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Moto Creations Desmo Devil Photo Gallery

Moto Creations Desmo Devil - Check out the action in this MotorcycleUSA.com photo essay

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Custom builder Mark Savory aimed for a post-WWII Bobber feel for the Desmo Devil. Aircraft not included.
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Savory was leery of backlash from the Ducatisti for his alterations to the Monster, but so far he has received only positive feedback.
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With the prototype of the Desmo Devil, Savory sought to meld Ducati racing capabilities with increased cruiser-style functionality.
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For the Desmo Devil, Savory stretched out the rake and lowered it to the ground without sacrificing much in areas of handling and cornering.
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A Ducati '95 900CR engine was used by Savory for the Desmo Devil.
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Fabbing up a custom carbon-fiber headlight bucket enabled Savory to drop the headlight housing's weight from 5 lbs to 7 oz.
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The Desmo Devil and its progenitor, the Ducati Monster.
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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.
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Savory constructed a mold for the Desmo Devil's custom headlight bucket.
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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.
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Placing the Desmo Devil next to the Ducati Monster is a good barometer of the Devil's lower seat height.
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The cruiser-styling of the Savory's Ducati chopper hides behind the stalwart frame of the Duc Monster.
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With a dry weight around 360 lbs, the stock Ducati L-Twin provides the bike the neccessary get-up-and-go.
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This is a full-size concept drawing of Moto Creations Ducati-powered MotoSpeedster.
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Mark Savory's education in design, electrical engineering, and computer science came in handy in the creation of his Ducati chopper.
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The uncluttered lines of the Desmo Devil are accenuated by its single-sided swingarm.
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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.
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The popularity of the Desmo Devil has taken flight, as the '06 models have all been sold and delivered.
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Savory's bike has been making the rounds, debuting at the 2006 LA Calendar Show and shown here at Arizona's Ducati Days.
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The 1.25-inch tubing and welded trellis frame weighs only 12 lbs while meeting aircraft specifications.
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Here is a picture of Moto Creations' MotoSpeedster H-D powered concept bike.
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What better colors for a bike called the Desmo Devil than black and off-black coloring on top of blood-red lower parts.
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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.
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Savory says the single-sided swingarm is Ducati-sourced.
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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.