Ride Report: Ducati Hypermotard 1100 Ducati News Today

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Report: Ducati Hypermotard

The Hypermotard is now well established in the range. Ahead of the release of the new EVO I sought out the current 1100 to answer a simple question. Is it a marketing exercise that dressing up a Multistrada in prettier or a model with a distinct of it’s own?

The styling of the is classic Ducati. The aggressive package shows off the pretty powerplant, trellis frame and sided swingarm to good and the prominent snout that as a front mud guard reinforces the look.

Climb aboard and the position is good with and pegs falling to hand and the comfy if narrow impressing the rider the minimalist appeal of the light machine. At the brochure the and Multistrada are almost identical, the same frame, rake, travel and very nearly the wheelbase and seat height.

So I am surprised that they so very different to ride. At (179kg), the Hyper is close to 40 lbs than the Multi (the 1100 is lighter still) and it The bike responds to the throttle more strongly off the bottom end to an extent that it feels it is 100cc larger in capacity!

is much more like it, the engine even sounding through the stock exhaust. The bottom end swells to a decent which make the Hyper punchy and plenty powerful

Arriving at the first turn, the flicks in like a sportbike, rapidly and settling almost so concentration can return to getting on the throttle sooner. This is why light and nimble bike the punchy delivery blasts the hills with such and gives full on Superbikes to worry about in their

Things are not so cheerful with the end however, the chunky Marzocchi are simply too soft and bottom under hard braking the otherwise strong braking The rear suspension is better, up to the of bringing out the hooligan in any rider, riding this bike is a blast.

On the freeway, the engine is turning at 4,000rpm at 70mph according to the to read at a glance digital bar Wind blast is apparent but not at this speed and the hand keep the worst of cold air off of pinkies. It is at this point the comfy riding position less so since the hard, seat does seem from a real dirtbike.

It bother me to any extreme but let’s say it doesn’t foreshadow all day plushness.

The Ducati Hypermotard 1100 is a lot of fun but not practical. Like most it will be the first to peel off for a since the tank holds a meagre 3.3 gallons (12.5l). is probably just as well as by your backside will be out for a break too.

Wind is non existent and there is nowhere to put your wallet.

All of this matter however because the is such fun to ride. This you will forgive its shortcomings and enjoy it for the way it makes you feel and just 90bhp, your doesn’t have to be license Sometimes less is truly

This bike is for you if:

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You want a bike with a different to commute or scratch on

You want a alternative and the Monster or Streetfighter spin your wheels

You to keep looking if:

You are a speed (seek out a 4-valve Ducati)

You the latest and greatest (the EVO is coming)

Ducati Hypermotard in a sentence: An impish, stylish and commuting or corner carving

Thanks to BMW Ducati Motorcycles of who supplied The Ducati Hypermotard and fuel.

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