The Red Baron's Ultimate Ducati Desmo Manual

Belt-Driven L-Twins 1979 to 2017

The Red Baron's Ultimate Ducati Desmo Manual
Format: Paperback / softback, 288 Pages
ISBN: 9781845848781
Series: Essential
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With the rhythm of their mechanical soul, and powerful twin heartbeat, Ducatis are motorcycles for true lovers of voluptuous Italian style and character.

If you’re passionate about your Ducati, wish to know your motorcycle in real depth, and keep it in perfect shape with the loving care she’ll only receive from you, this is your book.

This is a comprehensive service manual for you, and your Ducati, that will help you to perform all maintenance & repair operations in your own home workshop. From basic servicing to the most complex repair and adjustment operations, everything is covered.

The bike range covered here goes from the first 1980 “Pantah” to the latest “Testastretta Evoluzione” models, and covers 30 years of Ducati models.

Within these pages you will discover the secrets of your pride and joy, and be enabled to enjoy making repairs or carrying out maintenance in your workshop or garage.

The author

Born in Madrid, in 1972, Eduardo Cabrera, better know in the Spanish ducatisti community as Baron Rojo “RED BARON”, has been, since his first memories, passionate about motorcycles. He got his first bike in 2000: a Ducati 750 SS. Since then he’s only ridden Ducatis.
With a natural inclination to all things mechanical, it was a breakdown of his 1988 Paso 750, just after a complete service at a dealer’s, that started his deep interest in these iconic Italian motorcycle’s mechanics.
From a self-taught beginning, his fluency in English and French allowed him to further his knowledge in Ducati mechanics through foreign literature.
It was in this way that a first rough draft of what would later become this book started taking shape in a series of articles published on the web, on, the main Spanish DOC forum. Thanks to the good relationships cultivated from this start, with respected specialists in the Ducati marque, he’s been able to gain a complete knowledge and the ability to perform the most complex repairs.
Progress in this work, and his recognition by the ducatisti, finally resulted in the opening of his own Ducati specialist workshop in early 2016.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 288 Pages
ISBN: 9781845848781
Illustrations: 1220
Size: 8.1 in x 10.6 in / 205.74 mm x 269.24 mm

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