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Old 03-26-2009, 10:41 AM   #21
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Excellent article great pictures. I think I know that girl na the girl I know has red hair but the same eyes. So many horses and so many female riders and life is good at the stables Buz. Love that torque curve of a Ducati V-Twin. Good work MO.
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Old 03-26-2009, 10:43 AM   #22
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Ducati likes calling them "L-Twins" bcuz it provides a distinction for their bikes. But the cylinders are still arranged in a Vee shape, so I call them V-Twins. Hypothetically, if you could take a Harley V-Twin and rotate it forward in a chassis, would it cease to be a V-Twin?
It would then be a "<-Twin"..........
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Old 03-26-2009, 10:50 AM   #23
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Is Ducati going to bring back the SS with the Air-cooled 1100DS motor? Loved that bike.
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Old 03-26-2009, 10:56 AM   #24
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Excellent article great pictures. I think I know that girl na the girl I know has red hair but the same eyes. So many horses and so many female riders and life is good at the stables Buz. Love that torque curve of a Ducati V-Twin. Good work MO.
You've never ridden a Ducati.

I'm sure you're an excellent poop shoveler.
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Old 03-26-2009, 11:17 AM   #25
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Is Ducati going to bring back the SS with the Air-cooled 1100DS motor? Loved that bike.
If you love that motor, love the Monster. Sales of the previous SS were abysmal - riders wanted more than 80hp in a "supersport". Its riding position was also way too uncomfortable for a moderately powerful bike not meant for the track. The closest Ducati might come to producing another SS is another offshoot from the SportClassic line.
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Old 03-26-2009, 11:33 AM   #26
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If you love that motor, love the Monster. Sales of the previous SS were abysmal - riders wanted more than 80hp in a "supersport". Its riding position was also way too uncomfortable for a moderately powerful bike not meant for the track. The closest Ducati might come to producing another SS is another offshoot from the SportClassic line.
Yeah- the PS was a pretty sweet bike. Imagine the possiblility of a 1300cc Air-Cooled 105hp/110ftlbs PS or Sport?
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Old 03-26-2009, 11:52 AM   #27
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You've never ridden a Ducati.

I'm sure you're an excellent poop shoveler.

Bet you have had a shyt eatin grin ever since your buddy is back, eh Buz?
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Old 03-26-2009, 12:00 PM   #28
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Streetfighters is one area where the big4 are left in the wind. What do they got in the US? I guess you could consider the FZ-1, though it's heavier than any of the others. The Bandit is out of the running... too heavy. Honda has zip. Kawasaki likewise. The VMax is a pig too. The B-King is another porker.

Look like you got the S3, the Ducks, the Tuono, the Monsters... if you want a Japanese streetfighter you gotta get a crashed GSX750 or a literbike and make your own. Not that one of those projects wouldn't be a hoot. Hey! That's a thought. Maybe I'll search out a slightly worse for the wear GSXR750. A new top tree, lower gearing, lower the pegs..... sounds tempting. Bet I can beat BAR's price point!
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Streetfighters is one area where the big4 are left in the wind. What do they got in the US? I guess you could consider the FZ-1, though it's heavier than any of the others. The Bandit is out of the running... too heavy. Honda has zip. Kawasaki likewise. The VMax is a pig too. The B-King is another porker.

Look like you got the S3, the Ducks, the Tuono, the Monsters... if you want a Japanese streetfighter you gotta get a crashed GSX750 or a literbike and make your own. Not that one of those projects wouldn't be a hoot. Hey! That's a thought. Maybe I'll search out a slightly worse for the wear GSXR750. A new top tree, lower gearing, lower the pegs..... sounds tempting. Bet I can beat BAR's price point!
I wish Honda would bring in the CB1000R...
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Bet you have had a shyt eatin grin ever since your buddy is back, eh Buz?
LOL I have ridden a Monster and a 999. If you have a horse you are going to shovel some manure. Unless you are one of these pretty folks Google Image Result for http://www.theequinest.com/images/gisele-horse.jpg
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