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Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 10-May-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By Loz
Bradders - both days - inters Monday Dementor -...

Bradders - both days - inters Monday
Dementor - both days - inters Monday
Loz - both days - inters Monday (gertcha)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-May-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Loz
Very nice, congratulations on your purchase! And...

Very nice, congratulations on your purchase! And welcome to the forums :)

Looks in very good nick, that 916 and there is capacity for blinging-up, too, by the looks of it. I'm hoping that someone...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 28-Apr-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,894
Posted By Loz
Good thread! bradders - not DD weekends and not...

Good thread!

bradders - not DD weekends and not 1st 2 weeks August
Loz - depends on work commitments which I am currently waiting confirmation of
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 28-Apr-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Loz
Cannot afford it this year. Hmmm ... hmmm ... it...

Cannot afford it this year.

Hmmm ... hmmm ... it would be disloyal not to do it if it comes up ... :)

Aargh! :D
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Apr-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,790
Posted By Loz
Looks completely tasty :) Top job.

Looks completely tasty :)

Top job.
Forum: Tyres 27-Apr-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By Loz
I'm just about to try Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier 2...

I'm just about to try Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier 2 - previously I was a big fan of the D208 by Dunlop. Fast Road and track, not much tread for the wet though. I thought Roadsmarts are a touring style...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 27-Apr-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Loz
LOL. As did I. The sensation of speed and the...

LOL. As did I. The sensation of speed and the feeling you are going to crack your head is overwhelming :D

Lovely track, I love it nearly as much as Cadders.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 26-Apr-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Loz
165 for Brands GP? That's blinking good. Sorely...

165 for Brands GP? That's blinking good. Sorely tempted by this but it's a non-starter for me ... work commitments :(

Damn.
Forum: Monsters 23-Apr-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,974
Posted By Loz
I too love the steel bolt, alloy combo. Undoing...

I too love the steel bolt, alloy combo.
Undoing something or other (footpeg?), the other day, I needed a breaker bar arrangement on the allen key ... the thing finally let go with an ear-splitting...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Apr-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,962
Posted By Loz
The pipes look lovely, I got a bit jealous seeing...

The pipes look lovely, I got a bit jealous seeing them :)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Apr-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,615
Posted By Loz
Quite stunning and unexpected. Likey. A lot.

Quite stunning and unexpected. Likey. A lot.
Forum: STs 09-Apr-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By Loz
Welcome to the wild whacky world of 4-valves. The...

Welcome to the wild whacky world of 4-valves.
The joy of having low-down grunt all the way up to the redline is seductive, addictive and not-my-fault-officer-my-throttle-must-have-twitched-on-its-own!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Apr-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,962
Posted By Loz
I'm getting a genuine sense of anticipation for...

I'm getting a genuine sense of anticipation for this thread. I am a mechanical numpty (useless with tools I mean, not that I'm a sort of clockwork drongo), so this kind of job just looks like...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Apr-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,962
Posted By Loz
Lovely. This is going to be one sweet bike.

Lovely. This is going to be one sweet bike.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Mar-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,962
Posted By Loz
I like the red stripe on the black wheels. That...

I like the red stripe on the black wheels. That swinger looks very good, too.

Enjoying this thread a great deal :)
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Mar-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Loz
Ouch, that really sucks :( Are you really going...

Ouch, that really sucks :( Are you really going to have to bear the full cost yourself?

<waves to Annette> - "Hi Annette" (You won't remember me :) )
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-Mar-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Loz
I must have one, at any cost - I'll post my...

I must have one, at any cost - I'll post my credit card to you.

PMSL :D
Forum: New User Introductions 12-Mar-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Loz
Welcome Andy, as you're buying I'll have a cup of...

Welcome Andy, as you're buying I'll have a cup of hot chocolate, thanks!

Excellent choice of bike, but then I may be biased. Try and get the suspension adjusted if the bike hasn't already be...
Forum: 999 / 749 04-Mar-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,413
Posted By Loz
The bike's handbook assumes you have OEM tyres,...

The bike's handbook assumes you have OEM tyres, and so gives the recommendation for that particular make and type.

Always start off with the pressures recommended by the tyre manufacturer for the...
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Nov-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By Loz
Wow, just received another letter for this one -...

Wow, just received another letter for this one - not sure, I think it's my third one.
Ho, hum, haven't seen the dealer for an age, be good to catch up. :)
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 14-Nov-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,405
Posted By Loz
Deeply worrisome. "Thought crime"...

Deeply worrisome. "Thought crime" indeed - until you get to the almost throw-away line near the end of the article where the defendant allegedly had attempted to donate money to a terrorist...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 14-Dec-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By Loz
Looks like Monty's garage to me! ;)

Looks like Monty's garage to me!

;)
Forum: SS & SuperSport 14-Dec-2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By Loz
Third photo in from the left ... really shows a...

Third photo in from the left ... really shows a feature I love about the SS. That curve is very sexy and just about spot on. The view shown in the fourth photo is another feature I love - it just...
Forum: STs 30-Nov-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Loz
Hi Loz, Loz here. NGK's are generally preferred...

Hi Loz, Loz here.

