Tag Archive for Ducati Desmosedici

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Photo Spesh: Scott Redding’s Desmosedici

Coinciding with Pramac celebrating 15 years in the GP paddock after a brief soiree in Formula One, the newly dubbed Octo Pramac Yakhnich team unveiled their 2016 liveries and riders in Siena yesterday. The fundamentally Italian squad now has a blend of Russian after a partnership with Yakhnich was announced – the same set-up that took Sam Lowes to the… Read more →

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Dream Garage: Troy Bayliss’s Ducati Desmosedici GP3

Ducati’s Desmosedici D16RR was the first glimpse of road-legal MotoGP replicas under the four-stoke era. While the super-exclusive Desmo polarised sportsbikes fanatics (some couldn’t quite grasp Ducati’s rightful insistence on downgrading and detuning for obvious longevity and financial motives), you can’t dispute its true Grand Prix DNA and sexy V4 soundtrack. Even so, there’s nothing quite like the real thing.… Read more →

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Ducati Desmosedici – Ride-by-Wire Fix

There’s not much that betters the soundtrack of a Desmosedici. Ducati’s road-legal version of its GP racer was launched in 2007 and the entire limited batch of 1500 sold out quicker than Baron’s Jizz Machine stickers. While the GP derivations can’t be denied, Desmo owners didn’t get the full race-spec package for obvious financial and longevity reasons, but a 1098R… Read more →