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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Today, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Pampero
Motorcyclist's "First Ride" report. ...

Motorcyclist's "First Ride" report. (http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/new-adv-motorcycle-test-2015-ducati-multistrada-1200-dvt-first-ride)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-11-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,155
Posted By Pampero
This is not an issue with the Multi. No...

This is not an issue with the Multi. No particular hot spots or places where the bike itself heats up while exhaust air from the fan, when it does turn on, is directed away from the rider. Saying...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-02-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,155
Posted By Pampero
Congratulations. Looks great!

Congratulations. Looks great!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-01-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 221,156
Posted By Pampero
Your bike looks great. We spent the better part...

Your bike looks great. We spent the better part of a week in Ravenna a few years ago, had a great time! Nice city!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-30-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Tons of discussion here on Tuneboy's ...

Tons of discussion here on Tuneboy's (http://www.ducati.ms/forums/44-multistrada/467426-tuneboy-tuneboy-tuneboy-directory-thread-tune-boy-tuneboy.html)package.


And then there is Rexxer's...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-30-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,155
Posted By Pampero
True that, the Ducati is not nearly as dirt...

True that, the Ducati is not nearly as dirt capable, but it is actually a hair lighter than the KTM. Listed dry weights are 209KG for the Duc, 212KG for the KTM.

If either of these can be...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-29-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Yeah, he made that clear. I am totally annoying....

Yeah, he made that clear. I am totally annoying. :lol3 I was just hoping he would count the ways, but you're welcome to argue your case too.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Got to you did I? I'm so ashamed. Just...

Got to you did I? I'm so ashamed.

Just curious, what was it that frosted you so much? I'll take special care to avoid mentioning it in the future.:lol3
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-29-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6,690
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Posted By Pampero
That's perfectly true, and also why so many...

That's perfectly true, and also why so many people here participate on the sub fora of bikes they don't own or don't currently own. On the other hand, this is a bike specific sub forum:deal

One...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-29-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Pampero
No doubt. But in my case, I'm aware of it.

No doubt. But in my case, I'm aware of it.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-28-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Bullshit. If the air of superiority in here is...

Bullshit. If the air of superiority in here is so thick, there's always the door.

By the way, what warts does your KTM have? It's hard to tell your opinion on those from your posts elsewhere. ...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Now you're talking!

Now you're talking!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
My point simply tried (and I guess failed) to...

My point simply tried (and I guess failed) to point out that rain water is essentially pure and doesn't inherently contain dissolved minerals in the same way ground water does. My original comment...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Actually it starts out as distilled water but...

Actually it starts out as distilled water but admittedly does picks up gase and minor traces of whatever is in the air as it falls. However, unless you live in Beijing it is essentially without much...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,205
Posted By Pampero
Good point!

Good point!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
The case will allow water in without question. ...

The case will allow water in without question. I wouldn't dry it in rice, just open it up, remove the battery and let it dry naturally or use a lint free cloth to blot up any visible moisture.
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
It'll work. A little 'dabin' will do ya:evil

It'll work. A little 'dabin' will do ya:evil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,205
Posted By Pampero
I bet this thread will self activate once they...

I bet this thread will self activate once they arrive. This has been a long gestation.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-24-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
I'm going to guess you're getting that groaning...

I'm going to guess you're getting that groaning as you near a full stop. If so:

The pads create a build of material on the discs after a period of time. You don't really see it, but it's there. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Pampero
Looked at that yesterday. It looks like just the...

Looked at that yesterday. It looks like just the ticket. I especially like the loop feature and, needless to say, the mounting options. If it holds up, it will be a bargain.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-23-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
If you weigh the near part of 200 pounds you can...

If you weigh the near part of 200 pounds you can set the bike to the two rider icon and not find it too firm. Start by learning how to navigate the menu and make adjustments slowly one at a time...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Pampero
Love these tires on my Multi. I think they'd...

Love these tires on my Multi. I think they'd work just fine mounted on a GS if, as has been mentioned, you plan to use them on the road. They are available in two carcass weights, I run the lighter...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-22-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Spring preload for the forks is set by rotating...

Spring preload for the forks is set by rotating the hex fasteners on top of the stanchions. For the rear, through the menu. I was going to write to suggest that you simply go through a standard...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-18-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Sincerest condolences to you and his family,...

Sincerest condolences to you and his family, Obie. I know you have been suffering with this.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-17-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,205
Posted By Pampero
Any major service is going to be expensive...

Any major service is going to be expensive though. I got quoted $1200 for my 15K and plus or minus $200, that seems to be the going rate. Shop time around here at the franchised dealers is pushing...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-17-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
There you go, I got that confused. My wife also...

There you go, I got that confused. My wife also says I'm not perfect She remembers, and reminds me regularly, of another instance in 1992 when I was mistaken. Ill never live that down.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
A lot of people have both ridden and owned both. ...

A lot of people have both ridden and owned both. I've only ridden both. Thirteen is smoother, especially at idle and low speeds, has a few updated features including a later version of Bosch's ABS,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
I assume the program will do what the program...

I assume the program will do what the program does, but if you feel you need more or less rebound or compression damping as a result of changes or preferences, you adjust them in the menu's baseline...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 221,156
Posted By Pampero
Ladies and gents, the program doesn't care what...

Ladies and gents, the program doesn't care what redline is and wind resistance has no bearing on speeds attained in gears either as long as we're not talking "top speed" in any given situation. The...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-15-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
Try these guys ...

Try these guys (http://www.traxxion.com/Fork-Spring-Kits-by-Traxxion-Dynamics/)for custom springs. Ohlins has a heavier spring for those of us fortunate enough (:rofl)to have the Ohlins rig, so no...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pampero
Thanks Tom!

Thanks Tom!
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pampero
Thanks! As I said above, the thing is very stiff...

Thanks! As I said above, the thing is very stiff out of the box. Reassuring in a certain way, but also notable.
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pampero
Yeah, I understand your question, maybe this will...

Yeah, I understand your question, maybe this will help you to understand mine.

There are those two zips on the left leg. I suppose you move both of them to the top and climb in? It wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pampero
I ordered the final version of the 2 piece suit...

I ordered the final version of the 2 piece suit today, asked for the pants to be shortened above the knee and that's about it. They say 2-3 weeks. I'll report back.

I struggled with getting the...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pampero
Unfortunately, I missed the pop up here in...

Unfortunately, I missed the pop up here in Seattle last summer. I really wish now I'd attended.

I have a two piece coming (again) as the first tries were both too big. I guess I'm not quite as...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-09-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,155
Posted By Pampero
Not even on the paper, a wide miss! These...

Not even on the paper, a wide miss!

These surely aren't in the same league as an RT, but they are easily capable of very satisfying 500 mile days, all that I could ask for. My longest single day...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-09-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
It's about how they put the power down, how easy...

It's about how they put the power down, how easy one is to launch vis a vis the other, gearing, rider skill and total weight, and how accurate the real power numbers are versus what the factory...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pampero
Thanks, S21. I take it you're a happy owner. I...

Thanks, S21. I take it you're a happy owner. I received a try suit yesterday (2 pc Classic) but it was too big so I'm dropping down another size. They had my sizes stocked so I will have it in a...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 1,383,764
Posted By Pampero
They are braided, but that's internal. You only...

They are braided, but that's internal. You only see the outer coating.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-05-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,155
Posted By Pampero
I tour my Multi, no problem. Three years later I...

I tour my Multi, no problem. Three years later I still giggle at the end of the day. It's delicious to ride. I've no major expenses apart from the silly stuff I buy for it. If you're looking for...
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