What is the Real Deal With Ducati Reliability?

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
No doubt Ducatis are sexy. I love the thought of buying Monster S-2R or S-4Rs, but the one unknown factor to me is the documented reliability, and actual maintenance costs involved. So I'm coming straight to the MOrons for information from actual owners. So far, I've heard from one mechanic that some of the processes used for manufacturing internal engine components are antiquated and will effect longevity, and also that lack of parts support and high cost is a huge factor. So, what's the "real deal"?

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