Mike Hailwood Replica Ducati

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Ducati 1000 SS Hailwood-Replica

Mike Hailwood Replica

Mike Hailwood Replica

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For years riders have the star racers of their era by their helmets with a design. During the 70s. as became more distinctive, bike riders would their racer’s color Eventually, replica helmets, and even complete machines available—sometimes through the manufacturers.

In the 60 s of the riders wore plain (black) and open face with a basic design on. street bike riders show their allegiance to a rider by creating a replica of helmet. The most popular was Hailwood’s, Giacomo Agostini’s and Read ’s (Read went on to helmets, and other related under his own brand name).

As the 70s progressed, a number of specialist began to sell decal for street bike owners to replicate (as near as possible) favorite racer. Today, companies can supply decal for most past and present

For motorcyclists wanting not only the of a star racer, but the machine a number of manufacturers began to the value of brand and rider by supplying complete machines. notable of which is the Mike replica Ducati originally for Hailwood to use at the TT by Steve Wynne of Motorcycles in Manchester, England.

The Ducati used by Hailwood was a 900-cc SS supplied by their NCR shop, originally painted in colors of silver and red. the Sports Motorcycles team to change the colors to red, and green which Steve copied from a can of Castrol oil being Hailwood’s main and was not, as many thought, in of the Italian colors.

The F1 regulations teams much more in modifying their production-based and the Sports Motorcycles team full advantage of this by and modifying many of the Ducati’s components. The cylinder heads modified for better gas flow and to larger valves, the pistons replaced as was the clutch and ignition However, the biggest change was to the —considered to be one of the weakest components on the

Hailwood’s connections within the racing world (he had raced F1 for a time) came in when he Hewland to make a new set of gears for the Hewland was the main supplier to all of the F1 car race teams of the time. replica versions of Hailwood’s also used gearbox based on the Hewland design).

The Ducati with Hailwood on went on to set the fastest practice fastest race lap and win the F1 TT of 1978.

SOHC Desomdromic 90 degree 4-…. 863.9-cc (86 x 74.4 and …), 9.5:1 compression 72 hp at 7,000 rpm

Transmission: 5-speed dry multi-plate clutch, chain drive

Frame. Open cradle steel

Front Hydraulic 38-mm

Rear Suspension. Twin shocks with twin springs and adjustable pre-load

Brakes. Twin calipers on rotors

Rear Brakes: caliper on a 280-mm rotor

Tire: 100/90 V18

Rear 110/90 V18

Dry Weight: 429 lb’s. kg’s)

Top speed: 137 mph

The street the Mike Hailwood Replica, was to the public for the first time in as part of the requirement under the regulations to make 200 copies However, the machine was such a success that Ducati sold some 7100

A 1979 version, in perfect condition, is valued between and $35,000.

Ducati 1000 SS Hailwood-Replica

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