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Forum: Multistrada   Sep 16th, 2019, 5:03 pm
Replies: 6
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Posted By DarR
krisnet55 Don't know if I need it but it's nice...

krisnet55
Don't know if I need it but it's nice to know it's available. Thanks
Forum: Monster   Sep 11th, 2019, 9:40 am
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By DarR
I found a 2014 M1200 service manual which could...

I found a 2014 M1200 service manual which could cover a lot in the interim:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5P1RCrk-HDkYUN1MTlGRjA4dms/view
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 10th, 2019, 4:38 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By DarR
Sign of the times, indeed. Although the economy...

Sign of the times, indeed.
Although the economy of Colorado Springs is dependent on the military which employs one fifth of the work force in the area, its economy is broadly based and consequently...
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 9th, 2019, 9:30 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By DarR
Your comment about "saving people from...

Your comment about "saving people from themselves" encapsulates the very heart of this thread. People have to take responsibility for their own actions and the risk they take providing that it...
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 8th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By DarR
I found that the Ducati works best as the hub...

I found that the Ducati works best as the hub where no other devices are paired with each other.
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 7th, 2019, 7:24 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By DarR
While that's true, there have been a considerable...

While that's true, there have been a considerable numbers of car deaths yet they're not cancelling for those.
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 6th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By DarR
2020 Pikes Peak motorcycle race canceled

It's not like you're forced to ride that race.
Riders know the risk and it's up to them to decide.

Let's cancel Isle of Man while we're at it. /[sarc]
What a bunch of stupid snowflakes!
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 5th, 2019, 6:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By DarR
Kudos should also go to www.carpimoto.it Great...

Kudos should also go to www.carpimoto.it
Great communication, good prices and fast shipping.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 30th, 2019, 5:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By DarR
I have a non-chipped key strictly for gas and...

I have a non-chipped key strictly for gas and panniers as a back-up.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 30th, 2019, 7:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By DarR
From what you wrote, you have received two keys:...

From what you wrote, you have received two keys: one Fob and one red key which which is electronic and will start the bike when placed near the antenna.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 1:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By DarR
AMS Ducati Dallas was good for me on a few...

AMS Ducati Dallas was good for me on a few occasions.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 1:10 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By DarR
That could explain the no improvement however, it...

That could explain the no improvement however, it ran worse than the post auto-adaptation map. At which point I reverted, changed the trim and it was great thereafter.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 10:57 am
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By DarR
Save your post 200 miles map first as a...

Save your post 200 miles map first as a precaution.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 10:19 am
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By DarR
I best understand it as the digital...

I best understand it as the digital representation of a rich / lean adjustment.
For example: a positive value indicate that the sensors required more fuel and the RB unit increased the digit to a...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 9:10 am
Replies: 36
Views: 22,699
Posted By DarR
55 mm. Big I tell ya. And that reminds me of...

55 mm. Big I tell ya.
And that reminds me of this guy...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixb5YiscjMQ
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 8:56 am
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By DarR
True that. I've tried replacing the base map with...

True that. I've tried replacing the base map with an adaptive map. The result was not great. Increasing the trim was much better in my case.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 29th, 2019, 6:31 am
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By DarR
The auto adapt trim cell maximum was set at +/-7...

The auto adapt trim cell maximum was set at +/-7 on my Panigale.
You can increase this range of +/- which has improved the performance of my bike without resorting to saving the first post 200 mile...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 28th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Replies: 4,218
Views: 697,848
Posted By DarR
I'm interested in the art. Could you elaborate...

I'm interested in the art. Could you elaborate for us n00bs?
tools, materials, techniques?
Please start a thread on the topic.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 25th, 2019, 8:27 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By DarR
Redbirdride Displacement, Quickshifter and...

Redbirdride
Displacement, Quickshifter and Upgraded Screen is what you're essentially buying on the 2018 model.
IMHO, you're only 3 years into your XR for a very similar bike. You may want to wait...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 24th, 2019, 4:23 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By DarR
Hi Tim_Shady Has the problem started when you...

