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Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 21-May-2017, 15:01
Replies: 30
Views: 10,420
Posted By steve41
John Deer or New Holland are better for grass...

John Deer or New Holland are better for grass work!!!

Good results, keep on learning and going quicker.
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 20-Sep-2016, 20:43
Replies: 3
Views: 2,727
Posted By steve41
Andy, Congratulations on winning championship,...

Andy,

Congratulations on winning championship, even after being knocked off by a flying Scotsman!!!

Collar bone still healing, bit will be back to annoy you next year
Steve
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-Sep-2015, 10:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,528
Posted By steve41
Andy, I live near Dunfermline but wont be able...

Andy,

I live near Dunfermline but wont be able to make it up to Knockhill, but both Brian Alexander and Jim Rodgers are 6 ft ish and run SS bikes, and local. Think Brian is going to try to pop up so...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 18-Aug-2015, 09:10
Replies: 1
Views: 2,201
Posted By steve41
I think it was us Class A boys getting in your...

I think it was us Class A boys getting in your way at times, great racing and results over the weekend for yourself. I just need to understand how you manage not to tuck the front!!!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Jul-2015, 11:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By steve41
Yes Kev, great work in sorting meetings, and...

Yes Kev, great work in sorting meetings, and helping Brian with brake problem.
Will see you all at Anglesey, but doubt I can make Cadwell

Steve
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 30-May-2015, 08:15
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By steve41
Kev, Yes great news and something we will all be...

Kev,
Yes great news and something we will all be pleased to hear, although I don't make too many rounds, the way the series is run and the people in the paddock make it somewhere you want to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Apr-2013, 06:02
Replies: 14
Views: 2,093
Posted By steve41
You stupid old goat, no wonder you wouldnt tell...

You stupid old goat, no wonder you wouldnt tell me on the phone!!!!!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 21-Apr-2013, 13:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By steve41
Neil, Been useing these too, Andys brother Adam...

Neil,

Been useing these too, Andys brother Adam (Motopike) put me on to these last year.

Steve
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Nov-2012, 19:59
Replies: 26
Views: 2,722
Posted By steve41
I was about 7 the last time I was 10 stone!!!!!

I was about 7 the last time I was 10 stone!!!!!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-Nov-2012, 06:11
Replies: 26
Views: 2,722
Posted By steve41
Some one with further to travel than me!!!!! For...

Some one with further to travel than me!!!!!
For extra time on the bike, do the test day/s at East Fortune and/or Knockhill, will give you more time on the bike. You never know we might even get a...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Oct-2012, 19:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By steve41
Yes well done to both of you, not seen much...

Yes well done to both of you, not seen much racing this year, but heard all about it from Andy Pike.

Will see you all next year, cant have another year like this one surely, so time to get back to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Oct-2012, 06:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By steve41
Yes I certainly would, 5 miles from the...

Yes I certainly would, 5 miles from the house!!!!:D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 17-Sep-2012, 15:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By steve41
Yes well done Andy, not been about much this...

Yes well done Andy, not been about much this year, but what I have seen was impressive which wasn't a lot even when I was there!!!

Well done mate and well deserved
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 11-Jul-2012, 21:16
Replies: 106
Views: 7,243
Posted By steve41
Been on holiday for the last few weeks,missed all...

Been on holiday for the last few weeks,missed all the banter, and wont be at Cadwell due to other reasons>

But I agree with this after experiance, I live in Scotland FFS!!!!

Racing in Scotland...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Feb-2012, 12:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By steve41
All, I have run vans for about 10 years now,...

All,

I have run vans for about 10 years now, initally only Norwich Union and RAC would quote but they were reasonable when not used for Business considering the vans were fairly new. Approx 250-400...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Nov-2011, 18:48
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By steve41
Simon, If you speak to Chaz, he has never had...

Simon,

If you speak to Chaz, he has never had one on any of his bikes as it was not required, but I run one as I have too. My bike is light and I have it set up low at the front for my riding style,...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-Nov-2011, 18:01
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By steve41
Have thought about getting the ZX7R I just bought...

Have thought about getting the ZX7R I just bought out in the Hottrax class, maybe even my 998, but cost puts me off. Tyre bill on top of the diesel bill I ran up this year just makes it stupid, and I...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 14-Nov-2011, 17:56
Replies: 22
Views: 2,338
Posted By steve41
The system on my bike is a special that only...

