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Forum: Superbikes   Yesterday, 9:23 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,165
Posted By Monster4Lee
They have each other. But I was thinking an armed...

They have each other. But I was thinking an armed guard. Probably overkill. :laugh:
Forum: StreetFighter   Sep 15th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By Monster4Lee
But they released both to us all, so maybe it is...

But they released both to us all, so maybe it is buyer preference.
Ducati gives you a choice. :grin2:
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 15th, 2019, 6:49 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 2,091
Posted By Monster4Lee
That multi million euro "retirement home" on the...

That multi million euro "retirement home" on the hill? Life is hard. :laugh:
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 15th, 2019, 6:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Monster4Lee
It doesn't get any better than this.

Or does it? I think not. :grin2:

Today was dancing on the twisty mountain roads with Ducati.
Passing several burger places to go to Fatburger, the absolute best.
Then back home, popping the cork...
Forum: Bikes   Sep 15th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By Monster4Lee
I can only speak for my '14 Monster 1200. It is...

I can only speak for my '14 Monster 1200.
It is a TFT dash that looks nice but you can't read when sun shines over your shoulder and onto it.
My 98 VFR had an LCD dash with no such problem. A dial...
Forum: Monster   Sep 13th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Monster4Lee
Or you can run a tap in there and cut those...

Or you can run a tap in there and cut those threads the right dang way. :laugh:

Did this with an old Yamaha. Thought the threads were just damaged, only realized later they were left handed. Oh...
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 13th, 2019, 6:47 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By Monster4Lee
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!...

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain! :laugh:
Forum: Monster   Sep 11th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 7,934
Posted By Monster4Lee
I wonder how much weight the tire loses in use as...

I wonder how much weight the tire loses in use as you wear it out.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 9th, 2019, 11:19 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
I think you got that right, muscle bike. It...

I think you got that right, muscle bike. It really goes when I turn the throttle. Sweet handling too. >:)

Pics? You talking to me? :grin2:
Forum: Sport Touring   Sep 9th, 2019, 8:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Monster4Lee
Take it apart and see how it looks.

Take it apart and see how it looks.
Forum: Monster   Sep 8th, 2019, 7:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By Monster4Lee
Thanks for that. 0:)

Thanks for that. 0:)
Forum: Monster   Sep 8th, 2019, 7:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By Monster4Lee
It seemed to reset today by me R&Ring the fuses....

It seemed to reset today by me R&Ring the fuses. :confused:

Appreciate the info for sure. I did not know this.

the error message erases after you shut it off..
Forum: Monster   Sep 8th, 2019, 6:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By Monster4Lee
The prior problem I could not change rider modes....

The prior problem I could not change rider modes. Did not try to do that this time. I see you have an 821, I wonder if the electronics are the same. Sounds like your problem was intermittent?

I'm...
Forum: Monster   Sep 8th, 2019, 6:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By Monster4Lee
I had an issue about a year and a half ago, that...

I had an issue about a year and a half ago, that my mechanic attributed to the tps. Light came on and it would not rev past 4,000 RPMs. On this bike the tps is integrated with the throttle bodies and...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 8th, 2019, 6:18 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
I had to ditch the footpeg feelers on my old VFR,...

I had to ditch the footpeg feelers on my old VFR, they kept dragging in corners. Even without them, sometimes the pegs would touch down. Ended up shimming the shock to raise the rear a tad to keep...
Forum: Sport Classic   Sep 8th, 2019, 6:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Monster4Lee
That video makes it look pretty easy. Good luck...

That video makes it look pretty easy.
Good luck with the fix.
Forum: Monster   Sep 8th, 2019, 5:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 106
Posted By Monster4Lee
Monster 1200 check engine light

The bike is a 2014 Monster 1200 base model with about 12,500 or so miles. Has been running great, put on about 250 milers last Sunday and Monday. Today I went out started it up, no problem. Put on...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 7th, 2019, 9:12 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 718
Posted By Monster4Lee
Looks like some are online, and there must be a...

