambler

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/V7-II-SCRAMBLER-KIT.jpg
For those wanting a smaller MG dual sport (self included), these pipes are a MG accessory for the 2015 V7 II. more info...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,631,277
Posted By RedHawk47
http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/mcy/4766924435.h...

http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/mcy/4766924435.html

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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,026
Posted By RedHawk47
http://stores.advmonster.com/h7-led-headlight/ ...

http://stores.advmonster.com/h7-led-headlight/

Has a heat sink and no fan. YMMV
I have not tried it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-18-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,623
Posted By RedHawk47
I plan to be there.

I plan to be there.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,065
Posted By RedHawk47
The key phrase is "to keep them topped off"....

The key phrase is "to keep them topped off". Don't hook them up in parallel to change them. But once they are all charged you can hook them up in parallel.
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
In August I rode with a friend to the East Coast,...

In August I rode with a friend to the East Coast, both of us on Stelvios with Trax bags. He "locked" the latches while they were open and would just close the latches as far as they would go. They...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 28,544
Posted By RedHawk47
Subscribed jealous

Subscribed
jealous
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 117,528
Posted By RedHawk47
I have a rim only if you want to rebuild yours....

I have a rim only if you want to rebuild yours. Front and rear OEM from that vintage Adv, used, take offs when other rims were installed.
Free if you pick them up.
PM - I don't check this thread...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By RedHawk47
ZU0586, 38k miles, Stator, clogged fuel...

ZU0586, 38k miles, Stator, clogged fuel injectors. Now it stalls when fully warmed up - dealer and BMW don't know what's wrong - details here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=960627
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
I know it is probably buried somewhere in this...

I know it is probably buried somewhere in this thread but, what is the recommend part number for the NGK caps and wires?
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
What I don't like about this type of "throttle...

What I don't like about this type of "throttle lock" is that you have to reset it after every time you back off on the throttle.

I think the Kaoko is the greatest. I set mine to the minimum...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Just yesterday I was thinking of painting mine...

Just yesterday I was thinking of painting mine cobalt blue!
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Aux lighting

My current plan; I'd like your thoughts:
Mount the OEM driving lights on the bottom side of the current bracket. Shorten the wiring inside the housing and add insulation. I have already installed...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
I have a Wolfman Ranier on my Stelvio that used...

I have a Wolfman Ranier on my Stelvio that used to be on my F800GS. Used one on my KLR also. I can't live without it. No scratching on either "tank". When filling the tank I just un-clip the front...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,566
Posted By RedHawk47
Update

OP here, follow up to post #35
Notified the dealer who re-opened the PUMA with BMW. BMW suggested several things we have already checked, and several more. The dealer's tech is out for training and...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Moto Guzzi 750 dirt bike

For all of you who have been Jonesing for a smaller dualsport or a Moto Guzzi 750 dirt bike.
Motorcycle Consumer News October issue has an article about Unit Garage's Guzzi Scrambler kit for V70...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
I know that FortRider has them in his bike. I'll...

I know that FortRider has them in his bike. I'll be putting them in my bike as soon as I can find time for a tune-up.

I have heard reports of plug wires working their way out of the coil,...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Which ones did you choose? Why?

Which ones did you choose? Why?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,566
Posted By RedHawk47
The injectors are on the suspect list, but not...

The injectors are on the suspect list, but not high on the list.
When the bike stalls, if I wait about 15 seconds, it will start immediately. I have had clogged injectors before, and experienced...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,566
Posted By RedHawk47
Not fixed

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The weather has been cool here so the bike has been behaving. Had a warmer day today...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
You had me baffled for a while. I went to the...

You had me baffled for a while. I went to the Husqvarna website and they only had enduro and motocross models and no 650s. So I searched for Husqvarna 650 and found the 2013 TR650 Terra.
Are they...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
That link is for the early NTX with the small...

That link is for the early NTX with the small tank.

The current model manual: http://www.guzzitek.org/gb/ma_us_uk/1200/Stelvio1200_8V_ABS_2011_Atelier(GB).pdf
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Warning! Don't use those mounting brackets unless...

Warning! Don't use those mounting brackets unless you beef them up. The vibrations will crack them at the thin sections near the mounting bolt.
Don't ask me how I know.
The OEM bracket is...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Two Stelvios on "The Tail of the Dragon"

We rode both directions, about 9:30 on a Thursday morning. Great ride, no traffic. Rode our own pace.


http://redhawk47.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Moto-Guzzi/i-dW47K9Q/0/L/560981-L.jpg

...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
BMW K1600GTL, painted to match the Stelvio.

BMW K1600GTL, painted to match the Stelvio.
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Back to our originaly scheduled program!

Two Stelvios - Rockies to the Atlantic Ocean, and back.
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I August I rode my Stelvio from the Front Range...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,566
Posted By RedHawk47
The side stand switch was/is on my suspect list,...

The side stand switch was/is on my suspect list, particularly because the very first time I had the problem I was on a rough gravel road. Does it set an error code?
I decided that it was probably...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,566
Posted By RedHawk47
fixed - I hope

:clapOP here with an update and resolution - I hope.
After my last report I did a canisterectomy - the canister was dry as a bone.
I learned that it had to be warmer than 80F for the problem to...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
I looked at a map to get a better idea where this...

I looked at a map to get a better idea where this was --- Oh! not there.
More likely the borders of Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico, not Kansas.

A few years ago I went to a different "3 States...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
seat comfort

Seat comfort is seriously affected by what you are wearing. I just completed a 5000 miles trip with 400 to 650 mile days which proved that to me. I was riding the OEM seat with a sheep skin cover.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
foot pegs

What is the height of the SW Motech foot pegs relative to the OEM pegs with the rubber inserts removed?
I tried the Pivot Pegz but they were 3/4" higher. That didn't work for me.
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Windscreen

I sit as tall as the typical 6'4" male. The stock windscreen in the low position delivered a smooth airstream at my face. Raised up it had buffeting. Because I like to ride with my face shield open...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
foot pegs

For me, the first consideration is how high the pegs are.; lower is better.
Those Fastways are higher than OEM. Is that the high position? How does the low position compare with OEM?
The orange...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,608,518
Posted By RedHawk47
Looking at the SW-M installation instructions I...

Looking at the SW-M installation instructions I think that their "stock" position is higher that the OEM (comparing without rubber inserts). The OEM pegs have the mounting holes offset up. The...
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