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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By desmodab
one correction - in my write up that FishrCutB8...

one correction - in my write up that FishrCutB8 posted above I use the STOCK '11 screen. I tried the VStream but went back to the stock.

I have also experienced the same thing TBR has - being...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-29-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
Hi - here's mine - Alaska Sheepskins also, 1"...

Hi - here's mine - Alaska Sheepskins also, 1" trim:

http://desmodab.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ducati/Multistrada-Pics/i-9JS3Wms/0/L/IMG_0861-L.jpg

Another (not great) angle:
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-27-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
I've written this before but will do it again...

I've written this before but will do it again because you should know there is hope.

My rear brake has worked perfectly since new. A lot of other guys complain about it so there's no doubt it is a...
Forum: Racing 06-08-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
BBC transcribed it as: "Sauber's Felipe Nasr...

BBC transcribed it as:

"Sauber's Felipe Nasr is 7.5 seconds back," Alonso was told. "We must save fuel. We must target zero."

"I don't want, I don't want," came the reply. "Already I have big...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-14-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 537,791
Posted By desmodab
Nice to see you rolling again Anti - enjoy!...

Nice to see you rolling again Anti - enjoy! :thumbup
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,106
Posted By desmodab
MPH - I never changed the rebound so can't...

MPH - I never changed the rebound so can't comment.

aTuWitty - Thanks! Hope it helps.

Ride safe, DD
Forum: Racing 05-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Listening to the Free Practice 2 commentary on...

Listening to the Free Practice 2 commentary on the board shakeup at Audi today, my prediction - Red Bull w/Audi engine coming... We'll see. Maybe in time for 2017? Then they can punt Renault...
...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Fantastic - thanks Underb - v. Much appreciated. ...

Fantastic - thanks Underb - v. Much appreciated.

DD
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Yup, I don't disagree. What would happen is 20...

Yup, I don't disagree. What would happen is 20 years of "refining" the regulations to plug all loopholes, and after that you'd be... right where we are now.

:norton
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Thanks - that's how I get them today - was hoping...

Thanks - that's how I get them today - was hoping to find something online so I could watch live but haven't found anything yet.

Any suggestions welcome. Thx.
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
I'm didn't realize they covered practice sessions...

I'm didn't realize they covered practice sessions now, that's good. Unfortunately it still doesn't help as I don't have TSN or cable!

D.
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Greg - thanks for the great photos. loved them. ...

Greg - thanks for the great photos. loved them.

I loved the quote from Pedro De La Rosa yesterday - "Run by engineers, F1 has made such complex regulations that the public neither understands nor...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,106
Posted By desmodab
OK, I re-linked the photos - hope it helps you. ...

OK, I re-linked the photos - hope it helps you.

David/Desmodab
Forum: Trip Planning 05-04-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,116
Posted By desmodab
I downloaded the opensteetmaps now need to load...

I downloaded the opensteetmaps now need to load them and play with it. Sorry, been really busy bug haven't forgotten.

Will post updates as I have them.

DD
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,106
Posted By desmodab
Cool, it's a great upgrade and I'm sure you'll...

Cool, it's a great upgrade and I'm sure you'll love it.

I do have the photos still, but they became "unlinked" from my smugmug account so I need to go back and update the URLs. There's a lot of...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-27-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,116
Posted By desmodab
Thanks - I'll check that out...

Thanks - I'll check that out...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
No yet... :rofl

No yet... :rofl
Forum: Racing 04-26-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Well, I've been on ADV for years but just found...

Well, I've been on ADV for years but just found this thread so all of you guys are new to me. I have to say, I wasn't a fan of what Wildancrazymtl wrote about Lewis (and I'm NOT a Lewis fanboy, the...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Cool. Well let me know if you guys feel like a...

Cool. Well let me know if you guys feel like a beer or ride or whatever.

Cheers, D
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
If you are in Victoria let me know and you have a...

If you are in Victoria let me know and you have a place to stay and I can show you around a bit if you like.

WildanCrazy - Schumacher has done more than enough asshole moves in his time racing -...
Forum: Racing 04-22-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Yes, very interesting, and should make for a...

Yes, very interesting, and should make for a continued good season. I think if Mercedes feel it's that close with Ferrari when the lap times seems so far ahead for them there must be more they are...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 111,303
Posted By desmodab
Hi. Big F1 fan, new to this thread. Thanks for...

