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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-24-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By biggziff
Thanks. Didn't even think of doing that way. ...

Thanks. Didn't even think of doing that way. I'm going to be drilling new holes in the trailer. It is setup for a track bike and I don't think even turning the front is going to be enough to make...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 05:28 PM
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Views: 823
Posted By biggziff
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-24-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By biggziff
Can someone do me a favor? On a 1200 MTS...

Can someone do me a favor?

On a 1200 MTS measure from the center of the rear wheel hub to the front of the front wheel. Trying to figure out if my PitBull Trailer restraint is mounted in a spot...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By biggziff
I have a lot of their stuff, but didn't spring...

I have a lot of their stuff, but didn't spring for the balancer thinking I'd use jack stands with the MP balancer. It works well, but as I said...I'd like something a little nicer looking and maybe...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By biggziff
Thanks, Jim. This is sort of what I had in mind....

Thanks, Jim. This is sort of what I had in mind. Quick and easy. I have tons of aluminum square tube and a Tig welder so I think I can do it. :)
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By biggziff
I'm only interested in the stands. I'm all set on...

I'm only interested in the stands. I'm all set on the balancer. What are you using there for a stand?

Edit

I'm guessing you made that using a brake and some sheet. I don't have a brake so...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By biggziff
Marc Parnes balancer stands. What did you build or buy?

I'm tired of using a set of jack stands for my MP balancer. I do a few sets of wheels a week now and need something a little more professional looking and that maintains the width of the stand on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,230
Posted By biggziff
I bought a new Multistrada, That's a beast! ...

I bought a new Multistrada, That's a beast!



When I bought my S1000RR Progressive wanted over a grand just for that bike...on a policy with 6 other bikes/atvs. Geico wrote the whole policy...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,230
Posted By biggziff
Several of my friends frequent Calabogie. They...

Several of my friends frequent Calabogie. They rave about it. That and Grattan are on the schedule for this year! I think they do a 2 or 3 day at Calabogie.

I'm an hour south of Syracuse.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 376,230
Posted By biggziff
Of course. The BMW isn't really much fun on the...

Of course. The BMW isn't really much fun on the street and the temptation to speed or act the fool is greater than my ability to curb it. I drove the 14 around a bit on the road and took it to work...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By biggziff
My 14 S1000RR was 193 from the factory. A few...

My 14 S1000RR was 193 from the factory. A few mods later it's 200. My 15 is supposed to be 198 out of the box so it should easily crack 210 once I'm done bolting shit on it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,871
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Posted By biggziff
Did I complain? I don't recall posting I wanted...

Did I complain? I don't recall posting I wanted another high HP bike. I like bikes. When something new comes out I usually test ride it. I've been surprised a few times by new stuff I thought would...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 06:43 PM
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Views: 376,230
Posted By biggziff
Maybe. I'm used to 170-200 hp bikes. That could...

Maybe. I'm used to 170-200 hp bikes. That could be the issue also.



He's the owner of the dealership. The Yamaha price sheets he showed me might have been dealer cost. They do treat me well...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By biggziff
I drove one of these yesterday. My 2 cents. ...

I drove one of these yesterday. My 2 cents.

The seat feels huge and wasn't comfortable even sitting in the showroom. The tank to seat area is incredibly thin. I'm a big guy and it felt weird. ...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,700
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Posted By biggziff
Lots of photos of the insides of these here ...

Lots of photos of the insides of these here

http://weldingweb.com/showthread.php?456741-AHP-Owners-Users-Thread-No-Trolling-unless-you-have-used-own-one!/page20

and on youtube, etc and you're...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-12-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By biggziff
Mirror extenders are a must on the MTS, but I...

Mirror extenders are a must on the MTS, but I can't afford those so I bought the $30 ones on ebay. Machined aluminum. Work a treat.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-11-2015, 08:35 AM
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Posted By biggziff
lol

lol
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-08-2015, 08:49 AM
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Posted By biggziff
Mine gets ridden all year in upstate NY. I'll...

Mine gets ridden all year in upstate NY. I'll only stop when the roads could be icy. No issues other than the swing arm suspension sensor (common fault due to short wiring harness and wire routing)...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 06:13 PM
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Posted By biggziff
Whuuut??? I wish someone had told me that 50...

Whuuut???

I wish someone had told me that 50 bikes ago!

(I own a Ural and it's probably my favorite bike so ya...looks aren't everything.... :P )
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 05:54 PM
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Posted By biggziff
I like the BMW (i've had a few), but the KTMs...

