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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,264
Posted By micio
Thumb Lior is Great

Super guy.

I asked him to do some work (valves, fork seals, tire change, etc) on my Duke ll last fall after some heavy commuting and never being seen by a real mechanic for years... he did the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
Problem solved

Thank you all for your help, it was the suggestions about the ignition and kill switch that were most helpful because it put me into the right frame of mind (electrical problem).

Got to actually...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
Thanks, they are tight. Valves were set last...

Thanks, they are tight. Valves were set last fall. Bike's been running better than perfect until the other day, still runs perfect between stalls.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
You know, that's a possibility. I think I'll have...

You know, that's a possibility. I think I'll have at it tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
I looked at the line from the vent to see it...

I looked at the line from the vent to see it wasn't pinched but I'll have another look - I didn't try blowing through it or anything.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
More symptoms

I tightened up some of the connections under the headlight (including where I'd gone around the clutch safety switch) and took it out and it stalled about 6 times. I was finding that after it stalled...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
The side stand switch has been disabled. Thanks,...

The side stand switch has been disabled. Thanks, I forgot that one. That happened before I got her. I think i have bypassed the clutch switch as well, by adding a little jumper. Does that sound...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By micio
Question Troubleshooting time - LC4/Duke II stalling in traffic

Hi all, I've just started having a problem with my 2001 Duke ll... It' stalling in traffic. Doesn't seem to be based on revs. Plenty of gas. Just cuts out, and it seems I have to key the ignition off...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,913
Posted By micio
Another bump. Anyone heard of a shop on the...

Another bump.

Anyone heard of a shop on the west side of L.A. called Metrikmoto? I need my KTM single serviced and the only place I know with a good reputation is Eric's Motorcycle Co. in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By micio
You guys are awesome! :clap

You guys are awesome! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By micio
All right, so maybe I'll change my registration...

All right, so maybe I'll change my registration after all. Damn.
I've been stopped 3 times in 3 consecutive years on the Duke. Never been ticketed, but that's just good fortune, and I don't want to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By micio
Ah, that is SO not going to happen.:cry

Ah, that is SO not going to happen.:cry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By micio
Thumb Nice. Thank you.

Thanks for the replies, everyone. I didn't have Culver City on my radar, having only been there for a burger once, but I will look into that. Will also look into the Fairfax district. I was told that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By micio
Thanks, MOTOS. I think I'll try to keep the bike...

Thanks, MOTOS. I think I'll try to keep the bike reg'd in VT until I need to change it. Wish I could live out a bit, but that's not in the cards for now.

I'm in Burlington now, traveltoad.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By micio
Puke Moving from Vermont to West Los Angeles... anxiety attack...

Hi gents. Ladies too. As the title implies, I'm an inmate from the frozen Northeast. I've just gotten word that I'm gonna spend the next 4 years at a West LA hospital (Cedars), and I'm going to be...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,922
Posted By micio
Dude

i HEAR you, bro.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5,013
Views: 495,926
Posted By micio
If I had a hundred thousand dollars...

... I'd buy a hundred of these: http://maine.craigslist.org/mcy/1201073294.html
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,226
Posted By micio
Shorty here too...

...I'm 5'6" and 135 lbs... and I got a perma-limp too, so I know where you're coming from!

My Duke II is great, and I'm sure a Duke III would be the cat's ass, but if I were you I'd take a look at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By micio
NO SH*T??? There's a moto collection right there...

NO SH*T??? There's a moto collection right there in Seal Cove? Awesome!!!

I'm visitin' my great aunt in Bernard -her husband, my paternal great uncle, passed on in November and I promised to come...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-30-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By micio
Thumb Thank you all

I forgot to mention that there will be a mandatory visit to P&H Truckstop in Wells River, VT. Yum!:dg

Deer Isle will have to wait for another trip, as I need to get there in a day, and I know...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-27-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By micio
Route recommendations from VT to ME coast?

