Kris Reniers clearly has a way with Ducatis. The last bike we featured from his Deep Creek Cycleworks shop was a Ducati 750SS bitsa of the highest order, and now he’s turned his attention to the Ducati ST2.
Except he hasn’t transformed the 944cc L-twin sport bike into a classy cafe or endurance racer. He’s come from way out the left field… and built a street tracker.
“The customer is a close friend of mine,” says Kris. “He’s a good rider who used to do dirt track and enduro bikes for fun. He’s just sold his Yamaha XS650 flat tracker and wanted a lighter but slightly bigger machine. One that would perform on both gravel and the road, for normal everyday use.”
“’Keep the thing within budget and have fun,’ he said.”
The donor needed to be a punchy twin that would also work as a daily runner, but not break the bank.…