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Jan 18, 2019

MotoGP: Detailed Images Of Ducati's 2019 Desmosedici

Ducati MotoGP riders Andrea Dovizioso (right) and Danilo Petrucci (left).

(Above) The 2019 Ducati Desmosedici GP19 MotoGP racebikes of Andrea Dovizioso (04) and Danilo Petrucci (9).


(Above) A rare direct side view of Ducati's MotoGP racebike. Usually, MotoGP teams avoid making photos like this available because it may allow others to calculate the geometry, wheelbase, swingarm length, etc. of the motorcycle. 

(Above) A head-on and rear view of Ducati's newest Desmosedici.


(Above) This view offers a closeup of the carbon-fiber Ohlins forks, Brembo brake calipers, and the intricate design of the swingarm.


(Above) This side view shows how much attention is paid to ventilation and air flow as well as the custom-made rearsets and stubby exhaust pipe for the front bank of the V-4's cylinders.

(Above) A closeup view of the aerodynamic winglets on Andrea Diovizioso's Ducati.

(Above) The top of the Ducati's tail section, which is home to antenna and on-board camera mounts.

(Above) This shot of the underside of the Desmosedici's tail section shows the unpainted rear of the under-seat fuel tank and what appears to be the servo motor for a valve in the rear exhaust pipe.

(Above) Andrea Dovizioso's office.

(Above) The rear of the fuel tank with what appears to be a replaceable rider position pad/support.

(Above) The left handlebar of Andrea Dovizioso's Ducati carries a remote brake adjuster knob and a thumb brake, which accounts for the second master cylinder reservoir beside the master cylinder reservoir for the hydraulic clutch.

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