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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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I really just want to give up and buy a new bike…

The adventure continues with my Ducati Monster. Sunday I went down the garage looking like a spaceman and fired up the Monster. I revved the engine and held it at 5k rpm for a minute. Oil pressure light stayed off. … Continue reading

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Gods and Good Mechanics

I’m not sure there is much difference between godhood and being a good mechanic. At the very least I’m ready to promote my Ducati mechanic to Sainthood. As you know (if you’ve been reading this blog) my Ducati Monster is having … Continue reading

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My poor little Monster

I dislike this dependence I have on mechanics to figure out stuff when it goes wrong on my motorcycle. I know that I shouldn’t let it bug me, but I know that none of it is really that complicated and … Continue reading

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Addicted to motorcycles?

I’m not sure it’s healthy. I know that if you asked some of my friends they would most definitely tell you it’s not healthy and would point to my leg for evidence. What I’m talking about is how much it … Continue reading

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When mechanical things break.

When things go wrong on my vehicles I normally just take them to a repair shop. I know how to change the oil and I’ve done the brakes on my car, but I do not have the space to work … Continue reading

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