Ducati 1098R Bayliss Edition - The 12 Bikes Of XXXMAS

Riding The Bike That Troy Built

By Aaron Frank, Photography by Andrea Wilson
tech
SPEC
Price $43,995
Engine type l-c 90-deg. V-twin
Valve train DOHC, 8v, desmodromic
Displacement 1198cc
Bore x stroke 106.0 x 67.9mm
Compression 12.8:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Dry, multi-plate slipper
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 180 bhp @ 9750 rpm
Claimed torque 99.1 lb.-ft. @ 7750 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel trellis with single-sided aluminum swingarm
Front suspension 43mm Öhlins inverted fork with adjustable spring
preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Öhlins shock with adjustable spring preload,
compression and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Brembo four-piston radial calipers, 330mm discs
Rear brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 245mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC
Rear tire 190/55ZR-17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC
Rake/trail 24.5 deg./3.8 in.
Seat height 32.2 in.
Wheelbase 56.3 in.
Fuel capacity 4.1 gal.
Claimed dry weight 364 lbs.
Colors Ducati Corse Team Graphics
Warranty 48 mo., unlimited mi.
Contact www.ducatiusa.com

Verdict | Naughty
4.5 stars out of 5
With 160 real-deal horsepower, big speed is guaranteed. Thank goodness it's got traction control!

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