2009 Ducati SportClassic Sport 1000 S motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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This is the of bike that you enjoy at for hours, but which excludes all the disadvantages of riding an original piece of two-wheeled machinery because it is brand new. the style is immediately recognized as consecrated decades ago, the 992 cc, two valves per cylinder Desmodromic is all about performance.

Fed through the 45 mm body of the Marelli electronic injection system, the unit 92 hp at 8,000 rpm and 67.3 lb-ft of at 6,000 rpm. Also, is coupled to a six-speed gearbox fairly tall ratios, to meet Euro3 emissions

Like all SportClassic models, the 1000 S comes with 43mm upside-down front with classic brushed surfaces, while rear works with twin performance fully adjustable shocks.

Given the facts, it is not to underestimate this Ducati, when knowing that it has its buried deep into the Italy house’s history.

In the 1970s, it was all about removing all the bits of a motorcycle and increase as much as possible and by all means then. It was the golden age of the café and Italy wasn’t eschewed. racing bikes of the time characterized by the half fairing and wrapped around the round

That’s exactly what intends to recreate with new model and we reckon that it


Italians are a bit special in especially when building and motorcycles. So while the SportClassic 1000 biposto dueled the Triumph Thruxton. Ducati was for ways to change things in benefit.

The answer came the all-new 2008 SportClassic 1000 S, but as good as this look, the British bike stands a good chance to get its fair share of the market, now that the biposto is no longer


Ducati is definitely up to here with this sport classic motorcycle, looks pretty much its name says. Being a bike, you expect the 17-inch wheels with black rims, but not the large diameter discs. Also, the 3.9 gallons features the right shape and but looks kind of rudimentary, the fairing, windscreen and headlight are all to the period that they’re from, almost too faithful.

You really have to be a fan of the specific in order to immediately notice and the presence of all the features that a café racer. In this apart from the previous ones, the 32.5-inch high and even the two-into-two exhaust add on to the look of the Sport 1000 S, when the tailpiece cover is on the

The engine type itself is a of the period and the fact that uses this motor on a of 2009 models shows how the manufacturer has followed a natural throughout the years.

2009 schemes are: Red with stripe and Black with stripe.

Test Ride

it comes to sacrificing the riding for good looks there’s quite like the Ducati 1000 S. The seat is taller you expect, you need to stretch in to reach the handlebars and hand while the footpegs arch legs like nothing experienced before. This it a veritable … around and bags of … won’t the pain go away.

So what’s the big deal about bike anyway? The thing is it looks incredible and sounds In other words, it’s an to ride, one that many might take, but not all enjoy.

the riding position with the suspension and you’ll find the retro looks also for a retro riding feel.

created this bike to be on short distances and preferably by who don’t miss gym training. scenario sounds plausible for the 1000 S’s 992cc engine to start showing

Not only this sounds but delivers impressive amounts of just above 2,000 while the 92 horsepower is not a figure to be of, considering the 398 pounds dry weight and the that any more power have been valued and make riders frustrated. get me wrong; your average Sport 1000 S rider be very frustrated, but by the fact he won’t be able to ride the continuously for more than an hour.

The six-speed gearbox is slick, but afraid that we can’t say the thing about the clutch. The feels heavy and, by the you reach fourth gear, Looking at the bright side at least this bike an accurate impression of how the original worked and felt.

The modern ensures fast and sharp but each bump will the already short ride at least a few minutes. Quite there’s nothing else on the that would provide a ride on not so bumpy roads. at least it makes a rider one the bike and that feel is

Looking good on a bike required sacrifices (just ask any rider), but I guess we didn’t at it this way.


Nostalgics pay a $12,995 MSRP for SportClassic Italian motorcycle, is the fair price as long as not from it more than it can


If buying the 2009 SportClassic Sport 1000 S as a sharp and enjoyable motorcycle to during the week’s afternoons and like a maniac in the weekends, you small chances to waist money, but if you look at it as an everyday it’s better to start your options because one is just not it.


Engine and

Chassis and Dimensions

Frame: steel trellis frame

1425 mm / 56.2 in

Rake: 24

suspension: 43 mm upside-down fork

wheel travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in

Front 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, floating 2-piston, 2-sintered pads

wheel: Spoke wheel black aluminium rim, x 17

Front tyre: 120/70 R 17

wheel travel: 130 mm / 5.1 in

Rear brake: 245 mm disc, floating caliper, 2- sintered

Rear wheel: Spoke with black aluminium rim x 17

Rear tyre: 180/55 R 17

tank capacity: 15 L (of which 3.5 L / 3.9 US gal (of which 1 US gal reserve)

Dry Weight: 181 kg / 398 lbs

height: 825 mm / 32.5 in


Electronic panel: speedometer, rev warning light for low oil pressure, for high beam, fuel turn signals, LCD clock,

Body colours (frame/wheels): Red white stripe (Black / — Black with stripe (Black / Black)

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