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**apologizing ahead of time for the crappy quick pics and if it makes no sense...very sleepy and told myself I'de get up pics tonight...crappy or not, lol**

After much deliberation of choosing between a Brutale, an F4, F41000, and a 910/910R...I went with the Brutale S.

For those thinking "why???". I went to get insurance on the F4 and F41000, and it was rediculous for a 24 year old male. So I was stuck between a 910/910R and a 750. I was reading up on both what you people wrote with first hand experiance, and magazine articles.

The bike is going to be used for commuting/street use, on Sunny Days here in Florida. I last bike was a decently modded Superhawk (V-Twin), so I was definitly wanting torque, but was a little leary of it being TOO torquey. I.E. Tuono, the front comes up no problem from both being top heavy and it just being rediculous. I decided to change it up and go with a revvy 750. I gathered it was a better bike for street riding as you get the uber smoothness throttle response(oh god how spot on they were), and rev happy motor, that makes hooligan-ing it around that much more fun.. That, and insurance was a bit cheaper than the 910R.

So without further adue, here she is:













Couple things done:
Cat was removed and replaced with an Arrow connector pipe
Carbon Swingarm and chaingaurd protector
Carbon Heelplates
Carbon Exhaust shields

I dunno how it sounded/performed before, but god damn does it scream. I guess they didn't locktite the exhaust shields, cause when I got to the gas station to fill up after cruising around for like 30 minutes(after the 6 hours towing drive home), I noticed the lower was missing, and the upper one was hanging by one bolt. So I have the top one, I just need a bottom, and the bolts.

Normally I would be pissed, but the MASSIVE grin on my face from riding completely through out any potential anger I encountered :laughing:

I would definitly have to say, Larry at BMW-Triumph in Charlotte, NC was of the utmost in help and customer service. The entire staff there was insanely happy go lucky and laid back, and willing to answer any questions. They also had a "sit on anything in here" policy. Which I found great, cause almost every other dealership you goto, regardless of whether you're intrested in buying or not, won't let you sit on thier higher end bikes. These guys were letting me sit on $30K BMWs, Rocket 3s, The F41000, all while I was just WAITING to get my bike checked over/prepped. The people there are great, and my next MV purchase is going to be there, despite the fact I have to drive 6 hours, and the Miami dealer is closer...thier service in Charlotte is deifnitly worth the drive!!!

Let me know what you guys think, and let me know if anybody has a lower carbon exhaust shield for sale, lol.
 

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This bike, is BY FAR the best bike I've ever ridden. And that includes various Ducati's and numerous cookie cutter 600 and literbikes.

The fuel injection and powerband is remarkably smooth. The chassis, I've had Pilot Sports before, but damn, combined with this chassis, it just STICKS, and saying it's confidance inspiring is an understatement.

The bike, is extremely flickable and it caught me a little off gaurd when I was leaning it over for the 1st time.

The one thing I noticed, is this bike makes you FEEL like you're hauling ass. I dunno if it's from the lack of wind protection or the fact that the exhaust is SCREAMING. But I look down, and I'm not really moving at all. But low and behold, if I do decide to open her up, it doesn't hesitate, and feels just as stable at 80 as it does at 35. And I was actually expecting worse with the wind beating on me from the lack of fairings, but going 90...it's actually not that bad!!!!

And that exhaust note. It's stock pipes, but I'm guessing it's the Arrow midpipe that when it eliminated the cat, really excentuates the stock exhaust note....I just can't imagine a complete system. I'm almost scared to buy one because I love the sound so much!

Although this motor is SEVERLY lacking the TQ of my previous bike, I'm betting I wouldn't be singing the same tune had I got 910, but it's no biggie. What do you expect coming from a 1 liter Twin to an I4 750??? All the other attributes supercede it ten-fold. And I'm actually liking the switching it up to a rev happy 750. The suspension, after I got it dialed to my weight, is also impressive. The front end is so stiff thanks to those massive 50mm forks. The bike just BEGS for twisties. I can't believe I held off this long on an MV....it definitly lives up to it reputation. And I'm never looking back....
 

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This bike, is BY FAR the best bike I've ever ridden. And that includes various Ducati's and numerous cookie cutter 600 and literbikes.

The fuel injection and powerband is remarkably smooth. The chassis, I've had Pilot Sports before, but damn, combined with this chassis, it just STICKS, and saying it's confidance inspiring is an understatement.

The bike, is extremely flickable and it caught me a little off gaurd when I was leaning it over for the 1st time.

The one thing I noticed, is this bike makes you FEEL like you're hauling ass. I dunno if it's from the lack of wind protection or the fact that the exhaust is SCREAMING. But I look down, and I'm not really moving at all. But low and behold, if I do decide to open her up, it doesn't hesitate, and feels just as stable at 80 as it does at 35. And I was actually expecting worse with the wind beating on me from the lack of fairings, but going 90...it's actually not that bad!!!!

