The Tricolore – Ducati 851-inspired excessive customized by XTR PEPO


Tricolore” is the most recent creation of XTR PEPO, which is brief for excessive and Pepo Rosell…

Pepo is the proprietor and creator of XTR PEPO and ‘excessive’ sums up the philosophy behind his workshop – “Less enterprise and extra enjoyable!! Since you should dwell the life…. Be Excessive!!!”

After creating radically custom-made Ducatis for greater than a decade below the aptly named “Radical Ducati” model, Pepo took a while off to rethink his life. The conclusion was nonetheless that bikes are his life, so he began once more in 2015 with XTR PEPO – with the specific purpose to have extra enjoyable!

XTR PEPO has created fairly a number of fantastically custom-made bikes since then (take a look at https://www.pepoxtr.com/copia-de-pepo-s-legacy), principally Ducatis nonetheless with the odd Bultaco or BMW thrown in for (extra) enjoyable…

Pepo’s newest creation is the Tricolore, sure a Ducati-based bike and sure clad within the three colours of the Italian flag – inexperienced, white, pink, as a tribute to the primary Ducati 851 Tricolore.

This can be a ‘from the bottom up’ construct, beginning with the body from an early Ducati Monster 600, strengthened to resist the elevated forces it must take care of. The rear subframe was changed by an aluminum Ducati 851 piece, and YSS delivered an adjustable rear shock made particularly for the bike!

The engine is a closely modified Ducati Monster S4RS motor (999 Coppa Bassa engine), with as an illustration an aluminum TSS mild flywheel, and XTR’s personal excessive quantity airbox including horsepowers to the already spectacular energy of the unique engine. The exhaust options spaghetti pipes topped off with Sil Motor Roche reproduction carbon fiber silencers.

The bodywork is impressed by and partly sourced from the Ducati 851, with an 851 fairing, modified to deal with a Cagiva Mito 125 Lawson reproduction entrance mild, and a do-it-yourself Ducati 851 glass fiber gasoline tank, with a clear stripe on the facet so you’ll be able to all the time test the gasoline stage…

The listing of excessive efficiency elements Pepo sourced for the Tricolore bike is kind of lengthy, with fairly a number of elements made in-house, corresponding to all of the aluminum fairing brackets, the CNC-machined clip ons, carbon fiber mudguard, or the hand-made seat and fabric…

All in all, Tricolore, XTR PEPO’s newest excessive customized bike, is a very light-weight – 165 kg – and highly effective bike, which ought to be an actual pleasure to steer across the racetrack – whereas it’s additionally totally street-legal…

photos – Sergio Cardeña