Looks like some are online, and there must be a month or more worth of movies. >:)
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Sep 7th, 2019, 2:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By Monster4Lee
If we're including planes, I'll take a fast one,...

If we're including planes, I'll take a fast one, plus 2 pilots, and a flight attendant / bartender. >:)
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Sep 6th, 2019, 9:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By Monster4Lee
The bike that is in my garage. A base model '14...

The bike that is in my garage. A base model '14 Monster 1200. :grin2:

I've heard the key to happiness is low expectations. I'll go with medium expectations. >:)
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 6th, 2019, 7:06 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Monster4Lee
Those things were banned years ago. :laugh:

Those things were banned years ago. :laugh:
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 5th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Replies: 3,119
Views: 91,040
Posted By Monster4Lee
I asked the dentist if her job was tough. she...

I asked the dentist if her job was tough.
she said, sometimes it's like pulling teeth. :p

I've had some recent experience with this.
The needle to the gums is not so bad, nor the pain after....
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 5th, 2019, 7:42 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 718
Posted By Monster4Lee
Beat me to it with Easy Rider. I got Faster...

Beat me to it with Easy Rider.

I got Faster when it came out. A bit later they re released it with the Dr, tornado, and Kentucky Kid for the same price and I was pissed. Still have not seen that...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 4th, 2019, 8:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Monster4Lee
I seem to have a lot of tools, but I don't use...

I seem to have a lot of tools, but I don't use them for work that I get paid for.

I have been a residential real estate appraiser since '92, and self employed for more than the last 10 years....
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 4th, 2019, 7:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Monster4Lee
Probably could use a complete going over and...

Probably could use a complete going over and service.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 4th, 2019, 7:06 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
OK, so I am exaggerating, I think most of the big...

OK, so I am exaggerating, I think most of the big baggers weigh less than 1,000 pounds, but 800 or 900 is still damn heavy.

Also stereotyping, some HD guys are HD only and hate the rest, but...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 3rd, 2019, 8:50 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
A couple pics would be nice. You know, for...

A couple pics would be nice. You know, for obvious reasons. :grin2:

OK, I'll guess it's because the Monsters are naked bikes.
Not plastic fairing "crotch rockets". :laugh:

Don't call my bike a...
Forum: Monster   Sep 3rd, 2019, 8:45 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By Monster4Lee
TLDR $270 is way too high. What are they...

TLDR $270 is way too high.
What are they smoking?
Oh, right. >:)
Forum: Monster   Sep 3rd, 2019, 7:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Monster4Lee
If it's like my Monster 1200 you can hook up your...

If it's like my Monster 1200 you can hook up your charger to the diagnostic port when you park the bike.
Much easier than trying to access the hidden battery.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 3rd, 2019, 6:56 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
I'll compliment owners of other bikes, if I like...

I'll compliment owners of other bikes, if I like the bike. Brand does not matter, I agree with it only matters that you ride.
But some people are very provincial or whatever, they only like their...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 2nd, 2019, 7:14 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
Surprised I have not heard, where is the frame?...

Surprised I have not heard, where is the frame? It is minimal. :laugh:

I guess riders tend to stop at the same kind of places, whatever they are riding.
There was also a convertible coupe Fiat...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 2nd, 2019, 6:50 pm
Replies: 613
Views: 7,125
Posted By Monster4Lee
Oh God. Should I really go down this rabbit hole?...

Oh God. Should I really go down this rabbit hole? :laugh:

OK, sounds tasty. Must read more about the fatty.
I gather so far I don't need ingredients from the "dispensary".
I'm going in. Cover...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 2nd, 2019, 5:52 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By Monster4Lee
Do Harley guys compliment your Ducati often?

I have had this happen a handful of times and it seems curious. Mine is a Monster 1200, so probably more attractive to the Harley eye than some of the race rep models. But it is smaller lighter...
Forum: Superbikes   Sep 1st, 2019, 5:14 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Monster4Lee
Gonna make a bid? it's "only" another $10 grand....

