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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 33,864
Posted By Shizoku
http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s496/BRUTSQD/B...

http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s496/BRUTSQD/Bajaliscious/241204DC-9206-4192-AA53-E026C9399323_zpsgionpzz7.jpg

What set up are you using to mount the Go Pro on the bike. I like it!

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Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,404
Posted By Shizoku
Are u talking about Alex's vid? Did you watch...

Are u talking about Alex's vid? Did you watch the whole thing!?! It is inspiring! I was on some of those Canadian Roads last summer, but did not go all the way up through The Yukon...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,366
Posted By Shizoku
Fork Boots: I've got the GT and it has some sort...

Fork Boots: I've got the GT and it has some sort of fork boot protection already, but I'll check the Touratech's and compare. I spent 30 days last August in the NW US and Canada, hit some muddy crap,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,366
Posted By Shizoku
Alex, The vid is awesome, nice job :clap I...

Alex,
The vid is awesome, nice job :clap

I leave LA on July 10 or 11, plan on going as far as Wiseman. No interest in Prudhoe Bay, but will be doing the TOW, so it was great to see that and the...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,404
Posted By Shizoku
Trip Planning for Alaska...

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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Yep... ...

Yep...

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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-12-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Not gonna work, as mentioned, my bike will have...

Not gonna work, as mentioned, my bike will have ALL the hardbags mounted, to include the top box.

Dave In Valencia
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-12-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Negative...the D-spec is the heavier weight rated...

Negative...the D-spec is the heavier weight rated tire. When I put new tires on for my trip, I put the D-specs on.

Dave In Valencia
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-11-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Ducati MTS and RotoPax

Ok, I'm off to Alaska in July, maybe Baja next month. I do not want to get caught short fuel wise. I ordered the 1.75 gal RotoPax and I'm hoping to find a way to get this to fit on the bike with all...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-11-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Yep, D-spec is what I meant...thanks Desmodab...

Yep, D-spec is what I meant...thanks Desmodab :bow

Dave In Valencia (Shizoku)
http://daveisontheroadagain.blogspot.com/ (http://daveisontheroadagain.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-11-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
I've a 2013 GT and the OEM tires are the Angel...

I've a 2013 GT and the OEM tires are the Angel GT's.
When I took my trip to Canada last year, I re-shoed with the A-spec's, because of the added weight.
I'll re-shoe again before heading to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,326
Posted By Shizoku
Thanks, I just ordered the 2P, for solo camping....

Thanks, I just ordered the 2P, for solo camping. Haven't received it yet, but this is the second Losi I've seen while looking through ride reports.


Dave In Valencia (Shizoku)...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,326
Posted By Shizoku
[QUOTE=WHYNOWTHEN;25894990] Camped for the...

[QUOTE=WHYNOWTHEN;25894990]

Camped for the night at the north end of laguna Diablo

http://whynowthen.smugmug.com/Other/Baja-december-2014/i-G7MRfwS/0/L/102_1583-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,801
Posted By Shizoku
Friend of mine, from LA Center, is transferring...

Friend of mine, from LA Center, is transferring to Spokane next year.
His name is Mike Cashan. Good guy. Take care of him.

Dave In Valencia (Shizoku)
http://daveisontheroadagain.blogspot.com/...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 498,378
Posted By Shizoku
LOL!!! Got me there..however, if you look hard...

LOL!!! Got me there..however, if you look hard enough, you may be able to find a Rothschild or two in my cave :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,137
Posted By Shizoku
LOL! Hi Colleen :wave La Paz is a maybe next...

LOL! Hi Colleen :wave

La Paz is a maybe next month, Alaska is on the books for July.

Retirement is nice :evil

Expect a 'knock' on your door in 2016...maybe a floor space request :D and a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 498,378
Posted By Shizoku
La Paz...well it is Gene (lightcycle) who planted...

La Paz...well it is Gene (lightcycle) who planted the 'seed' for La Paz. He and Neda attended a language immersion school there before continuing down through South America. When reading their RR,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 498,378
Posted By Shizoku
I had been meaning to ask you about the tent,...

I had been meaning to ask you about the tent, thankfully someone else did. I was set to hit the 'buy' button for the Northface Tadpole 2, until I read your review of the Nemo Losi. I hit the 'buy'...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
My size 10's have few issues with the center...

My size 10's have few issues with the center stand as well.
My round plastic front brake reservoir has never leaked, but I've only 19K miles on the bike.
On the other hand the clutch fluid was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,137
Posted By Shizoku
La Paz language school...

Hi Gene,
This may seems like a hundred years ago to you, but I tracked down the language school you and Neda attended in La Paz. I actually emailed the school and asked if I could stay with the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,801
Posted By Shizoku
Stumbled across your RR...great read! Then...

