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Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 29-May-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By mark 999
I really hope this works out for you guys. No...

I really hope this works out for you guys.

No Limits are a great team to race with, a family atmosphere with customer satisfaction top of their list.

They've just enticed the 2 stroke gp class to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-May-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By mark 999
Unfortunately, Mr. Mabbutt's credibility has been...

Unfortunately, Mr. Mabbutt's credibility has been brought into question many times before and he has upset many along the way.

My thoughts are that a "company" doesn't just go out of business...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 30-Sep-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,024
Posted By mark 999
Sold, thanks for looking.

Sold, thanks for looking.
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 08-Sep-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,024
Posted By mark 999
Kev, thanks for putting this up for me. I've...

Kev, thanks for putting this up for me.

I've finally managed to do a list of spec etc, which is below.

2002 M620ie Class A Desmo Due race bike as ridden in the Hottrax Ducati Sporting Club series....
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 06-Feb-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By mark 999
COR, I could make a reyt mess with that ! I'd...

COR, I could make a reyt mess with that !

I'd have to buy a spare caravan for when the first one was reduced to a pile of scrap and saw dust !:o
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 03-Feb-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,394
Posted By mark 999
Yes, but it's very bad luck to wear a new one for...

Yes, but it's very bad luck to wear a new one for your first race, it should always be a hand me down.

As for the rest of it, just wave alcohol around and people will be more than happy to help....
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 24-Jan-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By mark 999
Cheers Kev, I'm in then !

Cheers Kev, I'm in then !
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 24-Jan-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By mark 999
I'll have the rear disc, if anyone can confirm it...

I'll have the rear disc, if anyone can confirm it will go on the wheels I have in my Monster.

Kev ?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Jan-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,230
Posted By mark 999
Mild panic stations here ! Off to Cartagena...

Mild panic stations here !

Off to Cartagena soon, bike drop off is 15th Feb and the bike is in bits !

New tank to fit, airbox junked, battery to relocate, lots of fiddly shite to sort, then belts...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 31-Dec-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By mark 999
Saw it, can't help but take your hat off to him,...

Saw it, can't help but take your hat off to him, takes balls does that !

I can't help but like the guy, despite him being very odd.

He'd fit in to our paddock very well. :lol:
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 31-Dec-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By mark 999
What does the assessment consist of ? Does...

What does the assessment consist of ?

Does anyone know ?

If it's along the same lines as the classroom theory test, I assume that as long as you can find 1st gear you will have passed.

I agree...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Dec-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,117
Posted By mark 999
That does go some way to explaining why there are...

That does go some way to explaining why there are deals out there then !

Hmmm !
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Dec-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,117
Posted By mark 999
No pressure Kev, as I expect it's not ultimately...

No pressure Kev, as I expect it's not ultimately your call but do you have any idea when a tyre decision will be made ?

I have a couple of decent offers on the Dunlops, if I buy in bulk, but knowing...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Dec-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By mark 999
Ha, I thought so too. I was going to press the...

Ha, I thought so too.

I was going to press the fire alarm, just to see how we would fare !!

Good night, but I can't remember much after 9pm !
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Dec-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,222
Posted By mark 999
I can't get facebook at work, so this is the only...

I can't get facebook at work, so this is the only Ducati fix I get throughout my shift.

I'll start the ball rolling.

Who's going to the awards bash on Saturday ?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-Nov-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By mark 999
I use O or X ring, which ever is cheapest. I use...

I use O or X ring, which ever is cheapest.

I use EK chains, usually off Ebay for about 40 to 50.

Started using split links after a failure at Oulton last season from a rivetted link and have had...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-Nov-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By mark 999
Welcome to the mad house. I've just done my...

Welcome to the mad house.

I've just done my first full season on a class A and it's the most fun I've had in ages.

Never had any issues with the tyres, other than in the wet, which makes it...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 19-Nov-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By mark 999
Good luck fella and thanks for all your help...

Good luck fella and thanks for all your help along the way.

It won't be the same without having you to give the rods to on my way past :D

Hope it works out with the japanese option.

Drop in for a...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-Oct-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By mark 999
Well done mate, glad you survived. Cant wait to...

Well done mate, glad you survived.

Cant wait to have a formation Ghost team to dice with. :o
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 28-Oct-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,379
Posted By mark 999
That sort of answers it. I really hope it...

That sort of answers it.

I really hope it doesn't go the Thundersport way, with 3 different classes out to make one big grid and 3 races within a race.

It's horrible trying to battle with other...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 27-Oct-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,379
Posted By mark 999
Mixed racing series in 2014 ?

I'm hoping someone can shed a bit of light on this one.

The Hottrax website states -

The new Lightweight class puts 650cc twins such as MiniTwins Suzuki SV650 and Kawasaki ER6's out with Ducati...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 21-Oct-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By mark 999
Mines a Monster frame, which seems to rise higher...

Mines a Monster frame, which seems to rise higher than the SS.

Is that a ZX10 unit Kev and is that a Monster frame or SS ?

I might have sourced a Fireblade unit, so hoping it will go on easily...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 21-Oct-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By mark 999
Seat units ? What are you using ?

