Ducati Regolarità 125 — Classic Italian Motorcycles — Motorcycle Classics

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Regolarità 125

Years produced:

Total production: 3,486

Claimed power: 21.8hp

Top 74mph

Engine type: air-cooled piston-port 2-…

Weight (dry): 240lb

then: $1,950

Price $1,150 — $2,500

capacity: 1.6gal

Lots of makes have skeletons in the models they’d like you and else to forget they made. For Ducati, that was the ill-fated Regolarità.

MV Agusta a forgettable 50cc moped and scooter back in the 1950s, and the overweight, unreliable Jubilee 250 in the 1960s, a bike even fans shun. So how about the Ducati single-cylinder street — incidentally the first Ducati a left-foot gear change — of 3,486 examples were from 1975 to 1979? Not did the 125 Regolarità represent Ducati’s serious attempt to target the market, but it was a two-… Ducati!

And it was a flop.

Like the dozens of Italian makes trying to a slice of the country’s huge for affordable personal transportation in the and Sixties, Ducati had made forgettable 50cc-100cc two-… But by 1975, when the 125 Regolarità was Ducati was well established as the Italian four-… performance The idea that it should have tried to compete in the 125cc enduro market — filled by 23 other makes — short-sighted, at


Management miscues

Bureaucrats never been much at running bike companies. In Ducati became part of EFIM ( Ente Partecipazioni e Industria Manifatturiera ), the state-owned responsible for the day-to-day operations of and 114 others within Italy. Ducati had the good fortune to Fredmano Spairani appointed as CEO in A professional manager with an mind as well as flair, listened, learned and acted.

Fabio Taglioni and his colleagues to convince Spairani of the values of a strategy based on the large 750cc four-strokes that and Honda had just launched, by a factory race program; how the 750cc V-twin Ducatis debuted in 1971 came MC

Order the January/February 2011 of Motorcycle Classics to read about the Ducati Regolarità including a road test by Cathcart. Order it by contacting Service by email or by calling 880-7567.

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