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Forum: Beasts 06-18-2012, 01:29 PM
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Posted By martys
try here ...

try here http://www.ducati.ms/forums/44-multistrada/138526-chain-adjustment.html#post1367257

and here http://www.motorcycleinfo.co.uk/index.cfm?fa=contentGeneric.psqlmptrfsppjcbe&pageId=1285193...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2012, 12:40 PM
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Posted By martys
this is clearly documented in the owners manual....

this is clearly documented in the owners manual. The tools you need are include in the Ducati toolkit.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2012, 10:48 PM
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Posted By martys
yes, the seats are different, but they ride the...

yes, the seats are different, but they ride the same. the changes are with how the rider/pillion seat fits together, not with how you sit in it.
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
Geez, I wish I had thought to call them. I just...

Geez, I wish I had thought to call them. I just assumed visors were disposable. I paid over $140 for a new pinlock visor, pinlock insert and sun visor for my one year old C3. :-(
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 09:08 PM
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Posted By martys
that's because it's not a serious off road bike....

that's because it's not a serious off road bike. I've put over 22,000 miles on mine and while some folks have gone through unpaved forest roads, it's primarily a pavement loving machine with...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6,195
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Posted By martys
I'm curious about the DES Errors being reported,...

I'm curious about the DES Errors being reported, taking a quick scan on the ducati.ms site I didn't find any mention of them. I have 22,000 miles on my MTS1200s and never had a single problem with...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,195
Views: 1,289,010
Posted By martys
do you have more details and pics of the nav...

do you have more details and pics of the nav holder without the zumo mounted in it?

thx
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
well, it's been a month since I posted up last....

well, it's been a month since I posted up last. I've been on a weekend ride with the SRC and found it died after about 3 hours listening to XM music. The speakers still suck, even with moving them...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
when the riding gets technical the music goes...

when the riding gets technical the music goes off. but on long boring hauls it helps to pass the time. it's also nice having turn by turn directions when on unfamiliar road.
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
I've been using the SRC for about a month and...

I've been using the SRC for about a month and honestly, am not that impressed with it other than how nicely it integrates in the helmet. It connects just fine and manages those connections well. But...
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,556
Posted By martys
yes, they are a very small company. not sure what...

yes, they are a very small company. not sure what items they keep on the shelf, but both times I've talked to Wayne about garments for me he mentioned most people get their gear made to order since...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,556
Posted By martys
my jacket arrived last week, fits near perfectly....

my jacket arrived last week, fits near perfectly. :D
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,556
Posted By martys
what do you mean by fitting you "really well"? If...

what do you mean by fitting you "really well"? If you gave them the proper measuments they jacket and pants should fit exactly how you measured. For both my jacket or pants I had custom made, they...
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2010, 10:06 PM
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Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
thanks Anthony, you're a good guy!

thanks Anthony, you're a good guy!
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2010, 10:00 PM
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Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
Corsair RX7 - the predecessor to the Corsair V in...

Corsair RX7 - the predecessor to the Corsair V in the current Arai lineup.
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2010, 11:06 PM
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Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
I picked up a C3 over the weekend at my local...

I picked up a C3 over the weekend at my local dealer. (sorry Anthony, I like helping out my local dealers whenever I can) I'm a solid medium in the Arai's but what really matters is the actual size...
Forum: Vendors 11-03-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,687
Posted By martys
Hi Anthony - how does the shape and size of...

Hi Anthony -

how does the shape and size of the C3 compare to the Arai Corsair RX7? I've been wearing a medium Corsair for a few years and it fits like a glove, but it's pretty noisy on my...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,556
Posted By martys
just placed my order for a Marathon jacket. woo...

just placed my order for a Marathon jacket. woo who! can't wait now. Wayne said they're running about 3-1/2 weeks out right now.
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,556
Posted By martys
has anyone ordered their coat with the Quad...

has anyone ordered their coat with the Quad Armor? Seems like a nice upgrade, but pushes the cost of the jacket close to $1000 and adds about 3lbs to the weight of the coat.
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,556
Posted By martys
I bought a pair of pants this spring and have...

