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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,004
Posted By Oca
The Ducati dealer in Westlake, CA had a Scrambler...

The Ducati dealer in Westlake, CA had a Scrambler on site. We could only sit on it and listen to the engine.

I am 5'11 with a 33" inseam. The bike felt very comfortable for the short time I sat...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
A tease

http://www.fasterandfaster.net/2014/10/new-and-improved-2015-moto-guzzi.html
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
I see a Griso in our future. :evil

I see a Griso in our future. :evil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-11-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Mine was sold about a week after I brought it in....

Mine was sold about a week after I brought it in. I think the person was from San Diego. I met him at the 1st service.

(Still lurking - my Stelvio was one sweet bike)
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 246,728
Posted By Oca
Thank you for YOUR service.

Thank you for YOUR service.
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 246,728
Posted By Oca
I think this is what is should have looked like: ...

I think this is what is should have looked like:
http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/bikes/Norton%20Commando%20961%20Cafe%20Racer/index.php#.U2WU8V65dFw
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 691,030
Posted By Oca
Bump

Bump
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 691,030
Posted By Oca
I'll play: Bought my 1st MG in August 2006 -...

I'll play:
Bought my 1st MG in August 2006 - 2006 1100 Breva. Great all around bike.

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d199/Duecavalli/Snake-1.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 246,728
Posted By Oca
I went into BMW of Ventura County over the...

I went into BMW of Ventura County over the weekend to see one. They told me they had 6 which were pre sold (none in stock). They were talking about a crazy bloke that went "off roading" in Death...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-03-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,366
Posted By Oca
Stopped by my local MG/Aprilia dealer to pick up...

Stopped by my local MG/Aprilia dealer to pick up my Griso after it being serviced.

They had a new Caponord. Sat on it only because it was not ready to be demoed.

It has the same seat hight as...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
I don't know if this has been posted before. If...

I don't know if this has been posted before. If so, disregard, but those who are looking for a Moto Guzzi scrambler, this is very interesting:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,485
Posted By Oca
:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,485
Posted By Oca
You had the bike here with all the rain?

You had the bike here with all the rain?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,485
Posted By Oca
SoCal weather this weekend. ...

SoCal weather this weekend.

http://www.weather.com/weather/weekend/Calabasas+CA+USCA0149:1:US
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Thumb :clap

:clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Still lurking, :). I am forwarding this Youtube...

Still lurking, :). I am forwarding this Youtube from guzzitech. Interesting single track:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tArO2u6wpFc
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Hey Witchy, I am on Steve's sight. It's a fun...

Hey Witchy, I am on Steve's sight. It's a fun place. I will see you there.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
I have enjoyed this site tremendously. The...

I have enjoyed this site tremendously. The knowledge and ingenuity displayed is mind boggling. Considering I am mechanically dysfunctional.

However, I must bid adieu. I loved the Stelvio. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,673
Posted By Oca
Maybe I am missing the humor, but the motorcycle...

Maybe I am missing the humor, but the motorcycle is not in a handicapped spot.

He might get dinged from a loose cart.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-13-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
I know this was brought up about 100 pages ago,...

I know this was brought up about 100 pages ago, but I thought I would throw it out again.

I am not a top box top of guy. My wife and I prefer the Italian sissy bar technique (since she is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-30-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Well back from 10 days in London on business. ...

Well back from 10 days in London on business. Still cannot ride yet due to minimal invasive back surgery 5 weeks ago (microdisectotomy).

Anyway, Dan you are killing me with those cast wheels. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 27,621
Posted By Oca
:rofl I have a place in Boca Raton as well. ...

:rofl

I have a place in Boca Raton as well. Quite honestly, the area around Gainesville is quite nice year round.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 27,621
Posted By Oca
The two highest elevations in FL: 1. The...

The two highest elevations in FL:
1. The landfill in Ft. Lauderdale on the Turnpike
2. Magic Mountain: Disney World
:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 27,621
Posted By Oca
Forgive me. What the hell have I've been...

Forgive me. What the hell have I've been smoking? I know not of what I speak. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 27,621
Posted By Oca
What everyone has said about CA is true -...

What everyone has said about CA is true - positive and negative. IMHO, SoCal has better weather in the winter than NoCal.

However, Ventura County to San Louis Obispo County has some of the best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 126,921
Posted By Oca
Are LEO's ever off duty? They might not be on...

Are LEO's ever off duty? They might not be on their shift, but are they not obligated to to step in if there is a violation of law?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-07-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Thanks. My Breva was so consistent tank to tank....

Thanks. My Breva was so consistent tank to tank.

I will breath easier.

Just keep this in mind, I did not buy the bike for the fuel consumption.

30mpg/36mpg +, I really do not care.

I was...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-07-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
SM, thank you for your response. Yes, I am sure...

SM, thank you for your response. Yes, I am sure it was 5.8 gallons. I was getting better mileage prior to the 1st service. Hmmm :confused
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-07-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Fuel Consumption

I filled up this morning - 178.5 miles/5.8 US gal. = 30.8mpg. WTF?

The computer says 40mpg.

I have to bring the bike in this week for the recall items so I will check with the tech.

By the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 40,615
Posted By Oca
Do you wear ATGATT when stunting?

Do you wear ATGATT when stunting?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-04-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
So I was chatting with DanK the other day. 1....

So I was chatting with DanK the other day.
1. I am not a LONG distance rider.
2. I am not a top box type of guy. (Being 1/2 Italian, IMHO, the top box ruins the esthetics/beauty of the bike.) ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 115,414
Posted By Oca
MotoTex, I enjoy your writing on this subject. ...

MotoTex, I enjoy your writing on this subject.

I am curious - are you retired? :lol3

You put a lot of time and effort into your posts.:clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Witchy, You are my hero. :bow:bow This...

Witchy,

You are my hero. :bow:bow

This says it all.

I guarantee you that if you were to ride XYZ that has shops every 20 miles like Starbucks, they would not have the part you need and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-02-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
I was talking about it this morning with Dan. I...

I was talking about it this morning with Dan. I have no flat spot as well.

Totally linear.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,502
Posted By Oca
Since you are in MA, I can get a way with this. ...

Since you are in MA, I can get a way with this.

To paraphrase Larry Summer, "she does not have the aptitude because she is a woman." :wink:

Please, no flaming. I am a feminist.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-02-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
You need to keep the revs up. Try and keep it no...

You need to keep the revs up. Try and keep it no less than 3,500 when out. 1st gear up until 60kph.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-02-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Just came back for DanK's . Great to finally...

Just came back for DanK's . Great to finally meet. Who would thing there would be 2 orange Stelvios within a 6 mile radiu.

My bike is stock. He copied my stock mapping.

Should be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 115,414
Posted By Oca
Just had to do it. :D <object width="420"...

Just had to do it. :D

<object width="420" height="315"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/r97Lit9bNgE?version=3&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-30-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Dan, what is your opinion of Drew? The new...

Dan, what is your opinion of Drew?

The new Caponord is based upon the dosoduro. If it had come our now, it would be in my stable as we speak.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-28-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12,933
Views: 1,829,318
Posted By Oca
Go to Guzzitech for pissing and moaning. :D ...

Go to Guzzitech for pissing and moaning. :D

This my second modern Guzzi. This bike does it all.
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