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1977 Ducati 900SS


1977 Ducati 900SS Pictures
The Ducati 900SS was fitted with Ducati's famous desmodromic valvetrain.
The Ducati 900SS was fitted with Ducati's famous desmodromic valvetrain.

The 1977 Ducatti 900SS motorcycle was unique in that the cooling fins on the forward cylinder ran in a different direction than those on the rear cylinder.

Mechanical closing of the valves eliminated high-rpm valve float.
Mechanical closing of the valves eliminated high-rpm valve float.
The tachometer's 8000-rpm redline is quite high for a large-displacement twin.
The tachometer's 8000-rpm redline is quite high for a large-displacement twin.
Dual ventilated front disc brakes provided needed reassurance given the bike's high-speed potential.
Dual ventilated front disc brakes provided needed reassurance given the bike's high-speed potential.

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