|Current selected tag: 'Cafe Racer'. Clear.|
Ductalk Ducati News
Ducati News Daily
Curated by Vicki Smith for Ducati.net
The Ducati Monster. The backbone of Ducati's sales figures. It's the bike that Ducati designers imagined Brando would be riding in a modern day remake of the "Wild One". With styling that has been attributed to single handedly re-popularising the naked bike category why would anyone customise one? ...Because they can; and because like every motorcycle that rolls out of a factory, they can be improved upon.
For the rest (and more photos) click HERE
How do you make a classic Ducati look any better than it already does? Convert it into a functional and highly desirable Cafe Racer.
What could possibly be better than owning a brand new Ducati? How about owning a classic one; or better still a custom '78 900GTS Cafe Racer like this beauty owned by Nick Huber. Nick purchased the bike 5 years ago with only 13,000kms on the clock, it was to be his daily rider so when it came time to add some custom touches, function would have to come before form...but you'd never know by looking at it
For the rest of the story and more photos click HERE
Cafe Racer TV season three kicked off last Thursday with a crazy cool Ducati build, the first one the show has ever done) that started at the NCR race shop in Bologna with a box of ultra special motor parts and ended as a gold spangled Ducati instant classic.
This week Cafe Racer wraps up the Desmopro build with the test that inspired the project – the chance to have two ex-factory Ducati riders put it thru it’s paces and test the validity of the bike and it’s builder.
Tonight – Thursday April, 26th, 2012
Cafe Racer TV
Desmopro and Ducati.net did a build for Cafe Racer Season three. Here are some photos I took from the premiere party at Fuller HotRods in Atlanta and the sneak preview party at Moto Corse Performance in Fort Lauderdale, FL Lots of great photos of the coolest workshop ever on the headline link above and more to come from Road Atlanta and the Cafe Racer area during the weekend
Season Three of Cafe Racer TV on Velocity Channel kicks off tonight with the Ducati.net/Desmopro project Ducati "Cafe 31" so no better excuse for a party was needed. Moto Corse Performance wanted to show off thier new showroom and almost 100 people came out last night to see our own Rich Lambrechts and Vicki Smith's TV Bike build. But you didn't miss a thing - it airs to the public tonight!
Cafe Racer TV Season three starts tonight at 8pm EST on Velocity Channel
If there’s an accurate gauge of how popular café racers have become in recent years look no further than your TV screen on April 19; that’s when the third season of Café Racer premieres on Discovery’s Velocity network. The series, launched with a one-episode pilot back in December 2009, roared onto the world stage with two consecutive seasons of half-hour episodes that began in October 2010. Since then, Café Racer has continued to unearth talented custom motorcycle builders who create the sort of unique and original motorcycles that riders dream of...more here: http://www.caferacertv.com/blog/cafe-racer-tv-season-3-its-here/
Ductalk Editors Note : Wonder what we ride here at Ductalk? Look no further - That's E Boz on our bike in the photo, the Desmopro Cafe 31 Ducati. For more on the Ductalk/Desmopro/Ducati.net shops and staff, catch the April 19th episodes, our build kicks off CRTV season three!!!
The Desmoprofessor Rich Lambrechts, takes us inside the Ducati.net/Desmopro office and workshop to talk about the Ducati Desmo motorcycle and reveal what makes the engine so great! This is a webisode out take from the upcoming Season 3 Ducati kickoff shows.
Cafe Racer TV season 3 airs April 19 with two Ducati filled shows (it's the first full Ducati build CRTV has done) Includes a visit to the Ducati factory and the most famous Ducati workshop of all, the original NCR shop.
Want to see the bike in person? Come to Road Atlanta AMA Cafe Racer Village and meet Rich, Vicki and the whole Desmopro and Ducati.net team.