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Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   02-02-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By Scubaman
Your wife deserves a prize and a title of best...

Your wife deserves a prize and a title of best wife ever!!!!!
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   02-01-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
I agree but sadly I have no room in garage for a...

I agree but sadly I have no room in garage for a second bike
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   02-01-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
My main worry about switching to a Multistrada is...

My main worry about switching to a Multistrada is regretting the nakedness of the bike in the summer when i am riding the most. I feel like the hand guards and windshield might feel suffocating.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   02-01-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
Buddy dont feel bad nothing fits me. I was...

Buddy dont feel bad nothing fits me. I was stepping on the knee pads from the leather ducati pants that fit my waist. The jackets elbow pads were by my wrists. WTF made me feel like a fat Gorilla!!!...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-31-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
Thanks guys you are making me feel much better. I...

Thanks guys you are making me feel much better. I remember walking through the bike show at the javits center and embarrased trying out some of the adventure bikes. I remember the KTM was ridiculous....
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-30-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
26" damn that less than me but 5'10 ????? dude i...

26" damn that less than me but 5'10 ????? dude i need a picture
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-30-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
I mostly ride on paved roads. Lately I have been...

I mostly ride on paved roads. Lately I have been using the bike to commute and it is a bitch when it gets colder. However a major problem I have is my inseam which is 28 inches. One reason I loved...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   01-20-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,737
Posted By Scubaman
Thinking about selling my 1200 s for Multistrada

Guys seriously lookingat an adventure bike since I have been doing long rides. Also, looking for some all year protection. Narrowed down to Multistrada and a BMW gs. Anybody do this change and regret...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-26-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By Scubaman
I brought my bike in for this and had the clutch...

I brought my bike in for this and had the clutch slave replaced under warranty. I was told it was common issue.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-11-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,695
Posted By Scubaman
If you can't ride a Ducati over 4000rpm than they...

If you can't ride a Ducati over 4000rpm than they shouldn't be making bikes anymore. 4000rpm is where I keep my bike sometimes.[/QUOTE]

It runs great once you get past 4K that had to be a typo
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-08-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By Scubaman
Mine stalled a few times whenever I rev matched....

Mine stalled a few times whenever I rev matched. Ifs I let out the clutch on downshifting without blipping the throttle it has never stalled.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-08-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By Scubaman
Thanks going to start experimenting

Thanks going to start experimenting
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-07-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Scubaman
I am trying to fine tune the DTC settings and ABS...

I am trying to fine tune the DTC settings and ABS settings so if anybody has customized them and found good results chime in....

Uh you know what I think I am hijacking the thread sorry.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-07-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Scubaman
I switch into urban mode right away after coming...

I switch into urban mode right away after coming through the midtown tunnel into Manhattan. Makes a nice smooth throttle delivery and feels much easier to control in traffick.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-07-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,695
Posted By Scubaman
Sorry to hear that looks awful.

Sorry to hear that looks awful.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   09-07-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By Scubaman
Traction control settings in sport mode

I was wondering what the downside was to having my TC settings set at maximum under sport mode. Let's say completely dry conditions would I notice the intrusion while accelerating? I honestly do not...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   08-01-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,696
Posted By Scubaman
Ok something definitely inconsistent here. I ride...

Ok something definitely inconsistent here. I ride in sport mode but customised the TC controls higher to match touring and off the line i love nailing it. My front end does not pop right up. Maybe...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   07-29-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By Scubaman
I will be honest I am reserved on my bike but for...

I will be honest I am reserved on my bike but for some reason the front end on my bike gets light but falls short of just popping up. Not that I would want it to because wheelies are not my thing....
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   07-22-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,696
Posted By Scubaman
I wonder the same thing. However, I did have one...

I wonder the same thing. However, I did have one hairy feeling were the front end got very light and did what i call a mini slapper. I had a slapper on my 450 nighthawk once and that was truly...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   07-19-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By Scubaman
I believe that moving to the front of the pack at...

I believe that moving to the front of the pack at lights is actually safer than sitting in the middle. It's unfortunate that in New York you will most likely get a reckless driving ticket for that...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   07-12-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By Scubaman
I went to my dealer complaining about issues...

I went to my dealer complaining about issues finding neutral and they replaced the clutch slave. They said it is a common problem part. Your dealer should have changed it.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   06-23-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,592
Posted By Scubaman
If I had to guess I am thinking it was the...

If I had to guess I am thinking it was the cluster from another bike and they do not actually produce it. Cost more to design a whole new unit probably. Thats what anoys me the fact that the bike is...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   06-23-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,592
Posted By Scubaman
Sonic coming from a 450 nighthawk in the 80's...

Sonic coming from a 450 nighthawk in the 80's that had a drum rear brake. I don't have much of an issue with the rear brake but now that I think of it for a disc brake it is a bit weak. Cant wait for...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   06-23-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,592
Posted By Scubaman
I have heard about this a few times. I am ok with...

I have heard about this a few times. I am ok with the rear brake so I wonder if it's a bunch of defective rear master's. I did have my clutch slave replaced once and I heard a few people were having...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200   06-22-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,592
Posted By Scubaman
Yeah I am not 100 percent sure.... wait 95...

Yeah I am not 100 percent sure.... wait 95 percent sure that your an idiot. So I will ignore you going forward. Bye
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