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Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 25-Dec-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,678
Posted By UKRR
I have a dilemma. I have a 749R which is an...

I have a dilemma.

I have a 749R which is an GREAT bike and I would hate to part with it.
I also have a 1000rr Fireblade.............my problem is that the 749R fullfills my Ducati ownership passion...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 30-Nov-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By UKRR
1098 questions - MCN

November 30 2006
Your 1098 questions
By: Marc Potter

MCN Editor Marc Potter will be one of the first journalists in the world to ride the new Ducati 1098S.

Following our world exclusive...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 19-Nov-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By UKRR
Base - 12K S - 14K Tri - 16K Now a FULL system...

Base - 12K
S - 14K
Tri - 16K

Now a FULL system would cost 1600 taking an S plus termi to 15600...i do not see ducati valuing the Tri premium at 400......so I guess its just a slip on for the Tri
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 19-Nov-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,401
Posted By UKRR
The Tricolore only has slip ons and not the full...

The Tricolore only has slip ons and not the full 70mm termi system !
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 14-Nov-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,301
Posted By UKRR
The exhaust options are on the Ducati.com...

The exhaust options are on the Ducati.com website.

70 mm at widest point
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 13-Nov-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By UKRR
Does he still have a website ?

Does he still have a website ?
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 09-Nov-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By UKRR
Found this With the purchase of the Ducati Data...

Found this

With the purchase of the Ducati Data Analyser (DDA), which includes PC software, a USB-ready data retrieval card and instructions, owners are ready to review and analyse the performance...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 09-Nov-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By UKRR
What is DDA....ready on base and enabled on S

What is DDA....ready on base and enabled on S
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 26-Oct-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,466
Posted By UKRR
Wonder if just just cost saving or whether the...

Wonder if just just cost saving or whether the EXCLUSIVE launch of the 1098 at Milan (which is later in the year) has anything to do with it.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 13-Oct-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,097
Posted By UKRR
The 999/749 aesthetics have slowly evolved since...

The 999/749 aesthetics have slowly evolved since the bikes launch.
Take an objective view of the 2006 999 as it is now and you will see that Ducati have listened to their critics and 'adjusted' its...
Forum: 999 / 749 12-Oct-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,247
Posted By UKRR
Just to add to this. I am also thinking about...

Just to add to this.

I am also thinking about upgrading my assymetric system to a full 57mm system but see conflicting comments on various websites.
Some say it makes a huge diffrence.
some say it...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Aug-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,174
Posted By UKRR
Honda ditched the single sider in WSB on RC45 as...

Honda ditched the single sider in WSB on RC45 as it was of no benefit....they are heavier than normal swinging arm and distort in a way which does not help handling....flex is one thing.....having...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Aug-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,174
Posted By UKRR
Thats a shame.....single sided is a compromise...

Thats a shame.....single sided is a compromise from an engineering and racing standpoint...just a sop to the people who thought the 999 was ugly.
Single sided swinging arms were great for RVF racers...
Forum: 999 / 749 07-Aug-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,252
Posted By UKRR
Mine is a late 54 plate and numered in the...

Mine is a late 54 plate and numered in the 400's.....I would have said about 500
Forum: 999 / 749 07-Aug-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,252
Posted By UKRR
Ducati claim to have made a loss on every one...

Ducati claim to have made a loss on every one they sold.....so no cover....you should get an owners manual and a toolkit
Forum: 999 / 749 07-Aug-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,252
Posted By UKRR
Only come in Red

Only come in Red
Forum: 999 / 749 03-Aug-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,252
Posted By UKRR
I also have an 06 1000rr fireblade. A to B the...

I also have an 06 1000rr fireblade.

A to B the 749r is just as quick
Forum: 999 / 749 03-Aug-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,252
Posted By UKRR
Just been for a blat on the road on my...

Just been for a blat on the road on my 749R.......you just do'nt need anything faster that that....blows your mind everytime you ride it.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-May-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By UKRR
For the North West its got to be Woods everytime.

For the North West its got to be Woods everytime.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 20-May-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,459
Posted By UKRR
Mr Sheen I jest not !

Mr Sheen

I jest not !
Forum: 999 / 749 19-May-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By UKRR
Think 1800 is for full exhaust. Upgrade kit is...

Think 1800 is for full exhaust.

Upgrade kit is circa 950 I think
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 09-May-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By UKRR
Unless its TINY and ultralight (unlikely) then...

Unless its TINY and ultralight (unlikely) then producing a visual hybrid of a 999/998 will be a mistake.
The photoshop effort in MCN looks like a job they gave to an office junior to combine element...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Apr-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,951
Posted By UKRR
1994 Britten V1000 1991 ZXR750J1 1998 Yamaha...

1994 Britten V1000
1991 ZXR750J1
1998 Yamaha R1
1992 Fireblade
1996 MV Brutale
2005 Duc 999 (black)
2002 Proton 500
1992 Ducati 888
1986 Yamaha SRX600
2006 KTM950 Supermoto
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Apr-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,951
Posted By UKRR
PB Nominate 999 as a good looking bike

PB this month have a list of top 10 most handsome bikes ever.

2 ducati's in the top 10.

