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Old 08-Nov-2006, 11:42 PM
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Big up to the T8 in BIKE magazine

Only beaten to the top slot by the RC45 as the coolest race rep of all time.

Very nice summary I thought - something like "all the 'in your face' presence of a cold war fighter jet"

Cant remember the exact words as I was too tight to buy it !!!
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Old 09-Nov-2006, 08:05 AM
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I will reproduce here for you Natt-to save you having to go back to WHS.

"Father of the 916-and indeed every four-valve Ducati Vee for the past 18 years, including the MotoGP one - the 888 is viciously, completely cool. At the core of its appeal is the look of the thing; blunt and purposeful, like a Cold War jet."

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Old 09-Nov-2006, 12:36 PM
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*******s! The lot of them, us 851 (well whats left of mine) guys, have got to stand up to the misinformed unwashed masses.
The father, the father, 888 is just a mutated clone. PB got it right at least. And what about the poor old Pantah the great grand father, bet it never got a mention.
Being and old Tornado boy, and have even seen a Lightning in action, I can see the similarities. The 851/888's have less chance of catching fire on start up!
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Old 10-Nov-2006, 10:16 AM
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*******s! The lot of them, us 851 (well whats left of mine) guys, have got to stand up to the misinformed unwashed masses.
The father, the father, 888 is just a mutated clone. PB got it right at least. And what about the poor old Pantah the great grand father, bet it never got a mention.
Being and old Tornado boy, and have even seen a Lightning in action, I can see the similarities. The 851/888's have less chance of catching fire on start up!
Griff

Might aswell go back to the Cucciolo then.
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Old 10-Nov-2006, 12:15 PM
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Might aswell go back to the Cucciolo then.
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Old 10-Nov-2006, 01:58 PM
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griff, figured out which clutch plates for the new basket yet,
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Hmm,the RC45 was a cool bike right enough.Think of those great WSB rides by Aaron Slight,Colin Edwards,Foggy and Kockstinki.Then there are all the TT wins by Joey and 'mad' Phil McCallen,......
Yep,awesome bike.
Ya cant say that for many 'Ondas!
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Hmm,the RC45 was a cool bike right enough.Think of those great WSB rides by Aaron Slight,Colin Edwards,Foggy and Kockstinki.Then there are all the TT wins by Joey and 'mad' Phil McCallen,......
Yep,awesome bike.
Ya cant say that for many 'Ondas!

Yeah, but Jools rides a T8.....how cool is that?





















Good job the bike is cool enough to take being ridden by me then really


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Old 10-Nov-2006, 09:42 PM
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Ducati Alloy ones I think.


The RC45 is indeed a weapon. Does anyone remember the TT and the back wheel. Or was that an RC30?
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45..robert dunlop...right mess - hes still not right now.
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