Ducati 350 DESMO

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Ducati 350 DESMO
Manufacturer Ducati
Production 1971
Class Classic
Engine Single cylinder, four-stroke, SOHC
Bore / Stroke 76.2mm x 76.2mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Horse Power 24.0 HP (17.9 KW) @ 8500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet Multi-plate
Suspension Front: Hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear: Swingarm, dual shocks
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 2.75-18
Rear Tire 3.25-18
Wheelbase 53.5 inches (1359 mm)
Dimensions L 78.7 inches (1999 mm)
W 23.58 inches (599 mm)
Seat height 28.9 inches (734 mm)
Weight  (dry), 138.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Ducati 350 DESMO was a Single cylinder, four-stroke, SOHC Classic motorcycle produced by Ducati in 1971. Claimed horsepower was 24.0 HP (17.9 KW) @ 8500 RPM.


A 76.2mm bore x 76.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 340.2 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 5-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet Multi-plate.


It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 3.25-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Hydraulic telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm, dual shocks. The wheelbase was 53.5 inches (1359 mm) long.

1971 - 1973 Ducati 350 DESMO[edit]

1971 - 1973 Ducati 350 DESMO 1971 - 1973 Ducati 350 DESMO

The bike was unmistakable with early examples having twin filler caps on the fuel tank and the white-faced Veglia tachometer on the right fork crown. The fuel tank was chrome plated on the sides, with a metal Ducati badge, and the headlight and fenders were chrome plated.