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A Most Obnoxious Ducati: Revival’s sidecarcross ‘Odioso’

A Most Obnoxious Ducati: Revival’s sidecarcross ‘Odioso’

Ducati sidecarcross motorcycle by Revival Cycles
We can normally recognize a Revival Cycles build immediately. The bikes have top-level craftsmanship, perfect proportions and tasteful finishes.

But this bizarre contraption had us puzzled. Sure, the hand-made bodywork and crafty engineering pointed towards Revival… but what about the three different neon hues, and that weird sidecar?

Ducati sidecarcross motorcycle by Revival Cycles
And what possessed the Austin, Texas shop to take a Ducati ST4 and turn it into, well… this? Alcohol, apparently. And a love for the mental sport of sidecarcross.

As the name implies, sidecarcross involves racing motocross with sidecar-equipped bikes. “It’s a sanctioned motorcycle racing series based in Europe,” Revival tell us, “and it’s popular in Australia and New Zealand, but an almost unheard-of secret in the US.”

Ducati sidecarcross motorcycle by Revival Cycles
“Like many of our ideas, this idea percolated years ago around the team.…

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