And that exhaust note. It's stock pipes, but I'm guessing it's the Arrow midpipe that when it eliminated the cat, really excentuates the stock exhaust note....I just can't imagine a complete system. I'm almost scared to buy one because I love the sound so much!

Although this motor is SEVERLY lacking the TQ of my previous bike, I'm betting I wouldn't be singing the same tune had I got 910, but it's no biggie. What do you expect coming from a 1 liter Twin to an I4 750??? All the other attributes supercede it ten-fold. And I'm actually liking the switching it up to a rev happy 750. The suspension, after I got it dialed to my weight, is also impressive. The front end is so stiff thanks to those massive 50mm forks. The bike just BEGS for twisties. I can't believe I held off this long on an MV....it definitly lives up to it reputation. And I'm never looking back....
Welcome and congrats...another converted MV-aholic. :smoking:
 

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Congrats.... dump those tyres, I had them on my 750... utter shite, but guess it's abit warmer over there!!!! so they may work better..... :rolleyes:
 

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Always nice to have an MV in the garage. :smoking: That's one big sack of dog food, do you have a great dane or something? :shocker:
 

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Congrats on your new ride. Sweet bike. And thanks for the writeup. I always enjoy reading stories like that.
 

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Always nice to have an MV in the garage. :smoking: That's one big sack of dog food, do you have a great dane or something? :shocker:
:laughing: :laughing: :laughing: You are one wackey guy, nothing gets by you. dog food, roses... your former cleanning lady's pic. :naughty:


This is America man! everything is BIG here. that's a normal size bag in the US... have you heard of Costco?

You sould see the value packs of condoms they have... that's what I call "optimism":laughing:
 

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Yeah...I absolutely love the bike. And now I COMPLETELY understand why you'de rather ride this or an F4 over any HP advantaged bike. It's just that much better. Everything on it feels that much nicer, and feels like quality. Unlike, sitting on a GSXR or Honda, you feel like you're holding onto plastic, or something that'll implode if you touch it too hard. And riding it, just feels REFINED....can't really explain it, but you all know what I mean.

I know people who don't ride, usually don't get attracted to naked bikes, but they can't help but look when a Brutale rolls by. Not that I want the attention, but it just screams for people to look at it.

Thanks everybody for the compliments, much appreciated!!!!
 

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Congrats

Congrats on your choice! awesome bike. I am considering trading my current 750s on another. Yet to ride a 910, though couldn't be happier now.
Have you got a power commander to go with that Arrow midpipe. Highly recommend it, improves low end performance & generally further smooths response.
 

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Congrats on your choice! awesome bike. I am considering trading my current 750s on another. Yet to ride a 910, though couldn't be happier now.
Have you got a power commander to go with that Arrow midpipe. Highly recommend it, improves low end performance & generally further smooths response.
go for the 910, you will be pleasantly surprised in the difference.
 

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This nice exhaust

Wow, this was a great looking bike! I just sent my new red 750 S on its first service (did drive the first 600 miles in four days :naughty: .. almost dyno break in

Where can i get this neat mid pipe? Does anyone have a URL for some online shop?

//Thomas
 

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You can get them from Pirates Lair, Emoto UK and Arrow.

Pirates Lair:
http://www.piratesk12site.net/MVbrutheader.htm

Arrow:
http://www.arrow.it/eng/ricercaprodotti/details_pro.asp?id=718
It's listed as "Joint"

eMoto has a couple:
http://www.emotouk.com/mvagusta/exhausts/brutale/motocorse.htm
http://www.emotouk.com/mvagusta/exhausts/brutale/specialmade.htm
http://www.emotouk.com/mvagusta/exhausts/brutale/silmotor.htm

I know MV sells one, and Pro Italia I think carries them but I couldn't find them....Here's a couple more pics of the bike:











Again, thanks for the compliments everybody. Yes, the chicken strips in the 3rd picture are no longer there....I've logged in almost 2K miles on her since the 1st of this month!!!!
 

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hello to oicdn and all other MV Agusta lovers. oicdn, I read your thread with interest as I am a Florida resident too and just got back from Charlotte, NC, where I visited the MV Agusta dealer there. I have to agree with you about what a relaxing experience it was as I shopped for a 910. I talked with Kevin I believe, and sat on all the Agusta's there. they are the first dealer to say yes to giving me a test ride on a new bike. They did not have a 910 serviced for me to ride, but in a week when the silver and red 910 comes in, they will service it so I can ride it. Thats unheard of around these parts. I went to the Miami dealer last Sunday and he said test rides were out of the question. I now have a 2004 Kawasaki Z1000 (naked bike) and am mostly happy with it, but love the looks of the 910. I want to ride one to be sure the torque is better than what I have. I am concerned about gas milage and how much help a power commander would be in that area. If I get one, we will have to hook up some time for a ride. Later guys, and thanks for any feed back/info you come up with. Rex
 
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