My seat of the pants calculation with old bikes I like to gear them so that they will just barely pull redline in top gear. Most bikes are over geared from the factory, so this is what I feel is optimal. On a good cool day you should be able to tuck in and go as fast as the old girl is able.
Looking at buying a darmah in Australia. There are a few out there but I've noticed that some have a dual kph/mph speedometer, whereas others have a kph only dial. Does anyone know whether this a year model change? Any info appreciated thanks. Roy
OK some of you may have already seen most of this thread, it is on my website and has been an ongoing project for a year and a half. I am finally putting the finishing touches on it so I thought I'd post a condensed version of the restoration for my friends here on Ducati.ms. If you want to see...