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I received my issue of Motorcyclist (Jan 07) and after a quick overview I went back to the cover to see if this was a special Ducati lickfest issue sent to Ducati owners.

1098 First ride report. Awesome. What a bike and the author loved everything about it. Way more bike than I can handle, but this is what gets the heart pounding and makes you go bike shopping.

Cafe Racer Camparo Ducati Sport 1000 vs Triumph Thruxton

Ready Duck - AMS cafe racer. Hats off to our local Dallas dealer for this hot rod. Now that is a streetfighter! I'm going to ride by the store to see if it is on display.

MC Garage - 1500.00 surgery on a 620 Monster.

Smart Money - Of course a Ducati 999.

By now my eyes are bleeding. (Ducati red of course!)
They keep this up and I may buy a lifetime subscription.

Ducati Rules ... at least this month.

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I'm one happy man at the apparent (what am i saying, it's not even out yet) success of the 1098....means duc will be around to crank out replacement 749s parts for years to come
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I'm one happy man at the apparent (what am i saying, it's not even out yet) success of the 1098....means duc will be around to crank out replacement 749s parts for years to come

There is soooo much GOOD that is (I believe) going to come from this...
Recently my little old '97 900ss (which I absolutly love) has been needing a few "little" parts (rubber parts especially -due to age) ...and I got to thinking the other day -What if "the company" HAD dried-up a few years ago...

I hope it never happens. I think this "new focus" is a step in the right direction.

I hope.
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Ready Duck - AMS cafe racer. Hats off to our local Dallas dealer for this hot rod. Now that is a streetfighter! I'm going to ride by the store to see if it is on display.

I PM'ed AMS.
The bike is in South Cali.

Dammit!
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Thanks Rainman!

I almost rode out there today too... Looks like I'll catch up on laundry instead -and go tomorrow.
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I'm one happy man at the apparent (what am i saying, it's not even out yet) success of the 1098....means duc will be around to crank out replacement 749s parts for years to come
Excellent point. I do hope that the 1098 is as successful as we all hope. That way the persistent rumours of Ducati's imminent demise will be put to rest.
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I just finished reading the article. I hope Ducati will be able to keep up with demand, and not become like Harley in the early nineties.
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I PM'ed AMS.
The bike is in South Cali.

Dammit!
D'oh.

Oh well, it is so pretty out, I'm going riding anyway.

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I'm really hoping that the 1098 is a HUGE success and that it prompts Ducati to re-launch the ST range with the 1098 engine. They have about 3 years to get their act together. That's when I'll probably be in the market for a new Sport Tourer. My ST4s should be worn out by then.

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The 999 series hurt them in sales so badly Im surprised it took them so long to come out with the next generation design. I have two friends who are dealership owners, they are so excited about the 1098. One of them already has his compliment of 1098's SOLD!!!!!

This is going to be so good for Ducati. Thank God.
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