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Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 11-Jan-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,384
Yes mate - we're defo coming down for...

Yes mate - we're defo coming down for Silverstone. I'll see you there, might even bring me truck!!

I'll have a look at No Limits web site and see what Oulton and Cadwell dates they have and get in...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 11-Jan-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,384
Is there a Cadwell Track Attack in 2011?

As the title suggest, is there?

Most of you will know that there is a group of us that look forward to coming down to this event every year.

I haven't seen or heard any mutterings so far this year...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 11-Jun-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,806
Very good mate, i'll look forward to that. Now...

Very good mate, i'll look forward to that.

Now got 6 mates coming from Jockland!:)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 10-Jun-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,806
I'm bringing down 5 mates thus far, can't...

I'm bringing down 5 mates thus far, can't wait.

Will confirm asap with you Monty.:)

Mart
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 12-May-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,806
Just emailed you Monty.:) I'll be bringing some...

Just emailed you Monty.:)

I'll be bringing some folks down from Scotlandshire for the event - just can't wait, I love this event! :devil:

Mart;)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 18-Jun-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
Ha ha !!:lol: Just read that back!!! OOOOps! I...

Ha ha !!:lol:

Just read that back!!! OOOOps! I was referring to my overtakes, not my recreational activities!!!!!

You knew what I meant though!!:D

Mart:)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 18-Jun-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,530
A fabulous two days on track. Even the weather...

A fabulous two days on track. Even the weather couldn't spoil it!

Speaking for the Jock contingent - we had a great time and will be back next year for sure!:) (i'll try to stay off the grass this...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Dec-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,900
Well said that man!!

Well said that man!!
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Dec-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Hmmm, couch, I don't know where you are getting...

Hmmm, couch, I don't know where you are getting your figures but they are a bit adrift.
Yes, you are right, Ducati use IL4 machines as a benchmark but not 7,500!! RRP for an IL4 is circa 9 - 9.5K...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 07-Dec-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Nice one, tell him I said hello! The second...

Nice one, tell him I said hello!

The second picture in that set, I think John Hackett took that!
He borrowed the camera and took pictures of all of us, he's got a good picture taking career if he...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 07-Dec-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
That's the very chap!! How did you get that...

That's the very chap!!

How did you get that photo?

It was taken just at the weekend??:eek: :confused:
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 06-Dec-2006, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Worldwide Press Launch of the 1098 in Kyalami - My story, a full report.

An Introduction

The biggest privilege of my career thus far was to be invited by Ducati to test ride the new 1098 at Kyalami at the world press launch on Sunday the 2nd of December.
John Hackett,...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 19-Nov-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
I also hoped for a "gesture" reduction...

I also hoped for a "gesture" reduction but can only guess why there wasn't, so in my position I better reserve judgement.

For a guess though - keeping prices the same as the 999 goes as far as it...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 19-Nov-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
I hear this question all the time - there are a...

I hear this question all the time - there are a few reason but the for the main part: -

Firstly, Ducati are not the same size as any of the competitors that are most mentioned here, they are a...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 18-Nov-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Spot on! All new 1098s are twin / dual /...

Spot on!

All new 1098s are twin / dual / biposto. They have been designed so a small cowling fits into the seat area to simulate a mono.

Also the pegs are very easy to remove (although i've...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 03-Oct-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
I'll second that!:) Some transport companies we...

I'll second that!:)

Some transport companies we have used, strap the bike into a van as you may do yourself. It depends where you are going from and to.

Others require a full wooden crate built to...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 24-Jun-2006, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
I'm going!! Think i've got a comfort seat in...

I'm going!!

Think i've got a comfort seat in stock too!!

Give me a call tomorrow if you like; between 12 and 4pm and we can have a quick chat about the seat and if you need it!

Mart
Forum: 999 / 749 10-Jun-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Apparently............ the seals on the Ohlins...

Apparently............ the seals on the Ohlins require regular movement to keep the seal oiled so it doesn't dry out.

I'm told the Ohlins are so "friction-less" the oil is an essential element...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 05-May-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
I know what you mean mate! We'll have a truck...

I know what you mean mate! We'll have a truck full on standby!!!:lol:

The weather has been looking promising so far this year up here so .............. fingers crossed!:)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 04-May-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Knockhill Trackday 18th May

Knockhill Track Evening 18th May 6-8pm

As part of our commitment to our customers we organise trackdays.

We do this so we can offer specialist knowledge about the bikes, pass on our experience...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 04-Apr-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,988
OK, well we can all see its a compooter generated...

OK, well we can all see its a compooter generated thingy like the other weeks compooter generated thingy.

On the front cover we had a bike with a silver front wheel with a knackered track-used old...
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 17-Feb-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Well there's a few things that could be happening...

Well there's a few things that could be happening here. I'll try and offer a few tips to help.

Firstly, there is a very good chance that (as you say) you are still in the transition phase from a...
Forum: Monsters 10-Feb-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
We've got one coming at the end of feb /...

We've got one coming at the end of feb / beginning of march ish if anyone wants to see it!:)

We'll have it on our stand at the Scottish Show for anyone thats going there.

Mart
Forum: 999 / 749 14-Jan-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,960
Beg to differ Berto! DMH can AT ANY TIME refuse...

Beg to differ Berto!
DMH can AT ANY TIME refuse to pay out on claims if they deem the bike has been raced, they are obviously not aware of this bikes history, if they were, they wouldn't pay out it's...
Forum: 999 / 749 14-Jan-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,960
Erm, what's a cramshaft? :) Was it the crank or...

Erm, what's a cramshaft? :)

Was it the crank or the cam? This would give some insight into what damaged it!

Berto's not quite right here, if it's been a race bike and the German subsidiary know...
Forum: Tyres 12-Jan-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,411
Sorry it's taken so long to reply, been away for...

