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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
Sounds like a confession... Hi my name's...

Sounds like a confession...

Hi my name's Salzig and I'm scuffer
:lol3:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By Salzig
Bump :D

Bump :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
This. Or what's left from production/storing...

This.

Or what's left from production/storing has been washed away: but if you touch it, more then likely you'll still feel a different grip.
Too bad my tyres have no chicken strips... :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 01-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By Salzig
By smoothing the ignition curves you mean...

By smoothing the ignition curves you mean something like this, where the top one is xxxx4501 I1 curve and the bottom one is "smoothed out"?

http://i41.tinypic.com/2mfwyzr.png
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
If they follow your advice, well... yes:p3rry ...

If they follow your advice, well... yes:p3rry
My one is: learn to feel your tyres and you'll know when they're ready, whether it's 10 or 150 km.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,627
Posted By Salzig
I stand offended: in Italy anyone has had a Vespa...

I stand offended: in Italy anyone has had a Vespa "hates" Lambretta's... and viceversa :D

http://i41.tinypic.com/2ylwc4m.png

It's definitely a PX with a strange tail ligth :deal
Plate looks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,627
Posted By Salzig
Looks like a PX ...

Looks like a PX

http://www.vespaclubmarsala.eu/userfiles/image/1978-p150x%5B1%5D.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,946
Posted By Salzig
Rode to work today. Not a big deal as temps are...

Rode to work today.
Not a big deal as temps are 15C higher then the normal for this season.
Should be way below 0C and it's 13C instead :knary
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
Does anyone know KLR's are not sold anymore in...

Does anyone know KLR's are not sold anymore in Italy since a lot of years?
But what can I say?
I'm the one who can't understand his hands are slippery because of the soap.
:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
Damn! Next time I will test (taste) it :lol3

Damn! Next time I will test (taste) it :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
TheBlurr, have you ever touched a tire? (BTW is...

TheBlurr, have you ever touched a tire? (BTW is it tire or tyre? I still have to understand :D)
I mean, I change my own tires so I happen to touch them with my hands.
Why they feel so slippery and,...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Salzig
+1 But to be strict the bearing circlip should...

+1
But to be strict the bearing circlip should stay to the left (ABS ring side).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
Now this is really enlightening.

Now this is really enlightening.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,075
Posted By Salzig
Full lean in the wet? Don't think it's a...

Full lean in the wet? Don't think it's a realistic onroad scenario.
Gyroscopes and inertial systems are used by BMW and Aprilia for traction control functions, not for ABS.
I saw a video some time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 41,985
Posted By Salzig
I read till page 3, then I gave up. So maybe I'm...

I read till page 3, then I gave up. So maybe I'm repeating something already said.
Road and race tyres are not the same.
I won't take it easy for more then a lap with well warmed up new tyres...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,191
Posted By Salzig
Sounds like heaven to me :cry In Italy no...

Sounds like heaven to me :cry
In Italy no inspection on new bikes until the fourth year, then one inspection every other year.
They check emissions, exhaust approval, tires measures, lights, horn,...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-02-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 1,952,714
Posted By Salzig
Thanks! :freaky I forgot to mention my bike is...

Thanks! :freaky
I forgot to mention my bike is 6 years old and has 75000km on the clock, and a lot of abuse :wink:
Oh, and the OEM shit costs 45 !!!!!! :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 12-01-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 1,952,714
Posted By Salzig
Replaced the clutch slave plastic spacer for a...

Replaced the clutch slave plastic spacer for a billet one and discovered the old one was cracking!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,358
Posted By Salzig
I know, don't ask me how... Maybe oil...

I know, don't ask me how...

Maybe oil companies (wrongly) assume riders are smarter than cagers :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,358
Posted By Salzig
Or start to unload the bike from the trailer...

Or start to unload the bike from the trailer and..... SBRANG!!! ....you realize you forget to place the ramp
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,358
Posted By Salzig
Track day at Mugello. I enter the track and...

Track day at Mugello.
I enter the track and after a couple of easy laps I start to hammer the throttle.
No way.
The more I twist, the worst the bike goes.
So I stop, unwear my leathers and call...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 403,086
Posted By Salzig
As we are speaking of operating systems, maybe...

