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Moto Creations Desmo Devil Photo Gallery
The Desmo Devil has a trellis frame that meets aircraft specifications and conforms to the original Ducati Monster.
Moto Creations Desmo Devil - Check out the action in this MotorcycleUSA.com photo essay
Custom builder Mark Savory aimed for a post-WWII Bobber feel for the Desmo Devil. Aircraft not included.
Savory was leery of backlash from the Ducatisti for his alterations to the Monster, but so far he has received only positive feedback.
With the prototype of the Desmo Devil, Savory sought to meld Ducati racing capabilities with increased cruiser-style functionality.
For the Desmo Devil, Savory stretched out the rake and lowered it to the ground without sacrificing much in areas of handling and cornering.
A Ducati '95 900CR engine was used by Savory for the Desmo Devil.
Fabbing up a custom carbon-fiber headlight bucket enabled Savory to drop the headlight housing's weight from 5 lbs to 7 oz.
The Desmo Devil and its progenitor, the Ducati Monster.
The transformation of the Monster to the Devil, including 1.25-inch steel tubing and a re-routed exhaust sytem, are evident when the bikes are side by side.
Savory constructed a mold for the Desmo Devil's custom headlight bucket.
The Desmo Devil's exhaust system runs down the left side of the the engine into an 'S' curve that ends under the rider's right foot.
Placing the Desmo Devil next to the Ducati Monster is a good barometer of the Devil's lower seat height.
The cruiser-styling of the Savory's Ducati chopper hides behind the stalwart frame of the Duc Monster.
With a dry weight around 360 lbs, the stock Ducati L-Twin provides the bike the neccessary get-up-and-go.
This is a full-size concept drawing of Moto Creations Ducati-powered MotoSpeedster.
Mark Savory's education in design, electrical engineering, and computer science came in handy in the creation of his Ducati chopper.
The uncluttered lines of the Desmo Devil are accenuated by its single-sided swingarm.
To keep the bike streamlined and light, there is no radiator, it is air-cooled and the majority of its wiring system has been relocated.
The popularity of the Desmo Devil has taken flight, as the '06 models have all been sold and delivered.
Savory's bike has been making the rounds, debuting at the 2006 LA Calendar Show and shown here at Arizona's Ducati Days.
The 1.25-inch tubing and welded trellis frame weighs only 12 lbs while meeting aircraft specifications.
Here is a picture of Moto Creations' MotoSpeedster H-D powered concept bike.
What better colors for a bike called the Desmo Devil than black and off-black coloring on top of blood-red lower parts.
Even with its stretched-out rake, the Desmo Devil maintains handling characteristics that aren't far off of the performance standards established by the Monster.
Savory says the single-sided swingarm is Ducati-sourced.
Savory got the idea for the Desmo Devil after his friend relayed her story of a recent 11,000 mile journey on a Ducati Monster.
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