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2001 Ducati ST4 15,125mi

$5,500 good deal?

Took a test ride on Sunday and was hooked! :yeah:

The service team at the BMW-Ducati dealer in Charlotte, NC checked the valves (and found them to be in spec) and changed cam belts and sparkplugs in May of 2008 (only 2453 miles ago).
Galfer Wave Rotors
Barnett Clutch Discs
Barnett Clutch Basket
Evoluzione Clutch Slave Cylinder
Ferracci Bar Risers
Sargent Seat
chain (DID)
sprockets (Sprocket Specialists)

some kind of CF cans he says its "chiped"?

Got the check from my bank today and will seal the deal Sat. at his Bank in Raleigh NC.:)

Im sure I will be on here often!
 

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Welcome to the board, Sam. And yes, that sounds like a very good deal indeed. The real bonus for you is that you live in the heart of some of the finest motorcycling roads on the planet -- roads your bike was absolutely designed for. Enjoy!
 

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Nice bike- I always like the blue, and you just don't see many of them around. Welcome to the board.
 

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Great deal! Welcome and enjoy. Maybe I can make it down there sometime for a group ride. Love the mountains near there.
 

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Welcome to the ST clubhouse. Be sure to read and follow the dark face shield rule.
 

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Nice one, very unusual colour for an ST but very becoming, hope you enjoy her.

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Yes, Welcome to the club! The "chip" is the performance chip in the ECU. The OEM chip made most bikes run too lean, and generally like crap. Then you add pipes and it makes the running even worse until you alter the FI map by changing the chip. BTW, consider youself lucky, because the newer bikes can't be chipped--the entire ECU needs to be swapped--for a bit over $1000 !!!

Hey, if you ever fall out-of-love with that rear rack, there are a ton of gents here that would buy that from you. I'm assuming it did not come with the top case that would mount to this rack?
 

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Yes, Welcome to the club! The "chip" is the performance chip in the ECU. The OEM chip made most bikes run too lean, and generally like crap. Then you add pipes and it makes the running even worse until you alter the FI map by changing the chip. BTW, consider youself lucky, because the newer bikes can't be chipped--the entire ECU needs to be swapped--for a bit over $1000 !!!
The pipes sound realy good espicaly over 4,000rpm

Hey, if you ever fall out-of-love with that rear rack, there are a ton of gents here that would buy that from you. I'm assuming it did not come with the top case that would mount to this rack?
The seller said he had to hang on to the top box.
Looks like a new one for that rack is around $200+ with a back rest.

Dark face shield rule?
 

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Bill is referring to the rule that ST owners must wear a tinted helmet shield whenever possible. Can't have anyone giving away their age. :)
 

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Bill is referring to the rule that ST owners must wear a tinted helmet shield whenever possible. Can't have anyone giving away their age. :)
ahhh Ok... I got the mirror shield on my Shoei so Im good.:cool:
 

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Best I can do is where my dark sunglasses. I do too much riding at night ( about 100 miles a week) to have a tinted visor:( Dam I never can be part of the cool club :confused:
 

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Bill is referring to the rule that ST owners must wear a tinted helmet shield whenever possible. Can't have anyone giving away their age. :)
I may have to rethink the dark face shield rule after my accident in California.
 

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Good looking color though not the fastest they make.....Welcome and if you want a quick ride the second Tuesday of each month they have European Bike Nite in Charlotte at Macs off of South Blvd. Shoot me a PM if you're interested in going in September and I'll meet you there.
 

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Welcome to the club and yes $5500 sounds like a pretty good deal when you figure the cost of the valve service that was not done too long ago. I am a die hard Ducati Red guy but that blue is pretty sweet and you don't see them very often. I think I have seen one ST in blue ever and that was last year at the Indy Moto GP. It stood out in a see of red and black Duc's.......
 

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Got it home hit some rain no prob. runs sweet wiped her down and added some pics to the ST gallery....headed back out later...
 

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Nice bike.Sounds like you've been won over by the ST's like me. I'm partial to the blue myself. Actually, I like the red the least of all the Ducati colors. Oh well...
 

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Nice bike.Sounds like you've been won over by the ST's like me. I'm partial to the blue myself. Actually, I like the red the least of all the Ducati colors. Oh well...
Yea, some guys just can't handle the faster red ones :)

Just kidding, I've always loved the blue ones.
 
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