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100,000 Miles on a Ducati Monster

Monday just as I got to work I passed a significant milestone. 100,000 miles ridden on my Ducati FrankenMonster. I took a picture of the odometer, it’s just too bad it’s the second one since 67,000 miles just doesn’t look … Continue reading

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The Story of the FrankenMonster

It’s been a long strange road for my Monster and I. It started in 2006 when I bought a used salvaged 2005 Ducati Monster. At the time I might have paid a bit more than I needed to for it, … Continue reading

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My “FrankenMonster” is Back on the Road

My life still seems to be going non-stop. If I knew how insane this whole process of selling my home etc. was going to be I might not have signed up for it. I’m keeping my eye on the prize … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Place to Die: The Trip that Broke My Heart er Motorcycle

I got up really early, hours before sunrise, since that was the point. I wanted to ride to somewhere cool and watch the sunrise and this was the day to do it. I felt like I needed to do something … Continue reading

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The Death of My Ducati Monster: Crushed doesn’t even begin to describe how I feel

Yesterday, I got up early to ride somewhere cool and watch the sunrise. Just one of those things I like to do on a motorcycle. Things I would never do if I had a less exciting mode of transport. (No one … Continue reading

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It is Never Easy: Remapping My ECU for the 695 Engine

My poor Monster, it’s had such a complicated life. The sum of it’s parts now come from three different salvaged Ducati Monsters! (It’s crazy how often people crash and total these bikes!) First we have of course my original bike which … Continue reading

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The Monster is BACK!!! Bigger and Better than Ever

The wait is over, yesterday I picked up the Monster from the always amazing Nichols Sport Bike. It’s grown up a little, now with a lightly used 695 engine in it. They did have some issues with getting it all … Continue reading

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