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Offline Jim

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Woo Hoo please read
« on: January 07, 2015, 02:43:49 am »
Picked up my 13 Coonie today with 4900 miles.  I was buying new and came across this bike.  It looks show room new in Spark black.  Already has the 2 brothers exhaust and throttle Meister. I have rode only Ducati the last 10 years and cannot believe how smooth the bike is,I bought so my wife can ride with me again.  It did not come with an owners manual and can't figure out how to turn off the Eco Mode.  I also need to know where to find an owners manual.  So happy to be part of the club.  I will be in The N Georgia Mountains Saturday (Wolfpen Gap area). So look for me and say hi,,,  Thanks in advance for any assistance!!!!

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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2015, 03:02:25 am »
Jim,

Congrats!

To toggle ECO mode on and off simply hold the selector (on the clutch side) for 2-3 seconds and you'll see it turn off/on.

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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2015, 09:57:02 am »

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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2015, 01:49:02 pm »
Jim,
The eco mode is default off position. Holding in the toggle on the left bar will turn it on and the 2nd ECO symbol will show up on the screen. The first one comes on and off (automatically), as you uselessly try to save fuel on a 2 wheel rocket sled. Forget about the fuel and wind her up !!!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2015, 02:36:53 pm »
Welcome Jim. Quite a few of us around N. GA. Look up members Volcantour and Rock. See you around.
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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2015, 03:13:28 pm »
That's right, Eco Mode is 'off' until you switch it on(big block ECO letters - not the little eco logo that comes and goes). The way it works in my head (1st warning) is that every time I make a smooth pass on the interstate it costs me less gas. Wind her up and there is no eco-mode about it.

It's like my '10 holds a gallon more than my '09 did on the same trips at the same speeds. I frequently go exactly 200 miles from Nashville to Knoxville and that's probably the only reason I noticed. Plus the trip computer hovers closer to 45mpg vs 38mpg, same bike and rider - and I'm even fatter now :-X - and carry more stuff than ever before.

I did 3 3rd gear 60mph roll on blasts with another C-14. Same result with or without Eco Mode on. She's fast! ( Daytona Mike's is faster )

Got a ticket for 113mph passing a few 18-wheelers in Wisconsin this year. Honestly thought I was gonna hit 90 and get around them. It happened so fast, in EcoMode, didn't even downshift - $515 and no license in Wisconsin for a few weeks. Lucky I don't live there!

We all have different angles at this stuff - I made 28 fuel stops in 33 days on a trip in my '09! That dang fuel light haunted me and that was before I knew how to get the entire dash to quit blinking. Argh!

Welcome to the forum, the Connie and the many facts, opinions and experiences shared here! There are many things available to make your passenger as comfortable as she would like to be. It's a great bike for a Ducati rider needing passenger amenities. Have fun with it!




 



 
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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2015, 04:08:05 pm »
I have rode only Ducati the last 10 years and cannot believe how smooth the bike is,I bought so my wife can ride with me again.

Congrats on the buy! I too went from a Duc ('13 Hyperstrada) to this beast, but I only had the Duc for 6 months, of which it spent 6 weeks in the shop getting fixed. First brand new Duc, last brand new Duc!

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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2015, 04:14:22 pm »
That's right, Eco Mode is 'off' until you switch it on(big block ECO letters - not the little eco logo that comes and goes). The way it works in my head (1st warning) is that every time I make a smooth pass on the interstate it costs me less gas. Wind her up and there is no eco-mode about it.

It's like my '10 holds a gallon more than my '09 did on the same trips at the same speeds. I frequently go exactly 200 miles from Nashville to Knoxville and that's probably the only reason I noticed. Plus the trip computer hovers closer to 45mpg vs 38mpg, same bike and rider - and I'm even fatter now :-X - and carry more stuff than ever before.

I did 3 3rd gear 60mph roll on blasts with another C-14. Same result with or without Eco Mode on. She's fast! ( Daytona Mike's is faster )

Got a ticket for 113mph passing a few 18-wheelers in Wisconsin this year. Honestly thought I was gonna hit 90 and get around them. It happened so fast, in EcoMode, didn't even downshift - $515 and no license in Wisconsin for a few weeks. Lucky I don't live there!

We all have different angles at this stuff - I made 28 fuel stops in 33 days on a trip in my '09! That dang fuel light haunted me and that was before I knew how to get the entire dash to quit blinking. Argh!

Welcome to the forum, the Connie and the many facts, opinions and experiences shared here! There are many things available to make your passenger as comfortable as she would like to be. It's a great bike for a Ducati rider needing passenger amenities. Have fun with it!


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        OUCH!!! $515? Oh I'd hate to face my wife after that one! One of my fears no doubt! ;D
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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2015, 08:37:22 pm »
Welcome to the addiction, Jim!!  :motonoises:
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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2015, 12:55:25 am »
Thank you everyone!!!! I drank the Italian cool aid for so long. No lie the fit and finish beets DUC  hands down and so happy to not pay $22,000 for a bike!   I have 2 Ducati's left if you want them :). Diavel and Multistrada.

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« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2015, 01:18:28 am »
Thank you everyone!!!! I drank the Italian cool aid for so long. No lie the fit and finish beets DUC  hands down and so happy to not pay $22,000 for a bike!   I have 2 Ducati's left if you want them :). Diavel and Multistrada.

Hi,
        Wow! I love my C14,but I'd love a Multistrada for backup!!! ;D >:D >:D >:D
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Re: Woo Hoo please read
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2015, 03:05:39 am »
Jim,

Congrats on the very intelligent choice.  You and your wife will love it (get the passenger footpeg extenions).

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