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Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Nov-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,190
Posted By Ian
don't want to poke the fire (too much) but I have...

don't want to poke the fire (too much) but I have just come across some pretty negative stuff regarding a certain brand of tyres when looking for some info on the GS..

...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Oct-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,190
Posted By Ian
Do it my way or I will take my ball home... :lol:...

Do it my way or I will take my ball home... :lol: How to make friends and influence people?

Well that's probably the final nail in the coffin for the Maxxis debate; - why would a race series want to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Sep-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,984
Posted By Ian
tyres...again????

it is amazing how the same issue crops up over and over again....Nothing ever changes in the DSC, bless it!

The tyre letter from Pirelli exists or certainly did exist (I have recently thrown out an...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 18-Dec-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Ian
yep will work anywhere in the World, that’s the...

yep will work anywhere in the World, that’s the thing about satellites, they go around the world. We take our Sky card when we go on holiday, put it in the box and bobs your uncle, fanny's your aunt....
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 21-Nov-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Ian
- provisional dates are 20th and 21st August - as...

- provisional dates are 20th and 21st August - as Monty stated in this last Pronto, - page 3
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Nov-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Ian
might be worth asking Pro Twins in Godstone...

might be worth asking Pro Twins in Godstone Surrey

Pro Twins Ltd
Unit J17 Lambs Business Park, Tilburstow Hill, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8LJ
Tel: +44 (0)1342 892888 Fax: +44 (0)1342 893996 E-Mail...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 10-Nov-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ian
thanks mister,- I did put this up on ms.net, -...

thanks mister,- I did put this up on ms.net, - full of Johnny foreigners ! - got loads of U2u messages form the USA looking to buy, - and an interested UK one at £250, - which to me sounds low, -...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 10-Nov-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ian
Staintune -s'hand exhaust price? -

I am thinking of selling off my Staintune full system, headers and twin cans. Does anybody have any idea on pricing for second hand exhaust systems? - it is mint, - as new, - list price from the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 19-Oct-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,381
Posted By Ian
Keith, just a thought, - have you thought about...

Keith, just a thought, - have you thought about being a sponsor for the series? Then every bike has your stickers on them. Or how about offering a prize, - for say the Assen round? Just a thought,...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
I have many times and read at least 2 points out...

I have many times and read at least 2 points out loud to the MT on Saturday!




It is about to be proposed by the MT with the recommendation to the membership to accept it.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
sorry Loz, - was n't trying to be obtuse, I am...

sorry Loz, - was n't trying to be obtuse, I am not sure that Gizmo actually asked a question. Trying to read it again and can't see a question mark.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
I think you are misinterpreting what I am trying...

I think you are misinterpreting what I am trying to say, (probably because I did not write it well enough). I agree that the MT can put out the new constitution now. But as you will appreciate we...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
CK, - membership of the MT has to be ratified by...

CK, - membership of the MT has to be ratified by the membership, - are you saying that I could bring in a mate, co-opt him or her in up until the AGM and they could vote on material decisions to do...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
Ruth, - I do not doubt your staunchness. Lynn...

Ruth, - I do not doubt your staunchness.


Lynn it would actually be more illegal to change the terms that members have signed up to, although questioning the legality of a private members club is...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
Lynn, - all members signed to accept the club...

Lynn, - all members signed to accept the club rules/constitution/terms(?) that are on the back of your membership form, there is no provision for an EGM within those rules. The MT have agreed (they...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
Paul (psychlist) as you have made an accusation...

Paul (psychlist) as you have made an accusation of me I will answer it. I have not at any time asked a member of the webteam to look at your messages. I think that you will acknowledge that when I...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
I cannot see PM's or U2U's (whatever they are...

I cannot see PM's or U2U's (whatever they are called). I have in the past been able to view them, - but I think they were called u2u's then. The person whose u2u's I have read is aware of my viewing...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By Ian
er, - don't think it does, the e-mail I sent to...

er, - don't think it does, the e-mail I sent to you (and others) had nothing to do with PM's, - it was about the difficult time that the club is going through. - Now if you are saying that there is...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 29-Sep-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Ian
saw one today at P and H, and it looks just like...

saw one today at P and H, and it looks just like mine! - As it has black wheels as standard now. Now the bike that does look good in the flesh is the Monster S4R in titanium grey/silver with red...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 29-Sep-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ian
My father spends half of the year out in Turkey,...

My father spends half of the year out in Turkey, - living on his boat. He retired and spent years sailing around the Med, got to Turkey and has neither gone forward or back, - Marmaris marina. It is...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,972
Posted By Ian
I think he means dinner dance trophies, and there...

I think he means dinner dance trophies, and there were race shirts for the "Does your boss know" awards. :-)
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,972
Posted By Ian
that is the truck ( I think, - well it must be as...

that is the truck ( I think, - well it must be as that was the only cost), spend was 2005 shown in 2006 at the 2005 AGM which takes place in 2006!!

BUT we should not be getting into a divide over...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,972
Posted By Ian
That is right Tony, the cost attached was the...

That is right Tony, the cost attached was the truck at the Brands Hatch round. As I was involved with making the decision to bring that truck to Brands I can tell you what my thoughts on it were at...
Forum: Technical - Help or Info - NON Motorcycle 22-Sep-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,067
Posted By Ian
yep Linksys is the consumer name for CISCO, -...

yep Linksys is the consumer name for CISCO, - very good customer service help lines.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 14-Aug-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,776
Posted By Ian
well done Guy and good luck! We as a Club are...

well done Guy and good luck! We as a Club are really fortunate to have you with your skill.

