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Forum: Welcome and Introduction   Feb 1st, 2016, 12:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By flynbulldog
well, good thing you're not "KaBluey" ......

well, good thing you're not "KaBluey" ... :surprise:
Forum: StreetFighter   Jan 30th, 2016, 3:57 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By flynbulldog
I have had the same problem - its not painted or...

I have had the same problem - its not painted or powdercoated to the rad, it has some thread sealant and the dang bolt head is too shallow and does not have an accurate hex fit. I've been able to use...
Forum: Bikes   Jan 28th, 2016, 11:03 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By flynbulldog
And thankyou Robb, I'll hang on to mine for a...

And thankyou Robb, I'll hang on to mine for a while longer... :smile2:
Forum: Bikes   Jan 28th, 2016, 11:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By flynbulldog
I sure didn't see it way back in October, I'm...

I sure didn't see it way back in October, I'm glad I missed it. :eek:
So yeah, thanks scott - the owner probably sold it and doesn't come back here now that its gone.
Forum: Multistrada   Jan 28th, 2016, 10:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By flynbulldog
seriously, cut the guy some slack - have you guys...

seriously, cut the guy some slack - have you guys tried the search function on this site - I can find stuff faster scrolling page by page...
Especially in the crazy huge page count in the mts...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 27th, 2016, 10:37 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,233
Posted By flynbulldog
yes :|

yes :|
Forum: Bikes   Jan 27th, 2016, 9:24 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By flynbulldog
This is honestly one of the finest custom...

This is honestly one of the finest custom streetfighters on the planet and the price is a steal. I wish I could find an excuse to add it to my stable!!!!
God I love this bike! I hope it goes to...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jan 25th, 2016, 11:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By flynbulldog
what's a mupet?

what's a mupet?
Forum: StreetFighter   Jan 25th, 2016, 11:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By flynbulldog
none of the body parts (tank, seat, tail, lights,...

none of the body parts (tank, seat, tail, lights, etc) are the same between the SF and the 1098SBK...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 22nd, 2016, 11:36 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
You are very lucky prophet. I had a pretty good...

You are very lucky prophet. I had a pretty good location back in Colorado and still have reasonably clear roads here in NC but they are not empty roads and still require some restraint and some stop...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 22nd, 2016, 11:31 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
yeah, when I got my EXC300 I looked and looked...

yeah, when I got my EXC300 I looked and looked for a Japanese equivalent but they are a bit behind the curve it seems. the KTM's are lighter, have more power, and have better suspension . None of the...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jan 21st, 2016, 9:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By flynbulldog
Many have done it before you and many have done...

Many have done it before you and many have done tests on the dyno. I have yet to see a dyno sheet that shows an increase in power with 1098 air runners. But the difference could be more pronounced at...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 21st, 2016, 8:54 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
Duckman why did you get a KTM? why not a Honda or...

Duckman why did you get a KTM? why not a Honda or Yam? Surely the Japanese bikes could perform as well - be more reliable, and cost less?
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 20th, 2016, 8:39 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
You totally missed the point. I'm not trying to...

You totally missed the point. I'm not trying to tell anyone what they should or shouldn't do. I think its fine to feel great because we are riding something special. I believe we all think what other...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 20th, 2016, 4:25 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
Duckman, think about what you've said here: you...

Duckman, think about what you've said here: you ride any bike for your own pleasure and couldn't care less what others think. OK, so what would make you feel better about riding a super Legera on the...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 19th, 2016, 12:54 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
A super legera on the street is a complete waste....

A super legera on the street is a complete waste. The bike will not run right, it will be hot and it will be very uncomfortable. A standard 1299 will most likely work far better on the street because...
Forum: Photography   Jan 18th, 2016, 2:05 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By flynbulldog
I'll second the KTM part... :wink2:

I'll second the KTM part... :wink2:
Forum: Parts and Accessories   Jan 17th, 2016, 12:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By flynbulldog
all of the parts are sold :wink2:

all of the parts are sold :wink2:
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 15th, 2016, 8:14 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 1,851
Posted By flynbulldog
how do you get latex gloves on your feet?

how do you get latex gloves on your feet?
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jan 15th, 2016, 10:01 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,540
Posted By flynbulldog
what are you planning to do with it and what do...

what are you planning to do with it and what do you expect?

