Just over a year ago, Speedtractor boss Matthew Roberts was tapped on the shoulder to become the head wrench for the Japanese outpost of a certain global custom brand.
We were big fans of Speedtractor’s off-kilter builds, and sadly assumed we’d see no more. But amazingly, the man finds the energy to wear two hats. And the proof is right here, with this razor-sharp custom Ducati M900 Monster.
It’s a one-of-a-kind bike with a unusual pseudo-military vibe. “The client was looking for something unique and something Ducati,” Matthew tells us. “A blend of scrambler and tracker elements, with a bit of a retro nod, but more timeless in design and execution than Ducati’s current models.”
The original plan was to lightly modify a new Scrambler Ducati.…