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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-28-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By mfaoro
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,395
Posted By mfaoro
Arrow and Black Dog Skid plate?

Do any of you with the Arrow Race Header have the Black Dog skid plate? Everything I am reading makes me think they work together - but wanted to know if anyone had actually combined the two...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By mfaoro
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 02:34 PM
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Posted By mfaoro
Has anyone had a new front brake line made for...

Has anyone had a new front brake line made for their adv r?

I need a longer one made but the dealer wants to charge me for taking off the tank and hand measuring the line. Then getting a custom...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-26-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,395
Posted By mfaoro
Rear cylinder down tube ceramic coating?

For those of you getting their arrow headers ceramic coated, are you also removing your rear header down tube and having it coated?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-01-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 764,448
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks Ebrew and DirtJack. Very helpful as I am...

Thanks Ebrew and DirtJack. Very helpful as I am very new to new wheels. Always just kept what came with bikes.

What do you think of 150 vs 140? Is there really a discernible difference in the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,448
Posted By mfaoro
Take my money please!!!! Yes, I would love...

Take my money please!!!!

Yes, I would love for them to do this. Throttle locks don't do it for me. Too many mountains here in the Pacific Northwet :).
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-31-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 764,448
Posted By mfaoro
Front and Rear Wheel Widths

For those of you who have bought new wheels (from Woody's etc), could you share:

What widths you went with on the front and rear?
Why you chose those widths?
Did the choice affect handling on...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 575,440
Posted By mfaoro
Questions about your wheels

Hi Woody,

On a forest road ride on Monday, the front tire on my KTM 1190 R deflated fully in less (I swear :)) than 2 seconds. Pop! and then metal on gravel.

I managed to keep the bike up but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-13-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By mfaoro
Thanks. I had never seen that explanation before....

Thanks. I had never seen that explanation before. Thats exactly it.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-11-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 764,448
Posted By mfaoro
OBD Scanner

Anyone using an OBD scanner with their 1190? Recommendations?

I have a 'not legal' message popping up currently that is probably related to testing the bike while installing a bunch of new stuff...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-24-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,473
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks Scudrunner. I just figured that out. Yes,...

Thanks Scudrunner. I just figured that out. Yes, they suck and I wasn't paying enough attention.

Well, I have a Mefo Super Explorer on the front now (07 Dakar on the back). I guess I can report on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-24-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 63,473
Posted By mfaoro
Mitas E07 FRONT problems

I had to take the E07 off the front of my 1190 ADV R because it was slowly leaking air all around the rim on both sides.

My dealer had no luck fixing the problem.

Anyone else seen this?
...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,499
Posted By mfaoro
Ordered the license plate doodad this afternoon....

Ordered the license plate doodad this afternoon. Was wondering how I was going to clean that all up without drilling the plate like I did on my 690.

Re: the stabilizer.

What happens to the...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 31,271
Posted By mfaoro
Very interested in this. Will keep watching...

Very interested in this.

Will keep watching this thread.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-27-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By mfaoro
Where did you guys find out about these? Is it...

Where did you guys find out about these? Is it mentioned in a manual somewhere (that I am missing) or did you find it by poking around?

Thanks,
Michael
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 107,438
Posted By mfaoro
Tank bag:Power to electronics

Hi Wachs,

Is there an easy (or designed) way to run a charging cord into the tank bag?

I assume since it snaps shut (instead of zipper) that running the cord would probably be easy but wanted...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By mfaoro
John Penton Motorcycle Documentary at Crossroads Cinema (Bellevue, WA)

You can see the trailer here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsDLrdryBfY

Sign up for the screening here:
http://gathr.us/screening/8293

We need people to get online and offer to purchase...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 141,701
Posted By mfaoro
krussell and rexbuck: That sounds...

krussell and rexbuck:

That sounds promising. Thanks for the feedback on the 590.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 141,701
Posted By mfaoro
660 vs 590, music via bluetooth

Can any former 660 and now 590 owners comment on whether the bluetooth music connection to the 590 is better than the 660?

On my 660 I would experience dropouts, irregular sound quality and many...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-25-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 181,533
Posted By mfaoro
It is completely true. You see it with aluminum...

