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Forum: Road Racing   Yesterday, 9:53 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 594
Posted By MrAlien
MM will probably be on harder compound tires,...

MM will probably be on harder compound tires, while miller and Fabio might opt for softer, which will make for a very exciting first corner.
Forum: Road Racing   Yesterday, 8:17 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 594
Posted By MrAlien
its going to be an interesting race for sure...

its going to be an interesting race for sure based on where everyone is on the starting grid.

No doubt Jack and Fabio are going for the lead on the first corner... recent history has indicated...
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 20th, 2019, 12:30 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 594
Posted By MrAlien
that wasn't the case at Silverstone in 2018...

that wasn't the case at Silverstone in 2018...
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 19th, 2019, 10:55 am
Replies: 43
Views: 594
Posted By MrAlien
MotoGP Aragon: No Spoiler

Last round before the circus heads to the Far East... Zarco is out at KTM... Fabio looked great last time out, while Ducati struggled quite a bit... how will things fair in Spain?
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 18th, 2019, 10:12 am
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By MrAlien
not to many Yamaha riders have been able to...

not to many Yamaha riders have been able to replicate their success on the V4 bikes, so would Zarco be a good fit on the Honda?
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 17th, 2019, 12:48 am
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By MrAlien
The Petronas bikes are not the same and the...

The Petronas bikes are not the same and the Yamaha works team. Morbidelli is on an A-spec 2019 M1, and Fabio is on a B-spec 2019 M1. Fabio has a limited amount of engines available, thus his...
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 13th, 2019, 2:44 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By MrAlien
Jack seems to do better on the tracks where the...

Jack seems to do better on the tracks where the rest of the Ducati riders struggle in practice, yet struggle on tracks where the other ducati riders do better.

I did notice the factory teams...
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 13th, 2019, 10:57 am
Replies: 97
Views: 2,087
Posted By MrAlien
Rossi looked good on Friday, 4th in FP2, and...

Rossi looked good on Friday, 4th in FP2, and consistent. Quartararo had some fast laps but was not that consistent. Maverick was fastest, he just does not seem to have good starts to races. I...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 12th, 2019, 9:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By MrAlien
the 749 engine long block will work with any 749...

the 749 engine long block will work with any 749 matching electrical system (ECU, harness, gauge, key).
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 5th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By MrAlien
common problem on those is the starter solenoid,...

common problem on those is the starter solenoid, very easy to fix
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 4th, 2019, 5:48 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,918
Posted By MrAlien
you'd be surprised how many Harley guys I have...

you'd be surprised how many Harley guys I have talked to that can't tell the difference between a Evo, Twin-cam, Shovel head, Panhead, or my favorite the Knucklehead.
Forum: Superbikes   Sep 4th, 2019, 10:25 am
Replies: 37
Views: 935
Posted By MrAlien
you will not be able to get a 916 gen bike to...

you will not be able to get a 916 gen bike to perform like a 1098 for less then you can buy a 1098 for... 1098 vs 1198, the performance gap does not seem to be justified by the price gap in the...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 4th, 2019, 10:05 am
Replies: 79
Views: 1,918
Posted By MrAlien
do they still run the V&H Cup class? if I...

do they still run the V&H Cup class? if I remember correctly that was a fairly popular class when it first came out, mainly because it was cheap. the the popularity of supermotos took off, maybe...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 4th, 2019, 9:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By MrAlien
I have had my shop just a little over 15 years...

I have had my shop just a little over 15 years now, before that I worked in professional racing. I started my business because I needed a side gig to get me through the off season, and it morphed...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 3rd, 2019, 11:09 am
Replies: 79
Views: 1,918
Posted By MrAlien
I know plenty of Ducati people that also own...

I know plenty of Ducati people that also own Harleys, I even own one. I also have the biggest biker bar in Texas just 2 blocks away, and ill often ride one of my Ducatis over there just to grab...
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 30th, 2019, 10:33 am
Replies: 37
Views: 935
Posted By MrAlien
with the prices on 1098s coming down its hard to...

with the prices on 1098s coming down its hard to ague against (I just sold one for $6000). the only really advantage the 916 generation bikes has is the aftermarket, you can build one anyway you...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   Apr 22nd, 2019, 4:30 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By MrAlien
its all on eBay now. see item number 123739944756...

its all on eBay now. see item number 123739944756
winner take all
Forum: StreetFighter   Apr 19th, 2019, 2:52 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,428
Posted By MrAlien
Not sure what brand it is, but its very...

