Anybody own a Ducati?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by hammerkill, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. SixDemonBag

    SixDemonBag

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    FTFY.

    I have a 2012 848...awesome bike. Get the suspension setup for you and it handles like a dream. Engine has plenty of torque, but they don't like being lugged at low RPMs. Sure, not as fast as a Gixkawahonzuki, but it has personality and it's up to you to decide what you want.

    The crying over maintenance on these is very overhyped. The old Italians were a bear to keep up with, the new ones are close to their Japanese counterparts in terms of maintenance intervals, but parts and service will probably cost a bit more.

    It's up to you to decide what you value, they're both fine machines at the end of the day; ignore the children with their schoolyard 'my toy is better than yours' pissing contest.
     
  2. cruz lee

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    i like yjis one:wow:
     

  3. FloorPoor

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    That was an air head, try that with a new 1250 and I would be willing to bet you will have lots of weird electrical problems. But if I were to go euro, it would be a BMW, if I were to get a BMW, I would get the now discontinued G650Xchallenge. I love the rotax single. It could possibly be made into the best ever adventure travel machine. But opinions on bikes are about as diverse as opinions on guns.:supergrin:
     
  4. norton

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    I miss my old air heads. They weren't fast or the best handling, but they were honest mile after mile bikes. Riding mine always put a grin on my face.