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Report: 2009 Ducati 1100S

Most Ducati contain similar elements. The talks about the stunning, looks of the Italian beauty, at the available performance envelope and invariably complains about the (translation – neck creakingly riding position. None of applies to the 2009 Ducati 1100S. Is this quirky really a Ducati then?

on and find out.

With the new Multistrada 1200 due to be unveiled in a of days, I thought it would be acquainting myself with the It’s hard to know to make of the Multistrada at first If I’m being generous then the is challenging, another one of the Pierre designs that seems to only to juxtapose against truly gorgeous, like own Supermono or Sportclassic efforts.

It however look its best in although that is really the Multi with faint

Just climbing aboard off the weird alarms. The riding is comfortable but in a way that feels for anyone accustomed to the rest of the range. You sit quite upright and are Germanically (is that a word. is it locked in a position guaranteed to be until the generous by Ducati 5.3 gallon (20 liter) fuel is exhausted.

Of course the Multi has whole upper fairing with the handlebars thing on which you would think be very distracting, and it is for all of the first 2 but you don’t notice it after when on the move.

Firing up the isn’t any more inspiring. incarnation of the twin spark, 1,078cc L-twin is particularly making me feel like I’m on a Africa twin rather a desmo delight. Perhaps it is the restrictive stock silencing If so, it would be the first thing to go if I it.

Things look up as I engage and move off, the wet clutch better in real world use the iconic dry clutch used on models, heretical though it may be to say so.

The stays sleepy and frankly too until 4,000rpm- I thought the of these older technology is supposed to be bottom end lunge- but becomes more than enough to be exciting as the engine it’s throat and begins to more noise to go with the as the needle winds rapidly the clear and attractive analogue It might be this particular but the engine didn’t seem to run out of as readily as the termignoni slip-on version I tested in the Ducati 1100S earlier this

No complaints can be laid at the suspensions Ohlins might seem overkill on this bike but suspension is useful in every application and the firm but compliant provided great information the front tire despite the center of gravity and upright position. The rear suspension even come into my it was that good.

There is no the Multi can be made to hustle. The enters turns confidently to the leverage from the wide but you can feel it roll rather flick in, rewarding smoothness and planning. The brakes have of power but lack some compared with the latest and monobloc offerings.

Despite I amused myself sticking a 1198 in a few turns, he all hanging off and Superbike like and yours sitting bolt upright and leaning over. Don’t get me you won’t be going up the inside of any at a trackday anytime soon, but if you are in the the Strada can boogie and surprise in the At highway speeds the bike is for just a little below at 80mph where the fairing good upper body from the elements but the tradeoff was a amount of head buffeting of my Corsair V for this 6’2″

Is the Multistrada a true Ducati The first question has to be what is bike for? It has a comfy and good protection from the but at US$14,995 it makes for an expensive and annoyingly the mirrors which for a Ducati are in a good position, are too and have a funny shape to be useful.

You certainly can scratch on it in the but this is certainly not it’s d’être. It has enough range and luggage gear to tour on but are other choices if touring is thing. A true jack of all then?

Well yes, but I have to ask is that the position Ducati be trying to occupy?

Ducati Multistrada 1100

I really I would like the Multistrada. It any oil painting but I thought just it’s all around abilities with Ducati charm make it the ultimate every-man’s It wasn’t and I was very disappointed. If you an all rounder go buy a Yamaha FZ1 for 2/3rds the

Afterall, that’s what you get if you a Ducati and strip it of it’s There, I said it. Flame on in the below.

This bike is for you if:

You are a Ducati fan who rides to work in all weathers

You want comfort and but won’t go all the way to a BMW

You are a contrarian who goes your own way and the with how it looks

You want to looking if:

You have two functioning

You want to experience what a Ducati special

Ducati 1100S in a sentence: A good that you could easily but a bike you could fall in with. And isn’t that the of a Ducati? (I know that was 2

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