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Technical articles

You will find here all the technical articles that were written while we were preparing Ducati's. Now we specialise in slipper clutches for all makes of bikes these pages are kept as a record of our past adventures and as a service to the Ducati riding community.

There is a bunch of stuff common to all Ducati's, each article focuses on one technical aspect and then on the bike itself ………… Enjoy!

So what is a Full Monty?

The SIGMA Slipper Clutch – The most under-rated accessory?
– how to help your Ducati into corners……

The SIGMA Competition Slipper Clutch Range for Ducati's, Honda's, Suzuki's, Yamaha's & MV Agusta's

Desmo Due rules – What and Why?

Weber Fuel Injection – Everything you ever wanted to know about Fuel Injection but were afraid to ask
- How a Fuel Injection system works ...


Weber – Ultimaps & Megazones
– Fuel Injected Motorcycles adjustable Fuel Maps; a guide for the uninitiated

The Service Interval, The Track Day & The Racer – There's no such thing as a free lunch
– Why Care and attention works……

Rockers – who needs 'em?
– something we try not to mention in polite company; but a compulsory read for a 4 valve owner

Suspension – A Racer's View
– so who is Jon Cornwell and why should we care??

Suspension & Chassis – A Bench Racer's Guide
– a guide to all those little adjusters you have just been dying to play with....
 

Monster S4

Doing the Monster Mash ...
Monster S4

900 2 Valve

Sorting out Ducati's timeless twin ...
Torque Monster

Ducati 996Bip Racer

Modifying the cam timing in search of a free lunch…
Grunter

Ducati 853R

Bore = Excitement
Trainee Corsa

Ducati ST4

Tourer special edition; playing with mufflers and airboxes
The Gentleman's Express

Ducati 853Bip

How a big bore can be the most interesting thing on (in?) the block
The best bike Ducati never made?

Ducati Testastretta

How to get your roadbike /racer on Superstock pole at the first attempt
998s Track Preparation

So what's different about the Ducati Testastretta?
Doug Lofgren's article - Ducati's new superbike engine - the 'Testastretta'

Ducati 916 Senna

Track day special, how does squish affect the engine performance?
916 Senna

Ducati 748RS00

Our year 2000 racebike; how do Ducati's make power for the racetrack?
The 748R and its Racing Brother - the 748RS

So when you buy a race bike, what do you get?
Delivery Pics

Ducati 996SPS

A racer gets the Full Monty treatment
996SPS

Now, if you wanted to make your Bip really get up and go .......
SPBip

Ducati 996BIP

A once and for all clean up of the engine settings makes it smoother and faster
The Full Monty

Ducati 748SPS 1999

Production racing a classic sport bike; improving on the factories cam timing
Background
Going Racing
Suspension & Chassis

Ducati Supermono

How fast can you go with one cylinder sawn off??
Run-up to Daytona

Pretty quickly really ....
Donington & Onwards

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