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Double Scoop: Down & Out’s Fat-Tired Ducati Scrambler

Double Scoop: Down & Out’s Fat-Tired Ducati Scrambler

Fat tire motorcycle: A custom Ducati Scrambler from Down & Out Cafe Racers
The fat tire look is not everyone’s cup of tea. But if that’s what butters your toast, Down & Out Café Racers are the guys to call.

The British shop has perfected the art of beefing up a bike’s footprint, mostly applying the technique to Triumph Bonnevilles. But builders Shaun and Carl wanted a breath of fresh air, so they decided to give a 2015 Ducati Scrambler the fat tire treatment.

Fat tire motorcycle: A custom Ducati Scrambler from Down & Out Cafe Racers
“We looked at what other builders at the time were doing,” says Shaun, “and most were building cafe racers around the Ducati.

“After looking at the bike, we decided to keep the bike the original style of a scrambler—with a twist.”

Fat tire motorcycle: A custom Ducati Scrambler from Down & Out Cafe Racers
That twist meant adding a beefy front wheel to match the Scrambler’s already burly rear.…

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