1974 Ducati 450 Desmo MK 3

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This article was written by the talented team at Ellaspede. Often the case with stock motorcycles, the best examples of each are usually those released in the final year of the model’s run. John’s 1974 Ducati 450 Desmo Mk 3 is one such example. With the superb 450 Desmo single engine, classic Italian looks and…

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Walt Siegl L’Avventura

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The L’Avventura by Walt Siegl Motorcycles is a new low-volume production bike, designed from the ground up to be highly competent both on and off the asphalt. With a kerb weight of 345 lbs, a tuned 1100cc Ducati L-twin, and state-of-the-art suspension, the L’Avventura is more than capable of wiping the floor with many high-end production…

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1985 Ducati 750 F1

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The Ducati 750 F1 is remembered by the marque faithful as the last of the original Ducatis, it would be the last superbike developed and built by Ducati before the Cagiva takeover in late-1985. Controversially, Cagiva had intended to rebadge Ducati motorcycles with their own branding, however this would likely have led to an armed…

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Vibrazioni Ducati 749 Raticosa

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The Ducati 749 you see here is the work of Vibrazioni Art Design, a boutique design house started by Alberto Dassasso and Riccardo Zanobini – two Italians with a penchant for recycling old oil barrels into handmade furniture and occasionally handbuilt motorcycles.

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Original Sandcast 1971 Ducati 750 GT

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This is one of the original sandcast Ducati 750 GTs from 1971, this first series of bikes included the legendary Imola race bikes, and they have the historic distinction of being the first Ducatis to have a 90° L-twin (otherwise known as a V-twin). On top of being the first L-twin Ducati, it was also…

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1970 Ducati Desmo 350

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The company we now know as Ducati was founded in 1926 by Antonio Ducati and his three sons, Adriano, Marcello, and Bruno, and it was originally named “Societa Scientifica Radio Brevetti Ducati”. Ducati originally made condensers, vacuum tubes, and other intricate radio parts – and by the outbreak of WWII the company had become important…

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Fuller Moto Ducati Pro Street Tracker

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Bryan Fuller of Fuller Moto. When possible we like to bring you articles written by the builder – to offer unique, unfiltered insight into their process. Flat Track racing has a long, rich history and just like most sports, as it evolves it continues to push limits. Part…

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Ducati 900SS

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The first generation Ducati 900SS was the successor to the bike that saved Ducati from oblivion in April of 1972 when Paul Smart won the Imola 200 aboard a 750cc Super Sport prototype, with fellow Ducati rider Bruno Spaggiari finishing second. Ducati in the 1970s The early 1970s were an exceedingly challenging time for European motorcycle…

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