The system on my bike is a special that only Rattler and Chaz will know about, but Andy's bike is fitted with an NRP system, as are my classic bikes as he does a great job in ensuring maximum power...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-Oct-2011, 19:29
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By steve41
Talking 65 yrd old fellas on vintage...

65 yrd old fellas on vintage god-knows-what....should be fun :D[/QUOTE]

Bradders I am only 40!!!!! Andy is a bit older thou, but if there is achance to get the classics out in a new class we will do...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Sep-2011, 19:47
Replies: 23
Views: 2,132
Posted By steve41
Phil, Good write up and well done for this year,...

Phil,

Good write up and well done for this year, maybe you should take up classic racing, Denis Gallagher is still doing it at 73!!!!!

Another to dice with in Class A next year.

Steve
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 27-Aug-2011, 06:38
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By steve41
Now your talking, wet racing with slicks on as...

Now your talking, wet racing with slicks on as per Mr Rutter!!!!!
Long way to travel, it will probably rain at some stage if not already raining, but it is a great track to ride with elevation...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 27-Aug-2011, 06:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By steve41
Hopefully not, I am only 40, honest:D

Hopefully not, I am only 40, honest:D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2011, 19:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By steve41
EDITED: yep, Landsdowne has its own qually right...

EDITED: yep, Landsdowne has its own qually right before the DD one so best you get someone ready to swap bikes![/QUOTE]

Bradders the Landsdown is different series, for original or replica thorough...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2011, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By steve41
I am one of those old codgers, I entered the...

I am one of those old codgers, I entered the Classic in that race to get a run out, looks like I won't be able to qualify now!!!! Tom Parkes will be out too, not sure he will want to be called an old...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2011, 19:03
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By steve41
If things stay as they are, then I will be there...

If things stay as they are, then I will be there next year for the rounds I can make, if there are changes then no point in me travelling down when I can race mini-twins in Scotland with the bike and...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 26-Aug-2011, 06:06
Replies: 27
Views: 3,399
Posted By steve41
Trudi, My entry should be there also, and I have...

Trudi,

My entry should be there also, and I have entered the open class on the Classic just to take it for a run out.

See you all there
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 23-Aug-2011, 16:17
Replies: 7
Views: 2,082
Posted By steve41
Shiney, I may well be selling a donor bike...

Shiney,

I may well be selling a donor bike (monster) towards the end of the year, it will need some work to get it ready to race, but all of the main parts are there. It was accident damaged and...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 23-Jul-2011, 18:30
Replies: 30
Views: 3,140
Posted By steve41
Bradders, This is one that has been talked about...

Bradders,

This is one that has been talked about alot with classic bikes, not sure on facts and figures, but basically at top speeds for prolonged periods a fairing helps, but without a fiaring...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Jun-2011, 18:14
Replies: 65
Views: 4,157
Posted By steve41
John, This is my experiance also. It worked for...

John,

This is my experiance also. It worked for us when we did endurance racing, and worked for me at Knockhill when I rode the 400, but then I usually left the house with them on for the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Jun-2011, 12:30
Replies: 65
Views: 4,157
Posted By steve41
All, I wasn't there, but can only guage the...

All,

I wasn't there, but can only guage the conditions from a few picutres I saw.

My answer fro this series is NO, as there is too much hassle deciding whether to fit them or not, will conditions...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Jun-2011, 11:27
Replies: 120
Views: 5,739
Posted By steve41
Talking Thought I would join in on the fun, all need...

Thought I would join in on the fun, all need doubled for the return trip

Brands 460 miles
Mallory 340 miles
Anglesey 345 miles
Snetterton 400 miles
Pembrey 418 miles
Castle Combe 410 miles
Oulton...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Jun-2011, 20:26
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By steve41
Bradders steadily getting quicker but also...

Bradders steadily getting quicker but also smoother from what I have seen in practise and racing. Think you need to jack the back and/or front a touch to give you the ground clearance, then just kee...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Jun-2011, 20:24
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By steve41
Matt top results considering, and as Neil says...

Matt top results considering, and as Neil says above the call of duty. Wont be at Snetterton, but will see you at Pembrey, one of my favorite tracks, f**cking long way a away but like it all the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-May-2011, 20:26
Replies: 120
Views: 5,739
Posted By steve41
All, Just been reading through all the ideas and...

