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Ducati Monster SR2 800 Café

call them ‘parts bin They’re the bikes that been thrown together all the leftovers that the other builders didn’t need. old second tank. The spare shock. Your mate’s set of rims.

The very thought of built this way conjures pictures of a franken-bike; something looks more like the of a welder gone postal in a wreckers than anything been done with any or planning. But here’s a bike goes a long way to prove assumption wrong. So far, in that the results look like something you hope Ducati build rather than they’d run from in fright.

Meet engineer John and his Monster SR2 Café Racer.

a Mechanical Engineer by trade, himself running a business printed circuit boards. The meant he was missing working my hands, so the idea for a bike was born. After having much every bike wanted (or about 17 bikes in 21 of riding… lucky bugger), he was bored of mass produced

Then he saw what Spanish Ducati were doing, and was to do a project of his own along similar

The bike started life as a bog 800, which John was a really fun bike straight out of the It was stripped so he was left with a chassis with an engine in it to the wind blowing away. then bought a Radical unit and hacked off the rear subframe of the He wanted to keep all the wiring and in the engine bay, so there was at all needing to be placed under the unit.

Scott Francis, a friend of who is also a welder, helped him a new subframe and mounts for the tank and hangers.

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The tank was sourced a Ducati 749, but it’s original down the side of the tank filled in to give it a unique The forks are 848 Ohlins units with a billet machined bottom John had to have the standard pressed out of the original yoke and into the new 848 item. The top yoke is a 999, and both have anodised black. The discs units, with 848 Brembo monobloc calipers John notes are ‘awesome’).

The rear shock is a 999 Ohlins a shorter Sato Racing ride height The wheels are Marchesini forged alloys a Hypermotard 1100S. The headlamp is a Harley unit. The exhaust was made stainless steel and was blasted for a satin look. “It sounds a un-Ducati like,” notes John. a bit more like a parallel which fits the Café style just fine.”

To things up, John was keen to credit where credit’s “I would like to thank my Alan Stanley who did all the paint, the wheels and chassis. The seat was made by Saddlecraft. The biggest was the electrics; I wanted to bin the original and fit a Motogadget dash, but the immobiliser has to be disabled for work.

Louigi Moto were a big help, and the world electrical guru Ferrett to the rescue by managing to fit the dash and Start button that I

I have been going to Shelsley Walsh hillclimb with my Dad for as as I can remember and they very agreed to us taking some of the finished bike on the start which made the photos

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