Packed with good advice on choosing the right Ducati bevel twin, with a comprehensive inspection guide and in-depth analysis of strengths and weaknesses, Ducati Bevel Twins covers desirable upgrades, modifications to avoid, valuation and predicting which models will become collectible (if they aren’t already). Illustrated throughout with photos of key areas to check and foibles to be aware of, and featuring details ranging from the Ducati community, to whether a Ducati bevel twin will suit you and your lifestyle, this is the complete guide to choosing, assessing, and buying the Ducati bevel twin of your dreams. Written by Ian Falloon, an expert who enjoyed a close association with the factory and the engineers during the period these bikes were manufactured, providing him with an invaluable insight into their development. He has been involved with Ducati motorcycles, and bevel twins in particular, for nearly 40 years and, in addition to writing several books covering these models, he is an avid restorer with over 20 bevel twin restorations to his credit.
Ian Falloon is one of the world’s foremost motorcycle historians. In his career as an author, he has penned more than forty-five books on motorcycles. His titles include The Ducati Story (6 editions), Ducati 750 Bible, The Art of Ducati, Ducati 900 Bible, The Moto Guzzi Story, The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi, BMW Story, The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles, and Triumph Bonneville 60 Years. He has a small collection of classic sporting motorcycles, including a 1974 Ducati 750 Super Sport, which he has owned since 1976. Ian has contributed to many motorcycle magazines around the world, including Motorcycle Classics, Classic Bike, Motorcycle Sport & Leisure, Cycle World, and Motorcyclist. As an acknowledged expert, he has also authenticated motorcycles for collectors in the United States, England, Germany, Japan, Australia, and Argentina. Ian was born in New Zealand, but currently lives in Australia.