Ducati Sport 1000 Biposto
Ducati Announces the Sport 1000 Biposto
In the 1970s, the most sports-oriented motorcyclists
used to modify their road bikes according to what they
saw on the track, including clip-ons handlebars, rear
set footrests and aggressive colours. The aim was not
just to make your bike look better but to enhance its
performance too. And that's how the Café Racer style
came into being. The Ducati Sport 1000 elegantly
captures the audacious look of the motorcycles of that
Photos courtesy of Ducati Motor S.p.A.
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The Ducati SportClassic stable now includes the new Sport 1000 biposto,
a two-seater which features a comfortable double seat,
raised clip-ons to make the riding position even more
comfortable and retro style twin rear shocks.
The removable hard passenger seat-cover is color matched with
the bike and it keeps the distinct Café Racer look of
the Sport 1000 Biposto intact. But take it off and you'll find a
comfortable pillion seat underneath.
The two-seater version of the Sport 1000 embodies the
same high quality and advanced technology as its
single-seat counterpart. Mounting high-performance
Marzocchi 43 mm upside down forks up front, twin Sachs
shock rear suspension which are fully adjustable for
spring pre-load, and compression and rebound damping.
The two rear shocks are fixed at the bottom to an
oversize 60 mm diameter tubular steel swingarm, which
features a simple, rational system (reminiscent of the
one used on the 1970s bikes) for adjusting chain
The bike also includes a new exhaust system meeting Euro 3
emissions and noise requirements,
culminating in two symmetrical silencers on the right
and left of the bike.
The special color combinations put the distinctive
finishing touches to this bike. The Sport 1000
two-seater is available in three different colors,
featuring the characteristic longitudinal stripe down
the middle of the fuel tank and tail section.
The colors available for this model are Burnt Yellow with
black stripe, Gloss Black with white stripe and Ducati
Red with white stripe. All color choices have a
black frame and aluminum wheels.
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