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how's the fuel consumption like?

 

the blackbird is tempting me very strongly with its 360km / tank

 

wow... 360km for a full tank??EFI or CARB model?? care to share?? waht they change to make its millage increase??

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seal, heard abt a road going v4, any truth to that?

 

just wondering, any of u guys part of that yahoo sg ducati forum thingie?

 

Read in MCN that Ducati is being pressured into building a road going desmosedici. We may see it sometime next year. Let's keep our fingers crossed.

 

And yes I am a member at the Ducati Yahoo Sg forum.

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G'day,

 

Great to see a Duc thread alive here. I'm thinking of getting back into riding again and want a 916sps or 996sps or the best I can afford so to speak. I would like to find out what are the current going rates for anyone of these machines in SG. Also, what are your opinions on a used 916sps in terms reliability due to the nature of it being an older bike. Replies will definitly be appreciated. Thanks.

 

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hiya fellas, another wet evening..

 

reminds me man, never leave the duke to soak up rain, you're asking for it. i remember on my then new monster, the water had seeped into the dials and the oil pressure indicator got screwed up, chnged it many times but the problem remained.

 

hiya prodrive, yea, lets try to create some kind of corner for duke riders, come in and place thoughts/views.

 

seen a brand new 996 sps at minerva. still there i believe.

not sure abt 916 sps.

 

anywya guys , how have yer dukes been treating ya? pleasure or pain? ;)

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Hi fellow duke owners,

 

Ducati ST rider here. For me, my duke is both pleasure and pain. However, pleasure would always envelope the pain everytime the unique Desmo V-twin power and noise of the duke punch me out of a corner. Just love riding my duke.

 

Have tried an R1 and blackbird before. They are fast but the inline feeling is just so different from a twin.

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is $14k for an FP plate 916 worth the money?

 

it seems to be in mint condition, except for some leaking on the left fork.

 

i had wanted to get it earlier , but frens had been dissuading me, saying i'd need to spend 8k on parks every year. so i'd given up and thought of getting either a blackbird or an f4i, but hearing those dukes that day, my heart hath shakened!!!

 

14k for a 916 is bullshit money to pay man..there are much better deals around just got to wait awhile for the better bikes to come out

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I saw one 996 at motoworld todae~! :cheer: Dream~ :sleep:

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hiya fellas, another wet evening..

 

reminds me man, never leave the duke to soak up rain, you're asking for it. i remember on my then new monster, the water had seeped into the dials and the oil pressure indicator got screwed up, chnged it many times but the problem remained.

 

hiya prodrive, yea, lets try to create some kind of corner for duke riders, come in and place thoughts/views.

 

seen a brand new 996 sps at minerva. still there i believe.

not sure abt 916 sps.

 

anywya guys , how have yer dukes been treating ya? pleasure or pain? ;)

 

Thanks for the info obitrok. It's quite rare finding a brand new 996 sps in the market nowadays. Any idea how much its going for?

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Thanks for the info obitrok. It's quite rare finding a brand new 996 sps in the market nowadays. Any idea how much its going for?

 

im may go dwn next week, if u need to know asap, then call mary at 62984777.

 

if not, u gotta wait a week

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Hi,guys.

I notice tat our corner is not active for some times. :cry: Where r all the Dukes Lovers?

Come on,Lets keep it alive. :smile:

Allow me to sart the Ball rolling.I was offend a 2nd hand carbon airbox for $380-400.Does it sound ok? :cheer:

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hiya all.

james glad to know u're interested in keeping this thread alive. i would also like to know more duke riders out there. it could help when i/we have probs and can thrash it out here.

 

:offtopic: i think sporting motorcycles (beside minerva) is having a clearance sale, u guys may want to drop by.

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Originally posted by obitrok@Jan 9 2004, 04:46 PM

hiya all.

james glad to know u're interested in keeping this thread alive. i would also like to know more duke riders out there. it could help when i/we have probs and can thrash it out here.

 

:offtopic: i think sporting motorcycles (beside minerva) is having a clearance sale, u guys may want to drop by.

clearance sale! too bad.. no $$$. :cheeky:

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did i hear some one says the oil pressure indicator got screwed up??

don't get the orginal ones,use those that are meant for cars and u will have no prob with it anymore.cost abt 20 bucks

To be old and wise, u gotta be young and stupid

 

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Hi obitrok,

I do mostly everyday to check out our section to find any pple posts. :smile:

Hws yr 999?Giving U yr best ride of yr life? :cheer:

Where do U stay by the way?Cause I saw a 999 at Esso Station Clementi last 2wks pumping air,thought might be U......

But I was riding my wave to work,so abit paisai to talk to him.

My 996 almost 10k in mileage soon.Heard the servicing min.$700. :sweat:

 

 

Sporting having sale?????U always go down there?I find Joe & company quite friendly.Maybe U could go down check out the sale items and keep us update. :cheeky:

I will go check too.

 

 

 

 

 

Cheers

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Hi Shoei,

Is it accurate?Ducati parts r expensive,man.

I wanted to change the lens of my RPM meter due to some stains but was told must get a full set.I have since drop the idea. :cry:

By the way what bike r u riding? :cheeky:

 

 

 

 

 

Prodrive,

Have u got yr 996SPS aly? :lovestruck:

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Originally posted by James996@Jan 9 2004, 08:10 PM

Hi obitrok,

I do mostly everyday to check out our section to find any pple posts. :smile:

Hws yr 999?Giving U yr best ride of yr life? :cheer:

Where do U stay by the way?Cause I saw a 999 at Esso Station Clementi last 2wks pumping air,thought might be U......

But I was riding my wave to work,so abit paisai to talk to him.

My 996 almost 10k in mileage soon.Heard the servicing min.$700. :sweat:

 

 

Sporting having sale?????U always go down there?I find Joe & company quite friendly.Maybe U could go down check out the sale items and keep us update. :cheeky:

I will go check too.

 

 

 

 

 

Cheers

hey james,

ya the duke is quite a ride. power ready to abuse. i live in bedok and thats not me. i also saw another 999 just last night.

 

10k coming soon? heh heh, at 700 sweat blood man. joe is a very nice guy. they're selling stuff like k&n filters, gloves and so on. didnt see shocks or the likes for sale tho.

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Hi obitrok,

Oic,cant be u aly.

Did u install yr pipes aly?I think U getting them.Rite?

Hw abt organizing a dukes gathering in Singapore for nite supper and chit chat session?After we get to know each others,maybe we can go up malaysia for seafood or just riding?It will be great to see so many dukes at a time. :cheer:

Any others dukers interested?

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Originally posted by James996@Jan 9 2004, 09:06 PM

Hi obitrok,

Oic,cant be u aly.

Did u install yr pipes aly?I think U getting them.Rite?

Hw abt organizing a dukes gathering in Singapore for nite supper and chit chat session?After we get to know each others,maybe we can go up malaysia for seafood or just riding?It will be great to see so many dukes at a time. :cheer:

Any others dukers interested?

seeing duke riders altogether is nice indeed.

ya, i have me termis fitted. now it has a nice throaty growl.

heh heh.

 

unfortunately not many duke riders ard here..

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hi james,

i wanted to get a 998 actual,but due to buget constraint,i got myself a TLR.Not that bad though.

 

i reckon termis the best pipes for these twins engine.

regards

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