If you do a get a chance for a group shot for Pronto, (and the calendar that we will do this year, oops...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 10-Aug-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By Ian
gav August is not the month to be expecting...

gav August is not the month to be expecting Ducati parts if they have to come from the factory. Italy closses for August. As has been said if the parts are in the UK it is worth ringing 'round. Pro...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-May-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ian
I think the disappointed, never happy thing is...

I think the disappointed, never happy thing is more a British thing, some people are actually happy with their lot, glass half full not empty, and just happy with being around like minded Ducati...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-May-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ian
they have been invited to the Cadwell event.

they have been invited to the Cadwell event.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Mar-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Ian
well done guys, - so who is writing what for...

well done guys, - so who is writing what for Pronto? Yes we do still want DD in Pronto.

Heard Geoff was on form, - and TP's done something to his knee?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Mar-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Ian
first ride in a looooong time for me today, -...

first ride in a looooong time for me today, - tyres felt wooden and so did I, takes a while to get the weight right for counter-steering, notice it on the slow messy roundabouts. Came back smiling...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 02-Mar-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,159
Posted By Ian
Alan it has nothing to do with being a monopoly,...

Alan it has nothing to do with being a monopoly, - perhaps you and others should stop looking for reds under the bed?

We were given an opportunity that perhaps has some advantages and some...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Feb-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,873
Posted By Ian
well I think Fast Freddie was one of the best...

well I think Fast Freddie was one of the best racers ever. :roll:

And yes somebody could beat Geoff, and I would be surprised if Geoff himself did not think that, - but who am I to say, - much...
Forum: Classic 06-Feb-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ian
you speak nicely to Chris Bushell, he knows a...

you speak nicely to Chris Bushell, he knows a thing or two about these things :D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 04-Feb-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By Ian
I never said the question was not fair, - I did...

I never said the question was not fair, - I did not edit or ask tonio to edit, - I only asked for caution on replying to this thread.

PS Oil of Olay rejected the request for sponsorship but KY are...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 03-Feb-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By Ian
:puzzled: please think before posting on this, -...

:puzzled:

please think before posting on this, - we have series sponsors ! And the series would not exist if it were not for those sponsors!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jan-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Ian
Hi Dominic, - do we have any members that far...

Hi Dominic, - do we have any members that far North???:D:D Sorry gus could n't resist, - come on your Northerners help the man! ;)
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jan-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Ian
No apology required. Life's too short....

No apology required. Life's too short....
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jan-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Ian
poll removed

come on guys, - any poll here could be very distorted as it does not restrict votes to DD riders.

can we keep some of this off odf the board please?

Ian
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jan-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ian
AOL - is chucking out e-mails from DSC, - it sees...

AOL - is chucking out e-mails from DSC, - it sees them as junk or spam, - being AOL they do not give you the fee paying customer the choice they make the decision for you.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jan-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,295
Posted By Ian
?? This assumption that MT has “no interest” in...

??

This assumption that MT has “no interest” in a DSC event/series is somewhat insulting to the hours upon hours that has been put into the series already buy the MT. This series would not exist if...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Jan-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,388
Posted By Ian
Paul, (pyschlist) as ever some good points in...

Paul, (pyschlist) as ever some good points in there, - and others.

A needed qualification on something Assen came to us the DSC and the riders in September, please do not imply that this was summer,...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Jan-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,388
Posted By Ian
Patience and racers, don’t be daft!...

Patience and racers, don’t be daft! ;)

Saturday’s meeting was nine hours long so forgive the MT for not responding sooner please, - most if not all are still glazed from it.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 17-Jan-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ian
careful boys.... it is n't worth it, walk away,...

careful boys.... it is n't worth it, walk away, nothing to see here.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 07-Jan-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ian
:lol: :lol::lol::lol: get lost, VFR my ass, now...

:lol: :lol::lol::lol:

get lost, VFR my ass, now that's just plain daft, what about one of those BMW's with the roof? They always make me smile when you see the guy in the suit, trousers flaping...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 07-Jan-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ian
yes still have the original (dustbin) but just...

yes still have the original (dustbin) but just don't have the spare 4 hours to change everything, - and you know if I did I would only want the staintunes back again, - and the bike runs better with...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 07-Jan-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ian
I know :sniff: must be getting old but a few...

I know :sniff: must be getting old but a few times this last year i have thought them too loud!
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 07-Jan-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ian
just to add on this as it might have an influence...

just to add on this as it might have an influence on interest for this, - from my recollection of conversations with the Dutch guys they did say that the trackday would be road legal pipes only, and...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Jan-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Ian
so if we got a deal with a free set of tyres...

so if we got a deal with a free set of tyres people would be happy? So it's Chien Shing or Barrum then? :lol::lol::lol: Sorry I should know better. :) Could n't resist! Don't you lot dare start the...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 04-Jan-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ian
wogger this is the guys site, bit of a one man...

wogger this is the guys site, bit of a one man band I think but very helpful, and great exhausts, can't remember his name but he should remember me and the DSC, I did him some photos of mine...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 24-Dec-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ian
yes; there is a discount avaliable to DSC...

yes; there is a discount avaliable to DSC members, - something I negotiated, and got a set myself. I will look out the details and post them again.
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