As we are speaking of operating systems, maybe someone could be interested.
I succesfully use a (cheap) netbook with ubuntu 12.04 and Tuneecu running in a win xp pro virtual machine (VMware).
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By Salzig
Actually the sound you hear could likely come...

Actually the sound you hear could likely come from the secondary butterflies (much more noisy then the pump).
Keep a finger on the pump while you're turning the key on to be sure it's priming the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By Salzig
Yep. 8mm internal diameter. It's a good thing...

Yep. 8mm internal diameter.
It's a good thing to protect the fuel line from rubbing to the frame, just above the connector.
A picture is better than my english :D
It's where the grey duct tape is....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 237,308
Posted By Salzig
Moto Guzzi 500 V8 ...

Moto Guzzi 500 V8

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-7nNvW8WDfi0/UjS0lgvZZsI/AAAAAAAADlU/719GtqvTVm8/s912/IMG_2239.JPG
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,477
Posted By Salzig
Merzouga, Marocco ...

Merzouga, Marocco

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-3W_Xj-C9N-0/Takx0jK6gHI/AAAAAAAACOs/DvDC9zXOW2w/s912/DSCN1419.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Salzig
The museum

Some pictures of the Museum.


A plane engine

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-q0tBD1Kkr3o/UjS0jWnk5NI/AAAAAAAADk0/r-FaZnOR5Pg/s576/IMG_2234.JPG

V7 Special
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-14-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Salzig
Moto Guzzi Open House - A smell of history

I'm not good with words in italian, figure out in english... :fpalm :D
Nevermind.
This weekend and the next (14-15 and 21-22 september 2013) the "Moto Guzzi Open House" is going on in Mandello del...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Salzig
That is cheating :lol3

That is cheating :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 403,086
Posted By Salzig
Now! It works with the RC8, why shouldn't it...

Now!
It works with the RC8, why shouldn't it with the 1190 Adv?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Salzig
You must have been in Italy a long ago. ...

You must have been in Italy a long ago.
Nowadays we have highway surveillance that measure your average speed.
And municipalities are short on money, so they make a large use of speed guns.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,419
Posted By Salzig
Cars and bikes are way more expensive in Europe...

Cars and bikes are way more expensive in Europe then in America, maybe they try to balance lower selling prices with higher maintenance costs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,419
Posted By Salzig
I think we use the same JASO / API...

I think we use the same JASO / API classifications :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,419
Posted By Salzig
If I get your point (my english comprehension...

If I get your point (my english comprehension sucks), we are saying the same thing. Engine longevity does't depend on close oil changes, if you use quality oil.
I'm suprised by the manufacturers'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,419
Posted By Salzig
In Italy there are no laws about mileage limits...

In Italy there are no laws about mileage limits for cars and trucks. AFAIK neither in other European countries.
My car has a Fiat engine (no kidding). The same 2.0 liters, direct injected,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,419
Posted By Salzig
Some years ago at the (former) Ducati/Cagiva/MV...

Some years ago at the (former) Ducati/Cagiva/MV Agusta/Husqvarna dealership in my town.

customer: Listen to the noise my engine it's making

dealer: You need new crankshaft and bearings
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 1,952,714
Posted By Salzig
Had to pull over to take a picture :clap ...

Had to pull over to take a picture :clap

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-2Z7qFMri1cQ/UfgPAze19xI/AAAAAAAADeU/b4SI-Ds90L8/s800/29072013333.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,701
Posted By Salzig
And for those who still don't believe, look at...

And for those who still don't believe, look at 1:50

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/NPO_pOZ1vN4" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 1,952,714
Posted By Salzig
Took mine to Texas, without leaving Italy! Zumo...

Took mine to Texas, without leaving Italy!
Zumo log proves it :rofl

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/--Q1JGljeXNU/UdcR7krKfAI/AAAAAAAADYc/YXfCCaYZbHw/s1152/Zumo%2520track.jpg

BTW the real...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18,204
Views: 7,174,974
Posted By Salzig
Indeed! :clap

Indeed! :clap
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