This bike is getting very close to the level of a factory race bike and factory race bikes have a very very short working duration....
Forum: StreetFighter   Jan 14th, 2016, 4:41 pm
Replies: 2,872
Views: 391,069
Posted By flynbulldog
I doubt it provides any additional cooling over...

I doubt it provides any additional cooling over the stock hoses but if you like the look then why not.
Forum: Multistrada   Jan 2nd, 2016, 11:05 am
Replies: 108
Views: 12,087
Posted By flynbulldog
Doubtful. All of the body panels are different.

Doubtful. All of the body panels are different.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 30th, 2015, 1:20 am
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By flynbulldog
its been done before: ...

its been done before:

http://thekneeslider.com/images/2009/10/off-road-sportster-2.jpg
...
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 29th, 2015, 12:43 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By flynbulldog
actually UK is right - the air runners are the...

actually UK is right - the air runners are the difference - not the airbox.

and desmonaut is also right, the sf was the only 1098 engine to use vacural casting for the cases (but that did not have...
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 29th, 2015, 12:29 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By flynbulldog
Your bike is Gorgeous!!!! All of the colors and...

Your bike is Gorgeous!!!!
All of the colors and the polish look fantastic. great job!
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 29th, 2015, 12:24 pm
Replies: 641
Views: 16,499
Posted By flynbulldog
I'd really like to go to this but it's a 7 hour...

I'd really like to go to this but it's a 7 hour drive one way for me. - maybe...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 29th, 2015, 12:23 pm
Replies: 641
Views: 16,499
Posted By flynbulldog
http://f.tqn.com/y/motorcycles/1/S/q/p/0/-/honda-g...

http://f.tqn.com/y/motorcycles/1/S/q/p/0/-/honda-grom-action.jpg
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 26th, 2015, 10:41 pm
Replies: 2,872
Views: 391,069
Posted By flynbulldog
Tell your buddy he needs to look at every aspect...

Tell your buddy he needs to look at every aspect of the image - not just the subject. That picture would have been so much stronger without the grate under the rear tire.
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 23rd, 2015, 11:25 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By flynbulldog
I think the air runners also have something to do...

I think the air runners also have something to do with it - the sbk has long intake tubes that act as a way to slightly pressurize the airbox at speed - the sf does not have direct ram air.
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 23rd, 2015, 10:44 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By flynbulldog
from what I remember they attribute the power...

from what I remember they attribute the power difference to the size of the airbox. The SF has less room and therefore a smaller airbox.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 17th, 2015, 3:11 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 1,851
Posted By flynbulldog
Well, I have a set of heated gloves and frankly...

Well, I have a set of heated gloves and frankly they are a pain in the ass. A pain to put on and hook up and they suck to ride in. Grips are so much more convenient, if your hands get cold just punch...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 12th, 2015, 8:34 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By flynbulldog
In my experience exclusive expensive bikes make...

In my experience exclusive expensive bikes make no sense as your only bike unless you really don't ride much and you just want something cool to look at and brag about (not that there's anything...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 12th, 2015, 7:32 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By flynbulldog
Keep the bike, If the girl doesn't get your...

Keep the bike, If the girl doesn't get your passion she's probably not the right one for you anyway
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 12th, 2015, 6:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm pretty sure that bellypan is an aftermarket...

I'm pretty sure that bellypan is an aftermarket piece
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Dec 4th, 2015, 9:38 am
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By flynbulldog
hmm that review is pretty old and the guy writing...

hmm that review is pretty old and the guy writing it seems to be a guy who spends most of his time on antique bikes. I'm sure the modern Hyper seems like magic to him, kinda like a tribe deep in the...
Forum: Road Racing   Dec 2nd, 2015, 11:06 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,118
Posted By flynbulldog
All I can say is this is just a Japanese wet...