Hi Tim_Shady
Has the problem started when you changed the gearing?
Try re-calibrating the speedometer in the menu settings and see if that helps.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 24th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By DarR
They're on my radar screen but US$1000 bucks is...

They're on my radar screen but US$1000 bucks is over my head. Typical rearsets for Ducati such as Woodcraft & Rizoma sell for $500~$600.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 24th, 2019, 8:27 am
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By DarR
Thanks for finding these. Not cheap for sure but...

Thanks for finding these. Not cheap for sure but at least they are now available. May stimulate others such as Rizoma to make them available.

Cro88
I'm not leaning to that extent yet as I'm...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 23rd, 2019, 7:32 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By DarR
Germany's Angela Merkel in BMW livery vs Italy's...

Germany's Angela Merkel in BMW livery vs Italy's Monica Bellucci in Ducati Red.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 21st, 2019, 10:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By DarR
luigi666 I purchased the NaviHalter as the EP...

luigi666
I purchased the NaviHalter as the EP mount was not available at the time.
The EP looks really beefy. I find that the Navihalter can vibrate a bit a certain RPM.
It's not an issue however...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 21st, 2019, 9:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By DarR
Hi Pard Q805P0D4E2V0 but that was awhile...

Hi Pard
Q805P0D4E2V0
but that was awhile back. There was also a facebook code facebook17 but that may be expired.
Just contact Gary at [email protected]
He will give you a current...
Forum: Monster   Aug 21st, 2019, 7:06 am
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By DarR
You probably don't need a flash if it's just an...

You probably don't need a flash if it's just an OEM replacement filter. However, if you changed the exhaust also, then you definitely need it. I lost some torque when I installed the exhaust. Thus...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 21st, 2019, 6:49 am
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By DarR
I've purchased several products from EP. Quality...

I've purchased several products from EP. Quality and service is outstanding. Not cheap however but they do give a 10% forum discount.
I've ordered direct as well.
Forum: Monster   Aug 20th, 2019, 10:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By DarR
696DCRider Annitori has been flawless. No ifs...

696DCRider
Annitori has been flawless. No ifs and buts. Lots of adjutability also.
If ever I had to roll back time, I would add a Rapidbike unit than a flash.
I had a RB unit on my Panigale and...
Forum: Monster   Aug 20th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By DarR
This topic has been covered Ad Infinitum but what...

This topic has been covered Ad Infinitum but what the heck, I have nothing better to do right now so here goes:

#1 Short levers
#2 Annitori QuickShifter
#3 Light Carbon SC-Project exhaust...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 19th, 2019, 9:55 am
Replies: 499
Views: 88,883
Posted By DarR
I'm not sure if this is related but I got an...

I'm not sure if this is related but I got an engine light following being rambunctious with the throttle on my Monster 1200R.
Here's the error as displayed on the Melcodiag software. My Ducati tech...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 19th, 2019, 8:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By DarR
As previously mentioned by others; Yes you can...

As previously mentioned by others; Yes you can install panniers on the 2018-19 1260 PP.
I have them. In fact they fit better on the PP than the regular Multi as the carbon exhaust is smaller and...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 18th, 2019, 4:47 pm
Replies: 207
Views: 32,547
Posted By DarR
Tim_Shady Could you share how and where you...

Tim_Shady
Could you share how and where you installed your Rapidbike unit on the 1260?
There seem to be placement issues as zr1000a1 mentioned to be clarified. I have one on my garage shelf ready...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 18th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By DarR
The XR's power advantage of 150 Hp vs 141 hp at...

The XR's power advantage of 150 Hp vs 141 hp at the wheel for the Multi 1260 is only at the top.
Handling and comfort more than makes up for it according to SuperbikeItalia. It's a non issue....
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 18th, 2019, 12:41 am
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By DarR
Superbikeitalia.it ran a comparative review of...

Superbikeitalia.it ran a comparative review of the S1000XR and the Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak.

Spoiler:
Horsepower goes to BMW
Handling goes to Ducati...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 17th, 2019, 7:55 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By DarR
I wholeheartedly agree with a complementary bike...

