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Ducati 916 Biposto


I bought the Ducati 916 and have a blog detailing the I have owned the bike. I get so many comments. It always attention and admiring looks and I it still can hold its head up new models. I like the look of the the fairing and its twin lights.

The of the termis and its handling. It helps to so much race history and to see so success on the track. Carl found fame from bike with some pieces and a tuned engine.

On the it picks up so quickly and is light and When driving in traffic it is to fit between cars. I have not hit the of cars compared to some I have owned. I recently the mpg and achieved 142 miles with 13 of petrol.


My first job was cleaning at 15 and when I left school life as a motorcycle mechanic. My over 30 years have all Japanese bikes until Ducati. From hearing so bad things about Italian give me some time.

The are crap:

Ducati have designed electrics and my bike has let me down once, a flat battery caused by the regulator failing. I replaced it with a Suzuki tl1000 regulator and it has been starting every day 32,500 miles so far.

It lives outside and starts time with a push on the

Maintenance and servicing parts are

I have carried out all my own servicing so agree. Parts are reasonable other manufactures. Air filters are and just need cleaning. Oil is easily accessible and changed. two Plugs to change.

The petrol is only held by one screw and with push on petrol and a breather. Cam belts could be but with so many sites and this can be carried out. So information out there on how to fix.

It will always break

I have used it in all weathers and notched up over 23,000 free miles in three I did have to stop in Clapham when the clutch stopped as a dry clutch I was able to remove the screws holding the cover, up the nut on the basket that had come and carry on the journey.

Some features I did not know:

adverse weather and high a gust of wind lifted the like a parachute pulling the opposite to the side stand, to the ground. The fairing scratched and the flew off. The bolt holds the mirrors is a brass with a thin necked

This is made this way so there is pressure on the bolt the sheers keeping the mirrors in one I don’t know of any other that has that.

Ducati 916 Biposto

If you need to the bike. It happened to me and as the positive of the battery is visible from the it is so easily connected to jump

Removing parts is quick.

sided swing arm and a wheel can be removed with one nut. mudguard is held on with 4 bolts to plastic clips.

it only 10 zuess clips to the fairings. Both sides can be The front fairing is held on only 4 screws.

to remove the seat there are two rubber and one light connector to remove the

It still makes me smile I go out for a ride and having read reviews think the most comment is

“its a race bike lights”.

What more can I


Posted: 25/02/2011 at

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