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Many of you have probably noticed a new banner at the top of the screen for Corse USA. I have met and talked with a few of you regarding my business, my goals and how I would like to see things run. For those of you that don't know me, I have been a member of this community for a little while now. I joined not to start or promote anything, but rather to be a contributing member to this forum and the MV community in general. I recently started my own company, Corse USA, to design and produce accesories for motorcycles. I currently have my first product up on the website and several others in development, but more on that in a minute.

As most of us have probably noticed, the aftermarket support for the MV brand is virtually non-existent, I hope to change that. In the coming weeks I will be announcing new products and will be offering them to the mvagusta.net members first at a reduced price. First, mvagusta.net members will recieve 15% off all prices listed on the website. You will need to send an email to me at [email protected] so that I can produce a correct bill or simply fill in your mvagusta.net screenname in the comments field and I can manually refund the 15% difference.

Also, new products will be announced here first. A lot of the reason MV parts cost as much as they do is the size of the market. In order to minimize costs I will post up new products here first in preproduction form. Many will be shown as CAD drawings with details provided to help you get an idea of what you will be buying. At the time of presentation all the engineering will be done including finite element analysis, manufacturing quotes and finishing details. I will post prices and a minimum quantity needed to produce. I will ask for a deposit for those that are interested in the product in order to weed out the browsers. Final satisfaction will of course be guaranteed and if for some reason you are not happy with the final product you can return it for a full refund.I will also provide a real delivery date and keep you posted to actual status of parts. As a bonus you will also get a better price than what will be offered on the website. I may also do limited production runs so if you want something more unique, you will be able to get it.

Finally, I am frequently on the board so I am available to address your concerns at any time. I have been recieving some requests already from members for parts and am currently working on them. A few things on the drawing board right now are rearsets. I have had requests for the CC style rearsets but at less than $1000 per set:jsm:. I am modeling some right now that will be similar, but not identical to the CC style. Machining will be very similar, so expect similar quality. I will post up after I have the design work done and pricing. I will also have rearsets aimed at the trackday rider. These will be a very simple, limited to no adjustability set aimed at keeping costs and weight low. These will be FEA optomized to be strong, stiff and light. these would be great for those of you who have high dollar "bling" rearsets that want something that is functional but not as expensive to damage at the track. I have some mirror block off plates in the works since I have had several requests from members here.

I think that is it for now. The website is in process of a major revision and should be up in a few days. I will be offering new colors for the reservoir covers soon so if you have any special color requests post them up here and I will try to accomodate. If there is interest in a group buy let me know and I will see what I can work out.

Thanks for you support.
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Thanks Rob!
Can't wait to see the new products :drummer:
Like I posted on the other thread, as soon as I get a job :loser: I'll be buying for sure :brutale:
 

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Awesome Rob! Ok, a little request is a license plate holder similar to what the Melotti is offering but something different?

In anycase I wish you the best of luck and look forward to seeing your products!
 

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Good Luck Rob! Hope your new venture is well received. I look forward to seeing your product line.
 

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Heya Rob,

Can't wait for your new goodies....And I'm looking forward to the other certain item you are working on.

/Amer
 

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Awesome Rob...My purely selfish request would be for a set of those caps in a gold matching the brassier gold of the Tambo's forks...With the tops of the forks and tubes exposed nearby...They will look so sweet parked there matching! :naughty::naughty::naughty:

"I love GOOOOoooold!!!"



Congratulations and fantastic!!! Best wishes for strong support, and thank you for offering us a discount in good faith.

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Best of luck with the new venture! Add a few cool goodies for us Brutale owners too as you get a chance. Not sure what those would be as these things are darn near perfect from the factory.
 

