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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2019, 12:32:15 pm »
Wow shown at Eicma, I hope this is the final production model  :drif:
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2019, 12:35:34 pm »
I cant wrap my head around why they put the mudguard so low down, Honda do it with bikes like the Transalp and Africa Twin, KTM do it everyone does it.. why? .. its problematic IMO, but still a good looking bike
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« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2019, 12:38:20 pm »
I cant wrap my head around why they put the mudguard so low down, Honda do it with bikes like the Transalp and Africa Twin, KTM do it everyone does it.. why? .. its problematic IMO, but still a good looking bike
Think they said this bike was going to be built as a tribute to the Cagiva of 1987, it too had a low fender. Speed across the desert, not worried about mud where a high fender works better
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2019, 12:38:30 pm »
Geesh - it looks pregnant!  :o
 

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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2019, 12:40:32 pm »
mud is one .. but the killer for a low mudguard is corrugation, honestly it cant be such a big deal to raise it a bit with a few spacers.

those rear tanks are the business  :thumleft:
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2019, 01:01:35 pm »
Stunning looking bike!!!
 

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« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2019, 01:27:54 pm »
Geesh - it looks pregnant!

Well, it is as pretty as the KTM 790 Adv!
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #27 on: November 05, 2019, 01:29:43 pm »
mud is one .. but the killer for a low mudguard is corrugation, honestly it cant be such a big deal to raise it a bit with a few spacers.

those rear tanks are the business  :thumleft:

I'm not sure how the low fender would be affected by corrugations?  The fender goes up and down with the fork lowers.  As long as its dry or very wet the low fender works.  Very wet like rain on a tar road. Not mud.  Ever.
 

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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #28 on: November 05, 2019, 03:47:02 pm »
mud is one .. but the killer for a low mudguard is corrugation, honestly it cant be such a big deal to raise it a bit with a few spacers.

those rear tanks are the business  :thumleft:

I'm not sure how the low fender would be affected by corrugations?  The fender goes up and down with the fork lowers.  As long as its dry or very wet the low fender works.  Very wet like rain on a tar road. Not mud.  Ever.

Mud is the reason the Yamaha T7's front fender, while on the wheel, is height adjustable. So very clever.
 

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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #29 on: November 05, 2019, 08:23:13 pm »
86hp, 30L tank 190kg. The Italians sure know how to build a good looking bike
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2019, 08:26:20 pm »
I cant wrap my head around why they put the mudguard so low down, Honda do it with bikes like the Transalp and Africa Twin, KTM do it everyone does it.. why? .. its problematic IMO, but still a good looking bike

Why not? if PD not too much mud around and it helps handling?  :peepwall:
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #31 on: November 05, 2019, 08:28:25 pm »
mud is one .. but the killer for a low mudguard is corrugation, honestly it cant be such a big deal to raise it a bit with a few spacers.

those rear tanks are the business  :thumleft:

I'm not sure how the low fender would be affected by corrugations?  The fender goes up and down with the fork lowers.  As long as its dry or very wet the low fender works.  Very wet like rain on a tar road. Not mud.  Ever.

Unsprung weight would be the theory?  8)
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2019, 08:29:28 pm »
Another coffee shop trawler.... :sip:
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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #33 on: November 06, 2019, 07:23:59 am »
mud is one .. but the killer for a low mudguard is corrugation, honestly it cant be such a big deal to raise it a bit with a few spacers.

those rear tanks are the business  :thumleft:

I'm not sure how the low fender would be affected by corrugations?  The fender goes up and down with the fork lowers.  As long as its dry or very wet the low fender works.  Very wet like rain on a tar road. Not mud.  Ever.

Unsprung weight would be the theory?  8)
My Cagivaís low fender is in the garage. Iíll weight it at some point, then we donít have to guess.
 

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Re: Ducati reveal their Paris-Dakar concept bike
« Reply #34 on: November 06, 2019, 12:17:02 pm »
Air/oil cooled. Selfde chassis as die Scrambler 800... Ek dink hierdie gaan maar net nog 'n step up wees van die Ducati Desert sled.