Stumbled across your RR...great read! Then discover you're a controller. Did u start at Chicago Center? A friend of mine is the 'Chief', Bill Cound. I started my FAA controller career at Cleveland...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,404
Posted By Shizoku
Milepost Map pullout...

There is a map that pulls out of The Milepost and unfolds. Big map, good to plan your route with. Just a little tip, the map, because you fold and unfold it many times, will tear. So I took mine to...
Forum: Americas 12-28-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,404
Posted By Shizoku
Sunday Packer Football and some 'preplanning'...

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Forum: Alaska 12-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,914
Posted By Shizoku
Spend a couple days, at least, in Victoria! It's...

Spend a couple days, at least, in Victoria! It's awesome! Bard & Banker for fish n chips and a Guinness is a must:freaky

Dave In Valencia
http://daveisontheroadagain.blogspot.com/...
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,914
Posted By Shizoku
Oops, leaving July 10th to be in Seattle July...

Oops, leaving July 10th to be in Seattle July 15:1drink

Dave In Valencia
Forum: Alaska 12-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 120
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 27,967
Posted By Shizoku
Same here:clap Dave In Valencia (Shizoku)...

Same here:clap

Dave In Valencia (Shizoku)
http://daveisontheroadagain.blogspot.com/ (http://daveisontheroadagain.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Alaska 12-20-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,914
Posted By Shizoku
[QUOTE=Mooney 78865;25678142]Heading to Alaska...

[QUOTE=Mooney 78865;25678142]Heading to Alaska July/Aug 2015...QUOTE]

I'll most likely run into you somewhere along the trip. I'm leaving LA July 15 to meet a buddy in Seattle July 15/16. ...
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Shizoku
May/June are the worst for the mosquitos. Maybe...

May/June are the worst for the mosquitos. Maybe we'll run into you. I leave July 10th, from LA, meet up with a buddy in Seattle on July 15th, and we head towards Alaska. No schedule really, just 4-5...
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,404
Posted By Shizoku
Leaving from LA July 10 to Alaska...

...plan to spend 5 to 6 weeks on the road. You guys will be back around the time I'm setting out, so I'll be looking for your postings to see how it's going and get some tips on campsites, roads, and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,004
Posted By Shizoku
I think Desmodab is correct, the blog you are...

I think Desmodab is correct, the blog you are most likely referring to was mine, and detailed a trip I took last summer. I haven't posted since the trip ended. I'll fire it up again in July, when I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 301,286
Posted By Shizoku
Doubly confirmed. After reading his C2C...

Doubly confirmed. After reading his C2C adventure, I bought a Ducati MTS Granturismo, retired, and rode the Northwestern US, Western Canada, and Vancouver Island for 30 days. Next up...Alaska for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,004
Posted By Shizoku
Subscribed as well! Was great hosting you in...

Subscribed as well! Was great hosting you in Valencia. Was great when you hosted me in Victoria on my 30 day Canadian adventure!

Dave In Valencia

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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-03-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
I've heard that a number of times. Also heard a...

I've heard that a number of times. Also heard a number of times that it does not have to be removed. I've a 2013 MTS GT, I've changed the oil twice, I've never removed the center stand.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,910
Posted By Shizoku
Awesome pics...I'll be there Tuesday! ...

Awesome pics...I'll be there Tuesday!

Dave
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-25-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Go Pro Camera Mount

Anyone using a Go Pro Camera on their MTS? I'm trying to decide whether to use a helmet mount or possibly a front fairing mount via suction cup.

Leaving Sunday on the beginnings of a 30...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-06-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
SO...I used the hardware attachments that came...

SO...I used the hardware attachments that came with Wolfman Fuel Holsters. I didn't need to use the attachments, as I attached the Fuel Holsters to my crash bars.

The attachments came with metal...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
The four hold down attachments are quick, easy,...

The four hold down attachments are quick, easy, and functional. I've the spider cargo nets as well, but these are easier and they don't look too bad.

Yes, a Cardinal fan! Our pitching is decent,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-08-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Anyone else drilling holes in their Ducati panniers?

I kept going back n forth on this.
Especially when holding the drill and looking at my clean Granturismo top box! I wish the Ducati panniers were more like the BMW's, whereby you can strap items to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-08-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Thumb Wolfman Blackhawk Tankbag

Recently purchased the Wolfman Tank Bag as an alternative to the more expensive SW Motech bags that require the 'Quick Lock' mounting system.

The Wolfman was $116 delivered, installation was a...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-04-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,314,972
Posted By Shizoku
Wolfman Tankbags

Anyone use one of these on their MTS?
Just ordered a Blackhawk Tank Bag for my '13 GT.
Fingers crossed on the fit.
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