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Essence of Ducati

For the assignment "Machinery":

I immediately thought of my bike, then I had to think of how to convey what it is that makes it special.

For anyone who knows and loves bikes and air cooled Ducatis, they will understand it is the purpose built brutal mechanics of the machine. The clattering of the dry clutch, the rumble and rattle of the air cooled cylinders and cams. It's the bark of the exhaust and the snarl of the intake.

It's not a pretty sexy, it's a gut sense sexy....it stirs something inside you.

At least it does for me. I hope this picture conveys some of that.

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Taken on July 23, 2009