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Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,651
Posted By mfaoro
Ordered the license plate doodad this afternoon....

Ordered the license plate doodad this afternoon. Was wondering how I was going to clean that all up without drilling the plate like I did on my 690.

Re: the stabilizer.

What happens to the...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,232
Posted By mfaoro
Very interested in this. Will keep watching...

Very interested in this.

Will keep watching this thread.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By mfaoro
Where did you guys find out about these? Is it...

Where did you guys find out about these? Is it mentioned in a manual somewhere (that I am missing) or did you find it by poking around?

Thanks,
Michael
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 85,682
Posted By mfaoro
Tank bag:Power to electronics

Hi Wachs,

Is there an easy (or designed) way to run a charging cord into the tank bag?

I assume since it snaps shut (instead of zipper) that running the cord would probably be easy but wanted...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By mfaoro
John Penton Motorcycle Documentary at Crossroads Cinema (Bellevue, WA)

You can see the trailer here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsDLrdryBfY

Sign up for the screening here:
http://gathr.us/screening/8293

We need people to get online and offer to purchase...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 80,146
Posted By mfaoro
krussell and rexbuck: That sounds...

krussell and rexbuck:

That sounds promising. Thanks for the feedback on the 590.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 80,146
Posted By mfaoro
660 vs 590, music via bluetooth

Can any former 660 and now 590 owners comment on whether the bluetooth music connection to the 590 is better than the 660?

On my 660 I would experience dropouts, irregular sound quality and many...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 107,555
Posted By mfaoro
It is completely true. You see it with aluminum...

It is completely true. You see it with aluminum pans, aluminum cups...Its annoying. I am looking forward to the andodized ones.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 80,146
Posted By mfaoro
Oldandslower, Can you describe what you mean...

Oldandslower,

Can you describe what you mean by the Bluetooth working the way it should?

I too have a 660 and have been endlessly frustrated by the connection to my Scala G4 headset. Distorted...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
In case, it hasnt been mentioned...you can order...

In case, it hasnt been mentioned...you can order the Ducati levers without the footpegs. Still very expensive but not nearly as bad.

I also have the Twisted Throttle (SW motech) adjustable...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
I wonder if those driving lights will be...

I wonder if those driving lights will be available for the the 2010-12. Like those way better than any other I have seen.


Michael
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By mfaoro
Dirt Route to turn southern WABDR into loop?

Hi All,

Taking a long weekend...The fires up north have us changing our original plans to go north from Snoqualmie Pass. We are thinking about exploring South including the WABDR section from the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks Backmarker - so you had similar problems...

Thanks Backmarker - so you had similar problems and they went away after some mileage? Perhaps that is what I will do.

I have had a bunch of different knobbies and never seen this problem before.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By mfaoro
Pirelli Scorpion Rally balancing

Anyone with Pirelli Scorpion Rallies have trouble balancing the front?

My shop has tried balancing the tires three times and I still get speed wobble. Was at 65mph - now at 75 - they are going in...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Problems or not, I would buy the DES model again...

Problems or not, I would buy the DES model again in a heartbeat. I switch between modes (and add a passenger) all the time. The different settings match different moods for me and make a huge...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Hi Lucky, Is this the screen you have: ...

Hi Lucky,

Is this the screen you have:
http://www.helmetheadcycle.com/product/13093/givi-d272st-ducati-2010-2011-multistrada-1200-windshield
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks Allen. This is PERFECT feedback as I am...

Thanks Allen. This is PERFECT feedback as I am 6'4" too. Will give the Givi shield a look.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
A couple years back I bought the Palmer products...

A couple years back I bought the Palmer products screen adapter:

http://s410372035.initial-website.co.uk//accessories/select-bike/ducati-ms1200/

I think this does the same basic thing as the...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Hi Norcal, Beautiful bike! Thanks for...

Hi Norcal,

Beautiful bike! Thanks for sharing the pics. A question on your windshield choices: you mentiond MRA and Vstream. Did you consider the Cee Bailey Windscreen...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
When compared with KTM - Ducati service has been...

