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Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Yesterday, 10:40 am
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Posted By redpato
I think interest in the game has slowed down a...

I think interest in the game has slowed down a lot. Give it a little more time.
Forum: Supersport   Aug 15th, 2019, 6:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By redpato
With stock mirrors I did as SP3 said, scuffed the...

With stock mirrors I did as SP3 said, scuffed the ball and socket then used Locktite on the screw to keep it from backing out. What I finally did was removed the stock mirrors and went with large bar...
Forum: Bikes   Aug 13th, 2019, 10:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By redpato
$6000 or best reasonable offer. Thanks for...

$6000 or best reasonable offer.

Thanks for the reminder Scott.
Forum: Bikes   Aug 13th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By redpato
2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Special

2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Special, bought new June 2014. With only 4206 miles, it's like brand new including the tires. Last year model with the Orange and White paint. Modifications include a lower flat...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Aug 13th, 2019, 3:05 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
I notice thereís a clue to this madness in your...

I notice thereís a clue to this madness in your post count.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Aug 13th, 2019, 3:01 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
Need to play that at next ECM.

Need to play that at next ECM.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 29th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By redpato
A Little Thread Jacking

A few years ago I brought my son and his Ural to a WCM. At every stop where a dozen Ducatiís would normally get a lot of attention, that Ural would be the focus, what most people would ask about.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 29th, 2019, 6:18 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 2,355
Posted By redpato
Iíve always found this Moto Guzzi to be quite...

Iíve always found this Moto Guzzi to be quite sexy.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 29th, 2019, 6:11 pm
Replies: 12,148
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Posted By redpato
Is the new tag a church with a dome or any...

Is the new tag a church with a dome or any building with a dome?
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 26th, 2019, 12:50 am
Replies: 75
Views: 2,355
Posted By redpato
Right now itís the new Norton Commando.

Right now itís the new Norton Commando.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 24th, 2019, 6:55 pm
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Posted By redpato
Thereís one nearby but it may be a few days...

Thereís one nearby but it may be a few days before I can get over there.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 21st, 2019, 9:31 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By redpato
I have a friend that shipped his big GS from his...

I have a friend that shipped his big GS from his home in North Carolina to here in SoCal and will be riding it home on Wednesday. Today a couple of us joined him to take it out around here as a warm...
Forum: Supersport   Jul 2nd, 2019, 3:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By redpato
I installed one right before going on a long ride...

I installed one right before going on a long ride for the first WCM. On the return trip my bike threw its chain. Fortunately for me it all rolled out the back. When I replaced the chain and sprockets...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 1st, 2019, 11:12 am
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By redpato
Indeed, the new Commando is very appealing to me....

Indeed, the new Commando is very appealing to me. I also have a 1972 Norton Commando Interstate needing restoration. I'm hoping to have it up and running in a year's time.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 1st, 2019, 8:42 am
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By redpato
I’d seen them at the motorcycle show and thought...

I’d seen them at the motorcycle show and thought the engine looks a bit bulky but considering it’s a twin no wonder. The ride was smooth and plenty powerful especially compared to my single. And like...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 30th, 2019, 11:34 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By redpato
The only recent ride was on my GT yesterday to...

The only recent ride was on my GT yesterday to Southern California Motorsportís Royal Enfield 650 twin release demo ride. It was quite warm and rode in a group of about ten with most fairly new...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 28th, 2019, 11:48 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
Something about the size of file for what little...

Something about the size of file for what little bit I shot I canít post on here.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 27th, 2019, 7:10 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
It is quite feasible for me. Iíll mention the...

It is quite feasible for me. Iíll mention the wine to Sue and that could be all the draw she needs.
Forum: Supersport   Jun 26th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By redpato
psyopper has a great solution. Two different...

psyopper has a great solution. Two different methods I used, first was with open rafters in my garage, I used ratchet straps through the frame and around the rafters to get the front end off the...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 19th, 2019, 5:32 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
After Saturdayís group photo I went back to my...

After Saturdayís group photo I went back to my room to get my gear and the pavement was way off kilter. Seemed OK when I set the kickstand down but once the suspension unloaded it became top heavy...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 19th, 2019, 11:06 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
Here are my contributions of pictures from our...

Here are my contributions of pictures from our time at this year's WCM. Thank you all for the great time, nice to see some familiar faces and meet new ones. Looking forward to next year.
Forum: Supersport   Jun 11th, 2019, 10:05 am
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By redpato
Having a steel sprocket on my bike, I ordered the...

Having a steel sprocket on my bike, I ordered the magnetic alignment tool.
Forum: Supersport   Jun 10th, 2019, 10:53 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 770
Posted By redpato
As slippery as brake fluid is, had it leaked from...

As slippery as brake fluid is, had it leaked from a fitting or the hose failed between the reservoir and the slave, you would have seen some fluid. Fill the reservoir, bleed it a lot, then look for a...
Forum: Supersport   Jun 10th, 2019, 6:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By redpato
Seeing the info on Thomas Performance Parts here...

Seeing the info on Thomas Performance Parts here I ordered the cam pulley holder and chain alignment tools direct.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 10th, 2019, 6:05 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
Our T-shirts came in this afternoon and they look...

Our T-shirts came in this afternoon and they look great, thanks Dmitry! Cost is $12 each, I’ll collect it there.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 9th, 2019, 6:59 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
Maybe we can meet in Chico for lunch. Drive out...

Maybe we can meet in Chico for lunch. Drive out the rest of the way together. I’ll PM you my mobile number.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 9th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
Today is chillin’ with my girl, get ready for a...

