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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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Ducati Monster by Deus Ex Machina

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The Ducati Monster is a motorcycle we’ve seen customised six ways from Sunday, so whenever we find one that looks genuinely unique, it always grabs our interest. Dubbed “The Dreamliner”, this Ducati is the work of Michael Woolaway – he’s the Design Director at Deus Ex Machina’s American garage and a former professional motorcycle racer….

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Ducati 900 SS Imola

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The Ducati 900SS Imola is the larger-capacity descendant of the now legendary 750GT-based Ducatis that shocked the world to take a 1-2 finish at the Imola 200 in 1972. Ducati had been better known for their smaller capacity motorcycles up until this surprise victory in the hands of Paul Smart and second place finisher Bruno…

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