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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old Nov 5th, 2015, 12:12 pm Thread Starter
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That's Not a Bike, This Is a Bike

I haven't bought a new Duc or used for that matter, since 2011 when I picked up my Multistrada. Had a 2007 749 S and a 2008 848 with track-plastic/stock plastic for track days.
When I saw this new Scrambler being touted by my Ducati dealer, I thought it was so cool. It was a Ride Day, so I jumped on one. 1 mile down the road, I was sold. Got back to the dealer, and he convinced me to demo their newest Icon Electric Bike...I was very impressed in many ways. I told him I'd be a buyer, BUT I had to get the Scrambler first...thus the thread title.
2 of my boys had bought Triumph Scramblers, so I thought old Dad could slip in there with them on open face helmet rides and be old school cool. It's been a joy plus ever since June 2015. I'm stoked !
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old Nov 5th, 2015, 1:08 pm
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I really like it too. I might pickup a low mileage used one when they hit the used market. I've picked up three great Ducati's waiting for the major service to come due.
I like the yellow the best too.
Good luck!

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CONGRATS!! That is one of the coolest bikes to come out in a LONG time!
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post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old Nov 13th, 2015, 8:51 pm
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Can't agree more, they are cool. Going to add one to the stable next year as my urban bike. Plus a little more compatible when riding with my wife on her Harley street 500. I just wondering how long it will take her to trade up after she rides the scrambler with a years worth of experience under her belt.

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I'm seeing a bunch of really cool customizations for them, too.

I really dig this setup.

Congrats on the new ride.

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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 2016, 1:43 pm
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Scramblers are a blast to ride. Ducati really has a great line up right now.

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Ducati hit the nail on the head with the Scambler's... Really cool bikes imo...
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The 1100 is going to be a blast! And with Ohlins fron and rear.... WHAT?! I would have rather it come with a dry clutch to really make a comeback but it will be a classic with those goodies.
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post #9 of 17 (permalink) Old Feb 19th, 2018, 6:15 pm
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I have a Diavel and a Multi, but I typically take the Scrambler for my 12 mile back road commute. It's just so much fun to ride a small bike fast.
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Sorry, it just makes me cringe at the mention of wearing open face helmets because of fashion. Cool? Smashing your face into the pavement is not gonna be cool.
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