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Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 16-Oct-2021, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By skidlids
I'm still working out what I should do with my...

I'm still working out what I should do with my 620 Monster road bike I started to convert to a DD racer for someone but put the project on hold when another bike came available for them.

The pic is...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 23-Sep-2021, 22:32
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By skidlids
My understanding is Paul Payne will soon have one...

My understanding is Paul Payne will soon have one for sale and Brian Alexander has one for sale.
I have a plans for building one from all my parts over the off season and still have to decide what...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 19-Jun-2021, 21:59
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By skidlids
For Sale - Class B 600SS £1650

NOW SOLD

Engine starts on the button and was originally set up by DWR to suit the cutaway airbox lid and K&N filter
My understanding is that this is the early engine with the 2.28:1 primary...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 08-May-2021, 23:00
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By skidlids
you would only need to adjust one and in all...

you would only need to adjust one and in all probability only one of the idle screws is in contact with the throttle body
Ducati prefer you to use the inner one as it is on the same spindle as the...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 24-Apr-2021, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By skidlids
There are two throttle stop screws one on each...

There are two throttle stop screws one on each throttle body, the easiest one to get to is the one by the throttle cam where the Cable pulls on.
It is a small set screw usually with yellow paint on...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 06-Mar-2021, 23:00
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By skidlids
That is my prefeered method in the middle of a...

That is my prefeered method in the middle of a race paddock
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Feb-2021, 14:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By skidlids
Looks as good as ever Ray

Looks as good as ever Ray
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 18-Jan-2021, 19:07
Replies: 0
Views: 2,000
Posted By skidlids
2021 DD Registration Form

Due to a greatly reduced race season last year
THOSE REGISTERED FOR 2020 DO NOT NEED TO PAY the DD registration fee for 2021

Please remember to send in a completed entry form
and for those joining...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 11-Jan-2021, 20:22
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By skidlids
2021 Desmo Due Technical Regulations

Tyres will be Dunlop Sportsmart TTs in 120/70/17 and 160/60/17 along with Dunlop KR189 120/70/17 - KR191 125/80/17 and KR389 165/55/17...
Forum: Club Discounts 01-Jan-2021, 21:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By skidlids
so close to 2nd prize only two numbers out (778)

so close to 2nd prize only two numbers out (778)
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 30-Oct-2020, 23:17
Replies: 0
Views: 2,272
Posted By skidlids
Dan James and Brian tipple the 2020 DD Champions

Congratulations to Dan James on becoming the 2020 Class A champion and Congratulations to Brian Tipple on winning the Class B championship

In what has been a very strange season due to Covid-19 the...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 07-Oct-2020, 19:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,081
Posted By skidlids
Well worth the money

Well worth the money
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 05-Oct-2020, 23:31
Replies: 0
Views: 1,505
Posted By skidlids
2020 Standings after rd2 at Castle Combe

With the cancelation of next weekends rescheduled Pembrey round it has been decided by the race committee taking into consideration the outcome of a riders poll that the Lord of Lydden race will now...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Sep-2020, 20:56
Replies: 1
Views: 1,076
Posted By skidlids
Hi Sean we have already had a discussion on...

Hi Sean

we have already had a discussion on facebook and you have seen pic of the bike i'm selling.

If the Lord of Lydden meeting goes ahaead I could take it along in place of my spare bike if it...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 31-Aug-2020, 22:18
Replies: 0
Views: 1,377
Posted By skidlids
2020 Standings after rd1 at Cadwell

#12 Dan James Leads Class A
#9 Floyd Moody Leads Class B
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 17-Aug-2020, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By skidlids
It could be the breather the later injected bikes...

It could be the breather the later injected bikes have a Reed valve but not the earlier 750 that I know of.
Hopefully not worn bores/rings causing blow by and pressurising the crankcases
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 14-Aug-2020, 23:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By skidlids
https://www.visordown.com/news/product-news/kn-rec...

https://www.visordown.com/news/product-news/kn-recall-oil-filter-due-leak-risk
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 14-Aug-2020, 23:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By skidlids
Certainly isn't a common problem, I've removed...

Certainly isn't a common problem, I've removed the double threaded boss before to fit a oil deplector plate for an oil cooler but never had any problems

I have seen a few comments recently where...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Jul-2020, 09:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,426
Posted By skidlids
Get a Mosfet unit, Many modern bikes have them...

