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Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« on: January 05, 2019, 05:39:24 pm »
This has come up over and over again based on the attached image. What do you think?

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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2019, 05:48:03 pm »
It you tear the sticker off and stick a Honda one it will look like all Honda's. Red. :deal: ;) :lol8:
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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2019, 06:34:03 pm »
Like the recent Scrambler, it won’t be something brand new for the brand.

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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2019, 06:46:29 pm »
Like the recent Scrambler, it won’t be something brand new for the brand.

Ducati Desmo RT450



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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2019, 06:59:54 pm »
 :thumleft: would not mind one in my Graaz. 
 

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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2019, 09:26:35 pm »
Pretty and purposeful looking bike for it's era. Pity that Ducati didn't take it quite as seriously as their European contemporaries like BSA, Husky, CZ etc.

They did achieve quite a lot of success on grass tracks in the UK. One outstanding rider, Denny Barber used to market his Barber/Ducati specials.
 

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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2019, 09:29:16 pm »
Well with KTM poised to buy Ducati I guess anything is possible ....  ::)   We have white KTM's so why not red ones as well  :imaposer:
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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2019, 09:34:27 pm »
Who would have thought that KTM would be so successful 10 Years ago? They have come a long Way.
 

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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2019, 08:33:20 am »
Who would have thought that KTM would be so successful 10 Years ago? They have come a long Way.

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Re: Could Ducati build a dirt bike?
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2019, 08:49:58 am »
Who would have thought that KTM would be so successful 10 Years ago? They have come a long Way.

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