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Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Apr-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By David Cook
Yeah, sorry guys but working for a living really...

Yeah, sorry guys but working for a living really sucks and any free time has been split between the CSS and being at home. Hopefully, I'm getting my new work responsibilities into shape so hope to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Apr-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By David Cook
GOOD LUCK

Good luck to all DesmoDue racers this weekend :bouncy::bouncy:

And remember "to finish first, first you have to finish!"

Hoping to get along to a later round to cheer you on.

David
Forum: 999 / 749 24-Mar-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,460
Posted By David Cook
Ducati UK's Peter Brooking (Manager, Marketing...

Ducati UK's Peter Brooking (Manager, Marketing & After Sales) has been in touch with me with the following information:

"The situation at the moment is that following discussions with Mr Jackson and...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 01-Feb-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By David Cook
You guys are champing at the bit ;-) How sad is...

You guys are champing at the bit ;-)

How sad is this?

I can't do Almeria because of a previously booked holiday in Marbella that week. I even thought about driving across but I don't think that it...
Forum: Classic 07-Dec-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By David Cook
I've just had a look in my copy of "Ducati...

I've just had a look in my copy of "Ducati Singles" but it just says that he lives in Wisbech.

Sorry!
Forum: 851 / 888 16-Oct-2004, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,503
Posted By David Cook
Who's "Karly Fogarty" then?? You'd...

Who's "Karly Fogarty" then??

You'd think that he'd manage to get his name right.
Forum: Tyres 29-Sep-2004, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By David Cook
My 996SPS came with a 5.5"/190 rear setup...

My 996SPS came with a 5.5"/190 rear setup which was changed to a 180 for all the "advertised" advantages. I then changed to mags and had a 6" rear but maintained a 180 tyre.

I've now got a 190...
Forum: Insurance 19-Sep-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By David Cook
Lee, Have a read of this...

Lee,

Have a read of this (http://217.199.188.40/xmb/viewthread.php?tid=3145).

I chose Competition Car and have been very happy with their service.

David
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Sep-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By David Cook
Great news Chris! No excuse for not joining the...

Great news Chris!

No excuse for not joining the Club now mate ;-)

Membership Form (http://www.ducatisportingclub.com/control/images/image320.pdf)

Have fun,

David
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2004, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By David Cook
Couldn't decide where to start so I think that...

Couldn't decide where to start so I think that I'd better not ;-)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Jul-2004, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,746
Posted By David Cook
I put the reg no into this RAC check here...

I put the reg no into this RAC check here (http://www.rac.co.uk/myrac/vehicle_data_check/results?vrn=kv02wyo) and got a strange reply???
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 23-Jun-2004, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By David Cook
I've used these people...

I've used these people http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.co.uk/ have a look on their site and I'm sure that you'll find what you're looking for.

David
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 23-Jun-2004, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By David Cook
Our very own Trackday Organiser (Monty) put many...

Our very own Trackday Organiser (Monty) put many to shame on a recent CSS day with his c.40bhp Gilera.

As I always say, it's not what you've got it's how you use it!
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Jun-2004, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By David Cook
Everton, I've did 650 track miles (5 days) on my...

Everton,

I've did 650 track miles (5 days) on my first set of Diablo Corsas and have just changed for another set.

Nuff said (that's until the new D208RR become available though)

David
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-May-2004, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By David Cook
It's obviously a sealed system so it's worth...

It's obviously a sealed system so it's worth removing the fuel tank and checking the hoses and looking for cracks in the expansion tank. Otherwise, I'd change the cap and see if that does the...
Forum: Insurance 28-May-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By David Cook
Felix, are you out there?

Felix, are you out there?
Forum: Insurance 25-May-2004, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By David Cook
Felix, Did you go ahead?? David

Felix,

Did you go ahead??

David
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-May-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By David Cook
Rick, It's just with Ducati Insurance, the ones...

Rick,

It's just with Ducati Insurance, the ones that advertise in our mag.

Got to be worth a call 08704 10 60 60 or www.ducatiinsurance.co.uk

Good luck.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-May-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By David Cook
Cover your eyes Rick. I pay less than 300 for a...

Cover your eyes Rick.

I pay less than 300 for a dual policy covering my 2000 996SPS and my 2002 M900 i.e.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-May-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By David Cook
Rick, Just worth remembering that UK supplied...

Rick,

Just worth remembering that UK supplied ones came with carbon Termis and Eprom chip as well as a road legal set up. There was also a Ducati bike cover and a rear paddock stand if I remember...
Forum: Classic 15-May-2004, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By David Cook
Mail Chris Bushell...

Mail Chris Bushell (Chris.Bushell@ducatisportingclub.com) as he's an absolute fountain of knowledge about classics and has helped lots of people on here (myself included).

David
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Apr-2004, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By David Cook
Ray, The spindle bolts need no more than...

Ray,

The spindle bolts need no more than 12Nm.

