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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 22,849
Posted By OtterChaos
Great trip report! You are seeing places that I...

Great trip report! You are seeing places that I hope to get to on my trip next year.
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,998
Posted By OtterChaos
Nice report, thanks. I hope to get there someday...

Nice report, thanks. I hope to get there someday but also flying my own bike along for the ride. Seems like you got a lot accomplished in 10 days of riding, I actually hope to spend a month or more...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Heh I read your post and assumed you said K60's...

Heh I read your post and assumed you said K60's not TKC's, point still stands though the 120/80 K60 is too big for the bike IMO the 110/80R Kenda K761 is a better fit for handling, no real dirt time...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
It's a fun ride but I cannot recommend the K60 up...

It's a fun ride but I cannot recommend the K60 up front, at least regarding the only tubeless 18" rim size available as it makes handles too heavy. I'm not sure if they have tubed versions in 18"...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
I live one hour's ride from the southern end of...

I live one hour's ride from the southern end of the good stuff on highway 1 and have ridden it before. Even so was thinking about taking it but the day was very foggy on the coast.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Took mine for a short lap of California last July...

Took mine for a short lap of California last July

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/maptrip_zpsc80c4311.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks! Was just fine while moving but man it...

Thanks! Was just fine while moving but man it was a bit hot when I needed to stop.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip...

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010050_zps8f6db9a5.jpg (http://s11.photobucket.com/user/RickFi/media/Trip%20two/P1010050_zps8f6db9a5.jpg.html)

My V7 survived a long day...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 108,978
Posted By OtterChaos
Finally the cats make an appearance! I'll follow...

Finally the cats make an appearance! I'll follow along and best of luck.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By OtterChaos
Your best bet to find out is to ask that question...

Your best bet to find out is to ask that question over at www.wildguzzi.com I'm sure someone there will know.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
I like the lower peg position, I'm 6'0 with 32"...

I like the lower peg position, I'm 6'0 with 32" inseam and thought the stock pegs were a bit too high for me but I didn't ride the bike much with the stockers on so my opinion isn't based on many...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
You may be right, just relaying where I got mine.

You may be right, just relaying where I got mine.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
I have some I bought from Todd over at...

I have some I bought from Todd over at GuzziTech.com maybe he ships international? Couldn't hurt to ask. Here is a pic of them...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Just be careful with the heat gun, it can damage...

Just be careful with the heat gun, it can damage the paint if it gets too hot.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Looks good, I know you mentioned the mirrors as...

Looks good, I know you mentioned the mirrors as needing improvement and on the wildguzzi board some riders have had success using Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport mirrors, I went with bar ends myself. I see...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,337
Posted By OtterChaos
Apologies for not commenting earlier on your trip...

Apologies for not commenting earlier on your trip but I love this report and your writing is very good along with the photos. I hope to travel some of the same areas on the slightly more modern V7...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Congratulations on the new bike, I guess someone...

Congratulations on the new bike, I guess someone needs to buy the white ones.:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Take a look underneath the tank between the...

Take a look underneath the tank between the cylinders. Two things to check for 1) the clutch cable wedged in between or resting on the cylinder fins which can lead to the cable failing, there should...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
It works well for me, rode it over 2000 miles on...

It works well for me, rode it over 2000 miles on a trip in July. There were 7 days in which I rode.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010192_zps41504e6d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Not the expert on them but those appear to be the...

Not the expert on them but those appear to be the Hepco Becker 30 liter side cases that are bought from the dealer so you get the MotoGuzzi emblems on the case, check out the picture of zokn's bike...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Heidenau k60 Scout, comes in stock size. I agree...

Heidenau k60 Scout, comes in stock size. I agree the front would be a better bet to replace if you only had to do one but I struggled to find a tubeless tire that would work in the 18" size. I put...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Nice bike, looks familiar to me for some reason,...

Nice bike, looks familiar to me for some reason, here is mine also with the H&B 55 liter top case;

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010180_zps427214df.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,296
Posted By OtterChaos
They may not have looked too deep at that Stone,...

They may not have looked too deep at that Stone, that is the version that comes with tubeless tires while the Racer and Special have the spoked rims and tubed tires. To my eye the Moto Guzzi looks...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 260,296
Posted By OtterChaos
My '13 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is listed at 50hp and...

My '13 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is listed at 50hp and 43 ft lbs and it works great for me and I ain't no small guy either.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 1,266,007
Posted By OtterChaos
Ahh shoot, very sorry for your loss :cry

Ahh shoot, very sorry for your loss :cry
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,750
Posted By OtterChaos
In! Sounds like a great trip and if nothing else...

In! Sounds like a great trip and if nothing else I love the shape of your v twins, here is a picture of the bike I will tour on next year....
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,183
Posted By OtterChaos
Tours are harder to come by these days but they...

Tours are harder to come by these days but they still do them. By the way the biolab was torn down a couple of years ago, guess PG&E figures they know all they need about the plant and fish life...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,183
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks for the report. I've worked at Diablo...

Thanks for the report. I've worked at Diablo Canyon for the last 30 years and I ride my bike into work almost every evening (swingshift worker) with no traffic, it is a blast. Oh and guards carry...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By OtterChaos
Too true, I rode it a few weeks ago and it was a...

Too true, I rode it a few weeks ago and it was a blast. Here is a pic just heading out of Red Bluff onto 36.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a189/RickFi/Trip%20two/P1010180_zps427214df.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
I did get the reflash for the ECU.

I did get the reflash for the ECU.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Sorry no idea.

Sorry no idea.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By OtterChaos
Closer to your price point, no connection with...

Closer to your price point, no connection with the seller etc...

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?action=classifieds;sa=view;id=2368
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
Finally got around to making a video showing the...

Finally got around to making a video showing the GuzziTech exhaust I had installed last week.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/N8zfE8vRJTc" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
I'm on a longish trip right now on my V7 and the...

I'm on a longish trip right now on my V7 and the bead rider worked great on the long run from Coronado to Bishop in high heat, 105 degrees for a lot of the day...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By OtterChaos
You could also look at Moto Guzzi for your air...

You could also look at Moto Guzzi for your air cooled needs. There are resources available if you need parts, MGCycle, Harpers moto and others. Here is one for sale around your price point,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 219,646
Posted By OtterChaos
I just got Todd from GuzziTech.com 2:2 Stainless...

I just got Todd from GuzziTech.com 2:2 Stainless Steel exhaust installed the other day, looks good and sounds good. I had the ECU reflashed at the same time and the bike is running well.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,550
Posted By OtterChaos
This is very enjoyable, keep going please! To...

This is very enjoyable, keep going please! To think of the stories those woods and plains could tell of the war.
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25,739
Views: 2,100,290
Posted By OtterChaos
Right? Just look at those arches!

Right? Just look at those arches!
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25,739
Views: 2,100,290
Posted By OtterChaos
Thanks for the replies guys! I just figured it...

Thanks for the replies guys! I just figured it might be better to separate the household monies from the trip monies for a bit of protection so wanted to know if the was a bank to use or avoid when...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25,739
Views: 2,100,290
Posted By OtterChaos
Great thread guys, I hope to travel into and...

Great thread guys, I hope to travel into and south of Mexico next year and have a question. Are there any ATM/Bank cards that seem to work more often than others in your experience. I figure that I...
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