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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By KraigD
Looks so cold

Az in late Dec.2014 Burrrrrrr. http://i755.photobucket.com/albums/xx198/kristoferfelice/20141226_130909.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,363
Posted By KraigD
That is the best advice ever. DAMN LIGHTS. I was...

That is the best advice ever. DAMN LIGHTS. I was not aware of this issue went into a long tunnel at 60 mph and damn near wrecked. No headlights deep dark damn near shat myself. With that said great...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By KraigD
I live in Tn bought my bike in Texas. Get your...

I live in Tn bought my bike in Texas. Get your insurance, ride home pay your taxes when you go to the title office. That's Tn anyway. Should be no problem. Where are you buying the bike ?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By KraigD
Bring out the Stelvio's

Moto March madness March 26th to 29th. Great place to camp, better food and even better roads. http://marchmotomadness.com/ East Tn was hand made by GOD for motorcycle riding. Little known fact he...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By KraigD
I only do the foot out on roads I know very well...

I only do the foot out on roads I know very well and tight corners I have taken many times. I have been on two wheels for 37 of my 46 years. I am with you this is not something I recommend for...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-03-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12,368
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Posted By KraigD
That's me Kraigd in Knoxville. I only put my foot...

That's me Kraigd in Knoxville. I only put my foot down on tight right turns on the Dragon. Its something that has evolved over the years riding the dragon 8 times or so a month for 13 years. For...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,893
Posted By KraigD
Deals Gap one of 1500 times or so. Best ride ever

My mother n law always loved motorcycles but never got a chance to go for a ride, she was already to old when I married her daughter to ride with me so she would look at the bike and say someday and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By KraigD
OOOOPS Top case fell off on the interstate at...

OOOOPS Top case fell off on the interstate at 90mph, found the front of a Mustang going about the same speed. If I can remember what dumbbass installed it I will kill him. O that's right me. $1200.00...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By KraigD
Stopped in Fountain hill AZ...

Stopped in Fountain hill AZ http://i755.photobucket.com/albums/xx198/kristoferfelice/20141224_093015.jpgOn my to Payson Az Dec 26th warm and dry.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By KraigD
On my way to AZ via New Orleans, I had to stop...

On my way to AZ via New Orleans, I had to stop for Gumbo. Packed up and gone by 5am http://i755.photobucket.com/albums/xx198/kristoferfelice/20141219_054015.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By KraigD
I wish I could figure out how to post the...

I wish I could figure out how to post the pictures one on top of the other not side by side any help.
Picture of my very hip mom in Northern Az, going strong at 78 giving the Stelvio the okay. She...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By KraigD
I rode to AZ from Tn x-mas

I just figured out pictures after 9 years, someone is SLOW. So here we go. This bridge is by Roosevelt lake Az. So nice and warm Dec 28th. I rode my 2013 Moto Guzzi Stelvio. After this picture I rode...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-24-2015, 01:44 PM
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Posted By KraigD
I agree I hate when people cant take credit. PS...

I agree I hate when people cant take credit. PS They were nice enough to replace my clutch while they had it, with 26k on the bike, I am glad I had the noise documented at 1500 miles but still Moto...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-24-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By KraigD
I figured out why my top case snapped off

I am a dumb ass. Bike came with ventura rack. I had to order factory rack to mount factory top case. New rack did not come with new bolts so I reused the ones from ventura rack, bad mistake, bolt was...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-11-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By KraigD
I am looking for a used factory top box as well....

I am looking for a used factory top box as well. I know good luck but thought I would ask.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-10-2015, 10:13 AM
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Posted By KraigD
Does anyone have a rear factory rack for sale....

Does anyone have a rear factory rack for sale. 2013 ntx.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-25-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12,368
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Posted By KraigD
I live in Knoxville but I was born and raised in...

I live in Knoxville but I was born and raised in Scottsdale. I rode south to new Orleans then west. AZ weather was great but I had cold wet days on the road. I don't think I will be planning any more...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-24-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By KraigD
I just got back from AZ if you get a chance ride...

I just got back from AZ if you get a chance ride from Jerome AZ down to Yarnell hill great roads. Then in the south look for the Apache trail great dirt road. And yes I did it on a Stelvio so I am...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-24-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By KraigD
I have not put enough miles on it to check MPG. I...

I have not put enough miles on it to check MPG. I am just going to use it for short trips around Knoxville and the local mountains. Based on my past 2nd bike ownership they don't stay around long....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-24-2015, 09:28 AM
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Posted By KraigD
Gas tank was just replaced 9 months ago. It is...