Hi all, I'm headed from central VT to Mount Desert Island, ME, (near Bangor, insert joke here) to visit relatives on Sunday the 3rd, and I was wondering if anyone had a route suggestion? :ear
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Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By micio
Cool2 Shoot, better go easy on the new guy

Us Vermonters gotta stick together...

To straighten the subframe: Can you use a prybar? They work pretty good in my experience. You might have to bolt your subframe back on the bike and get a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,920
Posted By micio
We will never see this in America

:bluduh


I'm glad to see that Derbi is still an entity tho; I thought the corporation that bought it might have closed it down. I have a Derbi Senda SM -one of very few in the states I gather-...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,502
Posted By micio
And thank God! I used to have panic attacks...

And thank God! I used to have panic attacks every time I passed through Island Pond. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,797
Posted By micio
awesome pictures

:thumb Seeing DS bikes all over japan when I was a student visiting in the 90's was a big part of what got me into motorcycles.

Now when I travel about half the photos I bring home are of cool...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By micio
My pick would be Beal's Wharf in Southwest...

My pick would be Beal's Wharf in Southwest Harbor, 'cause it's owned by the family of a great aunt of mine, and you can watch the fishermen unload their catch sometimes. There's also a dumpy looking...
Forum: Face plant 06-24-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,443
Posted By micio
5-piece collarbone here

You'll be fine.
Did mine 9 years ago -about 6 weeks after the smash-up I was lifting heavy objects over my head with only moderate pain. It will never be straight, though!

good luck!
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By micio
Laugh I went the other way

wow, rrh1970 reminds me that I need to stick that FCR I have sitting around on my own Duke II.

Last spring I moved from a 749s to a Duke based on cost of maintenance, the knowledge that I wasn't...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By micio
AAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagrrrrrggggghhhh!:eek1

AAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagrrrrrggggghhhh!:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By micio
Hmmmm, a little of everything, huh? With...

Hmmmm, a little of everything, huh?

With the warrantee, the worry of a bad ECU or rad worries me less than the outright cost of keeping the thing on the road. I heard one story of a $150 oil...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By micio
Question Ownership experience re. MV Augusta? I'm looking at a Brutale...

Soooooo, there's a feller nearby selling a 2006 3000-mile 910 Brutale for a relatively modest chunk of change... I'm maybe second in line at the moment.

I will be coming from a Duke II currently...
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 37,280
Posted By micio
what is there to say? I'm so sorry.

what is there to say?


I'm so sorry.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By micio
Shucks

I used to live about two miles up the road from the floating bridge- first place I ever took a motorcycle down the street.

... since the water level was always over the wooden roadbed (and I knew...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By micio
So let me get this straight, one version...

So let me get this straight,

one version is the gasket that Creeper describes, black paper with foil sandwiched in there ##58530041000,

and one version is the o-ring #5803009000?


I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By micio
Oh, beauty, there's always somebody else here...

Oh, beauty, there's always somebody else here with the same question/problem as me!:D

Thanks Gale!
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By micio
Rats, Gale, I can't remember what it looks like...

Rats, Gale, I can't remember what it looks like from the last time I changed my oil. (I didn't have a fresh gasket at the time, so just re-used the old one.) It might very well be teardrop shaped,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By micio
Part numbers for LC4 oil change wanted

:splatI'm sure they're in the dang thread index somewhere, but I'm out of patience with both it and the online fiche.

Anybody know the part # for the gasket that goes under the cartridge filter...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,635
Posted By micio
One of the very best motorcycle-related buys I've...

One of the very best motorcycle-related buys I've made.

They turned my Duke II hooligan toy into a hooligan grocery-getter.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By micio
I'm 5'6" with a 29-30" inseam and found the...

I'm 5'6" with a 29-30" inseam and found the Multistrada really comfy. It's real narrow and it just kind of disappears beneath you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By micio
I saw in a Cycle World (I think) that a custom...

I saw in a Cycle World (I think) that a custom builder was making prototypes of roadracers based on Japanese 450 mx bikes. Even used the stock forks, just retrofit a bunch of stuff and gave 'em...
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