Basem Wasef reviews the Ducati Hypermotard 796 October 13, 2009 By Wes Siler Tweet Basem from About Motorcycles just reviewed the new Ducati Hypermotard 796. What’d he think? It’s cheaper, lighter and more fun than the 1100, but runs out of gas in an equally short time. About Motorcycles V This looks like a romping good time, albeit with the associated premium refinements. Supermono a DR for authenticity, complete with authentic foibles.