Today is chillin’ with my girl, get ready for a casual dinner. Tomorrow will be my laundry day, hit the market for things I need for the trip (fruit, snacks, beer, toothpaste.) Tuesday I’ll load my...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 31st, 2019, 9:54 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
T-shirts have been ordered, Iíll bring them with...

T-shirts have been ordered, Iíll bring them with me, collect from you there.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 29th, 2019, 10:04 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
Two weeks from now, with my bike in the back of...

Two weeks from now, with my bike in the back of the truck, I will be on the road to my overnight stop in Sacramento. The following day my son, with his bike in the back of the truck, and I will head...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 19th, 2019, 5:58 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
By the 28th, or so, Iím going to put in our order...

By the 28th, or so, Iím going to put in our order for T-shirts. If youíre going to want one be sure to state your size and color preference from red, black, white or gray. Iíll collect for them at...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 10th, 2019, 8:54 am
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
Wow, what happened to staying there through...

Wow, what happened to staying there through Mother’s Day? Nice to see you all had a good rally...er...meetup. Safe travels home.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 9th, 2019, 9:18 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
My son and I will be heading up on Thursday out...

My son and I will be heading up on Thursday out of Sacramento with the bikes in the truck. We’ll be looking for you on the way up.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 8th, 2019, 10:44 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
Glad to see this tradition continues.

Glad to see this tradition continues.
Forum: Supersport   May 5th, 2019, 12:14 pm
Replies: 28
  Ouch!
Views: 962
Posted By redpato
Someone elseís story

Early in my career at Lockheed a guy I knew from high school came to work there. In catching up with him I noticed he was missing a thumb and half an index finger on one hand. When I asked what...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   May 2nd, 2019, 8:34 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
How about T shaped steel that fit in those rails,...

How about T shaped steel that fit in those rails, the middle leg with a hole that could hold a tie down.
Forum: Supersport   May 2nd, 2019, 11:17 am
Replies: 28
  Ouch!
Views: 962
Posted By redpato
Since we're telling injury stories...when in the...

Since we're telling injury stories...when in the Air Force I had a part time job as a butcher that included slaughtering home ranch raised stock. I was skinning a steer when on an upstroke to make...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 25th, 2019, 11:18 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
Are you using .020” cres? I’ve found when I used...

Are you using .020” cres? I’ve found when I used .032” the sprocket would cut it and it could go unnoticed as it looked intact on the outside plate. Using .020” was just thin enough to fit between...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 21st, 2019, 3:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By redpato
My brother bought the bike new, his son had it...

My brother bought the bike new, his son had it for a couple of years then I got it about 13 years ago. When I took the system off and found those plugs I asked both if they’d done that and each said...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 20th, 2019, 5:51 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By redpato
You are correct, it would allow additional air...

You are correct, it would allow additional air into the cylinder. It was designed to draw fuel vapors from the tank going through the charcoal canister, burning the vapors. But being plugged from the...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 20th, 2019, 11:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By redpato
Did Ducati pull a fast one on the EPA

Recently a friend (@SoCalDuc) and I were discussing his 01 750 not running correctly, has some kind of fueling issue where it dies at speed. One thing he found that might be a contributing issue...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 19th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
For sure weíll miss you this year but hoping your...

For sure weíll miss you this year but hoping your treatment beats the cancer and weíll see you in 2020. Keeping you in my prayers.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 19th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Replies: 12,148
Views: 873,542
Posted By redpato
Old tag: a large mural on a building. This is the...

Old tag: a large mural on a building. This is the Nixon mural in Whittier CA where he lived and attended college. Local artist grants Nixon immortality through mural ? The Quaker Campus...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Apr 3rd, 2019, 11:39 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
Thatís code, ainít it?

Thatís code, ainít it?
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Mar 16th, 2019, 7:50 pm
Replies: 2,390
Views: 64,756
Posted By redpato
The PCT is near where this year’s WCM will be...

The PCT is near where this year’s WCM will be held. Come join us, make it a recon mission for when your son comes through later in the hiking season.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Mar 15th, 2019, 4:14 pm
Replies: 12,148
Views: 873,542
Posted By redpato
Old tag: a 2 door Jeep (a real Jeep) in the same...

Old tag: a 2 door Jeep (a real Jeep) in the same basic color as your bike. Hoping for the sake of moving the game along, you’ll accept a four door. If so...

New tag: large outdoor advertising....
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Mar 14th, 2019, 7:24 pm
Replies: 12,148
Views: 873,542
Posted By redpato
The forecast tomorrow is 76į and 81į on Saturday,...

The forecast tomorrow is 76į and 81į on Saturday, thinking Iíd go looking for that tag.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Mar 13th, 2019, 1:16 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
I asked about red or black shirts and was told...

I asked about red or black shirts and was told not a problem, same price. Iíll ask about white, too. We still have plenty of time to order, probably near the end of May. Might as well update the list...
Forum: Supersport   Mar 12th, 2019, 1:46 am
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By redpato
There was a thread about the new SS and what...

There was a thread about the new SS and what people thought of it. Opinions were all over the place. I test rode one a few years ago. To me itís a very competent bike and certainly more comfortable...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Mar 12th, 2019, 1:40 am
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
The Current List: Add your shirt size 1....

The Current List: Add your shirt size

1. Scott and Focker (Jessica) Large and X-Small
3. Ian996
4. redpato (King John). XL
5. Jackie Treehorn (King John II)
6. sgus
7. coconut
8. 59...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Mar 11th, 2019, 8:20 pm
Replies: 338
Views: 13,017
Posted By redpato
WCM 2019 T-shirt

Red Pato size XL



Add your name and size to the list, weíll determine a design and price soon.
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