David
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 28-Apr-2004, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By David Cook
You have a U2U sparkin

You have a U2U sparkin
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 24-Apr-2004, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By David Cook
You can get in touch with me via a U2U or mail at...

You can get in touch with me via a U2U or mail at David.Cook@ducatisportingclub.com
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Apr-2004, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By David Cook
That's a difficult call Nigel because the...

That's a difficult call Nigel because the 12K service is an important one (I think that they'll change the belts and you DON'T want one of those to break.)

It's worth looking...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Feb-2004, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By David Cook
I don't think that you'd have a lot of...

I don't think that you'd have a lot of call for a 3/4" one DJ.

The biggest that I use on the bike is a 1/2" drive which is man enough to tighten the rear wheel nut (c.186Nm)
Forum: Classic 13-Feb-2004, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By David Cook
Better still, make friends with our own Keefyboy...

Better still, make friends with our own Keefyboy and not only does he find you a new copy at a local bikeshow but he gets the author to dedicate to you.

Good book, especially when you've got a...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Feb-2004, 04:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,333
Posted By David Cook
I've been using Bandit Colts 500's for...

I've been using Bandit Colts 500's for the past 2 years (bought from JHP with DSC discount) and "wouldn't leave home without them!"

They are thermostatically controlled so...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Jan-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,522
Posted By David Cook
They are you know Felix but in my defence they...

They are you know Felix but in my defence they were only used when I was running the bike in at Silverstone!

In any case, I don't push the front end with my style of riding and am generally off...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Jan-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,522
Posted By David Cook
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Jan-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,522
Posted By David Cook
There have been some really interesting posts on...

There have been some really interesting posts on this topic, and I thought that I would add my own experiences with the (front) brakes on my 996SPS.

Start: standard Brembo 2 pad calipers = do the...
Forum: Tyres 14-Aug-2003, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,058
Posted By David Cook
And another question to Tyreman

Sorry to but in, but do you have any opinions about the relative merits of Michelin v Dunlop slicks?

I've been using Dunlops for sometime but have been offered Mich's a good deal cheaper...
Forum: Tyres 11-Aug-2003, 10:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,157
Posted By David Cook
A lack of respect for other peoples...

A lack of respect for other peoples belongings!!!

You're the man WJB
Forum: Stolen Bikes 10-Jul-2003, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By David Cook
Wouldn't it be ironic if a couple of hundred...

Wouldn't it be ironic if a couple of hundred of us from the Club turned out to support Keefy?

Now where's my diary......
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Jun-2003, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By David Cook
Chris, I did just that at Snetterton recently and...

Chris, I did just that at Snetterton recently and couldn't beleive how much easier Russell's chicane was.

I took mine up to 1,500-1,600 rpm and it did the trick. I was told by Rick...
Forum: Tyres 27-Jun-2003, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By David Cook
I think that that's a definate NO! Have a...

I think that that's a definate NO!

Have a look on the sidewalls of the tyres and you should notice direction arrows pointing forward (that's clockwise if you view from the RHS of the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Jun-2003, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By David Cook
JHP carbon clutch plates

I've been using these all year on trackdays (6 days so far) and they are truly exceptional.

Quieter, smoother, and apparently long lasting!

[Edited on 20-6-2003 by David Cook]
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Jun-2003, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,343
Posted By David Cook
Glad to see that you're enjoying those...

Glad to see that you're enjoying those RR's Paul.

They have completely transformed my M900 since I had them fitted for 99!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:roll:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Jun-2003, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,343
Posted By David Cook
Despite my avatar (more on that later) I run a...

Despite my avatar (more on that later) I run a 2000 996SPS on track and do "quite" a lot of trackdays. I changed to using slicks last year and haven't looked back since.

The bike received some...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 31-May-2003, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,249
Posted By David Cook
Colin, I was out on a 90 minute run on my Monster...

Colin, I was out on a 90 minute run on my Monster this morning and paid attention to the OIL temp for you.

The maximum it reached was 96C but I didn't get caught in any traffic. I'm sure...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 30-May-2003, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,249
Posted By David Cook
I was waiting to see who would find my deliberate...

I was waiting to see who would find my deliberate mishtek.

As regards the M900, I'm really not sure about engine temp because I automatically switch that display to clock mode.

Basically, no...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 30-May-2003, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,249
Posted By David Cook
Colin, that sounds high for "oil"...

Colin, that sounds high for "oil" temperature.

I was using my 996 on a trackday yesterday (<28C) and noticed that the oil temperature didn't get above 85. Do you mean water temperature?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-May-2003, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By David Cook
Good news Phillippe, let us all know how you get...

Good news Phillippe, let us all know how you get on.

David
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-May-2003, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By David Cook
Or check out their message board :devil:

Or check out their message board :devil:
Forum: Monsters 16-May-2003, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,459
Posted By David Cook
Chris, I bought a M900 last summer to ride on the...

Chris, I bought a M900 last summer to ride on the road as my 996SPS had evolved into a trackday bike. I did take a serious look at the 620 and was very imnpressed but decided that the extra money...
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