I have come to the conclusion that my Ducati is not that great when it comes to racing on the small tracks that we have in this country. I think that the size and shape of the engine means that the wait is distributed too far back and the bike is a little too tall.
So I am going to build something more suited for the next season.
Only problem is WHAT ?
That is not my Ducati above but it is lovely and it looks very lean.
Maybe i could use my motor, swivel backward so that i can get the front wheel closer and make a new twin shock frame?
Above is a Ron Wood Norton.
This i what i would love to build, But the engine is would cost me a fortune.
Another thought was to use a BSA A65 motor. ( I used to have an A50 motor ,it was quick and so smooth (my mate thought it was slow and crap but i liked it). Same problem. Too bloody expensive.
BenchDonkeys sugested that use an XS650 motor but i still think that they are over priced.
Most people that i race with use Rotax or XT motors, big singles would be the way to go.
You can pick up a donor bike real cheep and the big single is torquey and small.
But that is what everyone uses ( I know everyone uses them for a very good reson but i am not everyone and i like making my life a little more difficult).
My mate Rich sugested that maybe i could use a GPZ 500 motor (dead cheep ) but i think a little ugly.
But he also sugested using an MZ motor. I do like 2strokes , but im not sure how well the MZ would fair but its small, light and has a wide powerband.
Why am i typing this instead of trawling through Ebay ? because i have spent the last 4 or 5 nights trawling through Ebay and I dont like Ebay, only problem is i always get drawn back to Ebay, its a love hate think.