Ducati 851

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Ducati 851 S3 Strada

Ducati 851

The Ducati 851 was a Ducati with liquid cooling and valve heads, released to the in 1987. Development had lagged the continued use of two valve engines, but new enabled a technological move Ducati needed at the time.

buying Ducati, Cagiva in the development of another V-twin, but liquid cooling, and four desmodromic heads. Massimo had designed a 4V Desmo in 1973 for his at the University of Bologna, and with in 1985, saw his updated ideas into production as the Desmoquattro.

on the Pantah motor, but with cooling, fuel injection, and four valve heads an included valve angle of 40 the 851 made Ducati race again.

The original Desmo Quattro was an 748 cc 4 valve racer (seen at the Bol in 1986) and used 750 F1 Pantah Bordi collaborated with to develop the heads, but in the time had, they were able to reduce the included angle of the desmodromic engine to 40, less than 30 was possible valve springs. Ducati with the desmodromics.

The subsequent 851 bike had stronger crankcases, the heads and valves remained the designed to fit above the 88 mm bore of a 748 cc

The 1987 — 1988 851 Strada used the signature tube trellis frame, with Marvic wheels, brakes and Marzocchi suspension. first release was criticised for its so front wheel was changed a 16 inch to a 17 inch wheel, and better suspension components

The 851 racing bike was the realisation of one dream. Massimo Bordi designed the Desmodromic four-valve way back in 1973, and after mules were developed, the 705 F1 Pantah-engined bike was taken out to The rest, as they say, is

Whether truth or myth, the about Marco Lucchinelli and his pit rolling up at Donington Park for the ever WSB meeting in a van with a 851 Strada is an entertaining one. as entertaining as Lucchinelli’s determination to which he did om the second leg. result set Ducati on an upward to WSB domination in the year to come.

If 1988 was a learning curve for 1989 was the year they put into practice. Ducati out fighting in WSB with an improved 851 and Roche at the bars. Roche second place in the riders’

Further improvements to the 851 saw the 1900 engine’s bore go up 2mm (to 94mm) to capacity to 888cc, although it was known as an 851. Honda have won the WSB manufacturer title, but won the rider’s title on the 851.

Ducati’s rout of WSB started in Still at 888cc and still the 851, the Ducati was sorted in area. Its handling outshone the bikes by a country mile. The delivered less horsepower the Hondas and Yamahas, but its midrange made up for this by out-powering out of the turns.

Doug Polen Ducati the first of six manufacturer from 1991 to 1996.

Ducati can also be attributed sending Carl Fogarty on his way to WSB and fortune by taking a win on a non-works 888 at 1992’s WSB opener at Donington The 888 era ended when it was replaced by the successful 916.

Carl Fogarty said: The 851 was to ride. It was very smooth and In a way it combined the best bits of the and the Honda. It was fast, it handled and when I was in a corner I didn’t the front. It set me up for the rest of my career Ducati.

Getting off the four it felt different because it to under 11,000rpm. When I rode it at Cadwell I thought;oh God is so slow but when I came in the lap were there. You never like you were actually that fast.

In 1992 the bore was enlarged, creating the Ducati 888.


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