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    Nice concept bike

    I like the looks of this bike. The design team is providing some nice looking bikes.

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    http://www.thedrive.com/motorcycles/...orso-deleganza

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    I like this version too.
    Will get uglier with the DOT approved brake/tail/reflector/license appendage and passenger grab handles hanging off the back. Ugh!
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    They call that a touring bike??? It looks less practical than an S1000RR. The "storage" is about as spacious as a K1. The pillion looks as plush as a typical crotch rocket.

    Might be a fun bike, but doesn't look like any of the "innovations" advance the current touring capabilities of the current lineup.



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    Not sure where the designer got his/her inspiration......

    https://www.google.ca/search?q=ducat...I3522ZquxDxLM:

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    Looks like they put some effort in the front half of the bike and did a fairly good job. W
    But when they got to work on the back half they had no new ideas and all took a beer brake.

    It will be curious to see what the back half looks like some time in the future.

    ps I love the exhaust....i'm so tired of giant chrome 20lb cans hanging off the side!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobzeliff View Post
    ps I love the exhaust....i'm so tired of giant chrome 20lb cans hanging off the side!
    +1

    It's about the only thing I like.

    Never been a fan of the crazy angle bat mobile styling though. Maybe it's good against radar.

    I much prefer the more sensual curves of the 90's- early 2000's bikes.


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    "The model also showcases the innovative storage space concept comprising a clip-on double case element that extends pillion seating area too, which will surely be advantageous over the long haul."
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    This has to be a joke. Tiny, oddly shaped "storage space" might hold two pairs of gloves. I suppose the indentations on the sides are supposed to give a passenger something to hook their fingertips under? "Seating area" with gaps and contour that matches the butt of no human I know. "Fenders" that will catch approximately 0% of all road spray.

    Touring means traveling for multiple days, which obliges you to carry "stuff" for protection and comfort. I see nothing "touring" oriented in this design.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 98lee View Post
    +1

    It's about the only thing I like.

    Never been a fan of the crazy angle bat mobile styling though. Maybe it's good against radar.

    I much prefer the more sensual curves of the 90's- early 2000's bikes.


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    I feel sorry for motorcycle designers, it must be hard to come up with fresh ideas, there's not much to be done that hasn't already been done for a vehicle with only two wheels that's been in constant production since the turn of the last century. I know other's like these, to each their own, me not so much, looks rather cartoonish.
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    I feel sorry for motorcycle designers, it must be hard to come up with fresh ideas,
    I was involved in the motorcycle industry for about five years, back in the 80s.... I hated being paid to ride motorcycles and try and come up with new stuff all the time ... it was a real bummer man.
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