Tagged: desmo

Black Gold: 1978 Ducati 900SS for Sale

Black Gold: 1978 Ducati 900SS for Sale

While I appreciate modern design and efficiency, there’s something so timeless about Ducati’s 900 SuperSport, especially in black with gold pinstripes as seen here. Sure, the silver and blue might more strongly evoke Ducati’s...

Bevel-Drive with an NCR-Prepped Engine: 1978 Ducati 900SS for Sale

Bevel-Drive with an NCR-Prepped Engine: 1978 Ducati 900SS for Sale

Looking like it’s sitting in God’s living room, this very nice bevel-drive Ducati 900SS apparently has an NCR-prepped engine, although the seller doesn’t detail exactly what that entails. Which would help, as that could...

Sturm und Drang: 1978 Ducati 900SS Bevel Racer in Germany

Sturm und Drang: 1978 Ducati 900SS Bevel Racer in Germany

From the land of Vorsprung durch Technik comes a very low-technik Italian bike built for going very fast. Clearly based around a square-case, bevel-drive 900SS, this Ducati race bike currently resides in Germany but,...

Jewel-Like Racer: 1964 Ducati 250 F3 Race Bike for Sale

Jewel-Like Racer: 1964 Ducati 250 F3 Race Bike for Sale

Small bikes are big business these days, especially when the words “Ducati” and “race bike” are involved, and this little Ducati 250 F3 might be at the top of the heap. While Ducati’s improbable...

Yellow One-Lunger: 1975 Ducati 350 Desmo for Sale!

Yellow One-Lunger: 1975 Ducati 350 Desmo for Sale!

Today, Ducati’s famed “Desmo” valvetrain features across their entire range, giving them something to crow about in their marketing material, something for bench-racing affectionados to brag about, something that adds just a bit to...

It’s Pantah-stic! 1980 Ducati 500SL Track Day Racer

It’s Pantah-stic! 1980 Ducati 500SL Track Day Racer

  In the late 1970’s Ducati introduced their best-forgotten parallel twin motorcycles in an attempt to broaden their appeal and cut manufacturing costs. But while the bike handled well, reliability was an issue and...

Know Your History: 1983 Mike Hailwood Replica MHR for Sale

Know Your History: 1983 Mike Hailwood Replica MHR for Sale

If this machine looks vaguely familiar, it should: our banner image at this site includes the silhouette of Mike Hailwood’s original race bike, the machine he used to win the 1978 Isle of Man...

1978 Ducati 900SS “Cafe Corsa” for Sale

1978 Ducati 900SS “Cafe Corsa” for Sale

Ducati’s SuperSport bikes are truly some of the most iconic sports motorcycles ever conceived and probably rank up near the top of every Italian bike enthusiast’s wish list: racy bodywork, one of the best-looking...

1977 Ducati 900 Super Sport for Sale

1977 Ducati 900 Super Sport for Sale

The Ducati 900 SuperSport inspired the moto-lust of many a young man in the 1970’s. Most of the advertising I’ve seen from the time features the same type of glorious excess imagery you would...

1972 Ducati 250 for Sale

1972 Ducati 250 for Sale

During the 1960’s, Ducati struggled to sell bikes in the USA, left behind in an arms race that really required at least two cylinders to compete with popular machines from Moto Guzzi, Triumph, Norton,...