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Forum: SS & SuperSport 18-Mar-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By Fruitbat
Motobatt seem well regarded as a value for money...

Motobatt seem well regarded as a value for money gel battery, sold by M&P amongst others. Will be one I'll consider when the current Westco AGM item finally expires (tho that could be a while yet as...
Forum: Hypermotard 13-Mar-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,753
Posted By Fruitbat
Carbon tail

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121491496855?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Only 235 now...:)
Forum: Hypermotard 31-Jan-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By Fruitbat
IIRC when I was looking 18 months ago I couldn't...

IIRC when I was looking 18 months ago I couldn't find any readily available equivalent. 305mm dia. means they're not exactly common. Some folk use spacers to move the caliper out to suit 320mm discs...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 23-Jun-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,612
Posted By Fruitbat
Good point, I'd not factored in that purchase...

Good point, I'd not factored in that purchase price was to include subsequent fitting (tho' maybe not a year later...)

I'm selling as I won't be able to use them this year & given that there will...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 17-Jun-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,612
Posted By Fruitbat
FS - Pair of unused 120/160 Qualifiers

One pair of as new Dunlop Qualifiers for sale. Still got the labels on them.
I bought two pairs early last year intending to use in the series but one set was never even fitted & I'm now unlikely to...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 25-Feb-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Fruitbat
Ta muchly, appreciated

Ta muchly, appreciated
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 24-Feb-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Fruitbat
Brake pedal

Still looking.
Anybody tripping over a pile of stripped parts in the
garage?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 11-Nov-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By Fruitbat
Sorry, should have phrased the question more...

Sorry, should have phrased the question more carefully...
Interested in exactly how CF fails - can it deform at all or does it simply splinter / rupture? Carbon/Kevlar mix any different? Just...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 11-Nov-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By Fruitbat
Sorry, should have phrased the question more...

Sorry, should have phrased the question more carefully...
Interested in exactly how CF fails - can it deform at all or does it simply splinter / rupture? Carbon/Kevlar mix any different?
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Nov-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By Fruitbat
Alunium/fibreglass/steel/carbonfibre?

Didn't realise that they raced at Greymouth as well - seemed such a peaceful place when we passed thru in 2006. Those nasty noisy motorbikes...

Alloy gotta be better than fibreglass but I'm not sure...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-Nov-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Fruitbat
WTB: rear brake pedal

Looking for an OE rear brake pedal to use on an early 90's carb 900ss.
I believe that all carb bikes used the same foot controls so one off a 600ss should do the job. Either black or silver will do...
Forum: Hypermotard 03-Nov-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,882
Posted By Fruitbat
Mods, oh yes!

Had a PCV fitted about 18 months ago, upgrading from DP performance chip that I had previously put in along with Ducshop velocity stacks to suit the exhaust mods already made. I thought the DP ECU...
Forum: Hypermotard 02-Nov-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,882
Posted By Fruitbat
No worries. I did the same with mine but went...

No worries.
I did the same with mine but went the whole hog with the Maxton kit.
At some point I'll have to sort out the other end. I can't shift the (plastic!) preload rings without damage, even...
Forum: Hypermotard 02-Nov-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,882
Posted By Fruitbat
Not as yet- but I have the tool for undoing the...

Not as yet- but I have the tool for undoing the top if you need to borrow it.
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 24-Nov-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By Fruitbat
Thumbs up Nelly

And another.

And he's only 20 minutes down the road from you.
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 25-Sep-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Fruitbat
Bits

And another...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 28-Aug-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By Fruitbat
Hanx!

"There will be tickets; for starters i didnt make it so thes 1!!" There were!

Big thanks to Simon, Julie & Mike who sorted me out this weekend. Mike's phone was apparently up the duff but S&J...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By Fruitbat
Cheers Bradders - good idea. Simon has txt me...

Cheers Bradders - good idea. Simon has txt me that his ticket has gone so will try FB. If no joy I'll just roll up and, and... pay!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Aug-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By Fruitbat
Contact number?

Anybody got a mobile number for Michael (Cranker) please?
I've found one for Simon (spjallen) & have left a couple of messages. Just in case he doesn't pick them up I'd like to be able to contact...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Aug-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By Fruitbat
You are both top blokes. As he was first out the...

