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Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
What no mention of the D-air light on the dash by...

What no mention of the D-air light on the dash by media or inmates? Which "pack" do you have to buy to get this? How does this work?

At least this has real world safety improvements. I wonder how...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
You can easily upgrade the "old" multistrada...

You can easily upgrade the "old" multistrada brakes. I went M4, but M50s also fit. Much less than buying a new one.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,576
Posted By NMEXPAT
Put a deposit down today! Of course the dealer...

Put a deposit down today! Of course the dealer didn't know if they were getting one. Regional rep didn't know anything either. At least I'm in line.

Let's see how this plays out.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,576
Posted By NMEXPAT
I just heard that there will only be 500 R1Ms...

I just heard that there will only be 500 R1Ms made.

Is this true? I hope it's only a rumor. I sad sick rumor.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
None of the updates are tempting me to upgrade...

None of the updates are tempting me to upgrade from my 2010. I'm not liking the colored beaks. I liked them black. New dash doesn't get me excited. The seat / tank interface looks strange, less...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,576
Posted By NMEXPAT
Some will make fun of this advert, but it works...

Some will make fun of this advert, but it works on me. I think it is brilliant.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,576
Posted By NMEXPAT
Bascially $22k for a japanese GP / WSBK level...

Bascially $22k for a japanese GP / WSBK level machine.

Sign me up.:clap:freaky

I'll be visiting the dealer this week to put down a deposit.

I haven't been this excited about a bike for a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,576
Posted By NMEXPAT
I was in a work meeting and missed the main part...

I was in a work meeting and missed the main part of the web broadcast. DAMN IT!:cry Went to the webpage just in time to see the photogs and closing remarks.


Can anyone summerize the specs?:ear...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
They are the ones from twisted throttle that...

They are the ones from twisted throttle that Ozzybiker posted.
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
Mine are not ducati designs. Mine are way wider...

Mine are not ducati designs. Mine are way wider and more offroad suited. Those look ok. I prefer a more dirtbike peg, with more grip.
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,576
Posted By NMEXPAT
I don't know why, but I'm really excited about...

I don't know why, but I'm really excited about the 2015 R1. I'm counting the days down to 11/3/14 just to see the features.

I hope one of the versions is designed to compete with the BMW HP4!
...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
I have a 2010 MTS. I have aftermarket footpegs...

I have a 2010 MTS. I have aftermarket footpegs that allow you to move them up and down. They weren't ery expensive. They were not the DP footpegs which are way too expensive. Unfortunately, I'm...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,864
Posted By NMEXPAT
Very disappointing to see a lot of similar...

Very disappointing to see a lot of similar crashes, all losing the front while braking just prior to turning in.

What did Bridge stone do? The "new" special tires are left overs from a few years...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,864
Posted By NMEXPAT
Forget finishing order ay PI! The champion is...

Forget finishing order ay PI! The champion is already decided. Only thing left is first loser...


Who's gonna hit a seagull this year?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By NMEXPAT
Thanks all for the multiple reponses. There...

Thanks all for the multiple reponses.

There is no lein holder. I'm getting the bike fixed ASAP. I simply love it too much not to fix.

Just making sure I wasn't doing something unethical by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By NMEXPAT
Hit a Deer - Motorcycle Insruance Questions

A few weeks ago I hit a small deer on my motorcycle. I didn't go down. I was able to keep the bike upright. I saw the deer on the side of the road and hit the brakes and was able to slow down before...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
Andyw, where did you get the black exhaust hanger...

Andyw, where did you get the black exhaust hanger from? I can't find it listed on your site.

Thanks!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,323
Posted By NMEXPAT
I'm from NM. I can't remember if I ever road this...

I'm from NM. I can't remember if I ever road this route as a kid growing up. However, a few years ago I went this route on my 2010 Ducati Multistrada.

It was pure heaven. It was early june. I...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
Stock calipers aren't half bad either. M4's are...

Stock calipers aren't half bad either. M4's are just better. I've had my bike for more than three years. I'm all about tastefull, performance and relatively cheap improvements in key areas. This bike...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
About a week ago, I upgraded the front brake...

About a week ago, I upgraded the front brake cailpers to Brembo M4's from an 1198. For the most part these are a direct bolt on. The hardest part is getting new custom brake lines and corresponding...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,970
Posted By NMEXPAT
I went to the races at COTA and found it a bit...

I went to the races at COTA and found it a bit boring. Perhaps, I'm getting old or I was having an off day. I went last year and thought it was great. This year not so much. I only went Sunday, so...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,970
Posted By NMEXPAT
Got my tickets in the mail yesterday. Can't wait....