When compared with KTM - Ducati service has been excellent. Would I have liked some of the recalls to be faster - yes, but I feel like they have really supported the bike.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Hi Lucky, So the DP liner bags unzip to take...

Hi Lucky,

So the DP liner bags unzip to take full advantage of the size of the larger lids?

Thanks,
Michael
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Perfect description...my feelings exactly. Makes...

Perfect description...my feelings exactly. Makes any road fun.
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
The longest trip I have done two up is around...

The longest trip I have done two up is around seven hours - one of which was on dirt roads up Cottonwood Pass in CO . My wife did not complain of discomfort at all and had a great time. The...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-07-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,754
Posted By mfaoro
I have a 660 and the G4. I find that it makes a...

I have a 660 and the G4. I find that it makes a huge difference which one I turn on first. If I turn on the headset first and then the GPS I get great, stereo sound. If I turn on the Zumo first then...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Well thats what the dealer said as an explanation...

Well thats what the dealer said as an explanation for my front brake lever getting mushier and mushier and coming almost to the grip by the bottom of the Pass. Good question re: the pads - I will...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Couple of comments. Hope to have more time to...

Couple of comments. Hope to have more time to give a longer report soon.

Just finished a 2500 mile trip from Seattle to CO.

1. I have the Altrider radiator guard and had no overheating problems...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,185
Posted By mfaoro
Hi O'ren, Did you find any info on new...

Hi O'ren,

Did you find any info on new versions? I have looked around some and not found anything.

Sounds to me like they just got the 665 stable. Even if they did release a new one I might be...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
I will second the checkbook advice

I will second that! Went to the dealer to grab some oil. Walked out with a MTS instead. It was that right hand sweeper at 80mph on the demo back that did it...

I am 6'4" and have the Palmer...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
I am goober...

I read my gauges wrong. Didn't realize that there was an average speed inidicator thrown in there. 47 avg mph is a little depressing perhaps.

Anyway, looks like I get around 39 mpg average with a...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Sock - What kind of throttle lock are you using? ...

Sock - What kind of throttle lock are you using?

According to the onboard electronics I am getting 46mpg. I haven't done the math to make sure this is correct but it seems about right.

I agree...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Handlebar risers

Ignore if you havent used handlebar risers on your MTS1200...

We have two options for risers (that I have found):

1. Touratech, 20mm
2. SW-Motech, 30mm

For those of you who have installed...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Thanks for the beta

Thanks Sock Monkey. Thats great info. I have had those up on my browser for around a week now. Probably time to put in an order.

As an aside, my steering lock does not work. Dealer is looking into...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Yah, I am with you there. $900 is a bit much...

Yah, I am with you there. $900 is a bit much -even for Ducati Performance markup. I actually don't know if they actually exist - every 'picture' I have seen of them looks like a 3D rendering to my...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Just curious - has anyone installed the Ducati...

Just curious - has anyone installed the Ducati Performance footpegs+adjustable foot controls (clutch, brake)?

If so, wonder what you think of them and just how adjustable they are.

Michael
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Yah, slow speed turning is the scenario where i...

Yah, slow speed turning is the scenario where i most notice it.

Michael
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Service Bulletin: Rear Brakes

Havent seen this on the thread. FYI to anyone who thinks the rear brakes are crap:

Since buying the bike I felt that my rear brakes weren't grabbing to my liking. I actually had them looked at and...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Lessee... Insurance: Best rates I found for...

Lessee...

Insurance: Best rates I found for full coverage was State Farm.

Side Panniers: I think I saw Ducati's solution to the 'leaking' problem on the 2011 model panniers. Clamps on the side....
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
Handlebar risers?

Anyone put handlebar risers on their 1200? If so, what kind?

I can stand up on the 1200 but it's not as comfortable as on my ktm 690 (with handlebars raised by quite a bit). Doable - just a little...
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By mfaoro
No doubt...

I will definately be there again as well. Hopefully with my friend Michael in tow.
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,886
Posted By mfaoro
I posted this on the previous page. Pic with...

I posted this on the previous page. Pic with Altrider crash bars skidplate (well, header guard), oil cooler guard and radiator guard. The latter two are essentially invisible because I got them in...
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