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Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
Good for him going ATGATT :clap That would be...

Good for him going ATGATT :clap
That would be me too, well actually more like the Michelin Woman :rofl
Here I am getting some parking lot practice in with some riding buddies.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
It was tempting to wait but I got such a great...

It was tempting to wait but I got such a great deal on a used '13, I just couldn't let it pass. And I'm not all that interested in ABS or traction control anyway. I think it's great that they're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
Thanks Rhino-1 :D I ordered a few things...

Thanks Rhino-1 :D
I ordered a few things :wink:....I'll post pics when I install everything.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
Here she is :D Now for the farkling... So...

Here she is :D
Now for the farkling...
So far I've added the Pazzo levers, modified the seat (shaved down and added memory foam) and TechSpec tank protectors (after the picture was taken). I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
V7 Racer Verde Legnano Special Edition

I wasn't a big fan of the flashy Racer model but this won me over. It's pretty sweet :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Although that is the best color, I think you got...

Although that is the best color, I think you got gypped...they sold you a "Speed" Triple :rofl
First year for the mighty Street Triple was 2007.
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
+1 My inseam is 29.5". I had about a inch...

+1
My inseam is 29.5". I had about a inch shaved off my V11 LeMans saddle and it helped tremendously. I'm planning on getting my V7's shaved and reshaped with a different foam. Definitely a good...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,105
Posted By VixObs
+1 on Yellow Devil. It's a great place to start....

+1 on Yellow Devil. It's a great place to start. Jessica is awesome and will get you suited up. If she doesn't have something for you, she'll point you in the right direction.

If you can fit them...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
Thanks everyone :D I will definitely post pics...

Thanks everyone :D I will definitely post pics when I get her.



Oh and Peter, not to brag but I'm in So Cal and it's 82 degrees today :rayof
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
Ok, I did it :D Couldn't make it on Saturday so...

Ok, I did it :D
Couldn't make it on Saturday so I went today. I did another test ride and got on the freeway this time to see what it's like at speed. I must say the V7 Stone does everything I need...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
You guys are all a bad influence...but hey,...

You guys are all a bad influence...but hey, that's why I'm here :evil
Ok, one more test ride on Saturday and then I'll know for sure.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,090
Posted By VixObs
So I took this beauty on a test ride yesterday. I...

So I took this beauty on a test ride yesterday. I think I'm hooked :ricky
I recently sold my V11 Le Mans to another inmate with the intention of replacing it with a V7 Stone. For a 2013 with 8k...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,042
Posted By VixObs
++1 on the Street Triple...but that's a Speed...

++1 on the Street Triple...but that's a Speed Triple :evil

This is a Street Triple...
http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-fTQMbHw/0/M/RH003-M.jpg

I'm 5'4" and it fits me perfect. I've done 92k...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Wow, sounds like a lot of pricey upgrades and...

Wow, sounds like a lot of pricey upgrades and mods :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
:*sip*

:*sip*
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
I'm thinking most of the canyons aren't with our...

I'm thinking most of the canyons aren't with our recent So Cal downpour...
Yep, still haven't sold the Guzzi.
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
I like starting up on the Mt Baldy side. I'm a...

I like starting up on the Mt Baldy side. I'm a very tame rider and I'm usually getting out of everybody else's way on GMR. I'm always watching out for critters, as well as bicyclists and street...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By VixObs
theshnizzle it's not exactly a common accessory...

theshnizzle it's not exactly a common accessory for Street Triples. Most owners go with soft luggage, sometimes pairing it with a top case. There more options with that combo. I use Kriega US40 for...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By VixObs
The racks do exist. Check with Touratech.

The racks do exist. Check with Touratech.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By VixObs
I have an '09 standard Street Triple with 91k on...

I have an '09 standard Street Triple with 91k on it. I haven't had any major issues that would have left me wishing I had bought an extended warranty. If you check on the Street Triple forums, you'll...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,355
Posted By VixObs
Thanks! I'm in Southern California so I get to...

Thanks! I'm in Southern California so I get to enjoy lots of good riding weather :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,355
Posted By VixObs
http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-jJ6MnHC/0/L/90kO...

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-jJ6MnHC/0/L/90kOdo-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By VixObs
If you get a good deal on either model, you'll be...

If you get a good deal on either model, you'll be happy. I have an '09 that I've put almost 90k on through commuting and touring and I'm still loving it :D
It was a standard and I upgraded the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Took the long way home :D ...

Took the long way home :D

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-dnpgVp9/0/L/RH002-L.jpg

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-ZnCwhw2/0/L/RH001-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
LOL, Pinoy you're getting the same reaction every...

LOL, Pinoy you're getting the same reaction every time you post your cousin's video. (I think we frequent the same forums)
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,817
Posted By VixObs
Good idea to stick with an Italian V-twin. Like...

Good idea to stick with an Italian V-twin. Like my Guzzi V11 that I have up for sale :wink:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1000747&highlight=moto+guzzi

Although, like others...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Finally took a break from commuting mode to...

Finally took a break from commuting mode to touring mode :D
Four days and 1600 miles up and around Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite. Rode a few of the passes (Ebbetts, Monitor, Sonora and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 259,865
Posted By VixObs
Well I guess I'm the female version of whatever a...

Well I guess I'm the female version of whatever a "Brah" is :rofl
I'm in no hurry to sell and will accept any reasonable offer "Brah"
And besides, don't most V11 odometers go bad after they hit 20k?
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 259,865
Posted By VixObs
Hey Guzzi lovers...

I've got my 2003 V11 Le Mans Rosso Corsa up for sale in the Flea Market. I'm looking to get a V7 Stone.
Interested? Make an offer :ear
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,490
Posted By VixObs
http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-rL3mFch/0/M/IMG_...

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-rL3mFch/0/M/IMG_20121110_140049-M.jpg
For my 110 mile round-trip commute.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Replaced alternator/stator

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-LZkxdQB/0/L/StratorOldNewer-L.jpg (http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-LZkxdQB/A)

The left is my original stator looking a little fried after 76k. The one on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
It's been a very solid bike. I had purchased it...

It's been a very solid bike. I had purchased it new in November 2008.

The Regulator/Rectifier recall was one issue. The R/R failure caused me to go through a couple of batteries prematurely. This...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
I'm aiming for 100k by the end of the year :ricky...

I'm aiming for 100k by the end of the year :ricky My poor Guzzi will feel a bit neglected :umph
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Went for a nice long ride yesterday...

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-sFxrsjr/0/L/P1120195-L.jpg

and had to stop to take a picture of this on my way home...
http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-Wz7djGj/0/S/069069mileage-S.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,560
Posted By VixObs
CountryBlonde, first of all, cheers to you for...

CountryBlonde, first of all, cheers to you for your determination :clap
I'm a female rider and it was pretty slow going for me in the beginning when I started six years ago. It took me a couple...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-nX2tLpK/0/L/DSCN...

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/Motos/i-nX2tLpK/0/L/DSCN9011-L.jpg

http://vixobs.smugmug.com/photos/i-gxWBZtF/0/L/i-gxWBZtF-L.jpg

Triumph tank bag with a Kriega US40
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
That's more like accent lighting. I'm thinking...

That's more like accent lighting. I'm thinking more along the lines of fog lights. I think I've found some that will work.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
We definitely should :)

We definitely should :)
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 305,251
Posted By VixObs
Definitely! Thanks, makes for a tough decision...

Definitely! Thanks, makes for a tough decision every morning :D

I checked around on all the Street Triple forums and didn't find much. Just curious if anyone here has done it.
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