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Forum: Vendors 03-28-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mitch8101
:tb

:tb
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk :slurp It's about (*&^&*^%^$...

:lurk :slurp



It's about (*&^&*^%^$ time! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,495
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mitch8101
:beer Beautiful Pictures!

:beer Beautiful Pictures!
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,551
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Mitch8101
Did you take a demo ride? :deal (then...

Did you take a demo ride? :deal

(then you'll really be in trouble) :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Mitch8101
This thread is worthless without pics! :dunno ...

This thread is worthless without pics! :dunno

Oh, and Congrats! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,785
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,946
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk Thanks!

:lurk

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 186,538
Posted By Mitch8101
Congrats on the new ride! :clap :lurk

Congrats on the new ride! :clap

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By Mitch8101
Thanks for your honest and full review! :beer

Thanks for your honest and full review! :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2007, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mitch8101
I'm in the same boat as otisotis. I was recently...

I'm in the same boat as otisotis. I was recently quoted $450 for the 6000 mile service by a local dealer (R1200GS). I don't want to void the warranty, but after reading other quotes up here this...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,659
Posted By Mitch8101
Interesting ... I demoed a 950 and the buffeting...

Interesting ... I demoed a 950 and the buffeting and noise at 65 on the freeway was terrible! It was part of the reason I ended up buying a GS. (I'm only 6' ish too)

I could see how the KTM...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,329
Posted By Mitch8101
Ride your GS here on a nice dry day and take the...

Ride your GS here on a nice dry day and take the course -

http://www.pugetsoundsafety.com/dirtbike_schedule.asp

(it's well worth the money, I recently took it, lots of bike time, slide that...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 186,538
Posted By Mitch8101
:thumb :lurk :1drink

:thumb


:lurk :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 167,998
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 48,897
Posted By Mitch8101
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By Mitch8101
Hopefully that's a real time three months and not...

Hopefully that's a real time three months and not a "Touratech backordered" three months. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By Mitch8101
Thanks for posting. Looks like I might want to...

Thanks for posting. Looks like I might want to wait another month or so before making up my mind on one.

It does look like the larger bags touch the tank, which defeats a good deal of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mitch8101
Which size BigMak is that? How's the water...

Which size BigMak is that? How's the water resistance/proofing? Have you outfitted it for electronics at all? Is the bottom stiff enough to keep from touching your tank when it's loaded?

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mitch8101
Also, do you have a link for the low $100 price? ...

Also, do you have a link for the low $100 price? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mitch8101
So, from what I can find there are three options...

So, from what I can find there are three options for bags that use the gas cap and don't touch your tank.

Marsee -

Pro - Well made, has lots of pockets and can be made electronics friendly...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,392
Posted By Mitch8101
Washington makes you pay a "use tax", which...

Washington makes you pay a "use tax", which happens to be exactly the same as sales tax (I think you get a credit for sales tax paid in another state), when you go to register the vehicle. It does...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Mitch8101
Two words - DEMO RIDE!

Two words - DEMO RIDE!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By Mitch8101
The stock GS mirrors are amazing and like a...

The stock GS mirrors are amazing and like a widescreen TV!

(after you've ridden a Ducati Superbike :rofl )

Congrats on the new farkle ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By Mitch8101
Anymore Tankbag Advice?

I'm looking for a R1200GS tankbag to hold the basics for day trip(s) (12V compressor, patch kit, map, lunch, water bottle, perhaps a few tools that don't fit under the seat), so I don't have to put...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,436
Posted By Mitch8101
How much are the Ortlieb bags? (I need...

How much are the Ortlieb bags?

(I need something like this for a week long trip this summer)
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
Fast Ferris - No Problem! And, judging by the...

Fast Ferris - No Problem! And, judging by the amount of snow in the background, it looks like your ride was a bit chillier than ours.

Metal Doc - Doesn't everyone love Ducatis? :raabia :rofl
...
Forum: Regional forums 03-23-2007, 03:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By Mitch8101
+1 for Lolo if you have the time - ...

+1 for Lolo if you have the time -

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k8/mitch8101/77blank.jpg

You won't regret it!
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 02:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
Epilogue - If you ever buy a used bike,...

Epilogue -

If you ever buy a used bike, try to buy it from Bong. His bike looked like this when it arrived home -
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
Well, the way down was even more fun than the way...

Well, the way down was even more fun than the way up. The road was a bit drier, I knew it a little better and there was next to no traffic (riding in March has it's benefits :rayof ) I was moving at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
After about 5 more minutes in the parking lot, we...

After about 5 more minutes in the parking lot, we were off and headed back down the mountain. But, not before being spotted by another group of local riders who dubbed us "The Ducati Snobs", and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
Metal Doc - Glad to have you aboard! At...

Metal Doc - Glad to have you aboard! At www.desmonorthwest.com (http://www.desmonorthwest.com) we hope to let people know that not all Ducati riders are elitist snobs. :deal It was pretty cool to get...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
I make a pit stop in the fancy observatory...

I make a pit stop in the fancy observatory building, then walk off to the side and start to take a look at the beautiful view down the valley when I hear "Matt, stop wasting time and get over here!...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
After exchanging a few sentences with Bong about...

After exchanging a few sentences with Bong about the bike swap, he says "Okay, it's time to catch up with those guys". After seriously handicapping him, I figure he might catch to some of them, but...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
So, I pull up to the T highway intersection and...

So, I pull up to the T highway intersection and there's Bong waiting for me. I am reluctant, yet also a little bit relieved to give his bike back to him. Definitely happy I'm returning it the way I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
Mark's - (smooth, he's usually tailing Bong) ...

Mark's - (smooth, he's usually tailing Bong)

I rode Bong's 1098 last Sunday and my first impression was the bike really encourages you to ride smooth. Moderation is the correct approach. It...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
Bong's - (he's fast and has gone through...

Bong's -

(he's fast and has gone through the whole Ducati line in the last decade plus, as well as owning some Japanese sportbikes and currently owns a K1200S)

Here are my impressions after...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
For those interested in sportbikes, and/or...

For those interested in sportbikes, and/or Ducatis a few 1098S reviews -

Mine -

I own a base model '03 999. I rode the 1098 for about 15 miles, with part of it being curving, wet pavement...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,562
Posted By Mitch8101
After receiving much sympathy for the ticket...

After receiving much sympathy for the ticket (especially from the guy hauling ass directly in front of me) and some grumbling on my part, we downed lunch.

And, after a vist to the bathroom,...
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