2011 Ducati Monster 796 First Ride — Motorcycle USA

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2011 Ducati Monster 796 Ride

Watch the  Monster 796 First Ride  to see the new mid-level Monster in action on the road.

motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati has released its model of the season: the 2011 Monster 796. This street bike fills the between the entry-level personality of 696 and the advanced road performance of the 1100. With a base of $9995, the 796 is a sensible choice for looking for an amusing and easy-to-maneuver that’s ideal for jaunting the city.

The beauty of the Monster is that the basic architecture of the including the chassis, air/oil-cooled engine configuration, and sleek body panels are shared models. However a closer reveals there are some key between this one and its siblings.

The difference that distinguishes the Monster is its use of a 4-valve, 803cc identical to the unit employed in 796 street bike. Compared to the Monsters this engine is in a state of tune, employing an compression ratio (versus the 696/1100’s 10.7:1 ratio) of pistons with a different shape.

(Above) The Monster 796’s is positioned nearly an inch than the Monster 696/1100 contributes to a more upright position. (Center) The Monster 796 a beautifully crafted single aluminum swingarm. (Below) The Ducati Monster 796 uses an 803cc L-Twin engine as in the Hypermotard 796.

Fuel is from a 3.8-gallon fuel through 45mm throttle each equipped with a fuel-injector. Exhaust is piped a 2-1-2 stainless-steel configuration terminates with twin under-tail mufflers. Each pipe is fitted with an sensor which ensures engine running conditions.

A transmission and a hydraulically-operated APTC control the engine’s power a chain drive. Furthermore the is bathed within the engine’s oil enhancing reliability and reducing as compared to the racing-style ’dry’ used on the 1198 Superbike. The also incorporates a slipper/back limiting functionality which prevent the rear wheel during downshifts at high

The engine is cradled in a lipstick-red trellis frame. It attaches to a subframe which is compatible passenger grab handles are available as a Ducati accessory The 796 also gets the same single-sided aluminum swingarm as on the more expensive 1100

Suspension is comprised of a Showa fork and an Sachs hydraulic that is mounted directly the frame and swingarm without a Although the fork doesn’t any damping adjustment, the shock spring preload and rebound abilities.

The 796 rolls on a pair of black 5-spoke cast-aluminum featuring a small red pin stripe the edge to draw attention to when in motion. Attached to the wheel is a pair of 320mm discs clamped by a radial-mount Brembo calipers. Rear consists of a solo 245mm pinched by a twin-piston caliper.

brake systems are powered through stainless-steel lines. brakes are also available as an on the new machine however pricing is Lastly, the wheels are shod Pirelli Diablo Rosso in sizes 120/70-17 front and rear.

Hop into the seat and the first you’ll notice is how similar it to the smaller 696 model. The bike short and skinny, which it easy to manhandle on the road. The height measures 31.5 in. the ground which is 0.4 in. lower the 1100, and 1.2 in. taller than the

Grabbing a hold of the aluminum isn’t as much of a stretch to other Monsters courtesy of the bar that elevate the bar position by an inch.

Thumb the starter and the new Ducati fires to life deep, thumping exhaust Surprisingly, the 796 doesn’t get the same slimline switch gear as on some of the Italian manufacturer’s new street bikes, including the Instrumentation is comprised of a small, yet white-backlit LCD display that is easy to read and quickly via the switchgear on the left handlebar.

The engine in the 796 is peppy and can satisfy the of both novice and experience alike.

Clutch lever is light and offers 4-way position adjustment to accommodate sized hands. The clutch delivers an ample level of for riders who might not have a lot of launching a motorcycle. The lower gear ratio only to its user-friendly demeanor when away from a stop.

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between the remaining five was smooth and trouble-free, though we the gearbox felt tighter.

the throttle and this Monster a much more robust of power compared to the smaller Sure, it won’t win any drag against a modern liquid-cooled yet it will still surprise you just how much torque it out at low-to-mid rpm. The engine has of juice to loft the front in first gear and is capable of of speed whenever it’s out to redline.

While the engine delivers a bit of it never becomes annoying, at freeway speeds.

In terms of the 796 feels every bit as nimble as its sibling. Direction changes can be with a light touch of the The center of gravity also low which aids in steering and around corners.

Though spring rates are calibrated for riders, when pushed Monster still delivers grin-inducing performance for even an sport-oriented pilot.

Regardless of you’re from or your rolling around a Monster is entry into its exclusive fraternity.

The bike we rode equipped with the optional ABS By default the system is always on, but you can it easily by navigating through the system on the instrument display. power and feel is adequate and we the added confidence provided by the

But we were more impressed by the that you can quickly turn it off a few clicks of a button if you‘re mischievous. We also appreciated the position of the brake lever be moved based on rider

If you’re a motorcyclist who covers a lot of in the city then the $9995 796 is a bike you need to consider. an easy machine to ride, awesome, and is compact enough to through any urban gridlock. Its air-cooled engine not only punchy acceleration but a level of that is sadly missing many other street in this same price segment.

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