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Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 08-Oct-2022, 19:31
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Posted By skidlids
Desmo Due 2023 - organiser needed

As it is the Clubs series it is time to find someone else to take over the running of the series
I have done it for far to long and trying to keep everyone happy is impossible.

The series currently...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 23-Sep-2022, 22:31
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By skidlids
2022 Desmo Due Champions

Congratulations to Dominic Cann on winning the Class A championship for the second time and pushed all the way by Scott Wilson who yet again finished runner up

and also Congratulations to Floyd...
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Sep-2022, 22:24
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By skidlids
I would have thought Pro twins in Romford a good...

I would have thought Pro twins in Romford a good bet
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 15-Aug-2022, 21:47
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By skidlids
Not the ideal forum to ask in as this forum is...

Not the ideal forum to ask in as this forum is under the race series section and the newest Supersport raced in the series is 2004
Forum: 999 / 749 28-May-2022, 21:40
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By skidlids
It could be the contacts of the start button, I...

It could be the contacts of the start button, I had an Aprilia one apart last week to clean the contacts as it had stopped working altogether
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 16-Mar-2022, 17:54
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By skidlids
I did notice as I tried to access the DD info, I...

I did notice as I tried to access the DD info, I got a message pop up saing the sie wasn't trusted
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 01-Jan-2022, 17:24
Replies: 0
Views: 1,371
Posted By skidlids
2022 DD Registration Form

Please send in a completed entry form and preferably make an online payment

prefered payment method is via Paypal using the online shop

http://www.ducatisportingclub.com/shop/index.php?cat=9

forms...
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 28-Dec-2021, 21:32
Replies: 0
Views: 1,246
Posted By skidlids
2022 Desmo Due technical regulations

Tyres will again be Dunlop Sportsmart TTs in 120/70/17 and 160/60/17 along with Dunlop KR191 125/80/17 and KR389 165/55/17 Wets, the older KR189 120/70/17 will still be allowed...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 25-Dec-2021, 22:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By skidlids
Crikey Clive, I hadn't heard anything about you...

Crikey Clive, I hadn't heard anything about you having a stroke

Back when Desmo Due started Tony Brancatto at Charlgrove was making fairings for them, not sure if he still does
I can as in the Desmo...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 19-Jun-2021, 21:59
Replies: 0
Views: 1,838
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: 1,320
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: 1,320
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: 1,750
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: 2,595
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: 3,050
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: 2,063
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: 2,710
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: 3,817
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: 3,100
Posted By skidlids
Well worth the money

Well worth the money
Forum: DesmoDue Series Information 05-Oct-2020, 23:31
Replies: 0
Views: 2,493
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: 2,176
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: 2,370
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: 1,816
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: 1,816
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: 1,816
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: 2,191
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: 6,320
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 / V4 / V2 / 1260 / 1200 / 1100 / 1000 16-Jun-2020, 20:08
Replies: 4
Views: 5,098
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: 5,651
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: 5,651
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: 3,511
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: 5,072
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: 3,365
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: 3,886
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: 3,886
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: 3,475
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: 8,100
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: 3,925
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: 9,318
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: 4,620
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: 4,917
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: 8,230
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: 4,917
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: 3,534
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: 14,170
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: 14,170
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: 7,272
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: 14,681
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: 5,579
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: 5,579
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...
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