Test Ride: 2009 Ducati Multistrada 100 S

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Ducati Multistrada 1100

Test Ride: 2009 Multistrada 100 S

“Ducati’s Multistrada – A sport bike for a new generation”

Multistrada comes in two configurations both deliver features, the direction for a truly new generation of bike. First, there is the 1100, followed by the Multistrada S, which is intended to satisfy who demand a higher level of performance.

The Multistrada 1100 S with a higher level of componentry derived from Superbikes, including fully-adjustable suspension elements, along a carbon fibre front (fender) and cam belt covers. It is a production special bike caters to sport riding which focuses on versatility as Other racing components exclusive variable-section alloy that are fitted with isolator mounts.

The Öhlins provides noticeable benefits, not in terms of increased road but in their quality appearance as The basic chassis remains the with the unmistakable Ducati round steel-tube frame with the fully-adjustable suspension, the rider to adapt the bike to road conditions and riding to ensure optimum comfort.

The Multistrada, though most referred to as a sport bike, is a sport tourer, but with a of bodywork, giving it a “…” as well. It is a bike that is to more mundane everyday scenarios, but without sacrificing any of its capabilities. It’s ideal for a jaunt on mountain roads, commuting, or relaxed weekend

Power comes from a cc air-cooled, Desmodromic L-Twin dual spark motor 2 valves per cylinder, Marelli fuel injection delivered a 45 mm throttle body. The exhaust of a steel muffler and pre-silencer catalytic converter and lambda exiting through twin with an authoritative note. 95 is generated @ 7,750  rpm, cranking out 102.5 pound of  torque @ 4,750  rpm.

Motive energy is regulated a six-speed manual transmission wet multi-plate, hydraulically controlled featuring lighter effort. The drive consists of straight gears, with a chain drive to the rear wheel.

Up 43mm Öhlins inverted with low friction TiN fork with adjustable hydraulic and 6.5-inches of travel, are complemented in the by progressive linkage with adjustable Öhlins monoshock hydraulic remote preload and an aluminum single-sided swingarm 5.6-inches of travel.

Bringing the 1100 S to a halt is handled by 2 x 320 mm discs, with 4-piston, callipers forward, and a 245 mm disc a 2-piston caliper in the rear. The tourer rolls on Pirelli Sync tires – 120/70 M/C 58W on a 6-spoke light alloy in the front, and 180/55 ZR17 M/C 78W on light alloy rear

In its appearance, the two-part nose with its transparent windscreen the handlebars and moves with The fuel tank and seat come from a single and provide a fuel capacity of 5.3 (including a 1.7 reserve) and a fuel sensor. Other design of the Multistrada are the recognizable front cluster, single-sided aluminum arm, the tail section and the exhaust unit.

Two display functions feature: trip and auto ‘light off’ The former is an additional trip that activates when the reserve light is on, while the is a feature that automatically off the lights after 60 seconds of if the engine is not running.

My test Multistrada 1100 S was finished in Red with black seats and fibre trim. The base was set at $14,495. while the bags the final tag to $15,495. The tank was by Cook Neilsen, noted and racer, who competed as #31 on it in the 2008 Giro.

SUMMARY:  The Multistrada 1100 S is born and bred, with its taking place on the winding roads and city streets of It is truly a real-world sports that delivers high while also providing a riding position and a high of practicality and versatility. The controls are mid-bike, with the handlebars positioned.

Rolling on the throttle instant gratification with accompanying torque levels a very broad range. In when trail braking on curves in lower gears, a good idea to pay close to throttle input to ensure stability. The ride is compliant being either too harsh or too – I didn’t change the settings for my or I’m sure that I could fine-tuned and smoothed out the ride more.

Braking is spot on, bringing the down to 0 mph in short order.

The locking and removable saddle could be a little easier to and close, and to remove, plus extra width require concentration when splitting lanes legal, and self-canceling directional would be a nice touch. The housings are fixed with the in the mirrors themselves, with directional signals placed in the edge of the mirrors. The tachometer is while the speedometer is analog, and level information is provided two – with a distance to empty as well as a graduated bar graph.

The Multistrada 1100 S is sure to the scope for those riders who are bikers’ at heart but who would to have a bike that’s for everyday use. The powerful and 1100 Desmo L-Twin delivers smooth, tractable in a refined chassis, resulting in handling and pleasing comfort, on long rides. The bike’s looks drew favorable from appreciative riders I rode.

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