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Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   03-15-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,265
Posted By Deano747
Discovered how it absorbs impact. The tyre...

Discovered how it absorbs impact.

The tyre deflates

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2903/33452553025_6014d331ef_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SY65xB)

The front spokes crack
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Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   02-01-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,954
Posted By Deano747
Naked bikes being cooler to ride in the heat due...

Naked bikes being cooler to ride in the heat due wind blast is a fallacy; same fallacy as naked skin is cooler in the heat than loosely covered skin.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-24-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By Deano747
Sorry, my bad. Saw them at my Ducati dealer and...

Sorry, my bad. Saw them at my Ducati dealer and assumed they were made by Ducati; guess not.

Mine look like these (https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/bike-master-90-degree-valve-stems) but with...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-24-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By Deano747
Ducati did think of that, they have Ducati...

Ducati did think of that, they have Ducati branded 90 degree metal valve stems as aftermarket parts.

They look very nice, Black with red lettering, and actually offset a bit so they sit at a...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-21-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,954
Posted By Deano747
WRT the above reference to motorcycle.com, they...

WRT the above reference to motorcycle.com, they did a 9 bike shootout in 2015 here (http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs/2015-ultimate-sports-adventure-touring-shootout) which is more relevant, and...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-20-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,954
Posted By Deano747
I have the BMW R1200GSW as well as the Monster...

I have the BMW R1200GSW as well as the Monster 1200S in my garage. Best of both Worlds :)

My choice for my touring came down to the Multistrada or the GS, and the GS is a better bike IMHO for my...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-16-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,979
Posted By Deano747
So, 2 weeks through the alps with your wife on a...

So, 2 weeks through the alps with your wife on a monster. Don't you like her?

Seriously dude, hire a bike with luggage capacity. Wayyyyyy cheaper than a divorce.

And all the comments above re...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-05-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,008
Posted By Deano747
Riding Tribe Seat Bag

Can't find the post where I saw this, but fitted my Xmas present to the Ducati today.

Fair bit of sitting and figuring if I wanted it on the seat, or on the cowl. tried both, but liked it on the...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   12-20-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,237
Posted By Deano747
Scraping up roadkill is what the shovel in the...

Scraping up roadkill is what the shovel in the front is for :)

https://c3.staticflickr.com/1/467/30933029434_d69515579a_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P8rRXG)
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   12-12-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,237
Posted By Deano747
The compression Ratio is listed as 12.5:1 which...

The compression Ratio is listed as 12.5:1 which is the same as my BMW R1200GSW.

The 2 bikes spin over at very different speeds, so I suspect it is a function of either the output power of the...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   12-11-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,237
Posted By Deano747
Sounds the same as mine as well. All my Ducati's...

Sounds the same as mine as well. All my Ducati's have had that sort of speed on the first half revolution or so of the crankshaft.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   11-28-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,033
Posted By Deano747
Ditto. It still clicks in to lock just fine as...

Ditto. It still clicks in to lock just fine as well.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   11-28-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,033
Posted By Deano747
Higher.....

Higher.....
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   11-28-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,033
Posted By Deano747
Ditto. Stops you sliding into the tank.

Ditto. Stops you sliding into the tank.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   11-01-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,171
Posted By Deano747
I have a set of custom moulded earplugs. You have...

I have a set of custom moulded earplugs. You have to go to a place that does them and they inject a substance into the ear that moulds to your shape.

However, the soft foam ones are good as well....
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-30-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,171
Posted By Deano747
You could be right about intake noise. ...

You could be right about intake noise.

Whatever it is, I've never thought of it before now, and it's normal............
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-29-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,171
Posted By Deano747
Listened to all the videos, I hear the noise you...

Listened to all the videos, I hear the noise you are concerned about. Mine makes the same, but i've never considered it abnormal.

Maybe it's the difference in the way the exhaust is set up from...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-28-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,246
Posted By Deano747
I believe Samsung has a few it's trying to sell...

I believe Samsung has a few it's trying to sell cheap :)
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-16-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,119
Posted By Deano747
I feel for you, and suspect it's an emissions...

I feel for you, and suspect it's an emissions thing as I haven't read of any problems in bikes sold in countries that don't have the canisters and such......

But lotsa luck getting any fix out of...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-15-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,119
Posted By Deano747
So you are a little miffed that your Italian...

So you are a little miffed that your Italian Mistress isn’t all she should be.

You really shouldn’t be surprised, you knew going in that she was a supermodel, a Diva, that she would be flighty,...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-15-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,548
Posted By Deano747
Any chance you could post a couple of photos of...

Any chance you could post a couple of photos of how the damper mounts, particularly to the handlebar please.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-11-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By Deano747
I've never done one.........

I've never done one.........
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-11-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By Deano747
Yup. A day or so after the last service...

Yup.

A day or so after the last service about 3 weeks ago. Key off & on & it went away and hasn't repeated.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   10-10-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Deano747
Pulsing when coming to a stop is common....

Pulsing when coming to a stop is common. Excellent quality brakes, poor quality rotors. You save weight and cost, but at a cost.............
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-23-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Deano747
Sorry, I was about to post the benefits of...

Sorry, I was about to post the benefits of Barkbuster Blizzards (http://www.barkbusters.net/products/bbz), but then I realised you were asking about stuff to do to your bike during winter.

Duh,...
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