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Dakar Look: Walt Siegl restyles the Ducati Hypermotard

Dakar Look: Walt Siegl restyles the Ducati Hypermotard

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It’s Dakar time right now, with over 160 motorcycles racing through Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina. The rally raid bikes have always looked good: they’re extreme examples of form following function. Master builder and ex-racer Walt Siegl is a fan, too. “I’m always thrilled to see the brutal design of the Dakar bikes,” he says. And…

Must Have: Walt Siegl’s new Ducati Monster Leggero GTS

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No dream garage would be complete without a Walt Siegl Leggero series Ducati. Builds from the New Hampshire workshop are marked by incredible craftsmanship, blistering performance and wallet-melting desirability. A typical Walt Siegl Leggero is based on a two-valve Ducati, with a proprietary 4130 Chromoly frame. But this time around, Walt had a different configuration…

KTM 450 EXC customized by Walt Siegl

Walt Siegl is the embodiment of a life well lived. A former motorcycle racer, he now builds high-end Ducati customs in a picturesque New Hampshire…

Yamaha XS400 by Walt Siegl

Walt Siegl’s name is synonymous with classy, high-end Ducati customs. So it’s a little unusual to see a smaller displacement Japanese motorcycle roll out of…

Cafe racer Ducati by Walt Siegl

There’s a steady demand for Walt Siegl’s café racer Ducatis. And looking at these images of his latest Leggero, it’s not hard to see why:…

Walt Siegl Leggero Series Ducati

The market for high-end, bespoke custom motorcycles is tiny. To move beyond bolt-on parts takes hours of craftsmanship, and true artisans don’t come cheap. Walt…

Walt Siegl’s Harley FLH Shovelhead

Most custom motorcycles fit within a particular genre. And that genre will have its own conventions, as well as its fans and detractors. But occasionally…