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Old 02-Oct-2009, 07:05 PM
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Hi, thinking of coming back to Ducati...

Hi everyone.

I got bitten by buying a Friday bike (998S) bought new in 2002 and swore never to get another Ducati... oddly enough I've wanted another one ever since! Now I've recovered from my rage I guess.

I'm looking into RC8s and considering a 1098/1098S or 999R. Being a sucker, I'm even interested in considering another 998S! It was really good, on a good day -

If anyone knows of anyone selling any of these bikes from a good home please contact me or ask them to do so. I'm currently in touch with dealers that have been recommended to me - Moto Rapido, WM Snell, JHP. I've found an interesting bike in Scotland via MCN at Woods... anyone know if this dealership is good to do business with?

See you online!
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 08:16 PM
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Hi Outliar,

Go on you know you want to.....the best Brand on the planet Have you considered the 848? I can recommend it


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Old 02-Oct-2009, 09:27 PM
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Hi Dementor, yes I'm going to look at the 848 too. I've read it's a good bike but needs setting up. Have you had yours long? Have you been on track?

I'm looking forward to trying all these great bikes out
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 09:48 PM
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Hello Outliar

welcome, nothing wrong the old 748's either
where you based, as I am sure you can hook up with like minder folks?

TopiToo
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 10:14 PM
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Hi Tipitoes,

Yes I know - but I know a guy who had even more problems than me with a 748... I also know many more people who had no probs whatsoever...

Anyhow, I figure I'm better off with a newer bike.

I'm currently in Norwich, though soon moving back to SW London area

Cheers
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 10:15 PM
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Hi Dementor, yes I'm going to look at the 848 too. I've read it's a good bike but needs setting up. Have you had yours long? Have you been on track?

I'm looking forward to trying all these great bikes out

Had it just over a year, done over 7k miles on it. it's been to Germany (Nurburg Ring), Brands, Cadwell, Rockingham etc etc. wife goes on the back (brave lady ) Owned most of the Ducati range and ridden them all, and for me the 848 IS the best.

You can see it here http://www.dementor.org.uk/848%20Project.htm

and see it on track here http://www.dementor.org.uk/Cadwell%20Video.htm last video on the page


Hants - Meet Popham Airfield every 2nd Sunday of the Month @ 1pm

Ducati Snells of Alton : >>
848 Corse SE Evoluzione 2 : >>
Dementor Site :>>
Sponsor of DD Riders
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 10:16 PM
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A 998s?

Not too many of them up for sale but this might be of interest.

http://www.ducatisportingclub.com/sh...ad.php?t=80222

A 998 is an excellent choice ridden the new fangled 1098 but I'm sticking with my 998, no desire to change now, we're growing old together

Ray.
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 10:19 PM
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Hi Ray, thanks for that. I've sent him a PM already (can't post in the for sale forum for 7 days as a new member for some reason), so waiting to hear back. Will be trying the 1098 for size as well, but in all honesty I'm not sure I need 160bhp. Watch this space...
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 10:24 PM
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Actually Ray, wonder if you could do me a favour and reply to that thread for me and ask him to contact me? Just in case he doesn't check his PMs - he's getting old and may not be able to read the small numbers ;-)
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Old 02-Oct-2009, 10:25 PM
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Hi Tipitoes,

Yes I know - but I know a guy who had even more problems than me with a 748... I also know many more people who had no probs whatsoever...

Anyhow, I figure I'm better off with a newer bike.

I'm currently in Norwich, though soon moving back to SW London area

Cheers

no worries if your anywhere near the home of rugby you will need to
get some miles in for the good roads.

TopiToo
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