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Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-Dec-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By Simps
all above wheels are on ebay with 10 starts........

all above wheels are on ebay with 10 starts.....

Have a look at this and then click other items for loads of others including DD forks and other ducati...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-Sep-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By Simps
Sorry all.... Someone has asked for wheel 3,...

Sorry all....

Someone has asked for wheel 3, but otherwise all is available.

Im not that clever when it comes to fitment, Mike Dawson made them fit by swapping bearings (all bar last one which...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 27-Aug-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By Simps
Monster 696 fork... convert your DD bike to radial?!

I converted my DD bike after Brands to a radial caliper setup. I did this by using the fork from the monster 696 as these have the same fork tube diameter so they fit inside the original 600ss yokes...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 27-Aug-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By Simps
Job lot of sprockets and a pair of Clipons

Clearing out the garage and found these sprockets, 7 in total and also a pair of clipons in used conditions with life left in em!

100 ono for the...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 27-Aug-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By Simps
Filtrex Oil Filter 600SS

Unused 5 ono

http://i966.photobucket.com/albums/ae143/hughsimps/th_null_zpsbf844609.jpg (http://s966.photobucket.com/user/hughsimps/media/null_zpsbf844609.jpg.html)
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 27-Aug-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By Simps
Brembo Caliper LHS (916)

Garage clear our of old DD bits.

Here is the caliper that was on my bike when I bought it from Harriet and which I used at Brands Round (2011). Worked well just upgraded to a radial caliper on a...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 27-Aug-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By Simps
Wheels... lots of them!

Hi all,

After my DD bike got knicked I have a few bits in my garage collecting dust that need a new home.

I know that it is policy to name a price but as I am not sure on the value of these I am...
Forum: Classic 12-Feb-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,612
Posted By Simps
yeah, I saw that it sold and was a bit shocked to...

yeah, I saw that it sold and was a bit shocked to be honest.

I am just lazy and confused about getting a mainland Europe one to the UK. Perhaps I need to just get on with it and bring one over. ...
Forum: Classic 11-Feb-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,612
Posted By Simps
Cheers SteveE Wow! They are nice bikes, but not...

Cheers SteveE
Wow! They are nice bikes, but not that nice. I don't personally love the Hailwood and Smart special editions but atleast they have the toys to justify the price.

That is just one...
Forum: Classic 06-Feb-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,612
Posted By Simps
Rich did you ever find your sport classic~? I am...

Rich did you ever find your sport classic~?

I am after one know and its a right struggle!

Anyone want to sell theirs please drop me a message!

thanks
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Feb-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Simps
Thanks Bradders for the tip. I didnt see that...

Thanks Bradders for the tip. I didnt see that one :(

really cant believe how rare they are now. I was offered one in 2011 for 3k with 1k miles on the clock and I didnt fancy it. I must be...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Feb-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Simps
Sorry guys.., this is clearly not a Desmo due...

Sorry guys.., this is clearly not a Desmo due post! Teach me to try and use this forum on my iPhone! Oops

Regardless if you know I'd one please give us a shout!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Feb-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Simps
Where to find a Sport classic?

Been on the hunt for a sport classic but so far have not turned up anything! Any ideas? Anyone looking to get rid of theirs?
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 04-Nov-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
Thanks chaps and well done on completing another...

Thanks chaps and well done on completing another year in DD. I was actually thinking about doing a few rounds next year but that's out the window now!

I have several pairs of good scrubs,...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 04-Nov-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
Bike no longer for sale as has been stolen! That...

Bike no longer for sale as has been stolen!

That will teach me for not pulling my finger out and selling it.

My garage was broken into and the bike was stolen along with the logbook (I know...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 03-Apr-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
Going on Ebay next week cause I needs the space!

Going on Ebay next week cause I needs the space!
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 03-Apr-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 935
Posted By Simps
Stock 620SS now on ebay

I have put up what was going to be my 2012 Class A bike on ebay due to change of plans.

It is stock road bike with 8800 miles and just serviced from Rosso Corse....
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Mar-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Simps
Bradders, with all that talk about aero last year...

Bradders, with all that talk about aero last year I would have expected you would have gone with something a bit bigger than the 916 fairing? Still looks
good!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Mar-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Simps
Good luck all!

Sadly not going to be joining everyone this year. I am so busy with work that I didn't even have time to fill in the forms let alone get the class A bike prepped.

When I see all the talk about...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 23-Jan-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
Yes but it is now a slightly lower spec as per...

Yes but it is now a slightly lower spec as per the edited advert on page 1.
While I have removed some of the bling to lower the price I would like to point out that in this spec it still to me to a...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 11-Jan-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
That is the plan but I havent touched my 620ss...

That is the plan but I havent touched my 620ss yet and my Class B is still for sale.

Are you not in Class A also?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Jan-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,713
Posted By Simps
I did B&B and hire van last year for a couple...

I did B&B and hire van last year for a couple of reasons. First I sleep like crap, a good nights sleep for me is 4-5 hours, so figure would get lot less in a tent and be a liability on race day...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 13-Dec-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
Why thank you sir! Royal pain in the ar$e they...

Why thank you sir! Royal pain in the ar$e they were! Numpty here didn't measure up correctly and while they fit the regs in terms of being non adjustable and able to fit stock yoke they were too...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 12-Dec-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
Nah... I enjoy beating you too much :D ...

Nah... I enjoy beating you too much :D

Seriously though, it wouldnt make sense, 90% of people I was close racing with moved up so I would only be staying in B on the assumption that it is easier...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 12-Dec-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
EDIT: NOW ASKING 2000 ono At the moment in...

