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Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7,587
Views: 1,121,689
Posted By Wobbleside
http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/13_...

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/13_Ducati_Multistrada_1200_S_Touring_2.jpg


And I shall have one by this Fall. :D :D :D
:clap:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,053
Posted By Wobbleside
+1 to the M900 or M1000 :evil

+1 to the M900 or M1000
:evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 71,326
Posted By Wobbleside
This was my only vehicle for almost a year and...

This was my only vehicle for almost a year and 15k miles.
http://i.imgur.com/HYIyM.jpg?1

Sometime I will probably pick up a M900 as a spare bike for fun, for now I'm getting ready to buy a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,687
Posted By Wobbleside
I'd recommend going with an aircooled Ducati if...

I'd recommend going with an aircooled Ducati if you want to do something like that. Less maintenance and cheaper too.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,913
Posted By Wobbleside
My first street bike was a 1999 Ducati Monster...

My first street bike was a 1999 Ducati Monster 750. I was looking for a Ninja 650 or an SV650n. Never got around to riding a Ninja but my second bike was something I could stick luggage on and had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,430
Posted By Wobbleside
I have a respro Techno that works really well, or...

I have a respro Techno that works really well, or it did until I switched to a Shoei Qwest which had a lot less space between the chin bar and my face so it doesn't fit now.
For reference I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,599
Posted By Wobbleside
When getting ready to depart anywhere from home I...

When getting ready to depart anywhere from home I do the following: keys in ignition, set gloves on the tank, resting slightly on the triple clamp, helmet on seat. Start the bike, put earplugs in,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,636
Posted By Wobbleside
Two fingers on my current Multistrada. It only...

Two fingers on my current Multistrada. It only takes 1 for max braking but two is more comfortable on my hand.
I cover the brakes in heavy traffic, while lane sharing and in cities were I can't see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,825
Posted By Wobbleside
I went from a Monster to a first gen...

I went from a Monster to a first gen Multistrada.. next week I'm testing riding a Hyperstrada and Multistrada for my first new vehicle purchase. I have no desire to ride a sport bike every day, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,022
Posted By Wobbleside
I lost a magnetic tank bag ones. I went to meet...

I lost a magnetic tank bag ones. I went to meet one of my roommates for tasty shrimp burritos at a local taqueria, realized I needed gas on the one home so I stopped at the gas station on the corner...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,587
Views: 1,121,689
Posted By Wobbleside
http://www.motorcycleshdwallpaper.com/wp-content/u...

http://www.motorcycleshdwallpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/images/46028-2013-husqvarna-tr650-strada-terra-picture-2-of-12-motorcycle-usa_1024x768.jpg

Seems like it would make an awesome commuter.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By Wobbleside
The MTS 1000/1100 (2v Aircooled) bikes are very...

The MTS 1000/1100 (2v Aircooled) bikes are very different bikes from the MTS 1200. They are smaller, lighter and have half to a 2/3rds the horsepower of the 1200. They require more maintenance but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,968
Posted By Wobbleside
So sexy. :cry

So sexy.
:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,087
Posted By Wobbleside
R1100S The engine was okay, the suspension was...

R1100S
The engine was okay, the suspension was weird and the riding position was a tad awkward. Got to ride a 04 for 3 hours in a mix of tight mountain roads, not so tight twisties and lane sharing...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 41,043
Posted By Wobbleside
To start with: DL-1000, what to say? It was...

To start with:
DL-1000, what to say? It was comfortable, competent and had a big twin in it. I should have liked it a lot. The saddle and riding position nearly put me to sleep and the power...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,147
Posted By Wobbleside
If I had 15k right now? I'd riding a Multistrada,...

If I had 15k right now? I'd riding a Multistrada, Stevio and SMT to see what I liked more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,147
Posted By Wobbleside
If I started with a 15k budget back in March of...

If I started with a 15k budget back in March of 2011 when I'd never ridden on pavement and not ridden motorcycle in over a decade, knowing what I know now?

I'd probably still buy a small monster,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,049
Posted By Wobbleside
This is a good one for locals. They do require...

This is a good one for locals. They do require same amount of clothing as the MSF now though.
They used to offer an off road version but not enough takers and too much liability led to it's demise.
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,968
Posted By Wobbleside
Givi doesn't made a side case bracket because...

Givi doesn't made a side case bracket because they manufactured the Ducati factory bags some years.
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 7,587
Views: 1,121,689
Posted By Wobbleside
If I could afford a new bike right now. Toss up...

