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GT100 Fuel Filter Fix The Ducati GT1000 was recalled for a loose fuel line hose clamp. Here’s how to do it yourself. Like many other GT1000 owners, I received the official recall notice from Ducati last week. But also like many other Ducati owners, the closest “local” dealer is 30-odd miles away. I’m lucky actually; …

GT100 Fuel Filter Fix   Summary The Ducati GT1000 was recalled for a loose fuel line hose clamp. Here’s how to do it yourself. Introduction Like many other GT1000 owners, I received the official recall notice from Ducati last week. But also like many other Ducati owners, the closest “local” dealer is 30-odd miles away. …

The Ducati 1098 Superbike! More:  Graves Motorsports 1098 Exhaust  |  Ducati announces the 1098-based Desmosedici RR MotoGP replica!  |  March 15, 2007 – Ducati 1098 Voted Best Design of 2006 by the Motorcycle Design Association Ducati’s 916 was a tough act to follow.  The 999 bravely broke away from being just a facelift, although while a better …

Ducati GT 1000 and SportClassic Fuel Line Problem On certain motorcycles, the fasteners from the fuel line to the fuel filler were not tightened properly. The fuel pump hose inside the fuel tank may separate from the fuel filter. This condition will stop the engine from running. UPDATE: March 7, 2007 – Ducati Sport Classic …

Ducati Sport Classics For Sale! UPDATE: October 10, 2006 – Ducati releases two new Sportclassics, including the Sport S and the Sport 1000 Biposto with higher handlebars.  More information as it becomes available! If ever there was a motorcycle manufacturer capable of turning dreams into reality, it’s Ducati At the end of 2003, Ducati previewed …

Changing the Oil and Filter on a Ducati 1000DS Engine NOTE: See important update regarding recommended oil viscosity (below)  |  New information added regarding the oil pickup screen below We often rant about motorcycle owners who bring their rides to the dealer for the most basic maintenance tasks rather than doing it themselves. The ranting has boxed …

September 12, 2006 – Ducati announced today the Multistrada 1100 and Multistrada 1100S motorcycles.  The bikes feature a new 1078 cc engine, an increase from the 992 cc of the previous version. The new engine has 95 HP (claimed) at 7,750 RPM and 76 ft. lbs. of torque at 4,750 RPM.  Both Multistradas also feature a …

July 12, 2006 – Ducati has announced the availability of a limited edition, fine art print of Paul Smart on a Ducati at Imola in 1972. Why Imola in 1972?  This setting and date are engraved Ducati’s racing heritage. When Paul Smart and Bruno Spaggiari came first and second in the inaugural 200-mile race, the …

Ducati Designs BMW K1200LT Headlight Upgrade When Rick first approached me about installing a headlight assembly on my 1999 BMW K1200LT I was a little bit hesitant. After all, the headlight assembly is a complete change from the BMW’s large single lens to what I thought was a foreign-looking device with two smaller lamps set …

The Ducati Multistrada 620 July 2007 – The latest addition to the webBikeWorld inventory is this black Ducati Multistrada 620. A brand-new 2006 leftover, the bike was originally consigned to Winchester Motosports in Winchester, Virginia. That shop stopped selling Ducati (and Moto Guzzi), and Duc Pond Motorsports in Winchester picked up the Ducati franchise and bought the …

Ducati Designs Sport Touring Headlight Upgrade Motorcycle lighting is one of the hottest topics on webBikeWorld. That means increasing light output, improving visibility, LED brake lights, turn signal brightness, wheel lights and other lighting novelties. You name it — if it has to do with lights and brightness, then motorcycle owners are interested. I’d like …

DUCATI SPORT CLASSIC, A DREAM COME TRUE Bologna, January 30, 2004 – The enthusiasm and fascination expressed by the public from all over the world for these new Ducati concept bikes has convinced the Bologna company to schedule all three “Sport Classic” models for production. Due to the huge positive response following the presentation of …