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Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 31-Jan-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By 749er
Track fairings for sale

In the 999 style. These are unpainted and black in colour. They come in 2 pieces. The top part including partof the side panels and a belly pan. There is so a screen . No cut outs for lights or...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 02-Apr-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By 749er
Thanks to WJB I got my times down to 2:18 on my...

Thanks to WJB I got my times down to 2:18 on my 749.

Monsta Tom and Final edition were doing 2:11 on their 999/998 bikes.

On the curve that leads to the main straight on his DD bike, Mike Winters...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 23-Feb-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By 749er
MD RACING/Leatherhead - TOP SERVICE

Just got the 749 back from Mike at MD Racing. As I had not done many miles Mike offered me a service tailored to what was needed, which helped keep the cost down.

Still the same level of care and...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Jan-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By 749er
squaring off the rear tyre and repainting the...

squaring off the rear tyre and repainting the fairings by the look of it. big chicken strips too
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 13-Nov-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,361
Posted By 749er
ironically enough that kind of post is no longer...

ironically enough that kind of post is no longer tolerated:o:lol:
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 13-Nov-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,361
Posted By 749er
Thumbs up eloquently put Mr Twpd

eloquently put Mr Twpd
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 12-Nov-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,361
Posted By 749er
you have been assimilated;) :eek:

you have been assimilated;) :eek:
Forum: 999 / 749 31-Dec-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By 749er
too wide, they only need be 10mm wide

too wide, they only need be 10mm wide
Forum: 999 / 749 31-Dec-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By 749er
thanks guys! I tried everywhere on Franks list...

thanks guys! I tried everywhere on Franks list but no luck!
Forum: 999 / 749 31-Dec-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By 749er
Fluid reservoir "headbands"

Hi
As you know the brake/clutch fluid can leak a little out of the top of the reservoirs and eat away at the plastic covers.

Does anyone know where to get those little sweatbands which you put...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 31-Dec-2006, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By 749er
For Sure! Manufacturing costs are everything but...

For Sure! Manufacturing costs are everything but also both series have always been part of the Superbike range.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 28-Dec-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By 749er
aye, you are right there!, But I got to draw the...

aye, you are right there!, But I got to draw the line somewhere and 90lbft is the wrong side of mental for me.......at the moment:devil:
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 28-Dec-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By 749er
SURELY!!

SURELY!!
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 28-Dec-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By 749er
true for me but so is "I'd love a 1098 but...

true for me but so is

"I'd love a 1098 but my riding doesn't justify a bike with that amount of power/torque"

So I may have a look at its baby brother when it comes out
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Dec-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By 749er
You need to add in....... "20% of the...

You need to add in.......

"20% of the 10,000+ Monsters" being air cooled = 5800 or so air cooled units which is about 1/3. I would think that way more than 20% of the Monsters would be the air...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Dec-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By 749er
never seen a sport classic on the raod but they...

never seen a sport classic on the raod but they outsold the mts last year.

Ducati sold 18000 or so units in the first half of last year

3800 were air cooled, over 10000 were monsters. 60% of the...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Dec-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By 749er
it was the bit about "no one buys air cooled...

it was the bit about "no one buys air cooled Ducatis" that foxed me.

Was under the impression that about 50% of Ducati sales were Monsters, most of which will be air cooled. Throw in the MTS and a...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Dec-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By 749er
eh?:o

eh?:o
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 20-Dec-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,706
Posted By 749er
there is a nice long reach to the bars, the...

there is a nice long reach to the bars, the RSV1000R is the same, but both have loads more "arm" and leg room than a Jap bike. I sold my ZX6R as it was just cramping my legs and that is considered to...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 14-Dec-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,538
Posted By 749er
a friend of a friend ordered one last week and...

a friend of a friend ordered one last week and was quoted march for delivery, so hopefully that means they are selling well
Forum: 999 / 749 11-Dec-2006, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By 749er
are you looking for a yellow one per chance?

are you looking for a yellow one per chance?
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 07-Dec-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By 749er
probably cheaper and easier to pick up good...

probably cheaper and easier to pick up good condition used fairings on ebay and keep your old ones for track days
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 07-Dec-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By 749er
inspirational report Martin. Not quite sure what...

inspirational report Martin. Not quite sure what I am more impressed with the bike or getting to be on track with TB
Forum: 999 / 749 06-Dec-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By 749er
thanks fellas!

thanks fellas!
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 03-Dec-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By 749er
Dont tell me. WSBK winner 3 years out of 4 when...

Dont tell me. WSBK winner 3 years out of 4 when continually outgunned by more powerful Japanese IL4's?
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 03-Dec-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,699
Posted By 749er
thats about 16 litres and I think your tank holds...

thats about 16 litres and I think your tank holds about 70 litres so if you fill it up and dilute it down it should be ok, I know people who have done worse and got away with it. Just keep topping up...
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Dec-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By 749er
Hi Ronnie I have a base model 749, which has...

