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Ducati 999

This review is from: 999 (Hardcover)

Whether or not you’re a fan of its chief designer Pierre or authors Alan Cathcart and Cook, you can’t ignore beautiful, brilliant book. an absorbing account of a motorcycle’s at unprecedented levels of detailed The still and action photos—the by Kevin Wing particularly exquisite, detailed and informative.

enthuasiasts know Ducati’s race history over the half century, from the bevel-gear machines whose acuation evolved into signature desmodromic technology, up to its 2003 MotoGP bike in its first year!). The V-twin suitably bored, stroked and up, eventually using water of air to cool, begat the 851, 888, 916, 996, 998 and now the The book’s depth and detail are

Ducati’s people, originals to the create the focus. No worthwhile designed object of any significance—can be without committed individuals who in what they are doing, the bones.

David Gross, Ducati’s director, wrote a candid revealing Terblanche as interesting and A bit like BMW Cars’s Chris Terblanche comes across as an always right but never in despises his critics.

This is not a book despite its brilliance and quality. We needed to see dyno of the various progenitors to the 999, to the WSB 999s vs. the production bikes, and spec comparisons that the significant cost differentials.

Also, note that is not investigative reporting. Ducati have let Cathcart or Cook the joint if there had been any of deviation from an unsullied And Cathcart’s relentless egotism get yet another opinion or picture of him on a neglecting many of the great mentioned but not pictured, such as Polen and others.

Ducati 999

This facet alone a star from my review.

aside, this is a remarkable and book written, photographed and by genuine enthusiasts who have us an unprecedented look into the of a great motorcycle. It stands some of the best of its kind, up with the Guggenheim’s Art of the Motorcycle and Ienatsch’s SPORT RIDING (a David Bull book), reviewed by me for Amazon. David is publishing at the pinnacle of the motorcycling

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