Got my tickets in the mail yesterday. Can't wait. I hope the rain stays away for sunday.

Here's my guess on the top 6.

1. MM
2. DP
3. SB
4. VR
5. JL
6. AE
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By NMEXPAT
I had a Z750 (aircooled version). Never had...

I had a Z750 (aircooled version).

Never had a problem with it. Dead reliable and fun. Same applies for the air cooled Z750S (aircooled version). Just making sure we are talking about the same...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
I have a 2010 base MTS. The stock suspension was...

I have a 2010 base MTS. The stock suspension was good. Mostly depends on your weight. The stock suspension can be made better with appropriate spring rates. I'm heavy to say the least. After 3 yrs I...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 236,270
Posted By NMEXPAT
I attended the SX in Houston. I haven't truely...

I attended the SX in Houston. I haven't truely followed SX for a few years now. I'm a bigger fan of Motogp.

Anyways, the SX450 main event was boring. Talk about processional (SP?) parade. RV was...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,300
Posted By NMEXPAT
I recommned GA tickets. The series of...

I recommned GA tickets.

The series of curves 3,4,5 I enjoyed the most. Plus there is a big screen there that follows the racers on the rest of the track. You could also hear the announcers there....
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
Yes it's being offered again. Some caution...

Yes it's being offered again. Some caution though. It is not a warranty but a service contract. There is a difference.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
I finally got my 2010 MTS back from the dealer....

I finally got my 2010 MTS back from the dealer. It was in for nearly a month, not counting all the other times it was in the shop for the same symptoms. In the end they replaced the horizontal...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
I got a call from the dealer. EverRed is covering...

I got a call from the dealer. EverRed is covering the replacement of the horizontal cylinder. I wouldn't call my experience "seamless". It was a process. I'll be very happy when she's back in my...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
I haven't posted very much in the past few months...

I haven't posted very much in the past few months for a variety of reasons.

I'm loving my manual Ohlins setup. This should have been an option from the get go for us non-techies.

I've had the...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
Ohlins Suspension Update

Just had the new Ohlins "adventure" fork cartridge kit and TTX shock installed on my 2010 MTS.

I've only ridden 15 miles and haven't dialed the suspension in.

It is a huge improvement.:D...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
Haven't posted about my BASE 2010 MTS in a long...

Haven't posted about my BASE 2010 MTS in a long time. I have two quick updates.

Yesterday, I turned over 25,000 miles. Bike is still running good. Although I think there is a small oil leak some...
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 27,397
Posted By NMEXPAT
Jim, thanks for replying. resent my email. ...

Jim,

thanks for replying. resent my email.

NMEXPAT.
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 27,397
Posted By NMEXPAT
I've replied to your email and have yet to get a...

I've replied to your email and have yet to get a response. No answer yet. Even spoke with "Jim" on the phone. This is with regards to front and rear suspension for a 2010 Ducati MTS.

Hopefully,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By NMEXPAT
I have a 1994 model. They handle really well, but...

I have a 1994 model. They handle really well, but compared to today's bikes they are low on power. The Carbs in mine hated the 10% ethanol fuel we have now. Unless you ride it constantly, this will...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 480,453
Posted By NMEXPAT
Check out Espargaro on the CRT Aprilla! He's on a...

Check out Espargaro on the CRT Aprilla! He's on a CRT right? He's on par with the B team Ducatis. Did he miss a corner? He's also postiong times near the test riders for Yamaha!

Aprilla's showing...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By NMEXPAT
Byways, thanks for the tip on the Big bend Map....

Byways, thanks for the tip on the Big bend Map. However, I called the local AAA office in Houston and they outright refuse to sell a map to a NON-member.

Is this really a true AAA policy. The...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
In addition to the misbehaving / broken keyless...

In addition to the misbehaving / broken keyless receiver or handlebar switch my gas mileage has gone to complete shit. I'm riding the same on my commute. Previously I could easily get 170-190 miles...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,214
Posted By NMEXPAT
I bought my tickets this past weekend. I went for...

I bought my tickets this past weekend. I went for the GA tickets but most importantly I also got motorcycle parking passes!

Now I just need to find a place to stay for my father and I. I know for...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6,153
Views: 1,265,289
Posted By NMEXPAT
I weigh 250+lbs with gear, not the skinny Italian...

I weigh 250+lbs with gear, not the skinny Italian test rider.

With the stock oil weight and factory preload and compression and rebound settings, I could easily lift the rear weel off the ground...
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