This awesome Ducati Monster cafe racer build, was the cooperation of three eminent characters of the Moskow custom scene (Timokhin Custom Design-TCD, Fitil DMC and GRHV), it was awarded the 6th place in the class”Freestyle” at the 2015 Moscow Custom & Tuning Show.The project was aimed to obtain a special bike inspired by the classic Ducati Monsters maintaining all the electronic facilities of the modern versions. The design is characterized by clean lines, based on the red frame, the new aluminum tank and the dry clutch. The original frame was fully redesigned in its rear end, obtaining a single structure. The indicators and tail light have been integrated into it.
The fuel tank has been hand made in aluminum, equipped with a new gas cap and finished with a layer of transparent lacquer. The swingarm has been replaced with a single sided arm of a S4RS. This has been integrated with the suspension unit, with the spring painted black, hinged directly on the rear cylinder to which has been given a structural bearing role.
The stock forks have been black anodized. The new seat is upholstered with punched leather and custom built on an aluminum body. The engine has not been changed, but equipped with a STM dry clutch. The airbox has been removed and new K&N high flow pods installed. The brakes have been improved with new calipers. The new front light is LED. The Motogadget instrument has been installed safeguarding the original electronics. The new raised clip-on’s are adjustable and the grips are by Rizoma. New rear sets were also installed for the final racing touch. Photos by Vasily Bobylev