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Forum: Beasts Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
I just sold my '88 Hawk GT to buy a Ducati...

I just sold my '88 Hawk GT to buy a Ducati Monster. Got an extra gear, more power, better brakes, better chassis, better suspension easier cold weather starting and better range. I guess those are...
Forum: Beasts Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Gee, you are riding a state of the art bike that...

Gee, you are riding a state of the art bike that costs over TWICE what a Scrambler does and you say the cheaper bike will ride like crap in comparison.

Well that right there is some...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 541,769
Posted By Paebr332
And THIS is why you never post pictures of...

And THIS is why you never post pictures of yourself on the internet. :lol3
Forum: Beasts Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Because you dislike their marketing you are...

Because you dislike their marketing you are considering a bike that weighs 100 pounds more, has less power, less suspension travel, one fewer gear, no ABS and costs more? I guess you'll show them....
Forum: Beasts Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
So you won't be selling me your MS1200 for $3k?...

So you won't be selling me your MS1200 for $3k? :cry

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 64,288
Posted By Paebr332
A higher seat will open up the rider triangle a...

A higher seat will open up the rider triangle a good bit. Even without this it has way more relaxed ergos than my Monster. :lol3
Forum: Beasts Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
I will take that nasty Multistrada off your...

I will take that nasty Multistrada off your hands. Of course, I am going to low-ball you on the price since you are so disgusted that Ducati seems to be too interested in making money for your tastes...
Forum: Beasts Today, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
A 70+ HP, 400 lb. bike with 6" of suspension...

A 70+ HP, 400 lb. bike with 6" of suspension travel is "truly dumb?"

Wow, just, wow.

:huh
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,031
Posted By Paebr332
If you really like the bike, but think you are...

If you really like the bike, but think you are too fat to ride it, you could maybe try losing weight? :deal

Not only will you fit better on the bike, your heart and knees will thank you. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 36,158
Posted By Paebr332
Sucker... :wink: Heated gloves + heated...

Sucker... :wink:

Heated gloves + heated grips = happy hands. :clap
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,599
Posted By Paebr332
if you really believe that bikes like you...

if you really believe that bikes like you describe can be manufactured profitably at a $10k price point you should start a motorcycle manufacturing company. After all, you can buy a large percentage...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By Paebr332
Although you ARE allowed to make a left turn in...

Although you ARE allowed to make a left turn in Africa...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
First, I threatened nothing. Second, the bike...

First, I threatened nothing. Second, the bike exists and is actually being manufactured. And finally as Vik points out just above, the parts for the UE are already sourced and the manufacturing plans...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
In other words, thread shitting. JerryH got a...

In other words, thread shitting. JerryH got a major timeout for doing this in Road Warriors.

Just sayin'....
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Please point out where Ducatis states that the...

Please point out where Ducatis states that the Scrambler is not off-roadable (hell they took the press off road on them in California) and cannot be used as a dual sport (the photo of the Scrambler...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 64,288
Posted By Paebr332
If it follows the Monster 796 schedule (same...

If it follows the Monster 796 schedule (same engine) it will be a oil change and valve CHECK at 7,500, belts at 15,000. My Monster has been through three valve CHECKS and so far has required no valve...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 467,016
Posted By Paebr332
Pfft. That stuff is all easy. Motus should have...

Pfft. That stuff is all easy. Motus should have been able to do all that in under 6 months, tops. Slackers.
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Again, why have YOU already concluded that the...

Again, why have YOU already concluded that the Scrambler is not "off-roadable" nor a "light twin dual sport?" You have not actually seen one, let alone ridden one and thus know NOTHING about its...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 467,016
Posted By Paebr332
Has your 40 years in manufacturing included...

Has your 40 years in manufacturing included involvement with starting up a completely new company that had to design, engineer and manufactured a completely new product that required government...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Maybe that is because Ducati is unaware you...

Maybe that is because Ducati is unaware you exist? They literally cannot build and market a bike that exactly meets the needs of every rider. To expect them to cater precisely to YOUR individual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 12,642
Posted By Paebr332
So what are you "practicing?" Since you have...

So what are you "practicing?" Since you have stated repeatedly that training does not make people better riders (see Haworth et al.), how do you know that what you are "practicing" is in fact correct...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 12,642
Posted By Paebr332
I'll just take that as your admission that you...

I'll just take that as your admission that you actually don't know that answer to the most basic statistic question which renders meaningless your opinion on the statistical validity of the studies...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 12,642
Posted By Paebr332
So I assume this means you will not be posting...

So I assume this means you will not be posting any links to your much hyped Haworth studies? Shocking.

Nice anecdote about the rider who rarely rides now after her crash. Tell us, oh great...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Note the Borile has less suspension travel front...

Note the Borile has less suspension travel front and rear than the Scrambler Ducati. And a low pipe. Tsk tsk... Such a poser bike. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
John, you are bench racing a bike you have never...

John, you are bench racing a bike you have never seen in the flesh, let alone ridden. You have already concluded what the bike will and will not do. How about you actually wait until they are out,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 12,642
Posted By Paebr332
You are really hilarious. You post a random...

You are really hilarious. You post a random "Google it" then get mad when someone fires back an identical reply. That is why I posted what I did the way I did. Congratulations on being utterly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 12,642
Posted By Paebr332
I read the article and actually understand the...

I read the article and actually understand the statistics they discussed. Did you?
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Those two bikes have significantly different...

Those two bikes have significantly different power curves, exhaust note, suspension travel, rake, trail and front tire size. Why do you consider them practically the same except for styling?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,620
Posted By Paebr332
You need to drive more in NJ to see truly...

You need to drive more in NJ to see truly appalling driving.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 12,642
Posted By Paebr332
Haworth's work does not survive detailed...

Haworth's work does not survive detailed statistical analysis. Google "Cochrane Collaboration."
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 467,016
Posted By Paebr332
:huh

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 467,016
Posted By Paebr332
Is that like two wrongs don't make a right, but...

Is that like two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do?
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 467,016
Posted By Paebr332
Did Motus kill your dog or something? You post a...

Did Motus kill your dog or something? You post a lot of vituperation against Motus despite seeming to have zero intent to ever own one. It's pretty weird. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 64,288
Posted By Paebr332
From Ducati's website: "The enjoyment of...

From Ducati's website:

"The enjoyment of riding, reliability and maximum containment of maintenance costs are among the main criteria that drive every engineering project in Ducati. We have spread...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By Paebr332
Um, that figure for Honda is only the numbers...

Um, that figure for Honda is only the numbers they manufactured IN JAPAN. Honda builds a majority of their bikes outside Japan.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Valve INSPECTION at 7,500. These are 2 valve...

Valve INSPECTION at 7,500. These are 2 valve air-cooled engines that rarely need ADJUSTMENT. The PO of my Duc had a full valve inspection, new belts and state inspection done this spring for $500.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 110,424
Posted By Paebr332
Triumph called that bike model a Bonneville, not...

Triumph called that bike model a Bonneville, not a Scrambler. [shrug]
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By Paebr332
And this source on which you base this would be?

And this source on which you base this would be?
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By Paebr332
Since we are adding perspective, BMW and KTM both...

Since we are adding perspective, BMW and KTM both sell a little over 100,000 bikes per year, and Harley sells about 260,000 per year. So Harley, BMW and KTM sell as many bikes per year as Honda sells...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26,980
Views: 1,203,784
Posted By Paebr332
We need the location. :rofl

We need the location. :rofl
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