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 *  Wanna buy ::  Buy in America or in Italy?
Multibound

Replies: 12
Views: 13381

Re: Buy US bike over there??   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:19 pm   
Can you pick up a US spec bike at the factory?
If so how?
Bill

That is how i got mine. Straight from Bologna using a german dealer. Paid the US list price for it, so not much of a discount. Bu ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  Buy in America or in Italy?
Multibound

Replies: 12
Views: 13381

Buy in America or in Italy?   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2005 4:21 am   
Dont think that is going to happen. As an American living in Europe i was able to purchase a US spec from Ducati of Germany who ordered direct through Bologna, Italy. But as for the other way around ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  US or EU - Tech on Mts
Multibound

Replies: 2
Views: 4371

US or EU - Tech on Mts   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 2:00 pm   
No black charcoal canister, no US stickers to say it meets EPA regs. Oh yea and fuel tank does not have the vent line as ours does for the canister. Other than that.. Think
 *  Wanna buy ::  Fuel Range
Multibound

Replies: 10
Views: 15591

Fuel Range   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:09 pm   
Hey Doc that guy is from Oregon so its not liters there in the states.
But after doing my trusty conversion it looks to be about 38mpg. Cool
On average you will see about 35-40 with some folks high ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  Multistrada worth it?
Multibound

Replies: 13
Views: 14281

Multistrada worth it?   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 6:01 pm   
I FRIGGEN LOVE MY MULTISTRADA!!!!!!!!! It does it all with a crappy gas gauge, and thats it. I LOVE IT!!!!!! Smile Smile Smile Smile

Enough said..
 *  Wanna buy ::  Why a Multistrada
Multibound

Replies: 7
Views: 9454

Why a Multistrada   Posted: Tue May 18, 2004 6:10 am   
Blue, I came from the sportbike world riding bikes with over 140hp. Yes they are cool, but in the real world you cant use all the power unless your racing on the track. So the MTS is the perfect ch ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  dirty ability of the MS
Multibound

Replies: 15
Views: 19206

dirty ability of the MS   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2004 5:37 pm   
Thats a big negative. Best to consider a BMW GS1150 or some other big trailie. KTM 950 would be nice. Think
 *  Wanna buy ::  St4s to MTS??
Multibound

Replies: 6
Views: 9034

St4s to MTS??   Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2003 2:31 pm   
I havent done the switch but i test rode both. Acceleration is about the same. Factor in the extra 50lbs on the ST4 with about 20more hp and you have the same power to weight ratio with the MTS. Hav ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  New to list, I want a Multistrada
Multibound

Replies: 7
Views: 9832

New to list, I want a Multistrada   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2003 5:53 pm   
Welcome Scott. I too have been lurking for a while then began conversing with the folks on the board. I had my doubts when the MS was introduced, but once i test rode it a few times, i was sold. Mi ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  Cost of Ownership.
Multibound

Replies: 27
Views: 37443

Cost of Ownership.   Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2003 6:53 am   
The only time my bike ever goes to the dealer will be for valves, or serious warranty work. Other than that i will do all maintanance myself. The good thing is that you guys who just drop the bike o ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  Cost of Ownership.
Multibound

Replies: 27
Views: 37443

Cost of Ownership.   Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:49 pm   
Man you guys get ripped off. I can get tires starting at $84 USD at www.mawonline.com

Bought some nice Batalaxe BT020 for my Yamaha, 180/55/17 on sale for $90. Thank god for US mail order..
 *  Wanna buy ::  Cost of Ownership.
Multibound

Replies: 27
Views: 37443

Cost of Ownership.   Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2003 10:53 am   
You can shave alot of that cost by doing most of the maintenance yourself. Basic oil and filter change, spark plugs etc. And of course if you must change the tire, pull the thing off the bike first ...
 *  Wanna buy ::  Stuck in desicion making!
Multibound

Replies: 8
Views: 11166

Stuck in desicion making!   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2003 9:34 am   
Im in the same dilema. I do like the R1150GS BMW for all around riding. But the price is scaring me away and yes it is heavy as hell. But riding it is as nice a sitting in a mobile couch. hehe
I ...
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