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Old 09-07-2011, 04:28 AM   #1291
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Kamchat what radiator guard did you go with?

Hi there ..... the dealer sourced it for me ...a black, aluminium Beowulf guard. See link below :-

http://beowulf-performance-products....0257&catid=438



As mentioned before - I think manufacturers ought to have guards fitted as standard .... They put one over the oil cooler - so why not just extend it up to protect the radiator!
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Old 09-07-2011, 04:41 AM   #1292
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Because we came back via the Dunoon ferry the end of our Sunday trip was less scenic - Through Gourock/Greenock and down the M8 to Glasgow ..... but hey, it makes a change from twisty roads through great scenery!

Off the ferry and through Gourock and Greenock ....











The 'not so twisty' M8 motorway to Glasgow ....





Back under the river through the Clyde Tunnel ...... it's not a great pic ...but it's the only one of us underneath the river Clyde. ...... the exhaust noise sound great in the tunnel.



Back into the 'west end' and home ....

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Old 09-07-2011, 04:45 AM   #1293
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ps. If ever you want to take the Dunoon ferry across the Clyde estuary remember if you stop and buy the tickets at the wee paper shop on the right as you arrive in Dunoon ...or the other paper shop up the hill just across from the terminal, - it is half the price of buying them on the ferry itself.

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Old 09-07-2011, 08:04 AM   #1294
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ps. If ever you want to take the Dunoon ferry across the Clyde estuary remember if you stop and buy the tickets at the wee paper shop on the left as you arrive in Dunoon ...or the other paper shop up the hill just across from the terminal, - it is half the price of buying them on the ferry itself.
It's a good tip! We sometimes do the same circuit but we always do the motorway/ferry bit first to get it over and done with!
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:43 AM   #1295
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Is that for the visiting Welshmen?
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:16 PM   #1296
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Certainly is. Glasgow is a multi-cultural community that has facilities for everyone's requirements, even Welshmen!
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:49 PM   #1297
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Hi Liz ...... Thanks for the pics - 'looking good' - both you and the bikes. Love the new Monster .... Red and White always the best colours for a Ducati (classic style).

Seems it's been a crappy summer for most of us this year ... Like you, I am just hoping the autumn gives us some decent weather to make up for it.
Thanks Kamchat :) I'm convinced I'm destined to own red bikes...I wanted a white Duc, but the red one was the one my dealer got in LOL! But I love it....it's a hoot!

Dunoon, eh? My dad has old friends that live there (I was penpals with their daughter growing up)! I recently reconnected with her online - one of these years, I hope to meet her. Small world! I need to hurry up and move out of AK so I have my money for traveling again, rather than saving for a house downpayment. Ugh!
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:26 AM   #1298
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Thanks Kamchat :) I'm convinced I'm destined to own red bikes...I wanted a white Duc, but the red one was the one my dealer got in LOL! But I love it....it's a hoot!

Dunoon, eh? My dad has old friends that live there (I was penpals with their daughter growing up)! I recently reconnected with her online - one of these years, I hope to meet her. Small world! I need to hurry up and move out of AK so I have my money for traveling again, rather than saving for a house downpayment. Ugh!


'Red and white' are THE Ducati colours .... your bike looks great in the classic colours ...dealer made the right choice. ....

It is a small world indeed ..... and you will have to come and see your penpal in Dunoon ...... Dunoon is in a great location to get straight out onto some fantastic roads and into some awesome countryside ..... so, as Frank Sinatra would sing - 'Fly me to Dunoon......'
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Old 09-09-2011, 01:45 PM   #1299
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I would take that bike back the speedo is obviously broken.

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Old 09-09-2011, 08:51 PM   #1300
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It is a small world indeed ..... and you will have to come and see your penpal in Dunoon ...... Dunoon is in a great location to get straight out onto some fantastic roads and into some awesome countryside ..... so, as Frank Sinatra would sing - 'Fly me to Dunoon......'
Spent a Hogmanay in Dunoon .... ended up partying with an American dude who was the drugs counsellor from the nuclear sub base across the water. He certainly knew his drugs, all right.

Great few days.
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:33 PM   #1301
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Old 09-14-2011, 06:56 PM   #1302
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Perhaps you know him?

Hey Kamchat, this is my buddy Nige.. He's from England, perhaps you know him?


Ok People..I'm KIDDING! Just showing off a picture....
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:41 AM   #1303
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I would take that bike back the speedo is obviously broken.


Lol! - No, that's Suzuki's new 'stealth speedo'.
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:44 AM   #1304
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Spent a Hogmanay in Dunoon .... ended up partying with an American dude who was the drugs counsellor from the nuclear sub base across the water. He certainly knew his drugs, all right.

Great few days.

Yikes! - It's reassuring to know the folk who look after our nuclear weapons have/need drugs counsellors! . Lol!
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:46 AM   #1305
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Picked mine up the other day and I love this bike!

You ...and me too .... it's an awesome machine. .... Congrats on the new bike.
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