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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Jan-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By misterpink
Might have a headlight ...will clean out the...

Might have a headlight ...will clean out the basement
Forum: New User Introductions 31-Dec-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By misterpink
After a love affair with my 748R and the track...

After a love affair with my 748R and the track and before that the MTS1000ds I thought i would relive my youth with a classic Kawasaki 350 triple... great bike, however it didn't get used. So bought...
Forum: New User Introductions 30-Dec-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By misterpink
I have returned

After a long Break........I am back with a 1200 multistrada...woohoo
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 28-Jul-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By misterpink
LOOKING GOOD... did you gate crash a blue bike...

LOOKING GOOD... did you gate crash a blue bike convention?
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 28-Jul-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By misterpink
thanks andy - multistrada.net is great and have...

thanks andy - multistrada.net is great and have sold pieces before through there... i was trying here first because it is a UK based site and less hassle than sending stuff to US. where alot of the...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 25-Jul-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By misterpink
ventura pic

here is a pic with the bag on the bike - turned over pillion seat for solo travel
still available so PM me.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 10-Jul-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By misterpink
is it the GP cicuit or Indy circuit?

is it the GP cicuit or Indy circuit?
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 31-Mar-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By misterpink
ok... no pic yet as the old pic archive is...

ok... no pic yet as the old pic archive is gone...goes to show i haven't been on here for ages !!!! so will load it up during the week
ciao4now
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 31-Mar-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By misterpink
Do You Want My Baggage !!!

Ventura pack rack system to fit MTS 1000DS (all models) with a sport rack to fit when the pack rack isn't on, if there is any interest i will send you details..in good condition - fits in place of...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 31-Dec-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By misterpink
if you want a mint set of original(standard)pipes...

if you want a mint set of original(standard)pipes for next to nothing let me know - i have a set in my basement that need clearing out
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 26-Dec-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By misterpink
diablos

have been through various, but diablo strada has been good as was a set of michelin pilot roads.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Jan-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,331
Posted By misterpink
looking at ducati aylesbury iste you can get...

looking at ducati aylesbury iste you can get yellow or black with red frame in S spec............Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Forum: 999 / 749 29-Nov-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,293
Posted By misterpink
"luke....luke...... come back to the dark...

"luke....luke...... come back to the dark side - i am your faaaaather!!!!!"
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 21-Nov-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By misterpink
so that'll be fembot AND a 1098 on my christmas...

so that'll be fembot AND a 1098 on my christmas wish list then !
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 21-Nov-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By misterpink
nice avatar - keep posting - i don't care if it...

nice avatar - keep posting - i don't care if it is about filters and crush washers : )
Forum: 999 / 749 15-Nov-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By misterpink
no we weren't ...we were hung over from...

no we weren't ...we were hung over from celebrating the demolition job the allblacks did on the frenchies - roll on world cup 2007 : ) ...back to the exhaust though - extra performance is good, but...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 14-Nov-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By misterpink
had mine done last week at daytona - central...

had mine done last week at daytona - central london - at the same time had the first service done, now to get my termi's fitted : ) hopefully the new instruments will sort the gremlins as the bike is...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 10-Nov-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By misterpink
yes i just had a look and saw you are on that...

yes i just had a look and saw you are on that site too - there was a guy in OZ selling full system for $1,150 (at $2.50 Aust/ - guessing) that is about 460. not many come up on ebay so give it a...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 10-Nov-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By misterpink
haven't seen any staintune stuff for sale 2nd...

haven't seen any staintune stuff for sale 2nd hand - just got a new termi kit for my MTS for 565 incl airbox lid, filter, ECU. have you checked www.multistrada.net for similar sales? am looking for...
Forum: STs 04-Nov-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,498
Posted By misterpink
have you tried a multistrada?? i swapped my 748...

have you tried a multistrada?? i swapped my 748 for one - and love it, course the 748 was special - and on a trackday i know which i would have( i think as i haven't had a trackday on the multi yet)....
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Oct-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,390
Posted By misterpink
...and with that bike ducati did something that...

...and with that bike ducati did something that would always be hard to folllow - the 749/999 is a much better bike to ride - on the design/aesthetics front it was let down - in my opinion by small...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 17-Oct-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By misterpink
apparently a well known problem requiring new...

apparently a well known problem requiring new instruments - still a great bike, though i miss my 748 too.
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 17-Oct-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By misterpink
Unhappy dead bike!

yesterday turned the key on my 2 week old MTS1000 and big fat nothing - little orange light on for a bit, headlight no starter then immobiliser won't switch off - wiggle wires etc etc wait and a bit...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Oct-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By misterpink
don't forget that is rear wheel italian...

don't forget that is rear wheel italian stallions! - 10-15% lost from crank to wheel i think is normal?? a standard 748 is good at 90, i have heard of some at mid-high 80's. The R model was rated at...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 30-Sep-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By misterpink
got a DP carbon hugger fitted as part of the deal...

got a DP carbon hugger fitted as part of the deal and funnily enough found the pyramid plastics extender in a search today - it is on order. Had an embarrassing couple of moments today - a twist of...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 30-Sep-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By misterpink
more midrange??? picked up my new MTS 1000...

more midrange??? picked up my new MTS 1000 yesterday from aylesbury(must be the last one left?) and rode home in torrential rain - but enjoyed it anyway. after the 748 it was great just using the...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 28-Sep-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By misterpink
thanks for the advice - sounds good to me!