Sorry it's taken so long to reply, been away for a couple of weeks and just not touched a 'pooter!!



The excellent Picman! (see picman.co.uk) I've had loads done by this chap and his work is always...
Forum: 999 / 749 24-Dec-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Still at work but not for long:bouncy: Closed...

Still at work but not for long:bouncy:

Closed now for a couple of weeks, officially putting the feet up for a well earned break. (probably still be here every other day!!:( )

Merry Christmas to all...
Forum: Tyres 24-Dec-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,411
And this one.

And this one.
Forum: Tyres 24-Dec-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,411
Hello folks, I've done loads of miles on slicks,...

Hello folks,
I've done loads of miles on slicks, this season and last!

All the info i've read on this thread is pretty spot on. I'll include a few of my observations.

I have only used 17" as...
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Dec-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
Bibjo, i'm really not shouting at all here, just...

Bibjo, i'm really not shouting at all here, just putting across some of my opinions. Sorry if you get that impression from my last post. ;)

Keefer, i'm trying to protect everyone's interest here,...
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Dec-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
Bibjo, This thread is a perfect example of why...

Bibjo,
This thread is a perfect example of why customers should not discuss what they paid for their bike.

See my posts further up this thread. It doesn't help anyone at all.

1) The customers that...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Dec-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
:lol::lol::lol::P:P:P:lol::lol::lol: Funny as!!!

:lol::lol::lol::P:P:P:lol::lol::lol:

Funny as!!!
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Dec-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
Looking forward to it mate, but if i'm Skywalker,...

Looking forward to it mate, but if i'm Skywalker, who are you??

Obi ****i-Knobby??

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Dec-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
:lol::lol::lol::lol: Learned it all from you...

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

Learned it all from you mate (Davie)!!

I was hoping you would see this and show us how it's done....... seeing as you're the expert ;);):lol:

Nice one itexuk, you got me...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Dec-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
When you say you don't think they made any money!...

When you say you don't think they made any money! I can guarantee you they lost FORTUNES on that deal! :puzzled: I'm honestly further astounded that they were matching another dealers price, that's...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Dec-2005, 07:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
Well said Scotty B! Bibjo, Lets just set the...

Well said Scotty B!

Bibjo,
Lets just set the record straight here. I believe you got a 749 for 6.5K. Well done for that. My hat's off to you!

But lets be more accurate, is it a UK bike or an...
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Nov-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,410
Hi again Linda, It's not an area on the club...

Hi again Linda,
It's not an area on the club website!:)

It's just a nice way of welcoming newbie's onto the site..... by getting them to pay for the first round of drinks!:D

Martin
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Nov-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,836
A very warm welcome to you Linda:D I've got a...

A very warm welcome to you Linda:D

I've got a 749R also and I luv her ta bits!

If your going to the bar, mines a JD and coke!

Martin

(ah cannae speek dutch, glesweegian wul huv tae dae!!!):P
Forum: 999 / 749 11-Nov-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,820
I agree with all above:) Just to throw in my 2p...

I agree with all above:)

Just to throw in my 2p worth.

Ridden loads of Duc's with various different "loud" cans. The boys in blue in Strathclyde (seriously my hat goes off to them!) seem to be the...
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Nov-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,721
OOOPS Your right iang, just checked the ref in...

OOOPS Your right iang,
just checked the ref in the catalogue!:puzzled:

Even called Duc UK on it yesterday specifically "to make sure!" before replying:)

They / me had never heard of it (never...
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Nov-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,721
Sent you a u2u.

Sent you a u2u.
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Nov-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,721
iang, I know nothing about that!?!:o Just...

iang, I know nothing about that!?!:o
Just checked with our parts chap on that score, no parts listed.
Checked with Duc UK they don't know either!!! Sorry mate, someone is telling porkies I...
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Nov-2005, 11:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,721
I've got a 749R 04 also. From all accounts the...

I've got a 749R 04 also.

From all accounts the 57mm Termi gives better horsepower than the Leo Vinci.
As to looks, they don't really bother me and we stock both!!!

Depends what your looking...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Oct-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Well folks, just been reading through todays...

Well folks, just been reading through todays posts and came across this thread.

For the avoidance of doubt, the 749 bip, grey frame and 05 swingarm is a full UK bike backed up with 2 year warranty...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 18-Oct-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,859
To echo yeti's post! Jan / Feb in Spain is a...

To echo yeti's post!

Jan / Feb in Spain is a bit touch and go weatherwise!

We've been to Jerez 3 years running (end April / May) and seen the rain a few times!

It's VERY fast drying up at the...
Forum: Tyres 16-Oct-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Personally, in my humble opinion, I would go with...

Personally, in my humble opinion, I would go with the 180 / 55 myself, the bike will turn in quicker and will be easier to hold a tighter line when "on its ear!":)
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 15-Oct-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
A warm welcome to you Carl! :) Since we're all...

A warm welcome to you Carl! :)

Since we're all having pints........... i'll be on my fav Jack D and coke please! :cool:

If your getting BDG a kebab, make it 2 please chap!!

All the best from...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 11-Oct-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,786
:D:lol::lol::lol::D I just luv it! He's back at...

:D:lol::lol::lol::D

I just luv it! He's back at work tomorrow!
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 08-Oct-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,786
Just fell of the office chair after reading this...

Just fell of the office chair after reading this post!

Rest assured all you DSC members out there, Berto is gonna receive the ****ging of his life when he gets back to sunny...
Forum: 999 / 749 07-Oct-2005, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,094
You've got a good memory Dseered! The tankbag...

You've got a good memory Dseered!

The tankbag in question is a Joe Rocket sure enough! Good quality item.

It's got a magnetic base, wind and water resistant, comes with a rain cover and a...
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