Ducati Bronco

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Ducati 125 Bronco

1964 Ducati Bronco

Dick’s Beautifully Restored Photos Courtesy Darrell

The Ducati Bronco was a 125cc OHV fitted with a magneto, ‘Orto carb with drum brakes, and Silentium The Bronco had a fixed ignition and every now and then, it would back violently when The bike was fairly heavy for a but sturdily built. I don’t it was designed by Ducati’s famous Dr.

T who the desmo valve system on sporting Ducatis.

At the time I the Bronco, I lived in Oak Ridge, I bought it used around with paper route from a high school who lived in Emory Valley, Oak (I’ve forgotten his name.) sure he bought it Greene’s shop in Oak Ridge, but he may have it from the Central Ave. in Knoxville. I recently met a fellow Somer who used to work at shop setting up Ducatis. was also a big Ducati shop up in the area at that time.

You could even buy high cams for the bike.

I bought the before I had my license, so my parents them) did not allow me to ride it. One day my Madison and I snuck the bike out and it up the street to Oneida Lane. We it up and Madison bravely took the turn.

He got going down the Lane, and pushing down on what he was the brake, but what really was the shift lever. By the time he got to the end of the he was in fourth gear and moving at a pace. With nowhere to go, he the bike and slid it into Graves front yard. Madison nor the bike was hurt, but

Graves came busting out her door fairly pissed. We had dug a out of her yard and left a puddle of (As you remember, the Bronco had a long tube. If you got the engine higher the breather outlet, oil pumped out the We grunted out an apology to Mrs.

Ducati 125 Bronco

and with our tails between our snuck the bike back

Shortly thereafter I got my license, and and I used the bike to deliver We used to ride it and sing Redding’s On the Dock of the Bay at the top of our lungs.

Don Storing writes: I had one identical to the one you I also got mine in 1965, the before I got my license also. my dad let me drive mine until I was Why?

I got a job to pay for it and I guess he was so proud I would offer to get a job at 15 and actually for the thing he took the chance I kill myself. I never have done the same for my Anyway, I’m 59 now and on my 18th a 2008 Yamaha FZ1.

I don’t know if you experienced the thing I did with the thing not to stay in gear unless you the shift lever to hold it in but mine would have a to pop out of gear a lot. Anyway, I the engine entirely apart and it with a new shift star I got Ducati. I didn’t even a manual but I was able to get it back and ran it for a year or better after

I learned a lot from that and probably wouldn’t even it today after owning 18 bikes. Compaired to today’s it was pretty crude but I still a lot of good memories from that bike.

Ducati 125 Bronco

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