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Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 231,313
Posted By tigertom
stone

I bought a new 13 white stone. I have owned many big blocks.
This is a simple reliable motorcycle. This is one I can grow old with.
Mine was prepped right and seems to be right on from the factory....
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By tigertom
Thanks Motorat. I am hoping someone chimes in...

Thanks Motorat.
I am hoping someone chimes in with a new
one. They made some motor and mapping improvements
since 09. I would like to see at least a 125 mile tank range?
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By tigertom
14 dosoduro 750 mpg

I am loking at getting a new Doso 750 abs.
In touring mode what can I expect to see out of a tank ridden sensible?
They claim they have re-vamped the new motor.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By tigertom
It is a 02 with less thn 3000 miles and has had a...

It is a 02 with less thn 3000 miles and has had a level 3 service done. Areoflow shield and all 3 cases?
8900 which is high for book value but in new condition vs new is half?
What do you guys...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By tigertom
1150 GSA mpg

Hi all, I am looking at purchasing a 02 GSA with extremely low miles.
Just curious what kind of MPG I can expect as a average or Freeway @70?
Thanks, Tom
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By tigertom
Yes , that is my concern. I remember seeing...

Yes , that is my concern. I remember seeing charcoal canisters in pictures on the bottom
left hand side of the motor. I guess I will ask the owner who is the 1st, if he removed one.
Any experts...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By tigertom
cagiva emissions

I am looking at a cherry GC and it has only 4XXX miles. The owner can't find a CA emission sticker.
Are they 50 state bikes and were these stickers on the gas tank that could have been removed.
Is...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 145,881
Posted By tigertom
50 state emissions

Is there a expert on whether Cagiva had 49 state and different emissions for CA. or are they 50 state bikes?
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
best accesories

Ok got my bike and it has the black traxx panniers. What are the best engine gaurds to buy? Best hand gaurds? I am 6ft and with the stock shield all the way-up some buffeting. What is the verdict on...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
My bike arrived yesterday. Identical to B2's but...

My bike arrived yesterday. Identical to B2's but stock with the black Traxx bags.I took it for a short ride last night. Quite a difference from my prior Guzzi's ( 3 different versions of Cali's) very...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
Thanks Big Tex

Thanks Big Tex
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
I am using haulbikes.com and their max width for...

I am using haulbikes.com and their max width for my quote is 48 inches. They say to leave the bags on and they are safe. If it is more than 48 I will have the dealer ship them but it is hard to ask...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
width with bags

Can someone with a Stelvio with factory traxx bags give me a total width of bike with the bags installed? I need this for shipping purposes. Thanks, tom
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
waiting

I just bought an 2010 out of Oklahoma and waiting for to be delivered next week. Discounted new and included the factory mounts and black aluminum panniers. Not as steeply discounted as the 09's but...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,549
Posted By tigertom
I would be buying the last NEW 09 in my area....

I would be buying the last NEW 09 in my area. Think I am going to take the plunge. I know its a bike I can half way service myself. Thats why I have always liked Guzzis. Looking at a 8v Griso also...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,549
Posted By tigertom
This is kind off what I am trying to get a feel...

This is kind off what I am trying to get a feel for overall satifaction and longevity. I may be buying the last new 09 for a very good price( not quite the used market price )but it will have a 2...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,549
Posted By tigertom
Buy Uly again

Would Uly owner given a chance to buy
all over again would you buy the Ulysses?
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By tigertom
Thanks Lenny, I thought for sure I would get more...

Thanks Lenny, I thought for sure I would get more info from Tenere owners and KTM?
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By tigertom
990 vs s-10

I have the opportunity to get a new 10 990 for 12g. I not sure wether to get it or order the Tenere. Can I get some feed back on MPG from both bikes. I plan on keeping both bikes stock so what can I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By tigertom
I was really hoping to get a lot more input from...

I was really hoping to get a lot more input from 06 owners or ex-owners. negative or positive so I can make a educated choice. thanks, Tom
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By tigertom
purchase advise please

I have made a offer of 9g to a seller and original owner of a 06 gs. It has Areoflow windscreen Jesse oddesy bags gps and mount crash bars. Factory abs and heated gripe, wire wheels and acc plug....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By tigertom
Sounds like you own both? Which do you prefer?...