888 and 999
Forum: SS & SuperSport 03-Apr-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,508
Posted By UKRR
My SS had an oil leak when the cylinder stud...

My SS had an oil leak when the cylinder stud snapped - a common faul with early SS engines.
Strengthened studs are available
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Jan-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,338
Posted By UKRR
Performance Bikes - This month

Hugely modified 999 in this months PB. Thorsten Durbahn bike is very radically different from showroom. Worth the 2.50 just for that article.
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Jan-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,388
Posted By UKRR
Not !

Not !
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Nov-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By UKRR
Yes - my slipper slips too much. Its been back...

Yes - my slipper slips too much.

Its been back to the dealers and is less noticable now but will still occasionally freewheel into corners.
It tends not to be a problem if you are quite agressive...
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Oct-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By UKRR
You can use an assymetric system with a 999R...

You can use an assymetric system with a 999R front pipe but ducati also do a model specific kit for the 749R.
To be honest - the standard ECU can be adjusted at the dealers to cope with the new...
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Oct-2005, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By UKRR
Assymetric system is available for 749R as well...

Assymetric system is available for 749R as well as the full 57mm...........you just have to use the 999R front pipe.
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Oct-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By UKRR
There are a couple of things which you need to...

There are a couple of things which you need to look at when changing the ECU and fitting a power commander.
The PC will hopefully sort out the fuel:air ratio (assuming its set up by a competent...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Oct-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By UKRR
Will it fit the 749R ?

Will it fit the 749R ?
Forum: 999 / 749 13-Oct-2005, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By UKRR
The silver paint scheme and ducati logo are...

The silver paint scheme and ducati logo are appropriate for this race..........its at Imola and the paint job is a replica of Paul Smarts race winning Ducati........the one he won the Imola 200 on.
Forum: Tyres 09-Oct-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By UKRR
Supercorsas are great track tyres but will take a...

Supercorsas are great track tyres but will take a long time to warm up on the road plus they have very little tread (in case you use it in the rain).
Diablo Corsas are a better road tyre and unless...
Forum: 999 / 749 04-Oct-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By UKRR
Dave Got your message too late....was on site...

Dave

Got your message too late....was on site this morning and saw your 749R.
I've spoken to Paul at Woods and he did the same mod on yours as he did on mine but supplied a clutch plate kit with...
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Oct-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By UKRR
Did they tell you which mod they did ? Paul at...

Did they tell you which mod they did ?

Paul at Woods updated mine but it still freewheels sometimes....have they replaced yours with a Ducati item ?
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Oct-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By UKRR
Dave - I think I've seen your 749R on site at...

Dave - I think I've seen your 749R on site at Runcorn....do you know Alan Gardner ?

[Edited on 2-10-2005 by UKRR]
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Oct-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By UKRR
That must make TWO 749Rs in Northwich...

That must make TWO 749Rs in Northwich then.....small world
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Sep-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By UKRR
Plastic on mine too.

Plastic on mine too.
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Sep-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By UKRR
What he said ! I've had 996's , 748 and 900...

What he said !

I've had 996's , 748 and 900 SS.

749R is a hoot to ride - its like a torquey big two stroke.....you can barrel into corners - slam down the box (letting the slipper clutch do the...
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Aug-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By UKRR
This have been in the press for a few...

This have been in the press for a few months.

Makes sense - the 999 will be increasingly uncompetitive in Superbike racing (production based) so the Superbike will be based upon the soon to be...
Forum: 999 / 749 24-May-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By UKRR
The exchange rate will really work against you I...

The exchange rate will really work against you I am afraid.

A half system plus ecu retails at about 1100 or nearly $2000 in the UK............shipping on top of that.
The systems are on backorder...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-May-2005, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By UKRR
I know someone who is involved in the manufacture...

I know someone who is involved in the manufacture of bike maintenance products but still uses Mr Sheen on his own bike.
Forum: 999 / 749 08-May-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By UKRR
Yep dropped mine to 14 t

Yep

dropped mine to 14 t
Forum: 999 / 749 30-Apr-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By UKRR
I had a replacement slipper clutch due to the...

I had a replacement slipper clutch due to the dreaded 'freewheeling' effect going into corners.
No problem since it was changed......still snatchy on take-off though
Forum: 999 / 749 29-Apr-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By UKRR
I was the same with my 749R......it just starts...

I was the same with my 749R......it just starts to get interesting at 7K.
1st service...........termi assymetric plus 14t front sprocket.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Apr-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,609
Posted By UKRR
Go on................buy one.............you know...

Go on................buy one.............you know you want to
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Apr-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,609
Posted By UKRR
Got mine from Duke yesterday (28th April). Yes...

Got mine from Duke yesterday (28th April).

Yes its good - very realistic - as you would expect.

Need to qualify on various sections of the course and at Southern hundred before you can progress to...
Forum: 999 / 749 29-Apr-2005, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By UKRR
The consequenses of a belt slipping due to...

The consequenses of a belt slipping due to tension problems doesn't bear thinking about - inside OR outside of warranty.
The top end will be destroyed.

Even if a bike is unused for 2 years the belts...
Forum: 999 / 749 28-Apr-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By UKRR
I am after a map for a 749R with an assymetric...

I am after a map for a 749R with an assymetric termi system if anyone has one ?
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