Bimota DB10 Motard — Motorcyclist Magazine

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They “It feeds your soul.”

We “And eats your

The DB10 emerged from a to create a motorcycle that enlarge the Bimota range still meeting strict standards. Bull’s-eye!

The DB10 from a desire to create a that would enlarge the range

After an inevitable in the wake of the global recession sales were reputedly than 150 bikes), Bimota a splash at last year’s show in Milan, Italy, by two cool new streetbikes alongside its 600cc Honda-powered HB4 Moto2 Fresh funds from Roberto Comini helped the marque create the DB9 Brivido powered by Ducati’s 1198 motor, as well as a new member of air-cooled Desmodue family.

That’s the DB10 Motard on I spent a summer day carving along the scenic Panoramica along the Adriatic coast of Bimota’s Rimini headquarters. sharp-looking supermoto is based on established DB6 Delirio streetfighter, and the same air-cooled, 94-horsepower, V-twin from Ducati’s 1100. This bike, has longer-travel suspension and all-new for a decidedly different look and

As with all Bimotas, the DB10 is from the finest parts including a custom steel-trellis Marchesini wheels, Marzocchi Brembo brakes and Arrow Production is in full-swing at the Rimini where the firm’s 30 technicians are bikes for buyers in places Brazil and China. The world has changed, but it’s thanks to emerging markets that is very definitely flourishing

Compared to the DB6, the DB10 is 1.6 taller, which made it a bit of a for me to climb aboard, even at Once on, I discovered a surprisingly and spacious riding position inevitably pretty upright, and for charging around the city and The grips at either end of the off-road-style are wide-set but well-positioned, and legroom is thanks to the low footrests, though my kept slipping off them the DB10 uses the DB6’s pegs rather than appropriate serrated dirtbike/supermoto

Firing up the Motard requires dexterity, because the ignition key is set so within the slot in front of the tank that it takes forefingers to turn it. Thumbing the delivers glorious thunder the dual mufflers below the Bimota claims the bike Euro 3 noise standards, but never know it from the throttle!

The DB10 is living proof you don’t need outrageous to have fun, just a bike with enough to entertain.

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Ducati’s two-valve-per-cylinder V-twin is a worthy, grunty that’s ideally suited to a supermoto bike like the DB10.

Ducati’s two-valve-per-cylinder V-twin is a worthy, grunty that’s ideally s

And the DB10 is entertaining! Snappy and direct makes the Motard incredibly so it’s an ideal tool for twisty backroads or congested streets. It’s a class act in of handling that’s really to rider input, and the way it flicks side to side along a hillside road is magical as as fun—you get a sense the Bimota is controllable, ready to do exactly you ask of it.

Yet this isn’t just a bike. Thanks to its relatively wheelbase, the DB10 settles fast sweepers as if glued to the line, though if you hit a bump over the bars will in your hands for a moment, with the Extreme Tech damper fitted. There’s a bit of dive under heavy due to the long-travel fork, plus the that the settings up front are than out back.

But the biggest thing that attention is the brakes: They’re too much of a good thing! a disc and a caliper and the mutant will still stop on a Maximize the minimalism and go for it, Bimota!

The pull is heavy but transmission is crisp, and reasonable gearing good acceleration and an impressive top The bike pulls hard 3000 rpm, inviting you to gas it out of as the front wheel lightens and in a gentle power-wheelie. The full exhaust and tuned Athena ECU the DB10 has slightly more than the Hypermotard 1100, but response proved a little too

Bimota’s engineers admit still working on the final map.

Bimota DB 6 Borsalino
Bimota DB 6 Borsalino
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Bimota DB 6 Borsalino
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