EDIT: NOW ASKING 2000 ono

At the moment in my newly acquired garage I have this 'ready to race' and a 620ss which still has mirrors and a licence plate and just looking at it makes me tired...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 12-Dec-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By Simps
CLASS B BIKE - 52.5bhp, 160kg, Lap records....

EDIT!! I have decided to remove some of the bling parts that I added during last year in order to reduce the asking price.

This by no means makes it a less capable, this is infact the exact spec...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-Nov-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By Simps
I knew there was a good reason for me to hang on...

I knew there was a good reason for me to hang on to my class B bike... :lol:
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 08-Nov-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Simps
Shame, could have been so much more. At present...

Shame, could have been so much more. At present I am not a fan (but I am happy for it to grow on me if Ducati can lend me one) :lol:

It is a bit of a joke that Ducati who are rated as one of the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 02-Nov-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Simps
Thanks for the mention and the kind words Ron. ...

Thanks for the mention and the kind words Ron. You did a great job this season and it is cruel twist that it was the racer in you that let you down in the end! Thanks especially to you (and many...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Sep-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Simps
Thanks Skidz, you are the DD fountain of...

Thanks Skidz, you are the DD fountain of knowledge as always!




Now that would def be well above my pay grade!!!! Cant imagine what a mess I would make of that. :lol:
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Simps
thanks for the info Phil, much appreciated.

thanks for the info Phil, much appreciated.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Simps
Hi Matt! Do you know anything about engines or...

Hi Matt! Do you know anything about engines or just stopping by to say hi?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Simps
620 engines SS/Monster/Multi are they all the same?

Just looking at my options for next year if racing in A and wondered if any knows if a 620 engine from a monster or a multi would it be the same as a SS 620?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,863
Posted By Simps
Pretty certain that I will move up to A but not...

Pretty certain that I will move up to A but not bought a new engine/bike so who knows. I hope that by next year I will have learnt from my mistakes and will be more consistent finishing. Oulton...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Sep-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,863
Posted By Simps
Top job Phil, might see you in A next year!

Top job Phil, might see you in A next year!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 11-Sep-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,136
Posted By Simps
Also Rons bike is a bit pretty and new for me...

Also Rons bike is a bit pretty and new for me (read 'budget') think a Cat D would be more my style.

The one thing that most of us in DD (except NealC) have never had to worry about is "the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 11-Sep-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,136
Posted By Simps
Dont know till you try. Anyway, what the worst...

Dont know till you try. Anyway, what the worst that can happen ;)

If I can get the money together I will be doing a bigger bike series as I am not doing class B next year. If money is tight then I...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Sep-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By Simps
Sounds like you might have also got your Castle...

Sounds like you might have also got your Castle Combe winnings in the post today?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 06-Sep-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Simps
[/QUOTE] Bradders think if you bothered to...

[/QUOTE]



Bradders think if you bothered to actually read my posts I might have already done just that.

Also dont try and stick it to me pal. You dont have a fking clue about my financial...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Sep-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Simps
Sorry perhaps I wasnt clear. The points system...

Sorry perhaps I wasnt clear. The points system that is exclusive only to novices is a bit flawed because I was not racing only novices and there are people finishing between me and Phil and the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Sep-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Simps
I am yet to fully understand much about drive and...

I am yet to fully understand much about drive and bhp etc in this series. Some days I gain and somedays I lose. However, there are only two constants for me this year and they are than KevP will...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Sep-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Simps
Well done Ron, great racing! I've not had a...

Well done Ron, great racing!

I've not had a chance to look at the time sheets but I think that even going balls out to catch up from last in race 2 I dont think I put 1 second into your lead from...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Sep-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Simps
I have to agree with Ron on this one. My front...

I have to agree with Ron on this one. My front was moving around a fair bit in race 2 but I was pushing quite hard to catch-up. I dont remember one corner being that bad and honestly the bumps...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 04-Sep-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By Simps
Got a feeling that she doesn't weigh 14 1/2 stone...

Got a feeling that she doesn't weigh 14 1/2 stone though and she didn't manage that time on her 16th lap ever on that circuit, while in her rookie year?!

Kev I think sometimes you focus on the wrong...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 30-Aug-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By Simps
not even going to ask why you are out in Anglesey...

not even going to ask why you are out in Anglesey in October, surely that cant be good for your health?
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 25-Aug-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By Simps
I posted all my last 3 entries together... could...

I posted all my last 3 entries together... could you check to see if mine is there?

thanks!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Aug-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By Simps
After my "holiday" from racing this...

After my "holiday" from racing this weekend I could really use those points that were robbed from me due to those class A boys being so quick!

Skidz dont suppose I could persuade you to give us...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Aug-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Simps
Really sorry to hear the diagnosis about your...

Really sorry to hear the diagnosis about your foot and your collar bone mate.

After your Motogp reference I think I have to ask whether you are going to be a Colin Edwards and get that collar bone...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 23-Aug-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By Simps
Not sure these dyno reports are worth much. I...

Not sure these dyno reports are worth much. I think Neal A said his came out at 50bhp!!!! I hope that dyno is crap otherwise it sounds like Neal would have a fair chance at winning class A on my...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Aug-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By Simps
Agreed! Well you certainly looked hungry enough!...

Agreed! Well you certainly looked hungry enough! Start of race 1 up in first left im behind you and Ron. Ron is just ahead, tips it in but you're now up on his inside, and I couldn't help crack a...
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