All I can say is this is just a Japanese wet dream. The whole thing is just for fantasy because they are so robot crazy and as usual it has more to do with getting their rocks off than anything...
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 2nd, 2015, 10:34 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,991
Posted By flynbulldog
pro heli - no. You will not notice a difference. ...

pro heli - no. You will not notice a difference.

IMO the best bet for march's is to go with a set of aftermarket forged aluminum wheels, second best is to make sure the wheel set that you get is...
Forum: Road Racing   Dec 1st, 2015, 8:44 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,118
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm not sure I get the point of this. Aren't...

I'm not sure I get the point of this. Aren't motorcycles designed to ride, for our pleasure? If we aren't riding them then why would they even have a need to exist?

We already have cool RC...
Forum: StreetFighter   Dec 1st, 2015, 8:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By flynbulldog
This: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-elQkvSS_s

This: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-elQkvSS_s
Forum: Bikes   Dec 1st, 2015, 11:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By flynbulldog
probably one of the best looking Tuonos ever! -...

probably one of the best looking Tuonos ever! - If I didn't already have one I'd be all over this!
Forum: Superbikes   Dec 1st, 2015, 11:10 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By flynbulldog
here are the two frames done by spectrum in...

here are the two frames done by spectrum in metallic powdercoat:

http://www.ducati.ms/forums/attachments/chit-chat/497514d1421949876-1982-suzuki-gs1000sz-katana-restoration-0019.jpg
...
Forum: Superbikes   Dec 1st, 2015, 10:58 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By flynbulldog
Spectrum is one of the few places - ok the only...

Spectrum is one of the few places - ok the only place I'd take a frame to be powder coated. In general paint finish is better - it has a smoother more glossy finish while powder tends to be too thick...
Forum: Photography   Nov 30th, 2015, 2:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By flynbulldog
Simple Green works really well for cleaning your...

Simple Green works really well for cleaning your tires and it won't leave a slippery residue that you need worry about.
I use it on my bikes before I roll them into the house or when I show them. I...
Forum: StreetFighter   Nov 30th, 2015, 2:40 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,991
Posted By flynbulldog
again if the idea is to gain performance by...

again if the idea is to gain performance by reducing weight you might be surprised. The factory forged Marchesinis are very light wheels.
Forum: StreetFighter   Nov 30th, 2015, 12:11 pm
Replies: 658
Views: 84,351
Posted By flynbulldog
:laugh: thats a good one!!!

:laugh:
thats a good one!!!
Forum: Superbikes   Nov 30th, 2015, 10:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,151
Posted By flynbulldog
I just sold five of my restorations and not...

I just sold five of my restorations and not counting my time I made a very good return on every one. My wife wouldn't even flinch right now if I told her I found another good bike to restore...
It's...
Forum: StreetFighter   Nov 29th, 2015, 6:06 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,991
Posted By flynbulldog
Lighter wheels do help and if that's what you're...

Lighter wheels do help and if that's what you're going for don't assume anything, get the weight of your stock wheels and compare them to the others before you buy - you may be surprised.
...
Forum: StreetFighter   Nov 29th, 2015, 3:16 pm
Replies: 658
Views: 84,351
Posted By flynbulldog
that is spectacular!!!

that is spectacular!!!
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Nov 29th, 2015, 11:19 am
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By flynbulldog
I just don't see Ducati as a parallel twin...

I just don't see Ducati as a parallel twin company - I know they had them at one time but it was a huge fail for them and even today the old parallel twin ducs are shunned by collectors as worthless....
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Nov 29th, 2015, 12:13 am
Replies: 370
Views: 25,864
Posted By flynbulldog
the new MTS Enduro might be right up your ally...

the new MTS Enduro might be right up your ally with an 8 gallon tank! personally I'm ready to take a beak after 150 miles...
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