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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:44 AM
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Posted By leafman60
I've had excellent results with Odyssey batteries...

I've had excellent results with Odyssey batteries and I highly recommend them.

For the last 3 years or so, I've been running a TruGel in my XCo. It had a higher CCA rating as I recall. All has...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 05:36 AM
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Views: 587,160
Posted By leafman60
You guys should go ride a Motus. The issue...

You guys should go ride a Motus.

The issue of ABS may be overwhelmed by the other attributes of the bike. That's where I am. ABS is good but I've traversed many a mile without it and still feel...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
My Civile chain is 90 links with the stock Civile...

My Civile chain is 90 links with the stock Civile rear sprocket.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Demo Schedule for Motus: Scheduled Demo...

Demo Schedule for Motus:

Scheduled Demo Days:

Battley Cycles (http://motusmotorcycles.us1.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=80c5f8f2088bf98bbbb1cd00b&id=2052fc5434&e=0e5d6ac752) (Gaithersburg,...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 587,160
Posted By leafman60
Yes, I chewed a little on Lee about the long...

Yes, I chewed a little on Lee about the long delays in finally seeing the bikes go into production. They plan to complete 300 2015 models and maybe more 2016. Lee said the 2017 models will have some...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
Chains Any suggestions/experience with...

Chains

Any suggestions/experience with drive chains?

What brand etc has provided good life?

These are 530 in size but how many links are most people using on their bikes with...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 587,160
Posted By leafman60
Yes, the price seems steep but after you've...

Yes, the price seems steep but after you've ridden one and learned about the components that comprise the bike, the price does not seem as steep.

Also, when you compare the price of the Motus with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 156,274
Posted By leafman60
No, you do not have to remove the cam.

No, you do not have to remove the cam.
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 587,160
Posted By leafman60
I first saw a Motus several years ago at Daytona...

I first saw a Motus several years ago at Daytona Bike Week in Daytona and I was not impressed. It looked crude and home-made. Obviously, it was a pre-production model.

The end-product FINALLY...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-31-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13,201
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Posted By leafman60
By the way again, standard service requirements...

By the way again, standard service requirements for the Motus are similar to a Chevrolet V8, almost nil. Hydraulic lifters mean no valve lash checks. About all you can do is change the oil and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 587,160
Posted By leafman60
Deliveries begin next week. One is due for...

Deliveries begin next week. One is due for arrival then but it may already be sold after yesterday.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-31-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13,201
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Posted By leafman60
Done Thanks ...

Done

Thanks

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26900024#post26900024


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Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,844
Views: 587,160
Posted By leafman60
Yesterday, I made a spirited test ride on the new...

Yesterday, I made a spirited test ride on the new Motus MSTR with Motus President Lee Conn in Pensacola.

http://motusmotorcycles.com/ (http://motusmotorcycles.com/)

I was surprised at how much...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-31-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Jay, I forgot to mention the ergonomics of the...

Jay, I forgot to mention the ergonomics of the bikes. They are very relaxed.

The standard MTS has rather large Helibars that are infinitely adjustable from lay-back cruiser to more sporting....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-31-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Yesterday, I made a spirited test ride on the new...

Yesterday, I made a spirited test ride on the new Motus MSTR with Motus President Lee Conn.

http://motusmotorcycles.com/

I was surprised at how much I liked the Motus. It is nothing like any...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-30-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Good job on the CARC vent! These are easy to...

Good job on the CARC vent!

These are easy to fabricate with a banjo fitting and bolt.


http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/leafmans-carc-vent.9180/#post-69856


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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 673,615
Posted By leafman60
Yesterday, I replaced a pair of Heidenau K60's...

Yesterday, I replaced a pair of Heidenau K60's with a pair of the new Continental TKC70 tires. So far, so good. Much more stable on the road and better traction too.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-28-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13,201
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Posted By leafman60
That is news to me.

That is news to me.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-28-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Good! Go ahead and add wrap to the wires...

Good!

Go ahead and add wrap to the wires for good measure.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-28-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Also, tighten the hell out of the fasteners that...

