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Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 12-Nov-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,348
Posted By beancounter
Excellent. bc

Excellent.

bc
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Dec-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,733
Posted By beancounter
1. Rob 888 2. Beancounter 851SP3 3. Monty-1078...

1. Rob 888
2. Beancounter 851SP3
3. Monty-1078 twinspark SS
4. Jasper 888 SP5
5. twpd 800ss (old skool 2-vlv rules!)
6. Jools 888
7. Ains. 888 SP4S
8. Stu (Possible)
9. Paul R (Possible)
10. Philthy...
Forum: 851 / 888 23-Dec-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,733
Posted By beancounter
1. Rob 2. Beancounter

1. Rob
2. Beancounter
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 20-Dec-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By beancounter
I'm not entirely certain that this is the real...

I'm not entirely certain that this is the real Valentino Rossi...
Forum: 851 / 888 19-Dec-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By beancounter
There are definitely a small number of genuine...

There are definitely a small number of genuine SP's in the USA, whatever the emissions regs may be.

I'm sure you all remember this stunning SP4 belomging to Arch of Texas which was for sale for...
Forum: 851 / 888 18-Dec-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By beancounter
Ducati called it an SP and that's good enough for...

Ducati called it an SP and that's good enough for me....
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 07-Dec-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By beancounter
Oh Keefy, you're such a stick in the mud with...

Oh Keefy, you're such a stick in the mud with your antique 999!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Dec-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By beancounter
You would need a 190 tyre on the 6" rim but...

You would need a 190 tyre on the 6" rim but a 180 on the 5.5".

I expect you already knew that...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Dec-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By beancounter
No, they appear to be the 996 SPS standard...

No, they appear to be the 996 SPS standard calipers.

I took those off my 996 SPS and replaced them with the P4's - big improvement (in conjunction with cast iron floating discs).

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Dec-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
Blimey, it's gone already. Anyone from here buy...

Blimey, it's gone already.

Anyone from here buy it? Big Duke????
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Dec-2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By beancounter
I like it.

I like it.
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
Oh I forgot, if you DO want an SP4 the one at...

Oh I forgot, if you DO want an SP4 the one at Forza IS available. I've seen it before, it's a nice example, but not as nice as mine.

Hope this helps.

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
Well if I were you I'd buy the SP4, but not just...

Well if I were you I'd buy the SP4, but not just for the single seat....it's also a jolly nice bike.

I wouldn't buy a 999s, although I'm told they're jolly nice too.

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
Er, no... The SP3 is mine, I bought it in...

Er, no...

The SP3 is mine, I bought it in January.

The strada belongs to Jools, he bought it in the spring.

For some reason it takes Forza a long time to remove some of their sold stock...

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
What's already gone, Big Duke?

What's already gone, Big Duke?
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
As much as I'd like your 5 Jasp, I do hope that...

As much as I'd like your 5 Jasp, I do hope that you are not forced to sell it.

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
I totally agree. It's now free of all the...

I totally agree.

It's now free of all the non-standard stickers - especially that awful wavy Italian flag.

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Nov-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
Sorry, I can't post a bigger picture, but you can...

Sorry, I can't post a bigger picture, but you can see it at:-

www.forza-italia.co.uk/usedbikes.htm

Page 6

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Nov-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
This is an SP3....

This is an SP3....
Forum: 851 / 888 27-Nov-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By beancounter
Depends what it is - it certainly isn't an...

Depends what it is - it certainly isn't an SP3.

BC
Forum: Insurance 24-Nov-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By beancounter
Forza Italia just sold one. They're rare, but...

Forza Italia just sold one.

They're rare, but not impossible.

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Nov-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By beancounter
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 21-Nov-2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,787
Posted By beancounter
This is absolutely correct. All 3 of my bikes...

This is absolutely correct.

All 3 of my bikes have Ohlins forks and weep very slightly. Both Baines Racing and Forza Italia have told me this is normal for Ohlins forks.

HTH.

BC
Forum: 999 / 749 10-Nov-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,390
Posted By beancounter
No no, you're right mate...all I ever see of...