Not sure what brand it is, but its very lightweight, not hot at all, DOT, and only cost $30 at Walmart!

https://i.ibb.co/gZcwpwQ/7-DE2-D7-E4-D8-F7-4158-819-E-5-E8-E840-AF2-D6.jpg
Forum: Parts and Accessories   Apr 17th, 2019, 9:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By MrAlien
price or best offer $150 wheel $150 for the...

price or best offer
$150 wheel
$150 for the shock
$150 for the swing arm
$100 subframe
$250 for forks with triple and axle
$100 for tank
Forum: Parts and Accessories   Apr 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By MrAlien
Ducati 749/999 Parts Bike

this is what I have left from my parts bike, let me know what you need, shoot me an offer, I can ship via PayPal
https://i.ibb.co/Y7wCSJc/57382363-10214746229234731-7066970718193319936-n.jpg...
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 15th, 2019, 5:03 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,052
Posted By MrAlien
This time last year many people were discussing...

This time last year many people were discussing who was Ducatis #2, and while I will admit at the time (as well as now) I think Jack Miller is, a lot of the people I spoke with at GPs and online,...
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 15th, 2019, 3:18 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,052
Posted By MrAlien
Gigi really likes Bautista, and there was a point...

Gigi really likes Bautista, and there was a point last season where a lot of people had him as the 2nd best Ducati rider in the GP paddock (right behind Dovi). Ducati has 6 bikes, but only Dovi,...
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 15th, 2019, 11:35 am
Replies: 55
Views: 2,052
Posted By MrAlien
I think he will have offers from MotoGP teams,...

I think he will have offers from MotoGP teams, but will they be competitive teams? There is the option of a wild card, which Ducati tends to run at Mugello.
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 13th, 2019, 9:26 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,442
Posted By MrAlien
would love to see Roberts in the mix for a...

would love to see Roberts in the mix for a podium, however I do not think he has the bike for it.
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 10th, 2019, 1:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By MrAlien
Ducati tested with lower RPMs so I don't think...

Ducati tested with lower RPMs so I don't think this will except them much
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 5th, 2019, 10:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By MrAlien
ill be there, not sure if I am going to ride

ill be there, not sure if I am going to ride
Forum: Road Racing   Apr 4th, 2019, 10:00 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,442
Posted By MrAlien
Marquez Rins Dovi I'm going to be...

Marquez
Rins
Dovi

I'm going to be pulling for Remy in Moto2 to get his first win, this should a good race.

Moto3 is going to be very interesting especially down the back stretch where the...
Forum: Chit Chat   Jan 10th, 2019, 2:17 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By MrAlien
those are rare even in the US, every now and then...

those are rare even in the US, every now and then one pops of at a vintage MX race, but at $2K you are dreaming.
Forum: Road Racing   Jan 9th, 2019, 11:48 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,212
Posted By MrAlien
its kind of a no win situation... MotoGP has...

its kind of a no win situation...
MotoGP has their direct to consumer subscription.
the networks have to buy the rights and still compete with the Motogp subscription.

the other problem is, most...
Forum: Road Racing   Jan 8th, 2019, 10:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,212
Posted By MrAlien
I pause, rewind, and fast forward the Motogp...

I pause, rewind, and fast forward the Motogp video app all the time, never had an issue.
Forum: Road Racing   Dec 29th, 2018, 11:59 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,212
Posted By MrAlien
I have always used the MotoGP app, sure its a bit...

I have always used the MotoGP app, sure its a bit pricy, but you get maximum coverage of all the classes. with the exchange rate its $22/month.... Compare that to the $75 that NBC is charging for...
Forum: Road Racing   Oct 22nd, 2018, 6:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By MrAlien
the sport has just become so big, with so many...

the sport has just become so big, with so many sponsors and money involved... you have to draw the line somewhere, otherwise people will loose faith in the series.
Forum: Road Racing   Oct 19th, 2018, 11:31 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,076
Posted By MrAlien
its going to be another Dovi/MM show, Zarco also...

its going to be another Dovi/MM show, Zarco also loves this track.
with the break, JLo might be out the next 2 rounds.
Forum: HyperMotard   Oct 19th, 2018, 11:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By MrAlien
what about the starter solenoid? I have had a...

what about the starter solenoid? I have had a few go bad over the years.
also might check the starter and run switches
have you tried push starting it?
Forum: Chit Chat   Oct 3rd, 2018, 2:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By MrAlien
Is there really a market for flat track "fans"...

