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Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 71,036
Posted By muddyjj
Great thread! I'm 5'10 with a 29" inseam and I...

Great thread! I'm 5'10 with a 29" inseam and I ride a 2010 Stelvio. Can't quite flat foot but I have gotten used to it. Riding and stopping are no problem.

I don't know about the rest of the < 6...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
stained paint on 2010 tank cover

Has anyone else had staining problems on the matte silver paint on the 2010 Stelvio tank cover? I noticed the paint on mine seems to be discolored with a gas stain around the gas cap. I was hoping...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
I had the same issue and have not as yet done...

I had the same issue and have not as yet done anything about it but I would like to. The acid dripped onto the frame (silver) and I would like to touch it up but I have been unable to get any kind of...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks! I have the forks set to the same 2...

Thanks!

I have the forks set to the same 2 turns but the shock is still at the factory setting. I'll set it up and give it a try tomorrow. The shock always did feel a bit soft...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Stelvio Riders, I weigh about 215 pounds. I...

Stelvio Riders,

I weigh about 215 pounds. I was wondering what settings other stelvio riders about the same weight are using; (shock and forks.) I never ride 2 up and I don't carry much gear...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
That's something, I was in the Triumph Shop...

That's something,

I was in the Triumph Shop yesterday with a friend. Just for giggles I test rode the new Tiger Explorer. The bike fit me a little better and it was smooth, fast and refined but...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
How did you do that? I have tried it and the rear...

How did you do that? I have tried it and the rear bolt holes won't line up in the low setting with the front of the seat in the high position.
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks everyone, One thing I noticed with my...

Thanks everyone,

One thing I noticed with my 2010 is the foot pegs always seem to be in the way when I reach to the ground at a stop. (It's a long reach for me as I have a 29" inseam).

Anyway,...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Trade in 2010 Stelvio for 2014

Fellow Stelvio Riders,

I would really like to get some opinions on the next generation big tank Stelvio. I have a 2010 that I purchased from European Motorsports in June of 2011. (Great folks to...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 92,532
Posted By muddyjj
Stelvio Riders, I have a 2010 Stelvio that I...

Stelvio Riders,

I have a 2010 Stelvio that I purchased from European Motorsports in June of 2011. (Great folks and well worth the 600 mile trip for me to buy there again). I love the bike but I...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Kirb, Thanks for the advice. I think I'm going...

Kirb,
Thanks for the advice. I think I'm going to keep my 2010 Stelvio after all. I've already put a sizeable investment into it already (crash bars, euro turn signals, fog lights & rear hugger...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks Kirb! How do you like your 2013 ntx?...

Thanks Kirb!

How do you like your 2013 ntx? I am having trouble deciding whether to spend over $1,000.00 on side cases for my 2010 Stelvio or just pull the trigger on a new NTX.
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Where are you finding side carrier racks for a...

Where are you finding side carrier racks for a Stelvio on these sites? I couldn't find anything.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Side Bags for Stelvio

Does anyone know what racks should I get for a 2010 Stelvio and what bags fit on which racks?
I'm partial to the OEM Stelvio side cases (Traxx aluminum side cases), but they're very expensive...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Actually there isn't much I don't like on mine. ...

Actually there isn't much I don't like on mine. The new NTX comes with all the accessories, fog lights, synchronized fuel injection, traction control, etc. The downside is the newer model is a...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,838
Views: 1,600,794
Posted By muddyjj
Keep it or get a new one?

I have a 2010 Stelvio that I love. I have been looking at the new Stelvios and have been thinking about trading the 2010. Should I seriously consider this or keep the bike I have and put some money...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By muddyjj
suspension setting for Moto Guzzi Stelvio

I weigh about 215 lbs. I want to know what other riders of the same weight are setting their suspension to for the front forks and rear shock. Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks everyone, I did see the white "hot"...

Thanks everyone,

I did see the white "hot" wire going to the left side only but I wanted to make sure someone at the factory (or the dealer) didn't forget to wire the other side.

I realized the...
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By muddyjj
quick Stelvio question

I just noticed on my 2010 MG Stelvio that when I put on the high beams, only one of the two lights gets brighter. Is this the way it is designed or do I have a probelm? Thanks in advance for your...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By muddyjj
Thank you all for your replies. I'm going to...

Thank you all for your replies. I'm going to talk to my agent tomorrow. My insurance for the cars and the house is through Florida Farm Bureau, but they do not insure motorcycles. I believe he can...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,386
Posted By muddyjj
Question Moto Guzzi oil

Any suggestions on what oil I should use for my Stelvio? What is everyone using?
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By muddyjj
Moto Guzzi needs insurance

This is Mrs Muddyjj posting. I'm shopping insurance for his Stelvio and was hoping for some advice on who you all recommend and how much coverage we need. I've never purchased bike insurance...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,522
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks, I'll look at both of those. We have...

Thanks,

I'll look at both of those. We have had 30 days of 100 degree weather with high very high humidity here in West Palm Beach so I need something cool and comfortable.

Looking forward to a...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,522
Posted By muddyjj
Stelvio GT, What helmet are you using? I have...

Stelvio GT, What helmet are you using?
I have my new Stelvio and I love it! I can't wait to put more miles on it. I picked it up from European Motorsports and everyone there was great to work...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,522
Posted By muddyjj
Beautiful bike! I just bought a new 2010...

Beautiful bike!

I just bought a new 2010 myself and I love some of the add-on's you've put on the bike. Is the seat a stock seat or custom? It looks two-toned from the photos. Where did you get...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By muddyjj
No Kidding, it's a small world! I hope you...

No Kidding, it's a small world!

I hope you get the other one, I'm sure you'll love it.

At first I was a little concerned about the matte silver color as some pictures on the internet made it...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By muddyjj
No Kidding, it's a small world! I hope you...

No Kidding, it's a small world!

I hope you get the other one, I'm sure you'll love it.

At first I was a little concerned about the matte silver color as some pictures on the internet made it...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By muddyjj
Will do!!

Will do!!
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks 03x2, Our local dealer tried to sell...

Thanks 03x2,

Our local dealer tried to sell me an 09 for $18K so I decided to look elsewhere. I found the 2010 at a dealer 650 miles away so I will have to do the transaction via phone and have...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By muddyjj
Thanks everyone; that clears up everything. On...

Thanks everyone; that clears up everything.
On another matter, I've located a 2010 Stelvio for $12950. As I understand it, this is the model year with the engine upgrades (cam, mapping, air box). ...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By muddyjj
Moto Guzzi 2011 specs

Does anyone know the actual capacity of the fuel tank on the 2011 Stelvio? I'm getting conflicting information. Their brochures says it's 4+ gallons, yet reviews I've read state that it's 8 US...
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