It is completely true. You see it with aluminum pans, aluminum cups...Its annoying. I am looking forward to the andodized ones.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 141,701
Posted By mfaoro
Oldandslower, Can you describe what you mean...

Oldandslower,

Can you describe what you mean by the Bluetooth working the way it should?

I too have a 660 and have been endlessly frustrated by the connection to my Scala G4 headset. Distorted...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
In case, it hasnt been mentioned...you can order...

In case, it hasnt been mentioned...you can order the Ducati levers without the footpegs. Still very expensive but not nearly as bad.

I also have the Twisted Throttle (SW motech) adjustable...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-01-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
I wonder if those driving lights will be...

I wonder if those driving lights will be available for the the 2010-12. Like those way better than any other I have seen.


Michael
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By mfaoro
Dirt Route to turn southern WABDR into loop?

Hi All,

Taking a long weekend...The fires up north have us changing our original plans to go north from Snoqualmie Pass. We are thinking about exploring South including the WABDR section from the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks Backmarker - so you had similar problems...

Thanks Backmarker - so you had similar problems and they went away after some mileage? Perhaps that is what I will do.

I have had a bunch of different knobbies and never seen this problem before.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By mfaoro
Pirelli Scorpion Rally balancing

Anyone with Pirelli Scorpion Rallies have trouble balancing the front?

My shop has tried balancing the tires three times and I still get speed wobble. Was at 65mph - now at 75 - they are going in...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-14-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Problems or not, I would buy the DES model again...

Problems or not, I would buy the DES model again in a heartbeat. I switch between modes (and add a passenger) all the time. The different settings match different moods for me and make a huge...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-05-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Hi Lucky, Is this the screen you have: ...

Hi Lucky,

Is this the screen you have:
http://www.helmetheadcycle.com/product/13093/givi-d272st-ducati-2010-2011-multistrada-1200-windshield
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-03-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks Allen. This is PERFECT feedback as I am...

Thanks Allen. This is PERFECT feedback as I am 6'4" too. Will give the Givi shield a look.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-01-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
A couple years back I bought the Palmer products...

A couple years back I bought the Palmer products screen adapter:

http://s410372035.initial-website.co.uk//accessories/select-bike/ducati-ms1200/

I think this does the same basic thing as the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-01-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Hi Norcal, Beautiful bike! Thanks for...

Hi Norcal,

Beautiful bike! Thanks for sharing the pics. A question on your windshield choices: you mentiond MRA and Vstream. Did you consider the Cee Bailey Windscreen...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
When compared with KTM - Ducati service has been...

When compared with KTM - Ducati service has been excellent. Would I have liked some of the recalls to be faster - yes, but I feel like they have really supported the bike.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-14-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Hi Lucky, So the DP liner bags unzip to take...

Hi Lucky,

So the DP liner bags unzip to take full advantage of the size of the larger lids?

Thanks,
Michael
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Perfect description...my feelings exactly. Makes...

Perfect description...my feelings exactly. Makes any road fun.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-22-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
The longest trip I have done two up is around...

The longest trip I have done two up is around seven hours - one of which was on dirt roads up Cottonwood Pass in CO . My wife did not complain of discomfort at all and had a great time. The...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-07-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,017
Posted By mfaoro
I have a 660 and the G4. I find that it makes a...

I have a 660 and the G4. I find that it makes a huge difference which one I turn on first. If I turn on the headset first and then the GPS I get great, stereo sound. If I turn on the Zumo first then...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-18-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Well thats what the dealer said as an explanation...

Well thats what the dealer said as an explanation for my front brake lever getting mushier and mushier and coming almost to the grip by the bottom of the Pass. Good question re: the pads - I will...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-18-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 1,345,994
Posted By mfaoro
Couple of comments. Hope to have more time to...

Couple of comments. Hope to have more time to give a longer report soon.

Just finished a 2500 mile trip from Seattle to CO.

1. I have the Altrider radiator guard and had no overheating problems...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,094
Posted By mfaoro
Hi O'ren, Did you find any info on new...

Hi O'ren,

Did you find any info on new versions? I have looked around some and not found anything.

Sounds to me like they just got the 665 stable. Even if they did release a new one I might be...
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