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Ducati Desmosedici RR – Technical specification - (4,257 views)

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Ducati Desmosedici RR – Technical specification

Ducati Desmosedici RR – Technical specification, Ducati Desmosedici is the name of the series of four-stroke V4 Prototype Motorcycles developed by Ducati to compete in the MotoGP World Championship. GPx indicates the version of the bike, where x corresponds to the year the bike raced (i.e. the Desmosedici GP9 raced in 2009).

Casey Stoner's Ducati Desmosedici GP8

Casey Stoner's Ducati Desmosedici GP8 (wikipedia)


Tubular steel trellis hybrid
1430mm / 56.3in
Front suspension
Öhlins FG353P forks 43 mm pressurized, with preload, rebound and compression adjustment, TiN coated sliders
Front wheel travel
120mm / 4.7in
Front wheel
Marchesini forged and machined magnesium alloy wheels, with 7 spoke design as GP6
Front Tyre
Bridgestone 120/70 R17
Rear suspension
Öhlins rear shock, with rebound, low/high speed compression adjustment, and hydraulic preload adjustment. Aluminium swingarm.
Rear wheel travel
120mm / 4.7in
Rear wheel
Marchesini forged and machined magnesium alloy wheels, with 7 spoke design as GP6
Rear tyre
Bridgestone 200/55 R16
Front brake
2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston
Rear brake
240mm fixed disc, calliper with two 34mm pistons
Fuel tank capacity
15l (of which 4l reserve) / 4US gal (of which 1US gal reserve)
Dry weight
171kg / 377lb
Digital MotoGP derived unit displaying: Speedometer, 2 partial speedometers (Trip A and Trip B), trip fuel, rev counter, speed, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, engine cooling water temperature, air temperature, battery status (in the menu), Lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, lights, turn signals, neutral, over rev, vehicle diagnosis, engine diagnosis and immobilizer.
3 years unlimited mileage
Body Colour (frame/wheel)
Red GP (gp red / black) – Red with white stripe (GP red / black)
Single seat
Seat height
830mm / 32.6in


L-4 cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, Desmodromic, 4 valves per cylinder, gear driven camshafts
Bore x Stroke
86 x 42.56mm
Compression ratio
200hp – 147.1kW @ 13800rpm (with 102dB race pipe)
85.55lb-ft 11.8kgm @ 10500rpm
Fuel injection
Four 50mm Magneti Marelli throttle bodies, 12-hole “microjet” with injectors over throttle, manual idle control
4 into 2 into 1 vertical exit exhaust/silencer


6 speed Cassette type
1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 28/20, 4th 26/22, 5th 24/23, 6th 23/24
Primary drive
Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
Final drive
Chain; Front sprocket 16; Rear sprocket 44
Dry multi-plate slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated


Euro 3

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BMW HP2 Sport - (3,253 views)

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

BMW HP2 Sport Motorsport – uncompromisingly limited.

The BMW HP2 Sport caused quite a stir with its race track appearances – rarely has a 2-cylinder flat twin bike caused the competition so much trouble, it even outdistanced many a 4-cylinder bike. In the last 24-hour race at the Oschersleben Speedweek, both machines entered in the race finished in the overall top 10. One reason for this performance is the DOHC cylinder head*, which is being used for the first time in this fascinatingly engineered enthusiast’s motorcycle.


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Ducati Hypermotard 796 - (3,958 views)

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The new way to go Hyper

This is Ducati Hypermotard 796 Model. The 796 rides the common ground between manners and madness, mixing Ducati’s unrivalled twin-cylinder power and sportbike heredity with the lightweight and minimalist supermotard concept.

Technical Specifications


  • Frame : Tubular steel Trellis frame
  • Wheelbase : 1455mm (57.3in)
  • Rake : 24°
  • Front suspension : Marzocchi 43mm usd forks
  • Front wheel travel : 165mm (6.5in)
  • Front wheel : 5-spoke in light alloy 3.50×17
  • Front Tyre : Pirelli Diablo Rosso 120/70 ZR17
  • Rear suspension : Progressive linkage with adjustable Sachs monoshock. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
  • Rear wheel travel : 141mm (5.6in)
  • Rear wheel : 5-spoke light alloy 5.50×17
  • Rear tyre : Pirelli Diablo Rosso 180/55 ZR17
  • Front brake : 2 x 305mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo callipers 4-piston, 2-pad
  • Rear brake : 245mm disc, 2-piston calliper
  • Fuel tank capacity : 12.4l – 3.3 gallon (US)
  • Dry weight : 167kg (366lb)
  • Instruments : Digital unit with displays for: Speedometer, rev counter, lap times, time, oil temp, battery voltage, A & B trips, fuel reserve trip, scheduled maintenance. Warning lights for: Neutral, turn signals, high-beam, rev-limit, oil pressure, fuel reserve. Plus: Immobilizer system
  • Warranty : 2 years unlimited mileage
  • Body Colour (frame/wheel) : Red (red / black) – Matt white (racing black / black) – Matt black (racing black / black)
  • Versions : Dual seat
  • Seat height : 825mm (32.5in)
  • DDA : DDA system-ready for Ducati Performance accessory
  • DTC : Not available on this model
  • ABS : Not available on this model



  • Type : L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled
  • Displacement : 803cc
  • Bore x Stroke : 88x66mm
  • Compression ratio : 11:1
  • Power : 81hp (59.6kW) @ 8000rpm
  • Torque : 55.7lb-ft 7.7kgm @ 6250rpm
  • Fuel injection :Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
  • Exhaust : Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter with twin lambda probes


  • Gearbox : 6 speed
  • Ratio :
    • 1=32/13
    • 2=30/18
    • 3=28/21
    • 4=26/23
    • 5=22/22
    • 6=24/26
  • Primary drive : Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.85:1
  • Final drive : Chain, Front sprocket 15, Rear sprocket 41
  • Clutch : APTC wet multiplate with hydraulic control


  • Standard : Euro 3 (Europe) – USA: follows the US Federal Regulation


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