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Forum: Beasts 11-14-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
I lost a great riding buddy. Died on impact. ...

I lost a great riding buddy. Died on impact.
Making me take a step back for a while.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Going to quit riding and sell my MTS

Just a heads up...
I will be posting a classified ad for my nicely farkled '13 red MTS.

I'm just done riding.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Cry Mo Rain

I just saw this on the local news and had to take a picture.
It just won't stop raining here. We've had over 70 inches of rain this year.
The most rain in one year for us since the late 1800's. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,889
Views: 495,046
Posted By DropinParts
I've been smiling the whole time while reading...

I've been smiling the whole time while reading this thread. :D
I could kinda see the platypus thing... Ya know, the new PL1000.
But, it really does have Woody Woodpecker all over it. :rofl

I...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Question Chain Lube

Ok, I know this seems like a dumbass question... but, it's mine. All mine. :D

How do you spray chain lube on the chain without getting it all over the wheel and tire? I manage to make one hell of...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Hey Multistraddler, I live in the mountains of...

Hey Multistraddler,
I live in the mountains of western North Carolina. Absolute motorcycling heaven.
Also, I am accustomed to owning much higher horsepower motorcycles.

That said...
The Tiger...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
I put a 14 tooth on mine last week when I had my...

I put a 14 tooth on mine last week when I had my 600 mile service done too.
Everything is better and I just got 41 mpg on my first tank.
You will really be glad you did. :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
If it ever stops raining, I'd be glad to.

If it ever stops raining, I'd be glad to.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
I'll try to get another picture, posed per your...

I'll try to get another picture, posed per your request. :D

I'm guessing you're new to the Multistrada 1200, due to your inquiry regarding the horsepower.
Ducati has graced us with 4 different...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 134,843
Posted By DropinParts
2013 Ducati Multistrada 1200

Zumo 660, Radar detector, Marc Parnes radar detector warning lights just above dash.
http://i825.photobucket.com/albums/zz176/dropinparts/2013%20Ducati%20Multistrada%201200/007_zps29fff120.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Thumb Sargent Seat

I just received my Sargent seat. The seams that run along the stock seat were causing blisters. :shog

The Sargent is very well made and the seams are in totally different location and much lower...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
14 Tooth Sprocket

Just had my 600 mile service at the Dealer and I had them replace the 15 tooth front sprocket with a 14 tooth while it was there.
While making the 45 minute ride home today I couldn't get this...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
I never go off road, but I am sure hoping for...

I never go off road, but I am sure hoping for better "standing starts".
I'm sure the lower gearing will lend itself to a bit of Hooliganism as well. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
I'm glad to hear that changing the sprocket...

I'm glad to hear that changing the sprocket helped. I'm going in for my 600 mile service in a few days and I'm having the dealer install the sprocket at the same time.

News at eleven...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Otay... After a few hundred miles I've changed...

Otay...
After a few hundred miles I've changed my mind. I really appreciate the sound of the stock exhaust.

So, now what really cool farkle do I buy... :D
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
14t Front Sprocket

I'm loving this bike, except I have to feather the clutch half the time from a standing stop. On a couple of the Ducati forums I have read several other posts from riders having the same issue. The...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By DropinParts
I have a 2013 Base model without the Skyhook. I...

I have a 2013 Base model without the Skyhook. I have not experienced any of the issues you've listed. The only minor problem has been the half hour it takes to get this ridiculous grin off my face...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
I'm getting ready to sell Tiger 800XC Farkles

Just traded my 2013 Tiger 800XC on a Multistrada and I took off all the expensive stuff to sell to my ADV brethren.
I will be posting all items in the Classified section of this forum. :deal
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Multistrada 1200 "Not so loud" Exhaust

Ok... I've got my dream bike and I want to turn up the volume just a bit.
Any suggestions on an aftermarket slip-on that's not real loud?
Not looking for performance... Just some bass. :ear
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Got my new Multistrada today!

I just traded my '13 Triumph Tiger 800XC for a new '13 Multistrada base model.
Got the free bags from Ducati as well. Put 135 miles on it today on some of the best twisties in Western North...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
I appreciate this info more than you know. Can I...

