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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,814
Posted By oalvarez
Absolutely! What is it about the GT1000...

Absolutely!

What is it about the GT1000 that makes it special?
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,814
Posted By oalvarez
Fact. I owned one. It didn't ride all...

Fact.

I owned one.

It didn't ride all that well which was the end of the road for me.

It really wasn't a true looker at its inception but fast forward to today where everything...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
a better ui than what's currently on the R/RS? ...

a better ui than what's currently on the R/RS?

-a larger dash, even if only marginally bigger....you know, so what you're looking at isn't so hard to see

when you look at your dash, what is it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 240,577
Posted By oalvarez
are new production 1290 SDR bikes suffering from...

are new production 1290 SDR bikes suffering from the rear wheel play? or was it decided that rear wheel play (to a certain measurable extent) was actually in the design of the original motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,494
Posted By oalvarez
JVB, i'm surprised you're not a moderator...

JVB, i'm surprised you're not a moderator here.......or said another way,

"please use the search function prior to starting a new thread............."
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
^ good to hear.....thanks for that and have a...

^ good to hear.....thanks for that and have a great ride. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
put my name on a cordoba blue fully loaded R12R...

put my name on a cordoba blue fully loaded R12R that should be at my local dealership within the next 7-10 days. i really enjoyed the "light" feeling of the r nine T i just sold, and don't care to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
those bikes look GOOD! need to resist. ...

those bikes look GOOD!

need to resist. :evil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-26-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,848
Posted By oalvarez
but it was specific to the topic of the thread,...

but it was specific to the topic of the thread, no? .........yes. :wink:

the XR? a fast and good handling bike it will be, just like the Multi......you can have the inline 4 though.....sold to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-26-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,848
Posted By oalvarez
list of almost necessities on the ('10?) Stelvio...

list of almost necessities on the ('10?) Stelvio I had;

-penske rear shock
-power commander and auto tune (professionally installed on a dyno)
-guzzi tech gtx exhaust (not sure if it's still...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-25-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 261,089
Posted By oalvarez
love those roads up there around the...

love those roads up there around the Lake......sad to see it so low.

congrats on the new Scrambler!
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
^ yep, yep....thanks Lion! :thumb

^ yep, yep....thanks Lion! :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
how the tank is compounded is very important, but...

how the tank is compounded is very important, but how it is actually hung/mounted/etc. on the motorcycle is just as much. if the correct tolerances aren't used (space between tank and frame, fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
please tell us what the fuel tanks are made of...

please tell us what the fuel tanks are made of that belong to the following bikes

-Ducati Monster 1200
-Ducati 899 Panigale
-BMW r nine T


to name a few.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
nope!

nope!
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
i learned today that its fuel tank is plastic and...

i learned today that its fuel tank is plastic and ethanol not its friend. i no longer care how pretty or smallish this bike is (actually has a seat height that isn't for me either).

you guys...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
was able to take the RS out for a test ride...

was able to take the RS out for a test ride (thanks Jason @ New Century BMW!!!) and what a bike it is. i made it a point to ride the r nine T to the dealership so to have a benchmark of sorts to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
thanks so much, VTBob, the info you provided is...

thanks so much, VTBob, the info you provided is invaluable assuming we are close to being the same height.

thanks again,
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
^ I think that's right.

^ I think that's right.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
Vtbob, congrats on the new RS. Could you share...

Vtbob, congrats on the new RS. Could you share some thoughts in regards to the wind management of the front fairing/windscreen? Buffeting, wind noise, wind pressure on body, that kind of thing?
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
^ electronic on the ESA equipped bikes (gold...

^ electronic on the ESA equipped bikes (gold forks).
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
And a blue/white demo was being set-up at...

And a blue/white demo was being set-up at mine.....hoping to go see it/ride it today or tomorrow.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,013
Posted By oalvarez
Me too.....love the looks of this one.

Me too.....love the looks of this one.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,848
Posted By oalvarez
Ham, relatively speaking, the Stelvio is much...

Ham, relatively speaking, the Stelvio is much heavier than a Multistrada.... :deal

:evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
any R1200R (lc) owners contemplating replacing...

any R1200R (lc) owners contemplating replacing their bike with the new RS? i'm not asking if anyone regrets having purchased their R, but simply would they rather have the RS if they were to do it...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 166,650
Posted By oalvarez
Thumb Like....and WP, you're spot on with everything...

Like....and WP, you're spot on with everything you've said above and in your earlier post.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-12-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,652
Posted By oalvarez
They're great bikes and even better if you don't...

They're great bikes and even better if you don't mind their weight. Get one already! :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 958
Views: 166,650
Posted By oalvarez
Those reviews at .MS cite a lag between the...

Those reviews at .MS cite a lag between the throttle and motor but I don't think any called the bike slow or boring. Smooth yes, boring/slow, no. Funny....to me smooth and without feeling is an...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-09-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,309
Posted By oalvarez
Totally agree; riding a standard/naked reinforces...

Totally agree; riding a standard/naked reinforces how bad riding a tall bike with a ill-fitting windscreen can be. My experience with the Multis was that no matter what screen I used buffeting/noise...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-06-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,309
Posted By oalvarez
Still need a key for the oem fuel cap and rear...

Still need a key for the oem fuel cap and rear seat so.........

Has never made much sense to me.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-04-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,309
Posted By oalvarez
That's all that has to be removed, and if you...

That's all that has to be removed, and if you slot the bolt holes the pan can simply be rotated down and out of the way. The removal of the rear wheel requires the removal of the exhaust (end can)...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,309
Posted By oalvarez
How downturnske the bike more roomy...where...

How downturnske the bike more roomy...where exactly?

Thanks,
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 140,744
Posted By oalvarez
must resist any and all urges until i see and...

must resist any and all urges until i see and feel the RS........did a test ride on the R, it was almost too good for me, a mini-multi of sorts, just too smooth....that can be both a good and a bad...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-03-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,309
Posted By oalvarez
$200 more for white paint? that's silly. ...

$200 more for white paint? that's silly.

while i haven't ridden the 2015 your thoughts (along with others) are validating what others have said before, and that is, that the Dual Spark MTS bike...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,494
Posted By oalvarez
^ the more I own and ride the r nine t the more I...

^ the more I own and ride the r nine t the more I can see owning a r1200r (RS) alongside of it. a "scrambler version" of the r nine I have no use for but I understand the fad/trend, or customization...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,494
Posted By oalvarez
do we really need yet another Ducati Scrambler...

do we really need yet another Ducati Scrambler thread?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-02-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By oalvarez
^ i might be able to help....

^ i might be able to help....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By oalvarez
For clarity, are Motojedeye and Thegreyman the...

For clarity, are Motojedeye and Thegreyman the same person?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-30-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,309
Posted By oalvarez
woohoo! another thread on the same...

woohoo! another thread on the same topic.....take your pick; Road Warrior or Beast, it's up to you!

but hey, why not copy/paste the same in each just to make sure your comments are seen?

funny...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,823
Posted By oalvarez
woohoo! another thread on the same...

woohoo! another thread on the same topic.....take your pick; Road Warrior or Beast, it's up to you!

but hey, why not copy/paste the same in each just to make sure your comments are seen?

funny...
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