Custom: Radical Ducati Raceric

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Based on a liquid-cooled L-twin, a stock Ducati frame and 916 wheels, this Radical Ducati Raceric is remarkable for one reason — the seat unit. Impossibly slim, likely incredibly uncomfortable and styled after pared down cafe racer lines, it actually leaves room for two, pillion pegs included.

The seat, together with the tiny rear light and tapered rear subframe radically (har) alter the bike’s proportions, making it muscular rather than traditional Ducati svelte.

It’s worth noting the tank too. It’s pretty in polished alloy and the flattened, profiled top give it an air of the SportClassic. Without Ethanol-related deformation that is.

Radical Ducati

  • Mr.Paynter

    Alloy tanks make me moist.

  • Miticale

    I’d hit it.

  • RpM

    mmm… i like that.
    conjures memories of an aprilia concept that i lusted after a few years back: http://www.mcnews.com.au/newbikecatalogue/2002/Aprilia/Blue_Marlin/Default.htm

    • http://hellforleathermagazine.com Wes Siler

      Oh yeah, LOVED that Blue Marlin.

    • Eric

      I’m still pining for the Honda NAS. Come on Honda, slap a conventional fork on it and call it done.

  • Ben

    Radical turns out FRESH Ducatis every day. The RAD02 is like the SS bike that Ducati should make. Super sport chassis, air cooled motor. Drool

  • Shaun

    Nice try. Missed my hot spot. Being honest, it just doesn’t hang together. A few good bits that don’t gel as a whole.

    • brutus

      agreed. i believe the tail may need some curvature to it.

  • AJ

    Love the tank, hate the tail

    • http://www.cdavisdesigns.com Chris Davis

      Agreed. They should have followed the style set by the awesome tank. The flat seat and lazy tail have no business on this bike.

  • http://www.postpixel.com.au mugget

    Hell yeah. Polished tank FTW.

    I love me some beefy looking motorcycle.

  • filly-fuzz

    Mmmmmmmmm…

    Its just like your favourite supermodel………. naked.