Get a Mosfet unit, Many modern bikes have them fitted so lots of used ones on eBay, they use different connectors that you can also buy on eBay or some bikes use a small conversion Harness, mine came...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 05-Jul-2020, 22:37
Replies: 3
Views: 5,026
Posted By skidlids
I'm just going to put a link on the Facebook page

I'm just going to put a link on the Facebook page
Forum: Multistrada: Enduro / Pikes Peak / 1260 / 1200 / 1100 / 1000 16-Jun-2020, 20:08
Replies: 4
Views: 3,718
Posted By skidlids
I can't say they are my cup of tes as they...

I can't say they are my cup of tes as they operate on using the trim map inside the ECU associated with that sensor so has limitations, I would always prefer something that alters the length of the...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 26-Mar-2020, 20:40
Replies: 1
Views: 4,465
Posted By skidlids
Donington Round also Cancelled

The ACU has now announced no racing until the 31st May

Which means the Donington Park round on VE Bank holiday and the Saturday is now Cancelled
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 20-Mar-2020, 10:50
Replies: 1
Views: 4,465
Posted By skidlids
DD update -Pembrey and Oulton rds Cancelled

Due to the Corvid-19 virus playing havoc with peoples lives the ACU has taken the wise decision to cancel all race events up until the 30th of April.

The Donington round which is to be held on the...
Forum: New User Introductions 22-Feb-2020, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,388
Posted By skidlids
Matt if you see a 1100 Monster over H-Cafe with...

Matt if you see a 1100 Monster over H-Cafe with an Airways bodykit, that will be mine as I'm only up the road from there in Oxford

What colour 996 should I be looking out for when I'm over there
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 18-Feb-2020, 21:24
Replies: 0
Views: 3,965
Posted By skidlids
2020 Entrants as of 18th Feb

Update of those so far entered for DD 2020

Class A
# 1/#33 - Duncan Baillie
# 2 - Chris Norris
# 4 - Alan Ball
#10 - Simon Cox
#12 - Dan James
#18 - Mike Condliffe
#21 - Andy Taylor
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 31-Jan-2020, 19:59
Replies: 0
Views: 2,228
Posted By skidlids
The Current tyre situation Jan 2020

At the moment Dennis Trollope has only received a shipment of front tyres but is hoping to have the rear tyres in the next week or so

With our first race meeting not until the end of January which...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 16-Dec-2019, 22:33
Replies: 3
Views: 2,724
Posted By skidlids
Gaz you may have seen my other post where I now...

Gaz you may have seen my other post where I now have a set a spare pair of wheels and front disc that can be included with the Class B bike for an extra £100

So that one is £1300 for just the bike...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 11-Dec-2019, 00:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,724
Posted By skidlids
Hi Gaz in 2020 there will be 7 rounds all run...

Hi Gaz
in 2020 there will be 7 rounds all run with NGRRC I don't think the entry costs for next season are available yet but this year each race day cost either £120 or £140 so £240 to £280 for the...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 01-Dec-2019, 11:46
Replies: 0
Views: 2,383
Posted By skidlids
2020 DD Registration Form

Please remember to send in a completed entry form and not just make an online payment

forms can be emailed to desmodue@ducatisportingclub.com

prefered payment method is via Paypal using the online...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 28-Nov-2019, 18:41
Replies: 0
Views: 6,760
Posted By skidlids
Class A 620 Monster (Now broken for parts)

Dean bought this bike and a load of spares with the intention of racing next season but had a gearbox issue out in Portimao on his R1M which means he has an expensive repair and this is up for sale....
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 12-Nov-2019, 21:03
Replies: 0
Views: 2,691
Posted By skidlids
2020 Desmo Due Technical Regulations

So far I have not heard if we are going to have a brake lever fitted to our bikes, if we do I will ammend these Tech Regs to reflect the change


Tyres as set out below (compounds to be specified by...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 02-Nov-2019, 22:26
Replies: 3
Views: 7,844
Posted By skidlids
Still Lovin my litle DD bike although it has...

Still Lovin my litle DD bike although it has evolved over the years and unlike my 998R I can afford to crash it

A pic taken by Colin Hill at this years final round at Oulton Park
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 29-Sep-2019, 11:47
Replies: 0
Views: 3,460
Posted By skidlids
2020 Race Dates

Only 7 rounds next year starting at Pembrey the last weekend of March and finishing at Castle Combe the final weekend of September

Sat 14th Sun 15th March—Pembrey ACU Training/Open Test Day...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 19-Sep-2019, 21:08
Replies: 1
Views: 3,710
Posted By skidlids
620SS Class A bike SOLD 600SS Frame with V5...

620SS Class A bike SOLD

600SS Frame with V5 fitted with 620 engine that has only done one race meeting
3-way adjustable Showa Forks
Reworked adjustable length rear shock fitted with Ohlins...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Sep-2019, 00:21
Replies: 4
Views: 6,836
Posted By skidlids
If only running on one I would guess that fuel is...

