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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 166,096
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I installed the rear caliper off a BMW S1000RR...

I installed the rear caliper off a BMW S1000RR today:

http://imageshack.com/a/img633/9072/NGUp7z.jpg

I bought it off eBay for about US$70. I haven't had a chance to try it yet, but it...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Sure, look at the Mini Coopers, VW Beetles, and...

Sure, look at the Mini Coopers, VW Beetles, and Fiat 500s out there. Interesting demographic.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 962,752
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Take some toilet paper with you.

Take some toilet paper with you.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-23-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
5'6" - that pretty much sums it up.

5'6" - that pretty much sums it up.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
They're selling a bunch of them at the current...

They're selling a bunch of them at the current price. If you haven't actually looked at one in person, you need to see the attention to detail on the V7s.
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,535
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Hey, the same dealer got another one. With...

Hey, the same dealer got another one. With touring package. 12K miles for US$10K.

http://www.proitalia.com/image/po-rs//uploads/pre-owned-bike-images/_mg_2077-1424383730.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,535
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Yeah, there's one at a dealer down here. They...

Yeah, there's one at a dealer down here. They are asking $13K for it with 2500 miles on it. MSRP was $11.5K new...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-12-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 166,096
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Thats not it. The one pictured above is part of...

Thats not it. The one pictured above is part of the "Record Kit" and includes the seat and mirrors as well. Even more $$$.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
The Griso does not have ABS and probably never...

The Griso does not have ABS and probably never will. This appears to be the last year for the Griso.

I agree with the above. The V7 stock suspension is not "modest", however. It's complete...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 166,096
Posted By Pokeyjoe
A V7 Racer was my last bike. I think it has...

A V7 Racer was my last bike. I think it has about the same torque as a DD. Combine that with at least 100lbs less weight and you have a very entertaining bike. I may go back to the V7 when the V7...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-10-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 166,096
Posted By Pokeyjoe
What's up with that anyway? I keep looking for...

What's up with that anyway? I keep looking for an excuse to get a different bike and it won't give me one. I'll let it sit for weeks and it'll start right up like I shut it down yesterday. The...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Geez. You don't even need a kickstand.

Geez. You don't even need a kickstand.
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
nah. I'm 62!

nah. I'm 62!
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
You guys need to try the Racer. I'm 6'2" with a...

You guys need to try the Racer. I'm 6'2" with a 32 inch inseam and the Racer was really comfortable. Clip-ons and rearsets make a huge difference. I test rode a regular V7 after I had been riding...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,003
Posted By Pokeyjoe
488 lbs. 55 hp 43 ft/lb Ho hum

488 lbs.
55 hp
43 ft/lb

Ho hum
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 962,752
Posted By Pokeyjoe
When all people do is post pictures of their own...

When all people do is post pictures of their own bikes, you have to expect negative comments.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-15-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
What's wrong with hating douchebags?

What's wrong with hating douchebags?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-12-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Well, that explains a lot. He can't be even 5'...

Well, that explains a lot. He can't be even 5' tall.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
and WITH all those stickerz.

and WITH all those stickerz.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
This one. Sometime in 2015. ...

This one. Sometime in 2015.

http://cdnmedia.endeavorsuite.com/images/usedequipment/515caa17-0671-475a-bef1-c984559f18a7/showdisplay/80cb245b-c3f9-44b6-bbd6-27db64035411.jpeg
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
That's the way it's supposed to work.

That's the way it's supposed to work.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
A V7II with a full Legend Kit. ...

A V7II with a full Legend Kit.

http://www.garagemotoguzzi.com/wp-content/uploads/gallery/kit-legend/legend-cover-gallery.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Actually, they allow you to grip the tank with...

Actually, they allow you to grip the tank with your knees while cornering. Not a huge deal on a V7, but they inspire confidence on a sport bike with a wide tank. It's nice to not have your knees...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Let's see what it looks like after they attach a...

Let's see what it looks like after they attach a big European license plate.
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I sat on the Ducati and the Duke 390...

I sat on the Ducati and the Duke 390 back-to-back. You sit taller on the 390 and are a bit less cramped, but it's still a small bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Hope you're short. It's about the same size as a...

Hope you're short. It's about the same size as a new Ducati Scrambler.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Batman likes it the way it is...

Batman likes it the way it is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I sat on one at a bike show today. Tiny. About...

I sat on one at a bike show today. Tiny. About the same size as a Ducati Scrambler (which I also sat on). If you are 5'7" or less, you're good. I'm 6'2" and definitely don't fit.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I sat on one of these today: ...

I sat on one of these today:

http://www.web-automobile.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/triumph-thruxton-ace.jpg

Very nice, fit well, and downright comfy.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-15-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Clown on a tricycle... ...

Clown on a tricycle...

http://www.spearshoes.com/images/Gilligan/China01_350.jpg

Bear on a tricycle?
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
I went and sat on one at the bike show today. ...

I went and sat on one at the bike show today. That thing is tiny. A guy with me that's 5'7" tall sat on it and it fit perfectly. I then went and sat on a new KTM RC390. Slightly bigger, but still...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-29-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 166,096
Posted By Pokeyjoe
The bike has your choice of three fuel maps:...

The bike has your choice of three fuel maps: Rain, Touring, and Sport. When I first got mine, I put it in "T" and left it there for awhile. Pretty unspectacular. "S" can be a real hoot. Adding a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,259
Posted By Pokeyjoe
2012 is probably the best year. You can still...

2012 is probably the best year. You can still use TuneECU and play with the fuel maps. You can't with later triples.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 269,027
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Thanks for that. I like the alloys and was...

Thanks for that. I like the alloys and was thinking a Stone or Special with rearsets and clipons might have to be my next bike. I like the red frame on the Racer, but can't stand the chrome tank.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-22-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Yeah, one of the local Piaggio dealers (Moto...

Yeah, one of the local Piaggio dealers (Moto Guzzi, Aprilia, Vespa) posted some rude comments about it NOT being Italian. The Triumph Scrambler is made in Thailand, too. Hmmmm...same factory?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
And, they're releasing a scrambler kit for the...

And, they're releasing a scrambler kit for the V7:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LznIXN670os/Tyuza4DZmcI/AAAAAAAABZo/XkPl-KA20c4/s1600/2010-Moto-Guzzi-V7-Scrambler_Orange.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-04-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
That's all fine if you are under six feet tall. ...

That's all fine if you are under six feet tall. That's a tiny bike. I'd look like a clown on a tricycle on that thing.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,554,667
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Hey, there's Steve. Back in the days before...

Hey, there's Steve. Back in the days before bikes had labels. Just make it suit your needs and ride.

(Look at how big the rear sprockets were. Top speed might have been 50 mph).
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-30-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 166,096
Posted By Pokeyjoe
Yes. Easy. Because of the angle of the shock,...

Yes. Easy. Because of the angle of the shock, shortening it a little lowers the bike a lot. I put an Ohlins shock on mine and was surprised at how little an adjustment it took to lower (or raise)...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-30-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 176,940
Posted By Pokeyjoe
It checks all the right boxes, but I am NOT...

It checks all the right boxes, but I am NOT buying another bike with a small tank (3.5 gallons).
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