Modern Ducati motorcycles are hard to beat. Designed with gorgeous lines and outstanding performance, they are really in a league of their own. Ducati has taken what they have learned over the years and created some of the best motorcycles on the sport and racing market. Many of our modern Ducati customers also have an interest in those classic Ducati models that created the lineage and created a completely new class of motorcycle.
If you’re one of those classic motorcycle fans, we’ve put together a list of tips for restoring an old Ducati or other classic motorcycle.
Don’t be rushed! That’s our biggest tip before you decide to restore a classic motorcycle. Spend time planning out your restoration to be sure you can find all the parts you need. In general, we suggest you follow these steps:
When you attack a classic Ducati restoration, you are going to run into some difficulties. No restoration is perfectly straightforward. Don’t panic if you get to a stage where you’re not sure what to do or if you feel stuck. Get to know some experts in classic motorcycle restoration and ask them for tips. You can find local clubs, garages or join an online group or forum. They will have handy tips for your motorcycle restoration, such as:
At Design Corse, we have a lot of respect for those who keep these old Ducati motorcycle legends on the road and give them a second lease on life. These pieces of history have helped make the brand what it is today.
If you’re looking for aftermarket parts for your Ducati or MV Agusta, check out our online store. If we don’t have what you’re looking for, contact us and we’ll do our best to give you advice and point you in the right direction.
As temperature patterns rise you need to take steps to maintain proper coolness for your own comfort and health as well as for the functionality of your motorcycle. It is important to know what to wear when riding a motorcycle in summer and how to maintain your bike and keep it from overheating.
The MV Agusta name will return to grand prix next season as part of a collaboration with Forward Racing in the Moto2 category.
Present at the very start of the world championship, the legendary Italian brand claimed 38 riders' and 37 manufacturers' titles from 1952 to 1974 with riders such as John Surtees, Mike Hailwood, Phil Read and Giacomo Agostini.