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Memorable Motorcycles: Ducati 450 Scrambler Photo Gallery

See photos of the Ducati 450 Scrambler in the Memorable Motorcycles: Ducati 450 Scrambler photo gallery.

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Ducati 450 decompresser lever
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Dr. Fablio Taglioni's desmodromic Single was a thing of beauty and pure auditory bliss. Provided riders could successfully muster the courage, skill and luck to start the fickle Italian - a technical feat only marginally short of launching the space shuttle into geostationary orbit.
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Headlamp guard for the Ducati 450 Scrambler, for, you know, racing around on the Motocross track...
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View of the Ducati 450 Scrambler instrumentation. The Duc had a hodgepodge of suppliers that delivered varying levels of quality control and an uneven fit and finish.
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450 Scrambler
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Ducati 450 air filter
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Ducati 450 Scrambler
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450 Scrambler
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Ducati Scrambler 450
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This month our man Melling reflects on the Ducati 450 Scrambler, a vehicle which the Italian marque hoped to tap a then booming motocross market.