NGK's are generally preferred to Champion, and I believe the code you want is NGK DCPR9E (unless you want to go platinum, in which case you could try NGK DPR8EVX-9 :) ).

Cheers.
Forum: Technical - Help or Info - NON Motorcycle 27-Nov-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,748
Posted By Loz
I think you have to turn off your...

I think you have to turn off your firewall/security/ad & pop-up blocker temporarily to allow the runonce script to run (then turn the security back on, of course!).
Stupid Microsoft.
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Nov-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,774
Posted By Loz
I love the Paso. Extraordinary looking bike in...

I love the Paso. Extraordinary looking bike in its day and still draws my eye when I see one.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-Nov-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By Loz
Thumbs up Sound advice and works for me.

Sound advice and works for me.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Nov-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Loz
That would explain a few things :)

That would explain a few things :)
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Nov-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Loz
Ducati are very much into the "modular"...

Ducati are very much into the "modular" approach to building motorcycles. It's a cost effective strategy as it reduces the amount of engineering, component testing and "re-inventing the wheel" needed...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Nov-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,251
Posted By Loz
I didin't vote, there is no option for Kawasaki...

I didin't vote, there is no option for Kawasaki green :(
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Nov-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,774
Posted By Loz
I've owned a 2003 999S from new. Once I started...

I've owned a 2003 999S from new. Once I started pushing on the performance front, I did indeed have that feeling others have mentioned about the front being "vague".
When I eventually sorted out...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Nov-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Loz
There have been reports of mono sub-frames...

There have been reports of mono sub-frames breaking - in fact, the 999 that BIKE magazine used for it's "440" test broke its sub-frame.
It may be that the reports were one-offs (but there were more...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 20-Nov-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Loz
Brian Looks like that may be a BIG help. Thanks!

Brian
Looks like that may be a BIG help. Thanks!
Forum: 999 / 749 19-Nov-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Loz
Happiness is a benign EOBD light. Remember - an...

Happiness is a benign EOBD light.
Remember - an EOBD light is for life, not just for Christmas.
An EOBD light in time, saves 900 at the dealer.
When Buddha contemplated the EOBD light, he came away...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 19-Nov-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,384
Posted By Loz
Chef How do you manage to change gear with...

Chef
How do you manage to change gear with snowshoes on? ;)

:lol:
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 19-Nov-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Loz
That's something I don't understand ... My 999's...

That's something I don't understand ...
My 999's chain rarely needs adjustment and I've only had two in total after 18k plus miles.
My 750ie, with half the horsepower, eats chains and requires...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 19-Nov-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,493
Posted By Loz
Pieman Firstly, you aren't speaking for "the...

Pieman
Firstly, you aren't speaking for "the rest of us who choose to stay".

Secondly, was there any call for that remark?

Please consider deleting your post. Thank you.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 19-Nov-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Loz
Rushjob Thanks for the explanation. The reason...

Rushjob
Thanks for the explanation.
The reason for asking is that I've ordered an O-ring chain for my 750ie Sport and was wondering whether I shouldn't have ordered an X-ring instead.
Is there a...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 19-Nov-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Loz
Question X-ring vs O-ring chains

Would someone mind briefly describing the differences (practical or otherwise) between these two chain types, or pointing me to an suitable article?

Many thanks.
Forum: 999 / 749 19-Nov-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Loz
Thumbs up Error code 19.2

Had a nice bimble to John Henry's this morning, to meet up with the Sussex DSC contingent and the visitors from Hampshire and Surrey Regions. Good to see the guys, it was, had a great chat with Paul...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 17-Nov-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By Loz
Good luck to your mate, Dominic. Let us know how...

Good luck to your mate, Dominic. Let us know how he gets on!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 17-Nov-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Loz
How is it discriminatory? I can't afford to live...

How is it discriminatory? I can't afford to live down sarf either but I could still get a lift with Phil!

;)
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 16-Nov-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Loz
At the very least you'd want snorkel and flippers...

At the very least you'd want snorkel and flippers ... or scuba equipment if it's a lo-o-ong corner.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 15-Nov-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By Loz
<shakes head bemusedly> :lol:

<shakes head bemusedly>

:lol:
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Nov-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,559
Posted By Loz
PM back to Phil and Murray! Cheers, fellas. :)

PM back to Phil and Murray! Cheers, fellas. :)
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-Nov-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,559
Posted By Loz
Murray Can I sit on your roof rack?

Murray
Can I sit on your roof rack?
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 14-Nov-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,340
Posted By Loz
Tasty. If it doesn't work on the bike, it should...

Tasty.
If it doesn't work on the bike, it should go on the mantle.
Nicessshhh.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 13-Nov-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By Loz
John If you're not sure if it was a ladyboy or...

John
If you're not sure if it was a ladyboy or not ... well, I just wouldn't worry about it!

:lol:
Forum: 999 / 749 10-Nov-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Loz
So far as I know, as long as the side stand isn't...

So far as I know, as long as the side stand isn't down, a 749/999 should start in gear with the clutch pulled in. Has someone modified your bike?
When you say it won't start, do you mean the engine...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Nov-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,068
Posted By Loz
Yes, he meant 998/748. :cool:

Yes, he meant 998/748.

:cool:
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