Also, tighten the hell out of the fasteners that attach the engine guard bars to the bike.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-28-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
DITTO what PYoung said. Take precautions...

DITTO what PYoung said.

Take precautions until you fuse these lamps. Pull off the rubber end caps from the lamps and double wrap the protective conduit already installed over the wire leads. Pull...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By leafman60
Why would you want a 21-inch front wheel? The 21...

Why would you want a 21-inch front wheel? The 21 is narrower and slower steering on pavement. The 21 is theoretically stronger on extremely rough terrain but this would benefit primarily when riding...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-28-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Yesterday I installed a pair of the new...

Yesterday I installed a pair of the new Continental TKC70 tires on one of my bikes (BMW). With only about 50 miles on them, I can report they do quite well on the street.

They replaced a pair of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9,946
Views: 1,579,666
Posted By leafman60
TPPL is AGM. It's their newest construction that...

TPPL is AGM. It's their newest construction that uses Thin-Plate-Pure-Lead.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
Leafman I can't understand what you mean...

Leafman I can't understand what you mean exactly!?[/QUOTE]

It was a poor attempt at a joke.

You made a bunch of improvements to your Civile. I am saying that, even with such improvements,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
The 100 and 110MM tires convert to 3.5. You...

The 100 and 110MM tires convert to 3.5. You should be just fine with the Continentals.

Consult this chart:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
I do not like Heidenau tires. They tend to have...

I do not like Heidenau tires. They tend to have a very hard rubber compound that does not provide good traction on the road. They wear for a long time but the cost is traction.

My Civile...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-27-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Aggressive tread pattern + long life on street =...

Aggressive tread pattern + long life on street = hard rubber

hard rubber = less traction on street



Be careful, especially on damp pavement when under power in a curve.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
I am very sorry to hear this.

I am very sorry to hear this.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
Kater, this was the man who helped you with your...

Kater, this was the man who helped you with your NFalcone so much?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
What's happened to Kater? He finished his...

What's happened to Kater?

He finished his Civile and vanished.

I was looing forward to ride reports on all the improvements he made to the bike.

Maybe he was arrested by the police...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
dangle, huh

dangle, huh
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
That went right over my head, Banquo. I'm glad...

That went right over my head, Banquo. I'm glad to hear it.

Can't imagine Nick cruising about in the buff amid all that snow and ice up in The Great White North.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
I'm a big fan of wooden beads. In the summer, I...

I'm a big fan of wooden beads. In the summer, I use them both on my motorcycle and in my car/truck. They really provide a noticeable cooling effect of ventilating air.

On the bike, if they get...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
Yeah, I need to do my clutch soon. I have new...

Yeah, I need to do my clutch soon. I have new plates etc but I have just not taken the time to do the job.

I could probably do what you did, Nick, and just scuff my old plates but I figured, after...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,311
Views: 134,132
Posted By leafman60
Several comments. 1. Thanks, Nick. That...

Several comments.

1. Thanks, Nick. That is iconic north American farmscape that is relaxing to see and relaxing to ride.

2. I do think the NFalcone looks better without all that...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Ditto. Also, I have to say, the Shinko 705...

Ditto.

Also, I have to say, the Shinko 705 radial is not bad at all. You can't beat the price either. I may go back to them after the TKC70's.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
Kirb, I don't want to discourage you regarding...

Kirb, I don't want to discourage you regarding your tool tube mount! It may be something beneficial for some folks. Do it and offer it for sale!

I may also add that Touratech has introduced a new...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-16-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
I ride a fair share of off-road paths but most...

I ride a fair share of off-road paths but most big enduro bikes that I see rarely ever go beyond hard pavement or gravel forest roads. Most people don't even need such aggressive tires as the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-16-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,885,773
Posted By leafman60
RE: Heidenau tires Just think about it. They...

RE: Heidenau tires

Just think about it. They are popular with some folks because they DO work well on dirt and everyone brags about how many road miles they get on them.

Aggressive tread + high...
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