Ducati 1199 Panigale TerraCorsa — Off-Road Superbike Exclusive

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Ducati 1199 Panigale — Off-Road Superbike Exclusive

The at Portland area Ducati MotoCorsa are building and riding pretty unique bikes. this 2013 Ducati Panigale S. modified to go off-road. just got back from a off-road trip and here’s photos, video and details of they’re calling the Ducati Panigale TerraCorsa.

“We do an annual trip with a few friends, in Southeastern Oregon, out in the middle of MotoCorsa’s general manage and customer of the month Arun told us. “I was planning on taking my but happened to have my track on the lift next to it.”

“I had a set of TKC80s to put on it, when one of my friends in and says,’You know what you do? Put those TKCs on the Panigale!’”

“It was one of those spontaneous moments just turned into, on,’ he told us over the

When early photos on MotoCorsa’s website. reaction controversial . “The funny is, everyone seems to think we all this money making it. actually, it was really, really and really, really inexpensive. One a set of tires was lying next to the and, the next, we had a crazy Panigale.”

“It looks mostly and, frankly, it largely is. We the bodywork that Desert color then, depending on perspective, raised or lowered the We dropped the forks as low as we could in the and raised the shock’s ride as much as possible; the idea to max out the ground clearance. it probably got us a half inch or so, but that’s Then, we went through the settings and made everything as as possible so we could mimic an bike’s travel.”

“As you know, with a Panigale S all electronic, so we just went the dash and altered the programming.”

we put the TKCs on there and, we didn’t want to ruin Panigale wheels and rotors, we on a set of 1098 wheels. We had to shim and them to make them but we just had them knocking so it was worth it.”

“I didn’t to trash my nice Termignonis, so we a stock 1199 exhaust and cut and a formed crash guard. The bottom of the bike is now this cool formed metal plate that protects the it’s pretty rad.”

“So far, even just a few pics on our website, it’s way, way more reaction I thought it would. Manigale is up too, I never would thought AOL would pick up. I never would have this would have some viral thing.

But both, there’s haters. all these guys saying, so stupid’ or “why would you a good bike like Well, why not just have fun and be silly?”

“And, the thing is, it

“The ride ended up five people. One Multistrada, one and three GS’s. We went and did a mile ride over days in all kinds of conditions. mud, gravel, grass, I’d like to think we did as much of an ride as anyone normal would, be it on a GS, a Super Tenere or a

We were in the middle of nowhere no excuses, there’s nowhere we that the Panigale didn’t go right along with us. It was impressive.”

“Here’s the thing the Panigale: it’s a surprisingly bike to ride. Yeah, you to have equal parts and ability to ride it in a lot of the situations you’d want to have bars and stand up, but it just

“It’s amazing what a difference just tires The Panigale was the only bike had TKCs and, there some places where it was the bike that could get We had this one stretch of really, hard mud and the Panigale with was the only bike that it.

Those are incredible tires. We had a stretches where we were really, really fast and like, ‘these are bias we shouldn’t be doing 120 mph!’ We had horrible revelation where we how dangerous this could be if we let loose.”

“Look, we didn’t track it. We didn’t go off into the with the intention of going no one else had ever been. we went to the normal places go on a relatively decent adventure dirt roads, fire open fields and a couple of places and some tame track. The Panigale handled all of

“Next, we want to do a video the bike is being used crazy off-road, then into the shop and we do a time-lapse we convert it from dirt to and take it to a track day. we’re just going to put the back into track and I’ll be a track day on it down at next month.”

“This wasn’t even It was a stupid adventure, and one that worked.”

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