I'm fitting a 748/916 tank to mine over winter and it takes the seat height up considerably to match the line of the tank.

I currently have an R6 tail unit fitted which aint going to be adaptable to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Oct-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,991
Posted By mark 999
Same here, fella. Lots of mods to get some...

Same here, fella.

Lots of mods to get some weight off, gonna be a looooong winter !
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-Oct-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,003
Posted By mark 999
Great write up. Almost of the same length as...

Great write up.

Almost of the same length as some of my scribblings.

Well done mate, you're going well and bloody hard to get past and get rid of. :(
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-Oct-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By mark 999
Scrubs wanted

Anyone have a couple of sets of scrubs to part with ?

For a mate of mine who has an old CBR with the 160 rear wheel.

Mine are all gone. (Sods law)

Cheers
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 07-Oct-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By mark 999
Fantastically well deserved and a great spirit...

Fantastically well deserved and a great spirit within the Ghost team.

It was a pleasure to swap paint with you all season and brilliant cameraderie that the whole team helped me (Arron) fabricate a...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 03-Oct-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By mark 999
Rod, I've never heard you offer to buy a beer...

Rod, I've never heard you offer to buy a beer !

Phil, it looks like even the weather is going to look after us, so lets go racing.

"Firm but fair" :p
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 03-Oct-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By mark 999
Well, I've tried to stay out of the arguments and...

Well, I've tried to stay out of the arguments and ****ging elsewhere on the world wide web about the whole thing.

Personally, I got the original news from Hottrax and was gutted at not going racing,...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 02-Oct-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By mark 999
Straight on at Hatchetts !:lol:

Straight on at Hatchetts !:lol:
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 01-Oct-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,980
Posted By mark 999
Fookin Pembrey. :(

Fookin Pembrey.

:(
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 04-Sep-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By mark 999
Yep, got one in the tool box, will be there Thurs...

Yep, got one in the tool box, will be there Thurs eve.

Bring a cold can of lager and I'll exchange it for the loan of the tool.;) ;)
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-Aug-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,075
Posted By mark 999
I think I need to go on a diet !

I think I need to go on a diet !
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Aug-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By mark 999
Nowt wrong with 5 speeds, its one less down...

Nowt wrong with 5 speeds, its one less down change. :p
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Aug-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By mark 999
YOGI !!! Can you hear these people ?

YOGI !!!

Can you hear these people ?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jul-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,001
Posted By mark 999
Oooh, that solves a bit of head scratching ! Get...

Oooh, that solves a bit of head scratching !

Get ready for more questions at Pembrey !:(
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Jul-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,001
Posted By mark 999
They are indeed of use ! I've just about got all...

They are indeed of use !

I've just about got all the bits ready for the project, although I've no idea where the battery is going to go ! :lol:
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 18-Jul-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By mark 999
:puzzled: I just ride 'em. It looks like an...

:puzzled:

I just ride 'em.

It looks like an engine to me, so it must be okay.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 17-Jul-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By mark 999
I've got some video footage of the stunt riding,...

I've got some video footage of the stunt riding, just got to work out how to edit it first and then I'll bung it on FB for a laugh !
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Jul-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By mark 999
Fantastic idea, which would be great to...

Fantastic idea, which would be great to see/hear.

Unfortunately as above, I'm only any good at playing the tw*t. :D
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 15-Jul-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By mark 999
Oh, not quite the small problem we hoped for then...

Oh, not quite the small problem we hoped for then !

Bad luck mate, you were flying on it too.

Will have a rummage in my box (Ooh Err) and see what Bradders left in there...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Jul-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By mark 999
And don't forget your dog tags, fashioned from a...

And don't forget your dog tags, fashioned from a lager can. :lol:
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-Jul-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By mark 999
916/748 tank

I'm after the above in my search to make the Monster short enough and comfortable enough for my good lady to ride.

She tried a couple at Snet and found the 916 tank takes her closer to the front and...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 03-Jun-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By mark 999
I'm the tall handsome guy that supplied you with...

I'm the tall handsome guy that supplied you with coffee and bolts. :rolleyes:
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 28-May-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By mark 999
Griff, you're 11 feet tall, I can't wait to see...

Griff, you're 11 feet tall, I can't wait to see you folded up one of these !:lol:
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 14-May-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By mark 999
If they could get to Anglesey, I'd gladly have...

If they could get to Anglesey, I'd gladly have them.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-May-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By mark 999
Don't worry too much about signatures. Even if...

Don't worry too much about signatures.

Even if you don't get it signed, you can print out results at the next application and the ACU accept this as evidence for the upgrade.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-May-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By mark 999
Sorry to hear mate, wish you all the best.

Sorry to hear mate, wish you all the best.
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-Apr-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By mark 999
Talking Aaah, the good old chinese. :) I'm looking to...

Aaah, the good old chinese. :)

I'm looking to use a pair of bars I already have, so would prefer just the clamp tops, to see how it feels first.

However, they look a good alternative, if it feels...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 02-Apr-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By mark 999
Top man, cheers matey.

Top man, cheers matey.
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