thanks for the advice - sounds good to me!
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 28-Sep-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By misterpink
Question alarm/immobiliser

what type of security have people fitted? and has it caused any problems. do you need an alarm/immobiliser or just an alarm as the bike has its own immobiliser?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Sep-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,176
Posted By misterpink
having raced in a 1 make series albeit a long...

having raced in a 1 make series albeit a long time ago - this sort of thing is bound to happen, which is why there are rules and formalities. does the DD series have a protocol for protests? surely?...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 12-Sep-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By misterpink
change the gearing(lower)this makes it easier to...

change the gearing(lower)this makes it easier to ride, add some termi's(or similar)this makes it sound like a ducati, mod airbox and add chip(for crisp throttle response) did the above on my 900SSie...
Forum: Monsters 10-Aug-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,832
Posted By misterpink
going to get lynched now but here goes... have...

going to get lynched now but here goes... have you seen the yamaha MT-03?

or combining the sensible posts previous - get a cheap 600 monster - there was one for sale on the board here just serviced...
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Aug-2006, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By misterpink
actually i like the multistrada and my...

actually i like the multistrada and my observation on the disc bolts was purely that - when i last test rode one i didn't like the vibration when you put the front brakes on either, but the concept...
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Aug-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By misterpink
have just asked the ducati dealer the question...

have just asked the ducati dealer the question and it seems that you get compression and preload but not rebound - i guess i would have to try it out and see if it made any difference to me.
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Aug-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By misterpink
[QUOTE=Twinfan]Is the LC/RC "Left...

[QUOTE=Twinfan]Is the LC/RC "Left compression, right rebound"? i.e. one adjust on each? My 749S has rebound and compression on each fork.

Mmmmmm - now that is interesting ! and weird, not sure if...
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Aug-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By misterpink
can't find a KB on the board. I think the resale...

can't find a KB on the board. I think the resale is going to be rubbish, but if i hold on to it for 3 years and buy cheap enough the 3 years of fun will be worth it - i am on my second 748 now and...
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Aug-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By misterpink
Even with the finance deal i am stretching...

Even with the finance deal i am stretching things- yeeeeoooowwww. I completely agree about the gloss black - the 999S in gloss black is one sexy mutha' - so a lacquer job can't be too expensive -...
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Aug-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By misterpink
Question 749 dark-any good?

can't afford a 749/749S, but maybe a 2005 749 dark (maybe 2006 dark). do you think the difference between the dark and standard 749 would be noticeable?? Have read lots of problems with 749S and R on...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 27-Jul-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By misterpink
have been on 2 trackdays where DucatiUK had loan...

have been on 2 trackdays where DucatiUK had loan bikes. Ducatisporting club day at brands hatch last year was one of them. They have multistrada, ST3, 749 and 999 available and yes you sign a form...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 26-Jul-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By misterpink
Talking have a good one - was there yesterday for the day...

have a good one - was there yesterday for the day - GP circuit - hot work so the evening sessions make alot of sense.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 21-Jul-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,590
Posted By misterpink
Question how dealt with??

- "I complained about 2 clowns a few weeks back at silverstone (after one came past me on his arse at the final chicane after trying to outbrake about 4 bikes at once - his bike clouted mine an...
Forum: Stolen Bikes 12-Jul-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,480
Posted By misterpink
i agree completely - it maybe just a motorcycle,...

i agree completely - it maybe just a motorcycle, but it happens to be yours, until some lowlife decides its his - no matter about insurance or if you have loadsamoney and can get another - it is...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 20-Jun-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By misterpink
Thumbs up Focussed events - nice one!

mate of mine booked us both last minute to the first trackday of the year (finances,family all conspiring against me), GP circuit, lots of tracktime meet you at 7:30. So i turn up at Brands and...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 14-Jun-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By misterpink
anyone doing monday 19th ??? just booked 2 last...

anyone doing monday 19th ??? just booked 2 last minute places, 1 or 2 left if you are quick.
Forum: 999 / 749 12-Jun-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By misterpink
if the bike "springs" up after braking...

if the bike "springs" up after braking that is too much rebound on the front - as it springs back it alters the geometry and makes you run wide. try less rebound - also, i used to brake late and hard...
Forum: 999 / 749 12-Jun-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By misterpink
also ducati's and v-twins are great to ride as...

also ducati's and v-twins are great to ride as you can feel the input your right hand has on the tyre - you can usually drive a little earlier out of corners rather than coast around which doesn't...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Jun-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By misterpink
buy one like mine which gets ridden regularly,...

buy one like mine which gets ridden regularly, treated to new oil often and serviced by people who love ducati's.
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 24-May-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By misterpink
when a chain has had enough and starts stretching...

when a chain has had enough and starts stretching they tend to go quicker than you would normally notice (from past experience) replace it as soon as possible - never had one snap on me, but sounds...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-May-2006, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By misterpink
then you ill be happy with the akrapovic...

then you ill be happy with the akrapovic evolution system for the 999S (next one on from link above) - or maybe not ???????
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-May-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By misterpink
i had a similar problem on my last 748 - a slow...

i had a similar problem on my last 748 - a slow speed drop onto its side smashed the useless carbon cover and broke a spring/retainer. With the cover off and carbon bits cleaned out i limped from...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-May-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By misterpink
45mm are better apparently until you get an R...

45mm are better apparently until you get an R then 50mm - take a look at an australian site - moto one and look up performance notes they have lots of info on all sorts of things including the 45...
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