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Ducati 900 Sport

1978 Ducati 900 “Sport”

A few years back Rene custom 1978 Ducati 900 GTS was some great online appearing on the likes of Bike and Pipeburn and rightly so, it was a stunning Notice though that I it “was” a stunning build. In an twist of fate the bike was off in an accident leaving very few parts.

Starting with an engine and a pair of rear Rene rebuilt his beloved from the ground up.

First things first a new was required which Rene from a ’76 Ducati 860 GT. To fit the replica ’72 750 tank and seat he extended the by 3 inches before it was prepped and in classic gloss black. A steering stem and bearings then fabricated to fit a set of modern Sport Classic triple that would hold the adjustable 53mm Showa down forks.

The salvaged Ohlins cartridge went on the rear and were to a heavily modified swingarm to accomodate a wider, 17″ 1000GT with Pirelli Angel Braking at the rear comes a custom Brembo disk and brake set up while at the front a master cylinder, dual and rotor provide ample power. A custom hydraulic system was also devised a Motorcycle Machining Specialties cylinder and Brembo master.

To add a modern creature comfort 900 GTS kick-start square-case motor has reto-fitted with an electric system built with parts that Rene has over years. While the was out of its frame a set of oversized valves and Racing, hi-comp pistons installed. 32mm Delorto with open velocity and Conti straight through were then added to the Ducati plenty of extra

Ducati 900 Sport

Electrical upgrades come in the of a 203mm Bosh headlight in place with a modified Classic headlight mount. The are ’70′s Veglia replicas and the light and turn signals are a late model 1000GT. A digital ignition and custom loom running off a Balistic Iron battery keep the electrics in check and provide of juice to get the electric starter over.

 Inspired by Ducati’s 750 Sport the early 70′s, the paint is the Ducati colour just its former self and it carries 750 badges altered to read

A couple of people have me why I built such a similar and I tell them all the same “I wasn’t finished riding it

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