Initially introduced in the 1960s, the Scrambler style of bikes was responsible for igniting a culture war in the motorcycling world. Ducati 125GP Desmos, like the Ducati 2019 Scrambler Cafe Racer’s new Silver Ice Matt paint and blue frame, are reminiscent of the vintage sports bikes.
The “Ton-Up Boys” of the Rocker movement, a group of adventurous and forward-thinking young motorcyclists in London in the 1960s, began setting up their bikes to win the sprint from one cafe to the next (each race was supposed to last as long as a Juke Box track).
Since then, the Café Racer culture has gone global.
A style extends beyond the motorbike to encompass apparel and accessories associated with Café Racer culture.
Ducati Scrambler Café Racer reimagines one of the motorcycle’s most significant trends. The new 17-inch wheels with Pirelli DIABLOTM ROSSO III tires (120/70 ZR 17 up front, 180/55 ZR17 out rear) play an essential part.
The handlebar-mounted aluminum rear-view mirrors are inspired by the racing design of the 1960s. A modern radial front brake pump performs as well as a sportbike does. More than just a nod to 1960s British racing bikes is evident in its dual tailpipe exhaust, nose fairing, and short mudguard. On the lateral number holders, Bruno Spiaggiari’s number 54 is commemorated.
Ducati 2019 Scrambler Cafe Racer – Features
Ducati scrambler joy-volution continues with the arrival of three new models, and the Land of Joy fun levels have been raised. In preparation for INTERMOT 2018 (International Motorcycle, Scooter, and E-Bike Fair), the new full throttle, cafe racer, and desert sled are currently in the spotlight.
The 2018 American Super Hooligan Championship flat track scrambler of Californian racer Frankie Garcia inspired the new Full Throttle. The two-tone black-yellow, white-striped tank, all-new rear end with dedicated seat, and white-rimmed yellow number holders give this bike a genuine dirt track racing vibe. It boasts a low-slung tapered handlebar that is both light and ergonomic, as well as a stubby front mudguard and a dual-silencer exhaust on the scrambler full throttle.
This year’s new look for the Café Racer is inspired by the legendary Ducati 125GP Desmo and has Silver Ice Matt graphics on a blue frame. New spoked wheels and aluminum bar-end mirrors give the bike a sleek ’60s racing look, while a modern radial front brake pump provides it sport-bike-like stopping capabilities. Many other design cues pay homage to classic British bikes from the ’60s, including the dual tailpipe exhaust, nose fairing, side number holders (in honor of Bruno Spiaggiari), and short front mudguard.
The Ducati scrambler Desert Sled pays homage to classic American off-road bikes while maintaining Ducati scrambler traits distinctively. With its red frame, new seat with color-coordinated stitching, and spoked wheels with black rims, this bike is more modern than ever. In addition, the new desert sled has an Off-Road Riding Mode, which allows the ABS to be deactivated for off-roading pleasure. A distinctive riding stance and the adjustable Kayaba suspension up the fun factor even more. This variant’s high mudguards, type-approved headlight mesh guard, and engine skid pan radiate rough off-road character—high mudguards.
These most recent iterations expand the possibilities for individual expression even more. There, they’re flanked by the brand-new scrambler Icon, which debuted to the public at INTERMOT 2018 and fetched with it a host of new aesthetic and technical capabilities.
With the teardrop tank’s steel and the headlight’s glass, the new, beefier side panels’ aluminum looks fantastic. The newer models include a black-painted engine and brushed cylinder head fins for an even more distinctive look.
All-new LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) and LED indicators with auto-off increase visibility in traffic, even in the daytime. More ergonomic switchgears make it easier to traverse through the LCD menu, displaying information about the selected gear and fuel level. In addition, they ensure that the Ducati Multimedia System runs effectively, enabling riders to listen to music, answer incoming calls, and speak with passengers over the intercom.
Bosch Cornering ABS—a novel and unique feature for this kind of vehicle—makes riding more secure than ever. The new, softer-feeling hydraulic clutch control, as well as the adjustable lever, which, like the front brake, enables the lever-handlebar spacing to be adjusted to individual preferences, will be welcomed by riders.
Scrambler Ducati has sold over 55,000 bikes in under four years since its formal presentation in Cologne in 2014. The four Ducati scrambler Camp stores in Borgo Panigale, Padua, Barcelona, and New York, as well as the two scrambler Food Factory restaurants in Bologna, show the range of the brand.
Ducati 2019 Scrambler Cafe Racer – Technical Specifications
Engine and transmission
|803 ccm (49 cubic inches)
|73 HP (53.3 kW) at 8250 RPM
|67 Nm (6.8 kgf-m or 49.4 ft.lbs) at 5750 RPM
|Bore x stroke
|88 mm x 66 mm (3.5 inches x 2.6 inches)
|Valves per cylinder
|Injection. Electronic fuel injection, 50 mm throttle body
|Desmodromic valve control
|Wet multiplate clutch with mechanical control
|5.10 litres/100 km (19.6 km/l or 46.12 mpg)
|118.3 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)
|Exhaust system including a single stainless steel muffler, Termignoni silencer with aluminum covers, catalytic converter, and two lambda probes
Chassis, suspension, brakes, and wheels
|Tubular steel Trellis
|Rake (fork angle)
|94 mm (3.7 inches)
|Upside down Kayaba 41 mm fork
|150 mm (5.9 inches)
|Kayaba rear shock, pre-load, and rebound adjustable. Aluminum double-sided swingarm
|150 mm (5.9 inches)
|Single disc. ABS. Four-piston calipers
|330 mm (13.0 inches)
|Single disc. ABS. Floating disc. Single-piston caliper
|245 mm (9.6 inches)
|10-spoke in light alloy
Physical measures and capacities
|180 kg (396.8 pounds)
|805 mm (31.7 inches)
|1066 mm (42 inches)
|2090 mm (82.3 inches)
|875 mm (34.4 inches)
|1436 mm (56.5 inches)
|13.50 liters (3.57 US gallons)
|Silver Ice Matt
The new Ducati 2019 Scrambler Cafe Racer is among those individuals that are known for its powerful 803cc V2 and Four Stroke engine. The motorcycle has got stylish chassis and excellent seat that offers maximum rider movement. The handlebars give complete control to riders’ hands to never feel unsafe throughout the ride.