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THE DUCATI STORY – REPRINT 1997 WITHOUT PAPER COVER

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THE DUCATI STORY – FIRST EDITION
WRITTEN BY IAN FALLOON

RACING AND PRODUCTION MOTORCYCLES FROM 1945 TO THE PRESENT DAY

Reprint 1997

Here is the full story of this famous Italian marque, detailing every Ducati racing and production motorcycle from the cheap, post-war Cucciolo to today’s thoroughbred 916. It chronicles the contribution of brilliant engineer Ing. Fabio Taglioni and his desmodromic valve gear, analyses the influence of the Cagiva takeover in 1985, and offers fascinating insights into Ducati folk heroes such as Mike Hailwood, Tony Rutter and Carl Fogarty.

CONTENTS :
1. Origins
2. Desmodromics
3. Production overhead camshaft singles (narrow-case)
4. Oddballs
5. Desmodromics reborn and the wide-case singles
6. The birth of the V-twin : the 750 round-case
7. Imola and the Desmodromic 750
8. Production mainstays
9. The Isle of Man and the Mike Hailwood replica
10. The Pantah : 500SL and 600SL
11. Racing Pantahs and the 750F1
12. The Cagiva take-over
13. The 851
Appendix : Ducati motorcycles 1952-96

The book is used, but it is in a good condition. The paper cover however, is missing. Hard cover, 160 pages, English text.

ISBN : 1 85260 535 9

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