Hi. Big F1 fan, new to this thread. Thanks for having me! :D

I saw that article on Honda's power plant on Autosport today and enjoyed it. I'm a McLaren fan and would like to see them do well this...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-13-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
None yet, but I'll keep looking. Didn't know...

None yet, but I'll keep looking.

Didn't know you had a MTS GB - cool.

DD
Forum: Trip Planning 04-10-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,116
Posted By desmodab
I should try mappite with openstreetmaps on my...

I should try mappite with openstreetmaps on my Garmin - I'm about to throw it (the Zumo 660) away because Garmin is such a POS, but perhaps this could help?

Any recommendations or a thread or...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
Multistrada recall...

Mr. Canoehead sent me this today - MTS recall on the throttle cables:

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2015/04/06/2010-2014-ducati-multistrada-recalls-throttle-issues/

Looks like it could be a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-06-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
If you like the side roads you'll LOVE the...

If you like the side roads you'll LOVE the Mattole road - definitely do it. PM if you want more info but that's a not to miss if you have the time.

RE: camping, I'm not much of a camper and don't...
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By desmodab
I tried to baffle them with bullshit but since...

I tried to baffle them with bullshit but since they are all master bullshitters they caught me...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-05-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
Nice man! Great photos and great riding ability...

Nice man! Great photos and great riding ability by the look of it!

Thx for sharing, DD
Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,116
Posted By desmodab
Sweet!

Thanks for this - I tried it out today doing some routes around where I live/ride and it works pretty good.

A suggestion is make it so when we press and hold the marker icon it moves the waypoint...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-04-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
Thanks Revy - yes, I liked that hotel, it was...

Thanks Revy - yes, I liked that hotel, it was well set up for bikes and nice inside.

Speaking of liking, I LOVE Revelstoke. My buddies Canoehead and Grizzler and I get through there every year...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-02-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
Sweet! Love that car. I was thinking about asking...

Sweet! Love that car. I was thinking about asking you to send me a pic Dave, you read my mind.

Hope to see you in August and Hi to Patty!

DD
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 43,682
Posted By desmodab
Absolutely beautiful shots of the lighthouse,...

Absolutely beautiful shots of the lighthouse, well done.

Where do you live on the a Island? I am in Victoria/Brentwood Bay. (Sorry if you said that somewhere - I skimmed through but didn't see...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 144,232
Posted By desmodab
I have this same GPS and it's been a nightmare....

I have this same GPS and it's been a nightmare. If anyone wants to see specifics and details see my ride report here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1030975

I have screenshots of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-01-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
Thanks Gale. Re: the Garmin I think it's more...

Thanks Gale. Re: the Garmin I think it's more "until hammer do us part..."

Actually I am following a thread on here where guys are navigating just using their phones... That's the way to go.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
Part 3 - San Francisco - Home!

Thursday, Sept 25 2014:

After a few more days at work I decided to leave a day earlier than originally planned. I had been away from my family for almost 3 weeks at this point and I really wanted...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
Part 2 - San Francisco to Valencia and fun with Garmin

In August I had a chance to meet another inmate who was riding through Victoria on a month long retirement trip. Shizoku (Dave) has a Multistrada Gran Truismo in gun-metal grey and was riding from...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-31-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,162
Posted By desmodab
Thanks for following

Thanks everyone - it's really great to see you following along and I love getting your feedback. This is my first ride report and sometimes while writing you ask yourself "why am I bothering with...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-30-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
Not yet, but I am planning to remove the Power...

Not yet, but I am planning to remove the Power Commander V from my bike and replace it with a TuneBoy. That way I can run a custom map, but I can also clear codes and you get a very nice, integrated...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,304
Posted By desmodab
Do you mean an M12 or a nut that takes a 12mm...

Do you mean an M12 or a nut that takes a 12mm wrench? An M12 is 18mm across the flats - that's huge. The closest to a 12mm wrench is M8 which is 13mm (there is no 12mm):
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-28-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 1,450,304
Posted By desmodab
Well, good. I enjoyed calling a spade a spade...

Well, good. I enjoyed calling a spade a spade too. Not everyone shares your enthusiasm for contention.

Ride safe, David
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