I like the BMW (i've had a few), but the KTMs remain FUGLY to me. I don't get them...other than a 450 EXCW they're pretty nasty looking.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By biggziff
Looks like the seat is adjustable 20mm + - I'll...

Looks like the seat is adjustable 20mm + - I'll assume that's one adjustment so it's either up or down? That's .7 inches. Nothing to get excited about.

The new side profile isn't exciting me,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 06:25 AM
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Posted By biggziff
My 13 has linked brakes. What's the newness? ...

My 13 has linked brakes. What's the newness?

I know some complain about a snatchy throttle at low RPM, but I don't see it with mine. I don't ride much at low RPM so maybe that's why.

I prefer...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-06-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By biggziff
Doesn't seem very exciting. A french vanilla...

Doesn't seem very exciting. A french vanilla review.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-06-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 1,365,311
Posted By biggziff
I flushed the crappy fluid, replaced with Super...

I flushed the crappy fluid, replaced with Super Blue, did the inverted caliper bleed and replaced the rear pads with HH pads. Brake is fantastic now and has been for 1500 miles. Even the front...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,276
Posted By biggziff
FYI if you're looking for an inexpensive machine ...

FYI if you're looking for an inexpensive machine

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26262438#post26262438
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 06:12 PM
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Posted By biggziff
You can get a 2012-2013 MTS for 12K or just a...

You can get a 2012-2013 MTS for 12K or just a little more. I would not consider the 2010 especially for that much money.
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,700
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Posted By biggziff
PM'd you

PM'd you
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By biggziff
FYI, just found out that George (AHP Alphatig...

FYI, just found out that George (AHP Alphatig dealer) just dropped the line and will no longer service or sell them. You'll have to ask him why.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-25-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By biggziff
I'm more curious to see how it holds up. It...

I'm more curious to see how it holds up. It seems like a solution in search of a problem. I had hoped for something more compelling from Ducati to draw new buyers and convince those of us who own...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,276
Posted By biggziff
That's the same with my friend. Seems...

That's the same with my friend. Seems counter-intuitive, but he also needed less EPR.
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,276
Posted By biggziff
The exhalation pressure reduction can be adjusted...

The exhalation pressure reduction can be adjusted with most machines and can have a significant effect on AHI. My buddy was having issues with higher AHI, etc and went back to the sleep doc a few...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,276
Posted By biggziff
Wow...My current hose is at least 7 years old. ...

Wow...My current hose is at least 7 years old. Mask pillows last 2-3 years for me with a little cleaning.

Answer is, there is nothing inside the machine to become contaminated. It's an air...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,276
Posted By biggziff
Ya, they had studies with and without. A guy at...

Ya, they had studies with and without. A guy at work had the surgery and he's been CPAP free for years. Another friend has had it 3 times (not overweight) and still has to use CPAP. I find that...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4,700
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Posted By biggziff
Sailah, good on you! That's how it's supposed to...

Sailah, good on you! That's how it's supposed to work.

Stinky...killer shop. Impressive.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,276
Posted By biggziff
It depends on so many variables including whether...

It depends on so many variables including whether you have OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) or Central Apnea and then there are hundreds of other factors that play into it. A few friends have used...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By biggziff
Call George www.georgesplasmacuttershop.com...

Call George www.georgesplasmacuttershop.com (http://www.georgesplasmacuttershop.com) He was offering $775 shipped with flow gauges. He has no 2015 stock now, but it should be a week or two.
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 648,074
Posted By biggziff
I once saw a video called "Cuts like plasma" and...

I once saw a video called "Cuts like plasma" and I had to have once of those torches. The Henrob, as it was called is pretty interesting. Watch the videos. They weld everything, cut everything,...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By biggziff
He's out of them now. He had a price listed...

He's out of them now. He had a price listed online of $775 shipped with the flow gauge. I'll likely order from him once he gets stock again later this month. Pretty hard to beat.
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 648,074
Posted By biggziff
You can weld aluminum with DC + I've done it...

You can weld aluminum with DC + I've done it with a chinese welder. It's not easy, but you can do it.

I can guarantee you won't be pleased with that welder for Aluminum.

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Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By biggziff
Thanks for the tips. There's a guy (George)...

Thanks for the tips.

There's a guy (George) on one of the forums selling the 200X with an upgraded flow gauge for $775 shipped.
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