Gonna make a bid? it's "only" another $10 grand. >:)

I will pass. Taking money out of my retirement account, or a loan on the house seems like a bad idea.
Also I doubt I could ride any of them...
Forum: Superbikes   Sep 1st, 2019, 3:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Monster4Lee
$64,999 bid and reserve not met yet. Wonder...

$64,999 bid and reserve not met yet.
Wonder what their reserve is.
Otoh, it's one of those if you have to ask you can't afford it things.
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 30th, 2019, 6:29 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,165
Posted By Monster4Lee
That's enough to start a small museum. Sweet!...

That's enough to start a small museum.
Sweet! :grin2:
Forum: Sport Classic   Aug 30th, 2019, 6:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Monster4Lee
GLWS. Heal up Tom. 0:)

GLWS. Heal up Tom. 0:)
Forum: Vintage   Aug 28th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By Monster4Lee
Got pics of the old beast? Would live to see...

Got pics of the old beast?
Would live to see some. :grin2:
Forum: eBay Auction Links Section   Aug 25th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Monster4Lee
Mr Exception to the rule. >:) Some people...

Mr Exception to the rule. >:)

Some people can make money on bikes. If you work at it. Most of us just want to have fun.
Me included. And so, we pay to play. :grin2:
Forum: eBay Auction Links Section   Aug 23rd, 2019, 6:27 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Monster4Lee
Very nice looking bike. Not what I'd call a...

Very nice looking bike.

Not what I'd call a profitable investment, though.
You are supposed to get back more than you put in when you invest.
Hopefully, at least.

GLWS.
Forum: Vintage   Aug 23rd, 2019, 6:20 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Monster4Lee
Quite a project to resusitate a bike that old....

Quite a project to resusitate a bike that old. I'd imagine just getting info would be hard, let alone parts.
Good luck with it.
Forum: Chit Chat   Aug 22nd, 2019, 8:39 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By Monster4Lee
I did liability only when I had 3 bikes and none...

I did liability only when I had 3 bikes and none were worth more than $4k apparently since that is what I got when I sold them. But then I got the Monster and paid a little over $10k. Went full...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Aug 21st, 2019, 7:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Monster4Lee
Happiness, Is a warm Duc, Rev rev grin grin....

Happiness,
Is a warm Duc,
Rev rev grin grin. :grin2:
Forum: Chit Chat   Aug 21st, 2019, 7:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By Monster4Lee
Insurance would probably be insane unless you...

Insurance would probably be insane unless you went with liability only.
Forum: Multistrada   Aug 21st, 2019, 7:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By Monster4Lee
Nothing like returning to the scene of the crime....

Nothing like returning to the scene of the crime. >:)
Forum: Road Racing   Aug 21st, 2019, 7:08 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 1,458
Posted By Monster4Lee
Can we get those guys together to settle it once...

Can we get those guys together to settle it once and for all?
Maybe some other past champions can join in.
I bet Wayne Rainey has the strongest arms.
I don't know if he could do a proper push...
Forum: Welcome and Introduction   Aug 21st, 2019, 4:54 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By Monster4Lee
Thieves suck. Nice Monster, it will be very...

Thieves suck.
Nice Monster, it will be very different then.
Forum: Chit Chat   Aug 19th, 2019, 10:22 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 1,292
Posted By Monster4Lee
Who has the self control to 'hyper mile" a fast...

Who has the self control to 'hyper mile" a fast bike?
Not me!
And I suspect this is some kind of crime! :laugh:
Forum: Chit Chat   Aug 19th, 2019, 7:37 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 1,292
Posted By Monster4Lee
You'll have plenty of time for that if you have...

You'll have plenty of time for that if you have an issue. The V4 is a different beast, but I had very few problems with either of my V twin Tuonos, 2003 and 2007 bikes.
Forum: Chit Chat   Aug 19th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 1,292
Posted By Monster4Lee
Sweet. :grin2: This place has a lot of good...

Sweet. :grin2:

This place has a lot of good aprilia info.

https://www.apriliaforum.com/
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