You are both top blokes. As he was first out the blocks I'll take Cranker up on his kind offer - PM sent. Thanks again
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Aug-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By Fruitbat
Ticket(s)?

Not sure if it's forecast rain or not ... but if you are entered I'd really appreciate a spare ticket. Two would be even better. :) Post would be great or can collect on the day (possibly Sat, def...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-May-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By Fruitbat
Bought some clip ons and clutch/brake master...

Bought some clip ons and clutch/brake master cylinders from these guys and they are beautifully made. Good prices too.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-May-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Fruitbat
Spare Angelsey ticket?

Hi
I had planned to start in Class B back in March but I've had to scale my plans back a bit. Still working on starting a race or two & with a bit of luck I'll get it all together for Oulton. In the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Feb-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,726
Posted By Fruitbat
Just got mine done at Boots as part of an annual...

Just got mine done at Boots as part of an annual eye test. The test is free to anybody with a family history of glaucoma although I think you have to be over 40 as well (so no problem there :) )....
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-Feb-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Fruitbat
PM sent Edit: My mistake, they won't fit the...

PM sent

Edit: My mistake, they won't fit the calipers I was intending to use - so still available.
Forum: Insurance 25-Jan-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
MCE
Views: 2,609
Posted By Fruitbat
IIRC there were shed loads of people who had...

IIRC there were shed loads of people who had shocking problems with them when they actually needed to claim. Might have been a temporary glitch in customer services and I'm not 100% certain it was...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 24-Jan-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,697
Posted By Fruitbat
Eyesight test pending...

Eyesight test pending...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 20-Jan-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Fruitbat
Ignitors

PM sent
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 17-Jan-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By Fruitbat
Gasket set

PM sent.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Nov-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,672
Posted By Fruitbat
Gone! Didn't take long... :)

Gone!

Didn't take long... :)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 16-Nov-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Fruitbat
Cold, cold, cold. Thanks to Toni and Neil - hot...

Cold, cold, cold. Thanks to Toni and Neil - hot coffee, bacon butties and chat all made the day a lot more bearable after I lowsided early on.
First lap of my second session, first time at Oulton so...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 15-Nov-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Fruitbat
Loaded the bike, gear's in the boot, good to go....

Loaded the bike, gear's in the boot, good to go.

Milk, no sugar...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 14-Nov-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Fruitbat
Spoke to ET this morning, no spaces left. Said...

Spoke to ET this morning, no spaces left. Said they could have sold out several times over...

Looking forward to this - only my second trackday in a very, very long time.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 12-Nov-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Fruitbat
Wednesday 16th. EasyTrack website seems to be...

Wednesday 16th. EasyTrack website seems to be down at the moment but last time I checked it was listed at 45. No idea if there are any spaces left - gotta be worth a call (01223 969996)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 12-Nov-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Fruitbat
If all goes according to plan I'll be there with...

If all goes according to plan I'll be there with my class B bike

If the met office forecast turns out to be accurate the weather looks like it will be pretty good - not exactly warm but dry and...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-Nov-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By Fruitbat
PM sent re levers

PM sent re levers
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 18-Oct-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Fruitbat
Are they a wide or narrow fit? Reason I ask is...

Are they a wide or narrow fit?
Reason I ask is that I've been having a real problem finding race boots in a wide fitting (I take a G/H width shoe). Took a chance of a set of TCX's (as recommended in...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 25-Apr-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Fruitbat
Targets...

Thanks for the welcome chaps.

Unfortunately I can't be in a rush to get onto the grid as, quite apart from anything else, the last time I managed to fit into my leathers I was considerably fitter...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 23-Apr-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Fruitbat
Well sorted Class B bike for sale - not any more it's not

It's Bionicle's fault.


There I was with another sunny day looking for excuses to go for a ride - and I end up in Mansfield buying a race bike off some chap.

Resistance was futile :borg:


Plan...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 20-Apr-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Fruitbat
Wink Yup

Damn that's a good guess...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 19-Apr-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Fruitbat
PM sent...

PM sent...
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