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Old 26-Feb-2009, 01:52 PM
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Question What would you have, 996 or 749?

About 4k to spend on a Ducati and both of these appeal. I've ridden a 996S on track and loved it, never been on a 749. Just wondering if the lack of torque on the 749 will make it a bit uninspiring, or if it being a later model, the better handling and stuff will outweigh that disadvantage?

What say you lot?
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Old 26-Feb-2009, 02:07 PM
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What's it for? Road, track?
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I was going to say about rockers being the only thing that would stop me going back to a 996 ... but a 998!

Get a 998 Lucie!
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What's it for? Road, track?

Yep For everything...well, maybe not off road, but you know
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Old 26-Feb-2009, 02:12 PM
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998's are a bit over budget. It would be lovely, but no.
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Yep For everything...well, maybe not off road, but you know

A 1000SS?
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Old 26-Feb-2009, 02:19 PM
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A 1000SS?

Nah, been there, not keen to repeat. They're good, but the 996 was leagues better.
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Old 26-Feb-2009, 02:21 PM
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Then I would have to say 996 - the 749 just wouldn't have enough.

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