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The Ducati Desmosedici RR is the most desirable series production motorcycle ever made. End of subject. No other bike has so faithfully translated the performance and allure of Grand Prix road racing in street-legal form to a highway near you - as the discerning and fortunate members of its owners club are united in appreciating. It's a true racer with lights, the ultimate expression of the Italian firm's sporting credo, as perfectly encapsulated by the one-two dominance of Ducati teammates Troy Bayliss and Loris Capirossi in the last-ever 990cc MotoGP race at Valencia in November 2006. It was those factory GP6 racers that provided the inspiration for the 1500 limited-edition run of the 200 horsepower V-four Desmosedici RRs built in 2008. It truly is the Mona Lisa of motorcycles....More