Wheels of fortune – Wimoto Ducati 900SS

Back in the early nineties motorcycle journalists labeled Ducati’s 900SS as their best sports bike yet. Despite being a parts bin special, made up of components from existing bikes and not even featuring their latest engine technology, the 900SS turned out to be a crowning achievement. Recording mid 11 second passes through the quarter mile gate, turning effortlessly and weighing in less than many of its Japanese competitors, it was the result of a decade of fine tuning and finessing. Unfortunately looking at the 25+ year old, fully faired 900SS today doesn’t evoke as much excitement as it deserves, and dated nineties styling is to blame…

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