Is there really a market for flat track "fans" that want to buy a similar looking bike that they can ride to the bar?

I have been to a couple flat track events, and they are a lot of fun, but I...
Forum: Chit Chat   Oct 2nd, 2018, 1:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By MrAlien
base price on a sportster 1200 is $9999 ($8600...

base price on a sportster 1200 is $9999 ($8600 for the 883)... I think the price is going to be a big factor in a lot of riders minds, especially with these type of bikes.

Moto Guzzi also has...
Forum: Chit Chat   Oct 2nd, 2018, 11:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 218
Posted By MrAlien
cool bike, but who's going to buy it??? where...

cool bike, but who's going to buy it??? where does it fit into the shrinking motorcycle market???

a Sportster 1200 is $9999... now this Indian will probably out perform a sportster, but if you...
Forum: HyperMotard   Sep 27th, 2018, 1:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By MrAlien
I have never seen bar sliders that would protect...

I have never seen bar sliders that would protect the bars, usually if the bars hit the ground then they are going to bend, a slider would not prevent that from happening. there are plenty of types...
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 5th, 2018, 3:40 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By MrAlien
I have done it the last couple years at COTA, VIP...

I have done it the last couple years at COTA, VIP with the hospitality and paddock pass... what can I say, you get to watch from right above the pits, free food, free alcoholic beverages, plus you...
Forum: Tech Forum   Aug 31st, 2018, 3:34 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,966
Posted By MrAlien
out of curiosity, what are people paying to get a...

out of curiosity, what are people paying to get a tire mounted? the gas station near my house charges $5 per wheel
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 6th, 2018, 12:42 am
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By MrAlien
I have bought and sold bikes international...

I have bought and sold bikes international before, along with cars, fine watches, and art work, most of the time its sight unseen.
***first off if you sent me a message and told me you were going...
Forum: Paso   Jun 19th, 2018, 4:43 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By MrAlien
$1500-2000

$1500-2000
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 18th, 2018, 4:00 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,950
Posted By MrAlien
the Gigi era bikes are far better then bikes...

the Gigi era bikes are far better then bikes Ducati have built in the past. they are not the same bikes, so its not fair to compare Rossi to JLo on very different Ducati machinery.
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 13th, 2018, 1:21 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,950
Posted By MrAlien
I think MM will be riding for points, on the...

I think MM will be riding for points, on the other hand Dovi needs a podium so I expect him to push for it.
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 13th, 2018, 12:31 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,950
Posted By MrAlien
MotoGP Catalunya GP

with Silly season just about over its time to get back to business, thoughts, predictions on this weekends race?
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 8th, 2018, 12:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By MrAlien
if Aprilia would step up and actually build an...

if Aprilia would step up and actually build an engine that can compete, then they might actually be competitive. Since the start of last season we have been hearing that an improved engine is coming...
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 7th, 2018, 10:52 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,042
Posted By MrAlien
JLo prefers a bike that rides like its on...

JLo prefers a bike that rides like its on rails.... the Honda is anything but that. The Honda rides like a flat tracker, sliding both the front and rears.
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 6th, 2018, 1:19 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By MrAlien
Vinales has not lived up to the hype, Zarco has...

Vinales has not lived up to the hype, Zarco has yet to live up to his (though I think he will have success at KTM). Morbidelli seems to be progressing nicely given the circumstances of his team, but...
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 6th, 2018, 10:32 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By MrAlien
Mir is all hype at the moment, Ducati signed...

Mir is all hype at the moment, Ducati signed Bagnaia who has really been the top rider in Moto2 this season. Mir has yet to win a race in moto2, and the Kalex he is riding for Marc VDS is easily the...
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 6th, 2018, 9:52 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,042
Posted By MrAlien
I ah surprised Honda went with JLo, the bike does...

I ah surprised Honda went with JLo, the bike does not fit his riding style at all, it requires even more arm strength to ride then the Ducati. But what happens to Morebidelli? he's already looking...
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