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Alright guys nice to be here finally!

Put a deposit down for my 959 in red on New Year's Eve ("new year new......bike") so I'm pretty excited! Not getting picking up until March for the New Years registration plus licensing laws here in the uk (I'm getting old at 22).

This is my first Ducati but I've waited a long time, gagging for a Ducati superbike since my dad had a 996.

Anyway, just wanted to introduce myself and hopefully get stuck in on the forum!

Cheers, Jamie
 

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Never too old for a Ducati and you're only 22. Welcome to the fold Jamie!
By the time you pick up the 959, it'll be riding season so a New Year's Eve deposit is perfect timing.
 

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Welcome. What's too old? I'm 42 but this isn't my first Ducati. I'll take deliver on Friday and try to post some updates.
 

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Please keep us updated Levi. Very keen to hear what you think.

Wow 22 and getting a 959. I am 65 and feel like 22 though. I am scouring the Aussie websites for a clue as to when the bikes will arrive downunder. Once our ANZAC cousins get them then it wont be long til they get to NZ.
 

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Alright guys nice to be here finally!

Put a deposit down for my 959 in red on New Year's Eve ("new year new......bike") so I'm pretty excited! Not getting picking up until March for the New Years registration plus licensing laws here in the uk (I'm getting old at 22).

This is my first Ducati but I've waited a long time, gagging for a Ducati superbike since my dad had a 996.

Anyway, just wanted to introduce myself and hopefully get stuck in on the forum!

Cheers, Jamie
996, BEAUT!!! welcome to the boards man!
 

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Good choice!

What bikes have you owned in the past?
Well I started off on a Honda cbf125 single for a year or so getting some experience on two wheels rather than four, then once it got to the point of doing my tests, I learnt on a Yamaha MT-03 and shortly after I got a Suzuki SV650s which I was on for the best part of 2 years until I got taken out motorway. I was fine, bike not so much. It's kind of a silver lining though as its allowed me to use the insurance money for my deposit. How about yourself?
 

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Alright guys nice to be here finally!

Put a deposit down for my 959 in red on New Year's Eve ("new year new......bike") so I'm pretty excited! Not getting picking up until March for the New Years registration plus licensing laws here in the uk (I'm getting old at 22).

This is my first Ducati but I've waited a long time, gagging for a Ducati superbike since my dad had a 996.

Anyway, just wanted to introduce myself and hopefully get stuck in on the forum!

Cheers, Jamie

Welcome to the Ducati World, I've owned 17 Duc's (once it's in your blood you will never ride anything else) and just picked up my 959. Oh and my name is Jamie... Cheers!!!
 

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Welcome to the Ducati World, I've owned 17 Duc's (once it's in your blood you will never ride anything else) and just picked up my 959. Oh and my name is Jamie... Cheers!!!
Well this is one of my problems, if I start too early, I might never try other types of bike again! I guess it's worth the risk :wink2:
 

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Well I started off on a Honda cbf125 single for a year or so getting some experience on two wheels rather than four, then once it got to the point of doing my tests, I learnt on a Yamaha MT-03 and shortly after I got a Suzuki SV650s which I was on for the best part of 2 years until I got taken out motorway. I was fine, bike not so much. It's kind of a silver lining though as its allowed me to use the insurance money for my deposit. How about yourself?
Nice transition up the segments, hopefully you didn't have too many drops in your time.
 

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Apart from being taken out, I've only dropped it twice.

You haven't asked how many more times I've saved it :wink2:
 

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Meh it's more of an italian thing if you ask me. One must absolutely experience the Aprilia monster V4
Well it's funny you should say that, I was being swayed by the MV f3 800 as its nearly 1k cheaper than the 899, let alone the 959. But in the end the road manners and reviews (plus the yearning for the duke) meant that for a fair novice for me, the pani was the better choice
 

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Maybe see you at Squires sometime (once we get rid of this sh*te weather)?
 

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Maybe see you at Squires sometime (once we get rid of this sh*te weather)?
Yeah definitely mate, by the time I pick up (mid march) hopefully it'll warm up again! Sherburn ain't it? Only down the road from me but I haven't been yet.
 

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Great! That's right. Wednesday night is the busiest but weekends are good too.
 

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Please keep us updated Levi. Very keen to hear what you think.

Wow 22 and getting a 959. I am 65 and feel like 22 though. I am scouring the Aussie websites for a clue as to when the bikes will arrive downunder. Once our ANZAC cousins get them then it wont be long til they get to NZ.
I'm 55 and this newly purchased 959 is my first Ducati. Never too old to learn! For me, being labeled a Junior member is a compliment.
 
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Two Suzuki 1000's and my first bike was a Kawasaki 400 triple.
 

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I'm 55 and this newly purchased 959 is my first Ducati. Never too old to learn! For me, being labeled a Junior member is a compliment.

Congrats DarR and welcome to the Ducati world. Soon you'll be a "Ducatista".


Cheers.
 
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