All,

Just been reading through all the ideas and suggestions, and thought I would put my bit forward. A lot of talk is about rider moving on as well as attracting riders.
As I have said before, both...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-May-2011, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By steve41
Talking Matt, Good to see you in good spirit and on the...

Matt,

Good to see you in good spirit and on the way to recovery, I thought it was very kind of you and Neil to bin it and let me win a race,very generous of you both I thought:lol:
I only caught a...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-Mar-2011, 18:24
Replies: 34
Views: 2,114
Posted By steve41
:o Possibly not the best choice of words for...

:o

Possibly not the best choice of words for the statement, thou I am sure you will leave both Ron and Jimbo smiling smiling
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-Mar-2011, 12:51
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By steve41
Has anybody got this on film, good example of...

Has anybody got this on film, good example of "WHAT NOT TOO DO"!!!!:lol:
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-Mar-2011, 09:12
Replies: 57
Views: 2,778
Posted By steve41
Well done, sign of things to come for the year...

Well done, sign of things to come for the year then. What was the results/places with the rest, and how did you find the tyres.

When I rode them last year they gave ore feel and allowed ore...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-Mar-2011, 12:14
Replies: 37
Views: 2,299
Posted By steve41
All the best to everyone for the weekend, keep it...

All the best to everyone for the weekend, keep it Sunny side up, even if it is raining.
I will be stuck in the middle of the North Sea, so not able to make it, but will be keeping a check on...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 04-Mar-2011, 12:42
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By steve41
Neil, It does fill you with a bit of pride when...

Neil,

It does fill you with a bit of pride when you stuff them doesn't it, used to have the same problem when I rode my 400 on trackdays, but always came back smiling from cutting people up on wets...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 07-Feb-2011, 06:14
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By steve41
Women have beards, and are more scary, another...

Women have beards, and are more scary, another reason we prefer sheep:lol:
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Feb-2011, 21:26
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By steve41
Craig, Constipation :mad: is a terrible thing,...

Craig,

Constipation :mad: is a terrible thing, when they said try Boots, think they meant the high street pharmacy. :lol:

Steve
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Feb-2011, 07:30
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By steve41
Neil, Not at all, just like some banter!!!! No...

Neil,

Not at all, just like some banter!!!! No worries.

Steve
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Feb-2011, 19:02
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By steve41
Neil, I am getting worried about you, Mel B or...

Neil,

I am getting worried about you, Mel B or Mel C out of the Spice girls, but dreaming about a bloke!!!!!! (Only female Mel's I could think of at short notice)

It's ok thou, everytime I see you...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Feb-2011, 16:33
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By steve41
Andy, Yes you have to join the SACU if you have...

Andy,

Yes you have to join the SACU if you have a Scottish address.

Normal route is to Join the Kirkcaldy, Melville or SCRMC (Classic Club), clubs who will then send out forms for a licence. Not...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 21-Jan-2011, 20:29
Replies: 83
Views: 5,697
Posted By steve41
I will be there also along with Andy Pike. Won't...

I will be there also along with Andy Pike.

Won't make Brands, as not asking for time off and a 1000 mile round trip this year, or Snetterton, or Mallory if it comes off. But will be at Spa if we can...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Jan-2011, 20:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By steve41
I bought my 998 from Alvins, and since they...

I bought my 998 from Alvins, and since they closed have had the bike serviced by Eddie at ERS, and had no problems. Eddie also races Mini-twins in the Scottish championship, and heard of him through...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 11-Jan-2011, 20:06
Replies: 22
Views: 2,176
Posted By steve41
Martin, Do you normally run events North of the...

Martin,

Do you normally run events North of the border at Knockhill? Not asked or checked before as I race up here not allowed to do trackdays by Knockhill. I raced a 400 for a while, but mostly...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Jan-2011, 20:43
Replies: 26
Views: 1,940
Posted By steve41
[QUOTE=Sorted]I was initially in before I knew...

[QUOTE=Sorted]I was initially in before I knew the date, but we are supposed to be going away for a week in Scotland over Easter, so I'm sat on the fence now because Mallory's date works for me...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 03-Feb-2010, 19:03
Replies: 58
Views: 5,768
Posted By steve41
So who is riding in what class in 2010, I'll...

So who is riding in what class in 2010, I'll start with a few of the locals and those I ride with on the regional rideouts

Class A
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Kev Ellis
Dallas
Otei #85
Steve Mason #44
Andy Pike...
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