I appreciate this info more than you know. Can I assume the difference in the 2010 through the 2012 are minimal? The stealer has a nice 2010, but since it was the first year for the 1200, I am...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 114,354
Posted By DropinParts
Question 2010 vs 2013 Multi... What's different?

Hey guys,
I'm riding a new Tiger 800 XC now. It's the smallest cc bike I've owned in 20 years and I am a bit bored with the lack of power I am accustomed to.
I test rode a 2012 MTS base model last...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Thumb Saddlemen Seat

I wanted to let you guys know about the Saddlemen one piece seat I just purchased from Revzilla.
I'm a big guy and the riders portion of the stock two piece seat is too short for me (front to...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21,231
Views: 3,729,139
Posted By DropinParts
Hey Tim, I just ordered the Saddlemen seat from...

Hey Tim,
I just ordered the Saddlemen seat from Revzilla. Should receive it in a few days.

FYI... I did talk to a salesperson at Revzilla about both the Saddlemen and the Moose Racing seats. I...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
I suspected this and that's exactly why I asked...

I suspected this and that's exactly why I asked the question. I've always had hard bags, so I've been spoiled just flipping a latch and I'm in & out. The Wolfman's are cool looking, and I'm sure they...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Wolfman Saddlebags

Ok, I mentioned only hard bags earlier in this thread, but the Wolfman bags are growing on me. I do like the looks of them on the 800XC and they are certainly less expensive than hard bags.
They...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Ditto's. I have the same set-up. 15T, Leo Vince...

Ditto's. I have the same set-up. 15T, Leo Vince and ARROW map. This is the way the bike should run from the factory. Do it. :D
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Who makes the closest fitting pannier racks?

I'm trying to decipher from all the information on the forum which racks actually hug the Tiger 800XC the best. I do have a Leo Vince pipe and I don't want to dork-up the rear end with side cases...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
I was laughing at myself the first day I walked...

I was laughing at myself the first day I walked around the house in them. Felt goofy! :D
Actually, I have not removed the rubber, so that's the first thing on the agenda. If that's not enough, I'll...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Question Let's Try This Foot Peg Again...

Just got some new Alpinestars Scout boots and I'm having one helluva time getting this thicker boot under the gear shift lever. I read all the replies in the beginning of this thread and I need some...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By DropinParts
It's been a good product and their website states...

It's been a good product and their website states it has a lifetime warranty. But, huge chunks of the casters rolling surface are falling off, making it unusable. Won't roll with the weigh of the...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By DropinParts
Is Legal Speeding still in business?

I purchased one of their Park-n-Move products and it is falling apart. I have emailed them with no response and I have called and no one answers...

Me thinks somethings awry... :huh
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Question Hand Guards. BarkBusters or Touratech?

I'm in need of better wind protection for my hands. The stock handguards just aren't doin it for me.
I've been looking at the Barkbusters Storm and the Touratech with the spoiler. Not interested in...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
I had the dealer put a 15T on my new '13 prior to...

I had the dealer put a 15T on my new '13 prior to taking delivery (along with a bunch of other farkles).
Runs like its supposed to! :thumb
Forum: Beasts 12-28-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
I just measured my stock seat and its 24.5 inches...

I just measured my stock seat and its 24.5 inches between the same two points. Since it then slants back from the lowest point, it would probably be more comfortable.

Thanks for doing that for me.
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Is the front of the Corbin seat at the same...

Is the front of the Corbin seat at the same location as the stock seat? That's why I mentioned a fixed point on the tank. It appears that the front of the Corbin goes higher up the tank than the...
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Measurement please

Hey Yukon,
I appreciate the reply. I was thinking that one measurement would help, such as from a fixed point like the rear edge of the gas cap bezel (where it meets the paint on the tank) to the...
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,096
Views: 507,893
Posted By DropinParts
Hey Yukon, I'm a big guy. 6'2" 280 lbs. I...

Hey Yukon,
I'm a big guy. 6'2" 280 lbs.
I want to make sure the "butt rest" for the rider is truly more rearward than the stock seat so as to accomodate my larger than average can. I need it to be...
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