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Ducati SportClassic

Ducati SportClassic

Posted on by Maxx Biker 2

Ducati’s 2009 SportClassic lineup features what can be presented as a café racer fitted with a classic style half fairing. Still, the bike is as modern as Ducatis get nowadays and this makes it a modern classic on which we were eager to jump. We did so and came across the best power-to-weight ratio of the category as well as over the refreshed, but still unique riding characteristics of a café racer.

Posted on by Anthony Kodack

In the 1970s, sport riders were modifying their street bikes with some of what they saw being used on the racetrack, including clip-on handlebars, rear set footpegs, and ‘fast’ colours. This was done just as much for the look as for increased performance. The Café Racer style was born.

Posted on by Anthony Kodack
Ducati UK and the Ducati Sporting Club are to run a new single make Championship - The Sport 1000 Cup - as an addition to the hugely popular Desmo Due race series. The Desmo Due series which began in 2005 has been regarded as one of the most successful, affordable and competitive race series in the UK with grids in 2006 often over subscribed. The Sport 1000 which is part of the Sport Classic range will run alongside the Desmo Due series under the control of the New Era Club. It is expected (...)
Posted on by Anthony Kodack

The essential beauty and timeless style of the Ducati GT models of the 1970s now comes to life again with this bike. The new Ducati GT1000 is a bike to be ridden every day, with a balance of two-up comfort and Ducati Desmo Twin performance.

Posted on by Anthony Kodack

In the 1970s, sport riders were modifying their street bikes with some of what they saw being used on the racetrack, including clip-on handlebars, rear set footpegs, and ‘fast’ colours. This was done just as much for the look as for increased performance. The Café Racer style was born.

A CAFÉ RACER FOR A NEW GENERATION

In the 1970s, sport riders were modifying their street bikes with some of what they saw being used on the race track, like clip-on handlebars, rear set footpegs, and “fast” colours. In the end, motorcycle haunts of the time were filled with individualism and non-conformity expressed in trend-setting styles. The Café Racer style was born.

A TRIBUTE TO PAUL SMART AND THE IMOLA 200 VICTORY

Englishman Paul Smart’s historic Imola 200 victory in 1972 on the 750 Imola Desmo marked the beginning of the modern Ducati racing era and the emergence of the big-bore twin, sport bike dynasty. The new Paul Smart Limited Edition is a tribute to Smart’s victory and the timeless styling of his silver racer.

IN THE GRAN TURISMO TRADITION
The essential beauty and style of the Ducati GT models of the 1970s - a bike to be ridden every day with a balance of two-up comfort and Ducati Desmo power. The GT1000 introduces many new features that reflect fondly on the past, while being interpreted in a modern way.


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