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SO COOL! :yo::guitarist
Congrats and good luck.
I will surely be purchasing things from you.
Would you consider a special fitting service? Lets say you have a set of cheaper fully adjustible rearsets (maybe pegboard style) that someone could use. (put a deposit down of course) Ride with for a while to find the perfect setting. Send them back to you with the settings desired, and have them replicated by you into a fixed rearset. The cool thing about this is that If the person that ordered this system crashed you would have their dimensions from before and could replicate them. I'm only 5'9" so the fixed rearsets that I would use would be alot different then say someone who is 6'4". I was planning on doing something like this just for myself, but it is alot of work for just 1 or 2 sets of rearsets and some replacements. Just a thought. Looking forward to seeing some of your stuff.:)
 

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Congrats Rob and the best of luck! Looking forward to becoming your customer.
 

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Welcome aboard, glad to have our own parts maker here :)

Like myself, I'm sure we'll all find a way to benefit from this!
 

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I know many will be glad to have a US option for parts, i was one who already emailed about the mirror plates, i appreciate you getting back to me so quickly!!! His response couldn't have been more than an hour. Cant wait to see the site with the new products, long live great customer service!!:drummer:
 

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Awesome Rob...My purely selfish request would be for a set of those caps in a gold matching the brassier gold of the Tambo's forks...With the tops of the forks and tubes exposed nearby...They will look so sweet parked there matching! :naughty::naughty::naughty:

"I love GOOOOoooold!!!"



Congratulations and fantastic!!! Best wishes for strong support, and thank you for offering us a discount in good faith.

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Griff, I actually plan to do few sets in gold, since there are a couple of Tambo's out there (lucky guys). The gold is a bit difficult because there is some variance in the color. I will see how close it comes out. If anyone else wants gold let me know so I can make enough sets for you all. I was also planning on red and one other color, possibly blue. Let me know what you guys are looking for in terms of colors.
 

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SO COOL! :yo::guitarist
Congrats and good luck.
I will surely be purchasing things from you.
Would you consider a special fitting service? Lets say you have a set of cheaper fully adjustible rearsets (maybe pegboard style) that someone could use. (put a deposit down of course) Ride with for a while to find the perfect setting. Send them back to you with the settings desired, and have them replicated by you into a fixed rearset. The cool thing about this is that If the person that ordered this system crashed you would have their dimensions from before and could replicate them. I'm only 5'9" so the fixed rearsets that I would use would be alot different then say someone who is 6'4". I was planning on doing something like this just for myself, but it is alot of work for just 1 or 2 sets of rearsets and some replacements. Just a thought. Looking forward to seeing some of your stuff.:)
Until I can bring the manufacturing in house one off sets are probably going to be prohibitively expensive. I will most likely do something with an eccentic type adjuster that would give a little bet of adjustment, or possibly a mini-peg board sort of arangement. One-offs tend to be very expensive, a few sets gets to be cheaper. But i will keep it all in mind when I get ready to make them.
 

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Another idea... a strong track engine case cover that doesn't cost a fortune. perhaps with SS skid plates secured from the inside like the Woodcraft covers?
Case covers are high on my list. I have thought about replacement skidplates like the woodcraft ones. The only real downside to the stainless is the weight and the difficulty in machining stainless. It would add significantly to the cost, especially for low quantity runs. In the long run it may simply be cheaper to make a covver like the motocorse one which is pretty simple. I just need to get enough people together to keep the cost down.
 

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Thanks for all the responses guys, this is great. I didn't expect to have this much response so quickly.
 

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Do you think you could come up with a rear view camera system with the camera on the license plate frame but the monitor in one of the mirror housings? That way, it would look very stock. I figure the monitor and camera would have a close power source due to the turn signals. It's an idea I have 5 years ago but don't have the technical knowledge to build it.

Another thing I'd really like to see is a stronger side stand. I still get nervous about my stock one.
 

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Stainless really isn't to bad to machine. It's actually alot easier then alot of the metals that I use. It is heavy though. 303 stainless would be OK because it's non magnetic but it's a little more difficult to work with because of that. 420 is what I use the most. Aluminum is so fun to cut.:)
If you need help in the manufacturing department, hit me up. I run a Fadal and a Trak DPM along with a wire machine (very cool), and sinker EDMs. I use Mastercam for the CNC programming and Solidworks for design. Although I'm not very good with Solidworks yet. Pretty cool stuff. The things that can be made are endless!:laughing:
 
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