It has been a remarkable week in the collectible motorcycle industry, with many important motorcycles selling at auction at Bonhams' three-day Bicester Heritage Auction, with two other major bikes being sold in Monterey. Here's our summary of the major sales and non-sales. The fact that this Ducati four-cylinder Grand Prix Racer has even reached auction is astonishing. It never raced, having been outdated by the two-stroke hordes and Honda's last-gasp four- and five-cylinder s that scraped out two more championships before the sound of expansion chambers banished the four-stroke roar for decades. The tiny air-cooled inline-four engine has twin overhead camshafts albeit conventional and not the desmodromic valve trains that would become synonymous with the marque and a bore and stroke of If you have a ruler handy, go and measure out
Machine Dating - age verification for Ducatis
The mark allocated to a machine is related in various ways to the age of the vehicle. For some owners this is acceptable but for most, particularly those with classic machines, a number plate of the style in use when the bike was new is preferable. To get a certificate, please start by first of all filling in the form at the bottom of the page with the bike and your details. You will receive a reply asking you to email preferable or send in any supporting documentation you have eg. You should also provide a picture of the bike from each side and the engine and frame numbers. The pictures should show the bike in the form it is going to be when licensed so it must be substantially complete.
1973 Ducati 750cc Special
Ducati is a global manufacturer of sports bikes, which are known for their speed and performance. At the time of inception Ducati uses to produce radio components like vacuum tubes, condensers, and other various components and after that, the company came up with a cycle with an engine having an overall weight of 44kgs, which was the first ever motorcycle produced by the company. They tried their hands in four-stroke scooters named cruiser, but it was not successful. Since then the company started with high-end manufacturing motorcycles as a part of their marketing mix product strategy. The description of some of the bikes are as follows:.
A website for enthusiasts of classic Ducati motorcycles if you own a beveldrive Ducati there should be something here for you this site includes resources, information, manuals, and photographs of all vintage Ducati motorcycles with bevel gear driven cams, produced between and Please note, I am no longer accepting restoration, repair, or custom build projects I'm retiring, and moving. My new email address is below