Tagged: bevel drive

Classic Roundcase: 1972 Ducati 750GT for Sale

Classic Roundcase: 1972 Ducati 750GT for Sale

As always, range-topping sportbikes create a halo-effect and drive showroom traffic but, in the end, it’s lower-spec machines that keep the lights on and put food on the table. The 750SS may have been...

Tasteful Custom: 1973 Ducati 750GT Café Racer

Tasteful Custom: 1973 Ducati 750GT Café Racer

Built around an early, very desirable “round-case” L-twin Ducati engine, this bike is based on a 750GT. As such, it does not use Ducati’s desmodromic valvetrain and makes do with simple springs instead. While...

Road-Going Ducati Special: 1978 Ducati 900 NCR for Sale

Road-Going Ducati Special: 1978 Ducati 900 NCR for Sale

NCR has been building Ducati specials and tuning parts since their inception in 1967, although today their complete bikes are more high-end exotic lifestyle accessories for one-upping your Bimota Tesi-mounted buddies: their M16 is...

1962 Norton Manx Race Bike for Sale

1962 Norton Manx Race Bike for Sale

The Norton Manx was a racing motorcycle built from 1947 to 1962. Just think about that for a second: it was a motorcycle that was good enough to be competitive, not just on the...

1939 Velocette KTT Mark VII

1939 Velocette KTT Mark VII

When your dad owns a motorcycle company, you as the children have a very important role in the business. You are to go racing. This is what Percy and Eugene Goodman did for their father,...

Black and Gold Part III: 1975 Ducati 860GT

Black and Gold Part III: 1975 Ducati 860GT

We feature a great many beautiful classics and original Ducatis on this site. This one’s maybe more of a mongrel than the other two thoroughbreds from earlier this week, but who doesn’t love a...

Black and Gold, Part II: 1980 Ducati 900 Super Sport

Black and Gold, Part II: 1980 Ducati 900 Super Sport

The street-racer sibling of the Ducati Darmah featured earlier this week and even decked out in the same colors, this 900SS represents the logical evolution of the SuperSport line that began with the 750SS...

1980 Ducati Darmah for Sale

1980 Ducati Darmah for Sale

Resplendent in black with gold lettering and striping, this Ducati Darmah was one of the last of the bevel-drive v-twin Ducatis, before the introduction of the belt-drive Pantah series. Introduced in 1977 after the...

1982 Ducati SD900 Darmah for Sale

1982 Ducati SD900 Darmah for Sale

It’s a given that unfaired motorcycles are visually defined by their engines, as there’s very little bodywork to “style”. Fortunately, Ducati’s bevel-drive, Desmodromic “L-twin” looks so good, it always seems a shame to hide...

1967 Ducati Diana MKIII

1967 Ducati Diana MKIII

Fans of modern motorcycles become so used to the short product cycles of Japanese machines, the two-year grind of mechanical and cosmetic updates to keep the product fresh and moving off of the sales...