Untitled Bikes San Francisco has stripped again a Ducati Scrambler motorbike to focus on its trellis-like body and disclose naked steel portions (+ slideshow).
The UMC-038 Marin Ducati Scrambler Icon was once customised by way of Untitled Bikes San Francisco (UMC-SF) proprietor Hugo Eccles, with assist from close by Marin Velocity Store, as a part of a contest.
“We got down to do one thing deliberately provocative,” stated Eccles.
He determined to vary the 2015 model of Italian producer Ducati’s style, offered on the Intermot motorbike display the former yr.
The unique single-cylinder Scrambler was once produced for the American marketplace between 1962 till 1974, in variations between 250 and 450 cylinder capability (cc).
“The brand new Ducati Scrambler is a smart platform and does an admirable process of shooting the essence of the unique Scrambler, however with sure inevitable price and manufacturing compromises,” stated Eccles.
He got rid of quite a few needless main points and plastic panels to scale back the burden of the motorbike by way of 85 kilos (38.5 kilograms) to 325 kilos (147 kilograms).
“We ended up with two huge tubs of simply plastic portions,” Eccles stated.
The stripped-back style is composed of 3 core components: engine, body and frame. The engine and different mechanical portions had been stripped to reveal steel and vapour-blasted.
The body and rear suspension part had been painted the similar “rosso corsa” neon orange color that Ducati makes use of for its race motorcycles.
“I like Ducati’s signature trellis body at the Scrambler and sought after to rejoice it,” stated Eccles.
UMC additionally designed a customized petrol tank to echoes the strains and angles of the body, which ended in a tapered form.
This manner was once prolonged to surround the leather-covered seat and headlight, so all 3 take a seat as a part of one define. Its wheels had been changed with 17-inch (43 centimetres) Ducati Monster permutations.
The LED headlight is housed in brushed and polished aluminium, which may be used to shape the stomach pan, mesh entrance panel and exhaust header.
“Even though this motorbike is street felony, the following road-going variations can be designed and detailed another way,” stated Eccles.
Yves Béhar and Philippe Starck are amongst different designers that experience created new bikes, whilst a gaggle of Eastern architects prior to now collaborated on a block of 8 residences for bikers in Tokyo.
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