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Ducati PAUL SMART 1000 LE 2005

mgs01

19 August 2007

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20kg lighter, 20% more powerful. Now it's the race replica that Ducati should of made!

Mods: Bars/levers/grips, Bodywork, Brakes, Crash protectors, Engine tuning, Exhaust, Front suspension, Gearing, Lightweight parts, Paintwork/cosmetics, Polishing/plating, Rear suspension

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Rockets Ghost

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Rockets Ghostsays

what's going on now?

It's now past the deadline for submitting votes, yet it is still possible to vote - at least on this forum it seems. I don't know if MCN will exclude votes logged after the 21st, but there's no indication or evidence they're going to. Given voting still seems possible, isn't it just more work for MCN to have to count off votes posted after close of play on the 21st? My guess would be the votes cast will stand until MCN stop the actual voting facility, which is contravening the written rules. MCN seem to be playing this competition by ear and I'd assume they'll select the final 12 with similar attitude. Given the recent TV voting and phone in scandals that have been exposed, never mind the truth about the Blue Peter dog, the management behind this competition sure does seem somewhat absent. Maybe someone should have the competitions governing body take a look. I'm convinced this competition has been pretty unfriendly and unfair, and MCN's voting system is to blame entirely for such. It hasn't been as much fun as I anticipated, and several entering have made a mockery of the voting and thus what the competition is supposed to represent. It stinks quite frankly.

22 September 2007 08:56

SPIKER40

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Beaut'

Its a real beaut' Must have cost an absolute fortune to build. Nice to be different, hope it gets thrashed on regular basis.

21 September 2007 12:21

manic-mark

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paul smart

very stylish and indivdual, fantastic

14 September 2007 16:01

mgs01

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Work to date

Ducati 748 Olhins steering damper, Ducati corse 6 post slipper clutch, with carbon clutch plates, Moto corse carbon racing clutch cover, Ducati lightweight flywheel, Ducati lightweight egral belt rollers, Ducati multistrada magnesium inspection covers, Ducati multistrada magnesium clutch cover, Ducati multistrada magnesium engine cover, Moto corse 2-1-2 racing full titanium exhaust hand made in Japan, Ducati performance air filter and ecu, aluminium chain guard, Ducati monster S4 carbon headlight unit, John Hacket Gas flowed cylinder heads, high compression pistons, Ducati performance racing camshafts, JHP billet crankcase breather, titanium nuts and bolts throughout, hand made titanium fairing brackets ,titanium piston tyre valve covers, Ducati sport classic master cylinder covers, Ducati racing front sprocket cover, Ducati performance light weight rear sprocket and chain, Ducati performance carbon belt covers 14 tooth front sprocket(1 down), titanium polished oil filler cap, titanium polished bar ends, Moto corse titanium oil cooler guard, Ducati sport classic side panels with air brushed paint work, Painted by air brush Paul Smart signature, chrome covered horn, Ohlins Suspension re-valve by JHP and nitride coated front forks, JHP billet clutch slave cylinder, AP Racing classic clutch master cylinder, AP Racing Brake classic master cylinder, AP Racing 1 off 4 piston callipers machined to fit and recoated, JHP quick shifter especially made for Paul Smart rep so can’t be obviously seen. Bike used by Paul Smart at post TT classic race meeting Engine work, and paintwork by Ducati Coventry.

11 September 2007 16:52

mgs01

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Paul Smart

The idea has been to create a bike that substantially improves on the original without modifying the looks, attention to detail is exceptional. The front brakes for example are modern AP Racing 4 piston callipers with radial levers made to look like the original AP brakes of the 1972 race bike especially made by AP.

08 September 2007 13:19