Pirelli Diablo Rosso Niall Mackenzie Catalunya, Spain 13 February 2008One hundred years ago Pirelli trounced the opposition by winning the 17,000km Peking to Paris rally, not a bad achievement considering it was their first entry into a major motor
.Maintenance intensive is what we're saying, and getting it done by someone who really knows their Ducati onions will add up.What you really want to be looking for is a low mileage example with a full service history, owned by a man who's fastidious to a fault when
confidence and as the instructors mentioned the track mileage they are achieving easily surpasses the competition.
are chasing then you’ll probably need something stickier but be prepared for a third of the mileage.
DURATION: 7 monthsTOTAL MILEAGE: 1423 milesMILEAGE THIS MONTH: 1422 milesCOSTS THIS MONTH: £0PURCHASE PRICE: £7499September 2009Visiting the Donington Park and Castle Combe over the last month gave me a great opportunity to fine tune my R6’s suspension
intervals will be decided on how high you set your top rpm. 14,000rpm will be your max but if you choose a 13,000rpm top end the mileage between rebuild could be doubled. I guess that one might depend on how lucky you were with the lotto numbers.Unlike big
Sunday posing tool, so mileages are low and levels of TLC are pretty high. The MT-01 was way overpriced when new - £9289 list - so not that many are around, but those that are should be well looked after. Yamaha wanted owners to 'buy into the brand
, long travel suspension. Despite its looks the big Honda handles well enough too, is nimble round town - where the tall seat height gives fine views of troubles ahead - and is even up for a bit of peg-down action. However, higher mileage examples may
.Higher mileage bikes may be in need of a replacement rear shock, but budget items can be had for a couple of hundred notes. If the rear end feels undamped and saggy, haggle accordingly. Ditto the front end; fresh oil and new springs will sort tired forksThe whole
want to tour. Solo you'll be fine with a tailpack and tankbag, but two-up the underseat pipes will more than hamper throw-overs, leaving only the tankbag and rucksack option.Best of all, owners tend to be low-mileage, big chicken strip, get the service
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