I bought a pair of pants this spring and have been waiting for the right time to get the matching jacket. I guess now is the right time :D

So I just tell him I'm with this group and I get the %15...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By martys
Congrats to you and more importantly to Leslie...

Congrats to you and more importantly to Leslie for toughing it out. Riding in the rain sucks, but once you get to "the warmth" you will quickly forget about how miserable you were. After riding in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By martys
Dont skip Colorado

Hey Darren & Leslie -

one suggestion that you'll really love is when you get to Colorado, go to Grand Junction and take 141 to Naturita, then go west on 90/46 then up to Moab once you're in Utah....
Forum: Americas 10-20-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By martys
x-country east/west from Jacksonville

Hi there -

I'm considering an east/west x-country trip starting in the Jacksonville area. Area there any good side roads going through the panhandle to get me started? I'm going for New Orleans...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By martys
never mind, I just found this thread...

never mind, I just found this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=503357&highlight=radar) from last week which answers the question. thx.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By martys
radar detectors

I currently have a Valentine 1 and have been a V1 fan for many years. I sent it in last year for their latest upgrade and it seems to be working well, but the external audio adapter needed for the...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By martys
how do you like the camera itself and the DVR...

how do you like the camera itself and the DVR unit? is it easy to turn on/off while riding? I've been looking at the POV, Hoyttech, MotoComm and others. There's quite a price range for bike cams,...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By martys
you ain't kiddin' ! I just tried aligning them...

you ain't kiddin' ! I just tried aligning them in the parking garage here at work and the beam is anything but flat. Oh well ... :D
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By martys
thanks Jack. I have a 10a in now and its holding....

thanks Jack. I have a 10a in now and its holding. tried a 7.5a and it promptly blew. I forgot there are two lamps on the same circuit :doh !

I have it wired into a Centec panel that's already...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By martys
PIAA 1100x fuse size

I'm installing a set of PIAA 1100x lamps I have left from a previous bike, but there's no fuse in the power line. They claim to be 55w 12v, what size fuse should I use for these guys?

thx
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,934
Posted By martys
+1 !

+1 !
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 26,571
Posted By martys
as a diver, I know the shops use something called...

as a diver, I know the shops use something called an eddy current tester to look for micro fractures in the scuba cylinders. I wonder if something similar would work on forks? they would probably...
Forum: Face plant 08-10-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 186,478
Posted By martys
Hey Baroness - I just found out about this...

Hey Baroness -

I just found out about this the other day, holy crap! I'm so glad you're doing better, relatively speaking. If you need anything just ask, you know I'm nearby.

Heal fast...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,702
Posted By martys
great comparison BCC, thanks!

great comparison BCC, thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,702
Posted By martys
thanks for all the feedback everyone. All your...

thanks for all the feedback everyone. All your feedback is welcome and relevant. I'm going the motorcycle show this weekend and plan on sitting on a few of these, then maybe next week actually riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,702
Posted By martys
Has anyone trade a K-bike for and GS-bike?

I'm considering trading my K1200RS for an R1200GS. The bike needs to travel well two up as well as solo, be a great daily commuter as well as be able to rip through the twisty back roads when I want...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,679
Posted By martys
the wet clutch is a common topic of controversy...

the wet clutch is a common topic of controversy from old time Ducatisti, but the new 848 has a wet slipper clutch, so the only loss is the classic dry clutch sound. and of course you can always...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,679
Posted By martys
Check out BCM Motorsports

Hey Nan-Lo,

If you're in Haverhill, you should run up to BCM Motorsports (http://www.bcmducati.com)in Laconia and spend some time talking with those guys. They really know their stuff. There are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By martys
life expectancy for an F650

just curious, what's the typical life expectancy of a BMW F650? considering all recommended services are done and it doesn't get crashed should you expect to get 40, 60, or 80K miles out of one...
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