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2004 Ducati Monster M1000 – Road Test Review


Just about every engine that Ducati produces seems to find its way into the tried-and-true Monster series eventually-and that’s a good thing! By coupling the relatively new DS1000 dual-spark engine with the popular and long-running Monster chassis, Ducati produced the Monster 1000 i.e. for 2004, a naked sport-standard V-twin that’s fast, fun and simple. The Monster M1000 series replaces the ...

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2003 Model Year Bike Reviews


(This article was published in the December 2002 issue of Rider magazine.) By Mark Tuttle Jr. Hope you’re hungry! There’s a veritable feast of new motorcycle models rolling out of the kitchen for 2003. Some are here already, others are on their way to dealers across the country. Most of the manufacturers waited for the September 2002 dealer shows or ...

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2001 Model Year Bike Reviews


The article The Stars of 2001 was published in the December 2000 issue of Rider magazine.) by Mark Tuttle Jr. Ready? Cue Thus Spoke Zarathustra, the theme from 2001, A Space Odyssey. Now, open the pod bay doors please, HAL—the new street motorcycle models rocketing their way to the U.S. for ’01 are all on these pages, even some 2002 ...

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