Sounds like you own both? Which do you prefer? The stelvio is a 2010 factory demo at Moto internetional with 5g miles. Coming from them i know it would be set up properly. The GS has 9g miles and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By tigertom
looking to buy a 07 gs

I have been in the market for a new bike. Looking at KTM 990 smt & Guzzi Stelvio. I have found a low milage 07 gs and want to know how many have had problems and how many have satisfactory high...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,388
Posted By tigertom
75 r75/6 vs 2010 ural solo st

Is a Bmw from 1975 very clean and well kept, a better machine than a new Ural solo? Handle on road and brakes ect? The Bmw has 35g Krauser bags and Luftmieser fairing very good condition.I love the...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,075
Posted By tigertom
Thanks for the input guys. Looks like the X. Do...

Thanks for the input guys. Looks like the X. Do you think it is necessary to do the comfort kit and re-flash? tom
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,075
Posted By tigertom
If I get the X what are the best d/s tires for...

If I get the X what are the best d/s tires for it? I was thinking Ortlieb bags for travel and a backpack with the tail for commute and town. I was really looking to see if anyone who bought the X...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,075
Posted By tigertom
Uly decision

I am looking at a blue Uly X with 6g miles for $5500 and a black XT with 3200 miles for $5800. My inseam is 34 inches so not a flat foot issue. Wanted feedback from people who have bought one or the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By tigertom
They want 20g out the door for a 30 year anniv...

They want 20g out the door for a 30 year anniv 2010 GS. This is almost half,
do you think the new ones are that much more bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By tigertom
Jim, I live in the bay area CA. Seems most...

Jim,
I live in the bay area CA. Seems most guys try to get KBB retail plus options. The 07 the owner was asking 13g and I offered 11g and he finally said yes. Does 11g seem to high for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By tigertom
used 1200s

Been shopping for a used 1200gs. Lots of cherry 05 models around 9g with bags under 25thouusand miles. Found a 07 with 2800 miles and no accessories
for 11g. Should I spend the extra 2grand and get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By tigertom
What are peoples experience with the AVON...

What are peoples experience with the AVON Distanzias?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By tigertom
best tires

I tried the search but it sucked. What is the best tire for dual purpose for the 990? 30% dirt at most. thanks, Tom I am buying a used 08 and part of the deal is the owner have new tires installed,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By tigertom
50 state emissions

Need some help ASAP. Can a member that lives outside of CA tell me if their 1200 gs has a CA emission sticker or something that says meets all 50 state emissions. thanks, Tom the dealers in my area...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By tigertom
I found a cherry 05 that was fully serviced at...

I found a cherry 05 that was fully serviced at 12g miles and offered 8700 because it is between trade in and retail. It seems BMW riders all want retail or more. Private party should be in between....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By tigertom
05 1200 gs questions

I am looking at a very nice 05 with 13000 miles. Are there more driveline failures with 05 than later years. The price is very fair but want to steer clear of problem models. thanks, Tom
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By tigertom
950 se tank range and mpg

I am looking at buying a 08 950se. I am going to put 80/20 street--dirt tires on it and use it as my all around bike. If ridden at normal speed limits what is the best owners are getting per tank or...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By tigertom
want italian

Looking to get a new (used bike). I have found a very nice Guzzi Quota, Cagiva GC and a Aprilia Capo. Will be Dirt-gravel road use and slab use only. I have owned guzzi cruisers before and loved...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By tigertom
06 or 08 Adventure?

I am still shopping for a bike. Looked hard at a ULY but part of me wants a KTM. There are 2 virtually new bikes close by. 1- 06 with guards heated grips alarm and gobies with under 1500 miles...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,599,703
Posted By tigertom
All Guzzis should meet CA. emissions. Most EURO...

All Guzzis should meet CA. emissions. Most EURO imported bikes are 50 state CARB.
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,532
Posted By tigertom
For the 2010 it states it has a 2nd 02sensor that...

For the 2010 it states it has a 2nd 02sensor that helps the fan run time and fuel economy. The add on comfort kit for earlier bikes is just a shroud and pipe protector right?
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