Tag Archives: Monster Update

FrankenMonster Update: Pray we make it another six months

So looks like my valves while perfect last time went off badly this time. The valves on my rear cylinder were not getting closed (open?) properly and messed things up. So it’s not holding compression as well as it should. … 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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What I did for the 4th of July Weekend

I’m sick of driving. I’m really glad that if I’m lucky I won’t have to sit in a car at all for the next 10 days or so. Why am I sick of driving? Well, besides the obvious reason that … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Not on a Motorcycle, but for a Motorcycle

By the time this posts I hope to be well on my way to Los Angeles to get myself a used engine. A 1000 mile 695cc engine for my monster.   The time has come. The end is near. My … Continue reading

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Two Weeks

I’m almost too happy. I’ve been riding to work everyday for the last two weeks, well two and a half really. I’m stoked, this has been such and up and down year for motorcycling. The fact that this year has … Continue reading

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