Hi Ronnie
I have a base model 749, which has showa forks, just need to soften them off a little

cheers
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Dec-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By 749er
Fork Adjustment?

Hi all
when my bike was about 1 year old Rob at Pro Twins set up my suspension, giving me what he called his fast road/track set up, which at times is a bit firm for the road but was great at...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 01-Dec-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By 749er
it will be a 2 wheeled Lancia Stratos!!

it will be a 2 wheeled Lancia Stratos!!
Forum: Tyres 01-Dec-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By 749er
he must have quoted you for regular diablos first...

he must have quoted you for regular diablos first time, I always found his prices to be the same as FWR, who are very cheap, but just not as handy, plus you know Wraysbuy look after your rims
Forum: Tyres 01-Dec-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By 749er
Did he or does he still own Wraysbury Tyres? Just...

Did he or does he still own Wraysbury Tyres? Just wondering if we still go there we will be still be looking after one of our own?
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 28-Nov-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 749er
sounds like a challenge:D but we all know its the...

sounds like a challenge:D but we all know its the rider not the bike.

I know quite a few people on here who would sprint away from me on a 620 regardless of what I was on
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 28-Nov-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 749er
its about 55lbft peak at the crank, but is above...

its about 55lbft peak at the crank, but is above 40lbft through pretty much the whole rev range
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 28-Nov-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,849
Posted By 749er
Great post Mister! Personally I ride a torque...

Great post Mister!

Personally I ride a torque curve and Ducati pruduce bikes with great torque curves.

My wee 800cc S2R has a steady 40lbft almost across the whole rev range and its beautiful...
Forum: 999 / 749 28-Nov-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By 749er
cant be totally standard and have ohlins...

cant be totally standard and have ohlins suspension though
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 26-Nov-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By 749er
I use it along with Scottoiler 365, both very good

I use it along with Scottoiler 365, both very good
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Nov-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By 749er
its a bit of a trek but have a look at...

its a bit of a trek but have a look at www.3Xmotorcycles.net (http://www.3Xmotorcycles.net) they have a brand new 620 with 1000 off so its 3999, the S2Rs are all sold but they might still have that...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 24-Nov-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,711
Posted By 749er
dunno Gazzi but 3X are going to let me have a...

dunno Gazzi but 3X are going to let me have a spin even though they know I wont be buying one...........yet, maybe later, but probably when the baby brother comes out,
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Nov-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By 749er
what Psychlist said + I came on leaps and bounds...

what Psychlist said + I came on leaps and bounds by riding with people who were smoother and also quicker than me, but to do that I had to place a lot of faith in the people around me, me and my bike.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Nov-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,595
Posted By 749er
I chose black but would go tricolore if it didnt...

I chose black but would go tricolore if it didnt have that goldy coloured strip on the tank
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Nov-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,164
Posted By 749er
I found the same thing. A different bike once Rob...

I found the same thing. A different bike once Rob at ProTwins had worked his magic
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Nov-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,164
Posted By 749er
Quote from todays MCN " From the moment...

Quote from todays MCN

" From the moment the 999 hit the dealers in 2002 opinion was divided over the styling, with many Ducatisti shunning the new design"

Where better to gauge the opinion of the...
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2006, 11:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,164
Posted By 749er
am sure you have something there and that...

am sure you have something there and that influence need only be from bikes. I am sure part of the appeal of the 749/999 for me comes from the fact that I thought the original Audi Quattro was a...
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By 749er
jeez! wish I had edited that before you got your...

jeez! wish I had edited that before you got your mitts on it;)

I meant a wee monster!
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By 749er
well those who claim its limp cant be riding it...

well those who claim its limp cant be riding it properly. Am sure I read recently that a 749 was quicker to 65 than a 999. On top of that at day 2 at Cadwell I spent most of the second day being held...
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By 749er
I do, but its only a wee one, not sure how it...

I do, but its only a wee one, not sure how it would do with 2 adults on it on a Surrey rideout, will give it a go sometime
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By 749er
that would mean trading in the RSVR, which would...

that would mean trading in the RSVR, which would not leave me not very popular with a certain person, as the 749R is a single seater of course
Forum: Monsters 21-Nov-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By 749er
Apparently our 749/999s are ugly and unloved, but...

Apparently our 749/999s are ugly and unloved, but hey, they only made it into the New York MOMA, and won this years WSB, despite being down on power and straightline speed on most the IL4s.:frog:
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 21-Nov-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,064
Posted By 749er
LMFAO:lol: :lol: :lol:

LMFAO:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By 749er
P&H have a 2004 749R, with the Carbon...

P&H have a 2004 749R, with the Carbon fairings for 8500, was very tempted, better looking than the current model too
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