Gas tank was just replaced 9 months ago. It is not the S but arguably better. Fully adjustable Penske rear shock with less than 200 miles on it and the forks were built at the same time by Rick at...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-24-2015, 07:33 AM
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Posted By KraigD
I agree 2nd bike is needed but I have a space...

I agree 2nd bike is needed but I have a space problem. After 8 days I could not take it any more So I moved some crap around and bought a 2006 Multistrada 1000. What a blast.

As for Stelvio...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By KraigD
Okay I need to post another First gear thank you....

Okay I need to post another First gear thank you. My left glove stopped heating the fingers. I noticed because it was 17 deg as I crossed Texas 2 weeks ago and by GOD it was cold. I called explained...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By KraigD
? Can I use compressed air to blow the areas out...

? Can I use compressed air to blow the areas out or does the bike need to be taken apart. As for the leak I cant see where it is leaking without removing rear wheel so I am waiting on the dealer to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-09-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By KraigD
All the things I listed I have no problem with....

All the things I listed I have no problem with. Top box breaking off is bull shit, but things happen, Lots of dirt roads one time to much crap in it done, no problem. Seal leaking on the FD no...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-09-2015, 05:20 AM
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Posted By KraigD
Not sure where the leak was coming from they have...

Not sure where the leak was coming from they have not taken it apart. It looked like the outer seal but I will post as soon as I know. As for the clutch I reported the problem long ago, (Bike was...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By KraigD
First real problems

So I made a winter loop to AZ and did not make it home. The Stelvio has been rock solid for 25,000 in 7 months and then a few issues have occurred.
1 On this trip Top case snapped off the back at...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-02-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By KraigD
After seeing Dougs picture I feel better about my...

After seeing Dougs picture I feel better about my set up. I had mounted 1 gal water and 1 gal fuel cans in the same location. full thats about 16 lbs. I made sure not to ad much more inside the box...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-30-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By KraigD
It is thick, then drill a hole for the bolt and...

It is thick, then drill a hole for the bolt and it now is 1/8 maybe 3/16 on each side of the bolt. I have been down a few fire roads and long dirt roads that are like wash boards. Maybe they expected...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-30-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By KraigD
The bars that go under the seat. 2 bolts under...

The bars that go under the seat. 2 bolts under and 2 bolts you can see. The black bracket snapped at the bolts you can see right at the edge of the seat. You can now see half of the bolt.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-29-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By KraigD
I agree, the Penske shock was the best upgrade I...

I agree, the Penske shock was the best upgrade I have done.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-28-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By KraigD
Trex metal all stock parts installed properly

Trex metal all stock parts installed properly
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-28-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By KraigD
top case fell off

I can't believe it my never overloaded topcase snapped off at the bolts and slid down the interstate at 90 miles an hour and was completely destroyed. the amount of metal left after they drilled a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By KraigD
looking for trip adv. Knox tn to phx Dec18th

I am going to ride my Stelvio NTX to Phoenix for Christmas. Looking to cover 650 to 700 miles per day. Leaving Knoxville Dec 18th. First stop New Orleans, looking for great seafood and a place to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-09-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12,368
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Posted By KraigD
Just asking, the bike looks like it has been in a...

Just asking, the bike looks like it has been in a plastic bubble, is it brand new. Nice after market goodies.
Forum: Americas 12-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By KraigD
Great Place

My wife and I spent 16 days in Chile this summer. We toured all over Santiago on foot and a few days in Valparaiso. If you have never been to Chile you will love it. The people are fantastic, the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-04-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By KraigD
the one for sale in Arizona is a great buy with...

the one for sale in Arizona is a great buy with low miles I did not like the orange at first but After 6 months and 10,000 people saying how great it looks I now like it. Okay maybe 10 people. ...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-17-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,363
Posted By KraigD
That is the only problem I have had. It is a know...

That is the only problem I have had. It is a know issue, they stuffed way to much wire in the housing and it rubs through. Mine actually shorted out my head lights and shut down my charging system. I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-15-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,368
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Posted By KraigD
You will love the Bike. I installed the OEM...

You will love the Bike. I installed the OEM heated grips, the bike is already wired for them, they get very hot and I am happy with them. 2 cents worth.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-01-2014, 08:07 PM
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Posted By KraigD
Need to change clutch fluid on NTX

I have a 6 month old 13 NTX with 17,980 on the ODO so time to change fluid. Is the line that runs under the seat and down to the clutch slave used to bleed the clutch. I thought so, I hooked up the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-28-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,363
Posted By KraigD
I went with the Penske because it's one of the...

I went with the Penske because it's one of the few companies that make a shock for Stelvio. I bought it directly from Penske.610-375-6180 Reading Pa. The model is axis, I'm pretty sure this is the...
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