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Old Jun 27th 2019, 03:03 PM   #251
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Got the belts changed and annual fluids this week so took the 888 out for a proper ride today. Such a great well balanced bike. So easy to ride and incredible sound. She's still a looker too after all these years. Can't tell if I prefer the new stuff or the older bikes!

Have a few interesting additions incoming over the next several months so will try and keep this thread current. Hope the riding season is in full swing for everyone!

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Old Jun 27th 2019, 05:47 PM   #252
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Got the belts changed and annual fluids this week so took the 888 out for a proper ride today. Such a great well balanced bike. So easy to ride and incredible sound. She's still a looker too after all these years. Can't tell if I prefer the new stuff or the older bikes!

Have a few interesting additions incoming over the next several months so will try and keep this thread current. Hope the riding season is in full swing for everyone!

Kevin

Still my favorite of your collection Kevin.
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Old Jun 27th 2019, 07:18 PM   #253
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Best thread on the forum, always looking forward to the updates..

I didnt even know the 888 existed! What a beautiful bike.
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Old Jun 27th 2019, 08:39 PM   #254
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Still my favorite of your collection Kevin.
You gotta try one man! I think it would be a nice compliment to your other bikes. At the very least it would balance out some of the ferocity of the others

Itís way down on power but is so smooth and controllable. Probably a much more appropriate amount of grunt for me if Iím being honest. Very exploitable levels of performance. And the sound is glorious!!
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You gotta try one man! I think it would be a nice compliment to your other bikes. At the very least it would balance out some of the ferocity of the others

Itís way down on power but is so smooth and controllable. Probably a much more appropriate amount of grunt for me if Iím being honest. Very exploitable levels of performance. And the sound is glorious!!
Still waiting for the time I can afford to buy this one of yours lol.
This is the first Ducati that ever really made me lust after. Awesome memories of chasing one up the Crest mid week. Only the two of us up there all day.
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Old Jun 28th 2019, 11:02 AM   #256
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Still waiting for the time I can afford to buy this one of yours lol.
This is the first Ducati that ever really made me lust after. Awesome memories of chasing one up the Crest mid week. Only the two of us up there all day.
I need to come up there and ride with you one of these days. maybe ship a bike to your favorite track. That is if you're ok towing a slow poke like me around!!
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Old Jul 3rd 2019, 06:34 PM   #257
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Warmed up a few of the bikes this evening that haven't been cycled in a while. Makes me want to go for a long ride!!!



1299SL with her older sibling...

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Old Jul 9th 2019, 09:15 PM   #258
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Got the Aprilia out on track this weekend. Only my second track session ever but the bike made me feel like a pro. It's an insanely capable machine. Full system sounds amazing too. Seriously feeling like it's as good if not slightly better than the Speciale. Smooth on throttle, buttery shifts, rock solid stability mid corner and some serious grunt now with the additional displacement.

Next bike to try on circuit will be the V4R!

I might need a different suit for this bike. Don't think it was happy with my wardrobe!





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Old Jul 9th 2019, 11:11 PM   #259
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Haha love it!

You should put a small sticker on the bike saying " it's ok, my other bike is a v4 R"

Looking forward to reading the track comparison between the two. I hear the 1100cc makes the new aprillia pull like a train now from the bottom. Awesome seeing you having a killer time out there brother.
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The RSV4 has a great chassis. Great handling bike.
Donít worry about the leathers, always fun making people do double tales lol.
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