Ducati Monster 796 Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Ducati Monster 796 | Review

Monster 796 Test

A quarter Ducati Monster motorcycles make for a scary world, or it make for 20 years of happy riders from Bologna to Beach. Ducati created the streetfighter bike in 1992 and riding enthusiasts have enjoying the … Italian since.

The twin-cylinder 803cc Ducati Monster 796 is hardly though you wouldn’t know if the blustery bark it puts out you rev the throttle. With a relatively 31.5-inch seat height, mid-section, and a claimed curb of 412 pounds, the Monster 796 is not a big handful. for the narrow sweep of the bars, speed maneuvering is reasonably as the bike is light on its feet.

Off the desmodromic Ducati engine noisily and doesn’t particularly to hang out in the lower gears. not a commuter bike for slow-moving it easily handles dodging traffic-you’ll find yourself to contain the Monster 796 in low rpm neighborhood Slipping the clutch works but you will find yourself to move along to the boulevard you can shift up to third.

The semi-aggressive seating position is not for casual riding, thanks to bar that lift the handlebars a back aching level. are in a natural sporting position, and the seat has room to move on. I found myself sliding toward the tank for around-town a more upright position-though my disagreed with the steel frame in this posture.

I hit few false neutrals when through the Monster 796′s gearbox. While not as spot-on as a Japanese sport bike, it was well mannered and agreeable, at stops.

Unleashing the Monster onto the requires some restraint. the throttle on the on-ramp can rocket you freeway speeds quickly, braking in order to merge the flowing traffic. The windblast the … 796 encourages you to slide against the rear pillion and in.

Working to alleviate the tight rake, the bike’s 57-inch provides a stable ride even the rain-grooved freeway.

The are pretty worthless at high much vibration for a detailed allowing you to spot law enforcement reading the dash during the is similarly difficult due to small and glare. However, there is a amount of information available you are riding slower and have to look.

Some of the more exotic include the ability to plug in a Data Analyzer. If you like to yourself at the track, on your route, or on the way to work, a stopwatch is in the dash display choices.

The is appropriately stiff and handles road conditions without The Monster 796 cruises along in top at 4500 rpm in the 70s–just at the low end of the torque However, you need to either the throttle in a big way to overtake while in 6th or downshift once to drop the into its power sweet

From 5250 rpm up to just 8k, the Desmodue pulls hard.

As fun as the Monster 796 is on a wide-open freeway, a ticket on straight flat isn’t the best use of the Italian potential. The Monster is best on winding roads in the canyons its athletic capabilities shine.

Confidence comes from the upside-down Marzocchi forks hold a solid line tight turns and long The Monster’s previously mentioned rake allows quick and turn-in is … accurate. The Diablo Rosso tires to the road convincingly, even well-cracked asphalt and tar snakes.

The 796′s motor pulls in the canyons, as long as the revs are above 5000 rpm. is a fairly easy task, the relatively narrow powerband 5k to 9k makes you glad it’s a especially as it’s fairly geared.

Acceleration is more insistent blistering, which is  fortunate. You can headshake when hard on the especially on a rougher road uphill.

It’s not a huge problem, it really shouldn’t be there at

Dual 320mm ABS-enhanced, discs up front keep in check. There is no unpleasant bite from the Brembo a firm linear feel squeezing hard. I found use for the single 245mm rear other than finessing to a when cruising around

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There’s a slipper-type wet clutch, is a big help when downshifting through the canyons.

Certainly a up from the novice-friendly 696, not on a level of the big, bad 1100 the Ducati Monster 796 is a welcoming on the journey from nascent sport rider to demanding and canyon demon.

Riding Style:

Helmet: RF-1100

Jacket: Dainese G. Pelle Lady

Gloves: Redgate Lady

Pants: P. Alien Pelle Lady

Sidi B2

Photography by Don Williams

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