Do you feel a growing mid-life itch just begging to be scratched? Ducati Scrambler’s new Cafe Racer and Desert Sled motorbikes are just what the doctor ordered. The first is an interpretation of legendary 60’s bikes that were modded for speed and handling over short distances. If you’re thinking over-sized aviators, plaid shirts, and hipster brewed coffee for 25 ringgit per 8-oz cup… you might not be far off. This 803cc bike is all about style, incorporating all the right elements like visual minimalism, low-mounted handlebars, prominent seat cowling and elongated fuel tanks.
The second, called the Desert Sled, is inspired by bikes built to tear across sand dunes on full throttle. Keen eyes might note the reinforced swing-arm and widened fork clearance so you can push this bike hard and even jump it. Using the same 803cc L-Twin, a quick scan across bike forums seem to imply it’s just as fun on the street or carving up dirt trails.
Both retro chic machines come with Brembo brakes, Pirelli rubber, and are designed to be quickly mastered for maximum riding pleasure. These babies are yours to take home at RM 68,999, including GST but excluding road tax, registration and insurance.