If only running on one I would guess that fuel is getting pumped from the tank, I take it yours is twin injectors per cylinder so I would expect some fuel to be getting through.

First thing I would...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 11-Sep-2019, 23:19
Replies: 1
Views: 3,710
Posted By skidlids
2019 - 20 Bikes for Sale

If you are interested in racing in DD and looking for a bike check out the Desmo Due Paddock page on Facebook you will find there are a few bikes up for sale, I have put together a list of the ones I...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 02-Sep-2019, 23:05
Replies: 1
Views: 2,361
Posted By skidlids
Duncan and Martin the 2019 DD Champions

Congratulations to Duncan Baillie on becoming the 2019 Class A champion and to Dan James who pushed him hard but had to settle for the runner up spot

Also Congratulations to Martin Tomkins on...
Forum: 999 / 749 29-Jun-2019, 23:34
Replies: 3
Views: 12,658
Posted By skidlids
Does it do the same with the sidestand up and the...

Does it do the same with the sidestand up and the clutch lever pulled in
Forum: 999 / 749 26-Jun-2019, 00:07
Replies: 3
Views: 12,658
Posted By skidlids
Possibly the dash, sounds like it is an...

Possibly the dash, sounds like it is an intermittent immobiliser problem. I've known dash's to get damp inside and the circuit board tracks start to corrode. As the signal from the transponder in the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Apr-2019, 20:18
Replies: 0
Views: 6,118
Posted By skidlids
Standings after 2 rounds

Desmo Due standings after the rounds at Brands Hatch and Snetterton
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 28-Jan-2019, 01:03
Replies: 3
Views: 13,362
Posted By skidlids
I've bought a few parts from Brooks for when I'm...

I've bought a few parts from Brooks for when I'm rebuilding forks or shocks and £130 is a good price if it includes Seals, renewing the oil and re-gassing
I'm guessing it is a Sachs shock as...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 24-Jan-2019, 20:49
Replies: 2
Views: 4,351
Posted By skidlids
Mark can be contacted on 07973 225069

Mark can be contacted on 07973 225069
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 24-Jan-2019, 19:55
Replies: 2
Views: 4,351
Posted By skidlids
For Sale 620S Class A DD Bike - Now SOLD

Now SOLD


2004 620ss with V5 converted for racing
Fitted with;
Ohlins adjustable length rear shock and 900SS Alloy Swingarm.
Forks are fitted Maxton Fork internals and use 996 gold nitride...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 08-Jan-2019, 20:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,606
Posted By skidlids
I know Chris Pullen has a Class B bike for sale...

I know Chris Pullen has a Class B bike for sale and I think Phil Wilcock aka Ghostie has a Class B to sell, Jim Brian has a Class A bike.

How they expect to sell without advertising them I don't...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 07-Jan-2019, 21:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,606
Posted By skidlids
Hi Paul Would that be Class A or Class B, for...

Hi Paul
Would that be Class A or Class B, for Class B you will need to be the holder of an ACU Novice or Intermediate Novice licence

I'm sure there are some about but it does depend on what your...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 26-Dec-2018, 23:31
Replies: 0
Views: 7,244
Posted By skidlids
2019 Desmo Due technical regulations

Tyres will be Dunlop Alpha 13-SPs in 120/70/17 and 160/60/17 along with Dunlop KR189 120/70/17 and KR389 165/55/17 Wets
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For...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 26-Dec-2018, 22:48
Replies: 0
Views: 3,175
Posted By skidlids
2019 Checklist for racing in DD

Check list for racing in DD
DSC Membership
http://www.ducatisportingclub.com/shop/index.php?cat=9

Desmo Due Registration
http://www.ducatisportingclub.com/showthread.php?t=561586

NGRRC...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 24-Nov-2018, 10:00
Replies: 0
Views: 2,540
Posted By skidlids
2019 DD Registration Form

Please remember to send in a completed entry form and not just make an online payment

forms can be emailed to desmodue@ducatisportingclub.com

prefered payment method is via Paypal using the online...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 06-Nov-2018, 22:22
Replies: 0
Views: 2,991
Posted By skidlids
For Sale 620SS Class A DD Bike (SOLD)

I am posting this on behalf of Andy Mackintosh who is based in Glasgow

Ready to Race - Just add numbers
600 SuperSport frame with a 2002 Monster 620 engine. Recently rebuild/refreshed January 2017...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 23-Oct-2018, 23:06
Replies: 1
Views: 3,090
Posted By skidlids
Edited as Pembrey meeting has moved on a week

Edited as Pembrey meeting has moved on a week
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