I wholeheartedly agree with a complementary bike formula. A naked is a nice offset but so are other classes that may suit your liking. There's only so much time in a day. IMHO both the Multistrada...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 17th, 2019, 11:25 am
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By DarR
Ohlins suspension fore and aft. Lighter forged...

Ohlins suspension fore and aft. Lighter forged wheels.
Moreover, in my case i have switched the heavy lead acid battery for a Lithium with a weight savings of about 8 lbs.
That may not seem like a...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 17th, 2019, 11:12 am
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By DarR
krisnet55 I have not ridden the XR therefore...

krisnet55
I have not ridden the XR therefore would never comment on that note.
Notwithstanding, I have ridden many different Multitrada's.
One this note, there's a world of difference in handling...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 15th, 2019, 6:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By DarR
I'm not biased for SC-Project as I also like the...

I'm not biased for SC-Project as I also like the Akra and the QD's. However, I can attest about the quality and tone of the SC-P as I actually own a carbon oval on my Monster as seen here. Mine is...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 14th, 2019, 6:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By DarR
AK-Bandit Big fan of the quality of SC-Project...

AK-Bandit
Big fan of the quality of SC-Project and QD. Take a look at those also. Yes the Rapidbike will be necessary but boy, does it work well.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 14th, 2019, 5:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By DarR
hagarr I applaud your ingenuity. I like those...

hagarr
I applaud your ingenuity. I like those QD's as well. Do you know if your mod interferes with mounting the stock Ducati panniers?
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 12th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Replies: 158
Views: 34,644
Posted By DarR
DaveK I can appreciate reversing that 14/42...

DaveK
I can appreciate reversing that 14/42 hooligan decision which equate to +5R.
However, (and this is just my personal opinion), I can never go back to 15/40 now that I've tasted the Multi at...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 11th, 2019, 11:28 am
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By DarR
The dealer installed Termignoni will not void...

The dealer installed Termignoni will not void your warranty. It's part of the official accessory catalogue.
However, it's ugly as sin compared with the carbon end piece of your new Pikes Peak. ...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 7th, 2019, 8:19 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By DarR
Rex Coil 7 I don't know how much longer the...

Rex Coil 7
I don't know how much longer the 1260 swingarm is over the 1200 either but I do know that the stock 1260 15/40 chain is 114 link whereas the 1200 15/40 is 108 links.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 7th, 2019, 9:09 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By DarR
Absolutely, bikes are fun to work on. Last bit...

Absolutely, bikes are fun to work on.
Last bit on this as Team Gorgonzola wrote, the Multi (regardless of vintage imho) has no instability issues whatsoever.
It's a dream to ride.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 6th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By DarR
EffeRed If you are going to that expense (not...

EffeRed
If you are going to that expense (not to forget workload and headaches), trade the bike for a 1260.
My personal opinion having ridden both extensively and owning the latter: it's not a big...
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 2nd, 2019, 9:22 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,414
Posted By DarR
Perception only, not empirical. That little...

Perception only, not empirical. That little exhibitionist biker in all of us. >:)
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 2nd, 2019, 6:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By DarR
How much does it cost?

How much does it cost?
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 1st, 2019, 9:43 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,414
Posted By DarR
Perhaps I would like a V4 someday as a change of...

Perhaps I would like a V4 someday as a change of pace but not now.
I have two twins; a Multi and a Monster. Both have a Testastretta engine. One with DVT, the other not.
Both are totally...
Forum: Multistrada   Jul 31st, 2019, 9:36 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,414
Posted By DarR
I can see a space for a high performance four...

I can see a space for a high performance four streetbike like the Streetfighter.
For highway use, I'm definitely with you where a twin is best for my needs and wants.

One angle that eludes all...
Forum: Multistrada   Jul 30th, 2019, 3:44 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,414
Posted By DarR
I can relate to your wife. Mine keeps telling...

I can relate to your wife.
Mine keeps telling me I never listen to what she says. Then she went on talking about other things but I wasn't really paying attention.
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