Walt Siegl Ducati Leggero

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I’m yet to meet a motorcyclist who doesn’t have a deep appreciation for the work of Walt Siegl. He’s a custom bike builder who melds performance engineering and aesthetics into motorcycles that go significantly faster, and look markedly better, than the bikes they’re based on. The Ducati Leggero is a limited production series of custom motorcycles…

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Ducati 48 by XTR Pepo

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Ducati started out as a small and nondescript manufacturer of tubes, condensers and other components for use in radios. The original company name was Società Scientifica Radio Brevet Ducati and it was founded in 1926 by Antonio Cavalieri Ducati and his three sons, Adriano, Marcello, and Bruno. By the outbreak of WWII the company had…

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Ducati Dustbin Special

Ducati 175cc 'Dustbin' Special

This Ducati Dustbin Special was built by world-renowned metal fabricator Evan Wilcox, a man with a minimum 12 month waiting list on new parts who has fabricated just about every body part you can imagine for motorcycles from Nortons and Vincents to Ducatis and Moto Morinis. When it came time for Evan to build a…

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Ducati 900 S2

Ducati 900 S2

The Ducati 900 S2 was released in 1982 as a direct replacement for the Ducati 900 SS, this was to be a difficult assignment for the new S2 as many consider the 900 SS to be one of the finest L-twins ever built by Ducati, which meant the S2 had a tough act to follow….

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Ducati Bol d’Or by XTR Pepo

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If you have so much as a passing interest in highly engineered custom motorcycles, you’ll almost certainly have encountered the work of Pepo Rosell before. Probably under the name of his previous enterprise – Radical Ducati. He closed down Radical Ducati a year or so a go in order to take a 12 month sabbatical…

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Ducati GT1000 by TTRNO

Ducati GT1000

The Ducati GT1000 remains one of the best of the retro modern motorcycles we’ve seen in recent memory. With a kerb weight of 185 kilograms (407 lbs), a 992cc L-twin producing 92hp and 67.25 ft lbs of torque as well as modern suspension and braking, it was a motorcycle that might have looked retro –…

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Top 5 Ducatis For Sale On eBay This Week

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It isn’t commonly known that Ducati started life as a radio parts manufacturer in 1926, it wasn’t until 1950 that the company created its first motorcycle – which was essentially just a push bike with a 48cc engine attached. It didn’t take long for the Ducati family to see the light and realise how much…

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Ducati Leggero

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The Ducati Leggero series of custom performance motorcycles by iconic builder Walt Siegl are a function-first example of what can be done with a Ducati 900SS – if you happen to have one lying around. Walt is a man who needs no introduction, he’s an engineer who designs his own lightweight trellis frames and hand-forms…

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Harley-Davidson Speed Racer

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The Harley-Davidson Sportster is a motorcycle that we’ve seen customised 6 ways from Sunday, the model is Harley’s best selling and longest running, and its huge production numbers mean that they’re are readily available. The idea of converting the Sportster into a genuine sport bike has been undertaken countless times, perhaps most famously with the…

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Moto Art by Christopher Myott

Motorcycle Art

Christopher Myott is a New Hampshire-based artist who is currently working on a collection of portraits of custom motorcycles build by Walt Siegl. Each of the canvasses reflects a different one of the Ducati Leggero motorcycles that Walt has created over the past few years, and they’d look perfectly at home on the wall of…

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Ducati Flat Tracker

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Benjie’s Cafe Racers is an Italian custom motorcycle workshop run by Benjie Flipprboi, he’s a man who has gained no small amount of respect in recent years by building wildly imaginative custom motorcycles with a strong function-before-form aesthetic. That said, the form side of things is hardly wanting. The custom Ducati you’re looking at here…

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