No no, you're right mate...all I ever see of anyone on the BHCN rideouts is their rear-ends...not sure I should be riding with you at all next year, to me you all seem to be getting faster and...
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Nov-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,390
Posted By beancounter
Self-confessed BHCN division 2, as I think you...

Self-confessed BHCN division 2, as I think you well know Keith...

Thanks

BC
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Nov-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,628
Posted By beancounter
Ahem! Isn't all that MCN material copyright?

Ahem!

Isn't all that MCN material copyright?
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Nov-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,548
Posted By beancounter
Not hard - it's the MV

Not hard - it's the MV
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Nov-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,548
Posted By beancounter
Christ, what a piece of cack...makes the 999 look...

Christ, what a piece of cack...makes the 999 look a real beauty!

The 999, the Multistrada, now this...have Ducati lost the plot, or just given up?
Forum: Tyres 07-Nov-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By beancounter
Quality! Discount for DSC members?

Quality!

Discount for DSC members?
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Nov-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By beancounter
No worries mate - Nelly came to the rescue!

No worries mate - Nelly came to the rescue!
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Nov-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By beancounter
I got some off Nelly at Cornerspeed recently,...

I got some off Nelly at Cornerspeed recently, though they may have been his last ones.

01623 758877
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 04-Nov-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By beancounter
It's pig ugly but that won't bother 999 owners...

It's pig ugly but that won't bother 999 owners looking for something new.

Think I'll just stay a 916 (and 888) snob...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 03-Nov-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By beancounter
What sort of bhp has Mr. Hackett promised out of...

What sort of bhp has Mr. Hackett promised out of that little lot?

And do you get some sort of deal on the cost?

Just wondered like....
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Nov-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,890
Posted By beancounter
Well it's ok, if you like black...:)

Well it's ok, if you like black...:)
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Nov-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By beancounter
Well, hopefully not then. Get well soon 888...

Well, hopefully not then.

Get well soon 888 bro...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Nov-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By beancounter
You ok?

You ok?
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Nov-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By beancounter
Damn... Wonder why he's selling the exhaust...

Damn...

Wonder why he's selling the exhaust system?
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Nov-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By beancounter
Oh blimey, it's the fella with the yellow framed...

Oh blimey, it's the fella with the yellow framed 851...
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Nov-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
Perhaps because I posted this in the 851/888...

Perhaps because I posted this in the 851/888 forum, which maybe the 916 fans don't read...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Nov-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,995
Posted By beancounter
Well I'm sure it is, but I would wonder (a) what...

Well I'm sure it is, but I would wonder (a) what on earth must it have cost, and (b) if you tune your bike to race tune you must have to maintain it to race standards, i.e. top end rebuilds every ?...
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Oct-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By beancounter
What caused the major blow up, Fred?

What caused the major blow up, Fred?
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Oct-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,419
Posted By beancounter
Amen to that brother! I've just finished...

Amen to that brother!

I've just finished "hibernating" my SP3 and SP4 for the winter - everything covered in grease, oil or WD40, covers on, Optimates trickle-charging...

Bit early this year but...
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Oct-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
Ok, ok - I'll keep the 851! Tbh I haven't really...

Ok, ok - I'll keep the 851!

Tbh I haven't really "bonded" (?) with it yet, despite having had it nearly a year - in fact Jools has done more miles on it than I have. But I did give the SP4 a few...
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Oct-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
ouch!

ouch!
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Oct-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
auction?

auction?
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Oct-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
I'd rather give up riding than ride a gsxr or...

I'd rather give up riding than ride a gsxr

or any jap bike tbh

except maybe a Honda V4

maybe
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By beancounter
Mmmmmmm..... Nice

Mmmmmmm.....

Nice
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
Somehow, Jasp, I really hope you don't have to...

Somehow, Jasp, I really hope you don't have to sell yours...
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
Good posts guys... So we've got Nat and Yellow...

Good posts guys...

So we've got Nat and Yellow for the 851, Harve for the 916, Jools on the fence and BDG as much use as a chocolate fireguard...no change there then!

Thanks!

BC
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By beancounter
Bit harsh Nat? Still, I've called you...

Bit harsh Nat? Still, I've called you worse....

It's a tough decision - obviously I'd just like to add another bike but I think it's getting a bit out of hand...(more to the point, someone else...
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