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Ducati Multistrada 1200 S

Ducati Multistrada 1200 S | Quick spin

If you absolutely, have to travel very far on two wheels in style and comfort, be a bit simple to look past uber-plush mega-mile-eater, the Multistrada S Granturismo.

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If you absolutely, positively have to very far away on two wheels in and comfort, you’d be a bit simple to past Ducati’s uber-plush the Multistrada 1200 S Granturismo. The S Touring model was pitted several other 17-inch in a recent comparo (Vol 62 No 24) and exceptionally well.

And that’s because it’s an bike. There’s that Ducati V-twin punching out (128hp), carefully controlled by the electronic engine maps (or let in Sport mode if you have the the stunning Ducati Skyhook (DSS) system which let you ride nearly any road, no how atrocious, with poise and and all this is combined with levels of comfort.

The Granturismo on this already excellent to deliver a veritable touring There’s a stack of luggage on offer: two panniers (58 litres) and a (48 litres) all with internal bags. The pannier removal is one of the best I’ve ever – turn the key, lift the and slide out of the rack. Reverse the when you’re ready to get on and you’re on your way without any

The topbox also has a pillion built in which I’ve reliably informed is very

Light is very important you’re riding a motorcycle in massive country, especially in when the days feel 20 minutes long. The LED lights on all the are great but with the addition LED the Granturismo is a really fast The beams throw more out to the rather than enhancing the view which is fine the standard lights are excellent.

Comfort levels have even further enhanced 20mm higher-set handlebars, a seat and a higher screen. the screen looks huge, tinted and thus isn’t on the eye. It’s very though – one of the few I’ve ridden and had to duck down to get full

The bar position is great, however people might think a bit too high.

Ducati Multistrada 1200 S

Also potentially hindering people is the comfort seat. It a fair bit wider than the found on the lesser-spec models, resulted in me having to tip-toe the around and I’m 190cm tall. For me, it was it because it’s very – but if you can’t keep the bike when you’re stopped going to be a big issue.

If you’re a and do want to ride the Granturismo, engine protection bars you put it on its side.

A touring bike touring rubber and the Ducati is rolling around on Pirelli GT tyres. I spent a decent of the test period in the rain and gave great feel and in crappy road conditions. with the DSS system, you’re excellent feedback about going on underneath you – and confidence is key riding fast.

You’ll be forking out $30,490 to a Granturismo. While it seems a lot of money you’re getting a lot of bike for the price because this thing you will be to go anywhere sealed in outstanding and even take on some off-road stuff if you want to. And have an absolute ball you’re doing it.

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