Walt Siegl Leggero Series Ducati Bike EXIF

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Ducati 900 SL Superlight

Walt Siegl Leggero Ducati

The market for high-end, custom motorcycles is tiny. To beyond bolt-on parts hours of craftsmanship, and true don’t come cheap. Siegl is one of those rare and he’s also keenly of the dilemma: His bikes, lusted by so many, are affordable by relatively

Siegl has taken a big step to the imbalance with his new Leggero a limited run of production machines on two-valve Ducati 900cc Because it’s a limited costs are reduced without quality. This is the prototype: your eyes.

‘Timeless’ is a word that bandied around too much, but it this machine perfectly. It modern yet ‘old’, without faddishly retro. “I wanted to use sport/racing design elements are clearly recognizable,” says “from exhaust to frame

The exhaust pays homage to the systems that all the big Bevels Walt has fashioned his in stainless feeding through a collector The frame is crafted from chrome moly steel and its design is a nod to the Verlicchis built for “As a matter of fact, it has exactly the weight as the Verlicchi TT1 and TT2 frames—19 says Walt.

Suspension is via the trusty Showa and rear shocks are Öhlins. The in this case, is fitted 39mm Keihin FCRs. The is carbon fiber: “I built the tank and tail, then Tanner [of Tannermatic], used my to create molds for this and builds.”

Walt has had the frame and rearsets by M-E Design. A Solidworks computer has been created, which him to reproduce the designs. Why? “It me to build a superior product,” Walt. “Solidworks programs stress analysis to be done.

take away the guesswork and time spent on research. I can certain that what I am is strong enough, and that the will fit well together.”

Over time, Walt has a group of smart, talented to help him build the best product, and he’s happy to them the kudos. As well as and M-E Design, Walt enlists Goddard for painting, Eric of Clubhouse Motorsports for engine and seamstress Vivienne Smith for Alex Vogel of AVA Restoration to design a truly modern, electronic wiring harness.

“Although the bikes are still by me, one at a time, these technologies shaved off many, many in the workshop building one-offs,” Walt. “It’s always my desire to build more bikes.”

For price and availability, Walt through his website at Take your place me in the queue—and no pushing.

Images by Rubenstein. Head over to the EXIF Google+ page for an photo gallery .

Ducati 900 SL Superlight
Ducati 900 SL Superlight
Ducati 900 SL Superlight

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