Borile B450 Scrambler- First Look Review- Photos

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Ducati 250 Scrambler
Ducati 250 Scrambler

Borile B450 Scrambler – Look Ducati may not build a 450 anymore. But Umberto Borile

Umberto Borile, who gave to this B450 Scrambler, the passionate and creative Italian, a man who of age in an era when electronic trickeries available to hide basic in mechanical engineering. What’s Borile, who owns a good shop near Padua in was a competitive off-road and ISDT in the 1980s, but he regularly considered his to be too clumsy and heavy.

Consequently, conceived and handcrafted his first a super-light 500cc ISDT known as the Piuma (Feather) powered by a speedway engine he had modified to run on gasoline. Moreover, he the Single with a lubrication and a separate five-speed gearbox. then on, Borile specialized in ultra-lightweight bikes manufactured on demand for passionate connoisseurs.

His frames were fabricated aluminum tubing, and the style he was heavily inspired by British

In 1999, Borile created his notable bike, the B500 Racer, a lightweight (243 sporty … powered by an of the previous engine, still on the GM (Giuseppe Marzotto, aka “Charlie speedway engine, but now sporting own crankcases, complete with five-speed gearbox. In 2010, was joined by a financing partner, Bassi, giving an extra to the business that led to the creation of the B450 Scrambler.

As with Borile models, the B450 relates to a nostalgic bike worldwide: the Ducati Scrambler the 1960s and 1970s, conceived and by the then-U.S. Ducati importer, Berliner. He was inspired by a bike one of his dealers had created from a 250 Diana, a motorcycle that raced in 250cc dirt-track.

The Ducati Scrambler was an instant and its lean, daring and “very style left a lasting It became a collectible, and many are kept in perfect riding even better than they left the Ducati line, which wasn’t for its quality control back

The old “bevel-gear” sohc Ducati in 250, 350 and 450cc displacements, was a engine, in Fabio Taglioni’s engine-design tradition, but it was plagued by an percentage of crankshaft failures, to the that it … the whole of models it powered. And with it also … the very of Ducati, which remained at its level for years. Still, the Scrambler survived as a legend, an from the time when had returned to being highly

Now that he treads on more financial ground, Borile he would recreate the Scrambler, Ducati did not seem interested. He the vertical cylinder from a 1100cc Ducati, designed a compact and neat crankcase in he shoehorned a cassette-type six-speed a balance shaft and an electric He also developed his own crankshaft a 60mm …, arriving at a of 452cc by using the standard bore.

Borile could not afford the of a new … for a forged, solid so he resorted to a three-piece, press-together featuring a 35mm crank the same diameter as the main that turns on the traditional contact” ball bearings Ducati adopted back in

The connecting rod is Borile’s own design, on plain bearings and featuring a center-to-center measurement, thus taller than the 124mm rod. The extra length for the shorter …, but in the process, it the piston lot happier and, important, its generous 2.25:1 to the … drastically reduces the imbalance and related vibrations. a balance shaft takes of the primary imbalance, the engine is smooth.

Ducati 250 Scrambler
Ducati 250 Scrambler

The vertical cylinder of the sohc retains its original layout, a front-facing throttle body and exhaust. The airbox is wrapped in a tank accurately styled the original Ducati Scrambler’s and the same bright yellow/chrome and graphics.

In Borile’s traditional the gas tank is located under the The engine breathes through a 40.5mm throttle body, the 45mm Ducati unit to enhance flexibility at low rpm. The compression ratio is surprisingly which contributes to claimed power of 43 hp at 6500 rpm and 34.7 of peak torque at 6000

Given its dry weight of only 287 lb. the Scrambler should be pleasantly and it has a claimed top speed of 100 mph.

designed a frame partly by the old Ducati Scrambler’s. It features an backbone with a large-diameter downtube in front. At the rear, a classic double-downtube structure triangulated. Where the new frame from the original is in the front which does not bolt to the to make it a stressed member of the Rather, it’s bolted to a cradle consisting of two thick plates that also the engine.

As on the V-Twin, the swingarm goes through the crankcase.

its 53.9-in. wheelbase, a 19-in. wheel and 18-in. rear shod with cross-ply tires), the B450 Scrambler is a bike. The fork has 41mm and an offset axle; the rear twin, fully adjustable offering 5.5 in. of travel. Single discs front (260mm) and (220mm) ensure plenty of power.

Once again, Umberto has unleashed his passionate creativity and life to a bike that’s and beautifully handcrafted, just as he to build them. All for the tentative of 12,500 euros in Italy.

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Ducati 250 Scrambler
Ducati 250 Scrambler
Ducati 250 Scrambler


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