Custom Ducati 999 by Arete Americana

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The New-Jersey-based workshop Arete Americana recently finished a custom build of the infamously divisive Ducati 999. Builder Bryan Peterson loved the controversial design and worked for more than a year to update it with trimmed fairings and an overhauled rear subframe. The finished motorbike features new Ducati Performance F04 Carbon Fiber fairings with BMW M3 marker lights, a 1098s Öhlins rear shock, FGRT210 forks, aluminium Marchesini wheels, Brembo monoblock calipers, a Yoyodyne clutch, Rizoma covers, a Toby steering damper, and a custom carbon tank. Steely and bullet-like, the bike redefines the Ducati 999 with a more restrained and sleek look.

Davide

Davide

Davide was born and raised in the tiny Piemonte town of Biella, world-famous for its textiles and the hometown of Michaelangelo Pistoletto. A life-long passion for design and innovation led Davide to New York City, where he lives with his family. He created Gessato in 2006, and he's been pioneering new communication tools and techniques ever since.

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