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Ducati ST3

2007 Ducati ST3

Posted on 24th, 2007

One thing the Italians is that they their priorities straight. Ducati builds a sport-touring you know the emphasis is going to be on “sport” and the ST3 follows this to the letter.

Other manufacturers use aluminum spar frames as a but Ducati perseveres with a red, tubular steel frame that combines weight with amazing not to mention being absolutely

If it looks somewhat spindly, that the 250 horsepower MotoGP (which won the world championship year) use the same type of

A fully adjustable Sachs brings up the rear while the Showa 43 mm upside-down forks are for preload only.

The lack of is not a problem though as the spring and rates were perfectly to the ST3′s demeanour, giving a ride while being damped when you turn up the

The front end feels extremely and gives such excellent I bet you could run over a quarter and whether it’s heads or

Steering is ultra precise, if a bit on the side, and the long wheelbase that tight turns a bit of muscle to navigate.

On the open however, the ST3 behaves as if it’s directly into your cortex.

Just think of and when you want to flick the and it’s already there.

The front Brembo brakes as Brembos should – it’s tossing an anchor overboard.

The rear, however, requires an high effort with little reward.

The ST3 uses the (two intake and one exhaust) version of the 992 cc traditional Ducati layout and churns out just 100 horsepower – more than

This Duck comes seriously long legs as 100 equates to 3500 r.p.m. in gear – making for effortlessly highway cruising, and the litre means you’ll rarely to grab a downshift to pass on roads.

Thankfully, the refined ST3 has a clutch, which is much than the bucket-of-rocks dry unit on the hypersport models.

Overall, the ST3 a very high level of refinement.

The fuel injection is and glitch free, all controls are and progressive, and the dual mufflers just enough of the rich, staccato to escape, enhancing the experience.

The … bodywork gives more wind and weather than you’d expect and the and wide windscreen provides a still air pocket, adding to comfort over long

Even though the bars are above the triple clamp, a long reach (even for me) and the position has a decidedly sporting with a fair bit of weight on the wrists.

The seat itself is comfy and entirely suitable for days.

The comprehensive instrument boasts a computer information displaying data such as fuel consumption, consumption now, single tripmeter, odometer and several other with indecipherable displays.

At the left is a surprisingly accurate gauge, although I have my about the calibration on the speedo. (An Italian speedo? No way!)

Seriously annoying is the typical trait of the tripmeter reverting to the kilometres reading every you fire up the engine.

Why must we through all the functions (difficult gloves on) to get to the tripmeter after stop?

Final drive is by which is efficient but a total on a sport-touring bike.

Lubing and said chain should be a as the Duck comes with a

But the only grab handle is the rail on top of the tail, which you virtually no leverage and is awkward to

Plus, the muffler on the left is tucked in so tight to the swingarm lubing the chain without the muffler and swingarm is virtually

It would be nice to have a of pockets in the fairing for sunglasses, gloves, cellphone, etc.

The has a bit of storage space underneath, but to get at it, you dismount then remove seat to get at whatever you’ve there.

Hard bags are an but weren’t installed on my test

But as the Ducatisti faithful will you, “All these are part of the mystique and charm of an exotic Italian motorcycle.”

time you fire up a Ducati, reminded that this is a built for riders.

The engine has a free-spinning feel to it and the acceleration is even when fully

The inspired, confident handling through in your favourite and the incredible drives out of the corners heeled way over bring a to your face.

It’s why we

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