If I could afford a new bike right now. Toss up between one of these two.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,139
Posted By Wobbleside
So many choices for this. Me? SV-650 or...

So many choices for this.
Me?
SV-650 or V-strom
But I like v-twins.
After that?
VFR800
Bandit
FZ-1 or FZ6
Not so fuel efficient though.
EX-500
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,531
Posted By Wobbleside
I loved the hell out of my '99 M750 until I found...

I loved the hell out of my '99 M750 until I found some mud under gravel and the steering head got warped when I went down at like 15mph.
I wouldn't mind a metal tank FI one again as a spare bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,230
Posted By Wobbleside
Those guys usually spend around 120 hours of...

Those guys usually spend around 120 hours of training just doing that!
Alameda County Civilian Moto Course teaches that stuff. After their basic class I could just barely do it on an 18ft turning...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,587
Views: 1,121,689
Posted By Wobbleside
http://ompldr.org/vODlnNg/loaded.up.front.jpg

http://ompldr.org/vODlnNg/loaded.up.front.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,840
Posted By Wobbleside
Don't skip on the PT. In Dec of 05 I had 2cm of...

Don't skip on the PT.
In Dec of 05 I had 2cm of my right clavical removed because I had no cartilage left in my right AC joint. They ended up having to cut the top of my shoulder open to get the...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,576
Posted By Wobbleside
Why not make a new thread? It's a different...

Why not make a new thread? It's a different bike... 3 pages of this thread are about a kit for the Hyper 796..
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,607
Posted By Wobbleside
Can't stand feet forward personally. Did ACS...

Can't stand feet forward personally.
Did ACS Civilian Moto Course and rented one of their KZ1000P's and it was almost a deal breaker for me. I couldn't stand the floorboards. Foot and arm was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By Wobbleside
Yeah.. I spent a month hunting for one in range,...

Yeah.. I spent a month hunting for one in range, just misses a gorgeous blue 04 with 10k miles on it. Like it got bought the day before I got the check for my totaled monster. It was march so I was a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By Wobbleside
Pretty sweet ride aside from the noodle frame and...

Pretty sweet ride aside from the noodle frame and funky tire sizes. We have an 85 in the garage with a CBR 600 F3 shock to replace the air shock. Still a lot of fun! That one looks clean!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By Wobbleside
Since this is close to what I was looking for...

Since this is close to what I was looking for when I bought the Multistrada (probably too down on horsepower for you) I'll give you my list.
1. Aprilia Futura (This bike is amazing, I still regret...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By Wobbleside
Belts and valves are the two major things that...

Belts and valves are the two major things that need to be taken car of on a Monster (outside of normal wear items like chain/sprocket, fork seals, oil and such). They are both easy to do and there...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,587
Views: 1,121,689
Posted By Wobbleside
While I'm sad that white is no longer available...

While I'm sad that white is no longer available the 2013 Pikes Peak looks good and kinda familiar..
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,984
Posted By Wobbleside
My favorites that I've ridden? Tuono Futura...

My favorites that I've ridden?
Tuono
Futura (Still kinda of regret not holding out for one but I think the Multistrada is a better bike for me most days)
Multistrada 1100 S (But I'll take my 1000...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,612
Posted By Wobbleside
Why have you not looked at an R-bike? R1150R or...

Why have you not looked at an R-bike? R1150R or R1200R?
Seems like the perfect step up.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,121
Posted By Wobbleside
Love the V7. The Guzzi engine is something...

Love the V7. The Guzzi engine is something special. The triumphs are good looking, not ridden them though.
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By Wobbleside
Great bike. I spent a month looking for one to...

Great bike. I spent a month looking for one to replace my monster before I bought a same generation Multistrada because I couldn't find one in fly and ride distance during that month and I needed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,339
Posted By Wobbleside
+1 for the cramp buster and whatever I feel like....

+1 for the cramp buster and whatever I feel like.
Without that damn thing my carpal tunnel gives me fits. It also frees up my fingers and thumb for steering inputs, braking inputs and whatever...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,102
Posted By Wobbleside
When I rode my Monster I thought it was a big...

When I rode my Monster I thought it was a big deal. There was some trepidation over buying a Multistrada, I mean I have a 28" inseam and it has a 34" seat height. I'm sure I look silly getting on and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,522
Posted By Wobbleside
Well damn. That is a silly way of looking at...

Well damn. That is a silly way of looking at things.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,522
Posted By Wobbleside
Multistrada and done! :evil

Multistrada and done!
:evil
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