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John’s Ducati Monster 600 “Cafeteria”

When John Garrett bought this 1994 Ducati monster 600 as a project bike, it was almost stock—apart from a twin-disc front brake conversion —and over the last few years he transformed it into “Cafeteria.” The previous owner had removed the airbox, so the Monster ran poorly, but it was nothing that new jets and tune couldn’t fix. Garrett bought a café-style fuel tank from Red Max Speed Shop and a smaller, simpler fiberglass tail section, and then he sourced wheels from a Monster 620 so he could run a wider rear tire. He bought a slip-on exhaust from America, ordered a new speedometer from Amazon, and installed a leather saddlebag from India. Garrett says, “I made the leather tank strap out of the shoulder bag that actually came with the saddle bag.”

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Chris Bailey

Paint looks gorgeous. For my eyes probably the best 2v Ducati custom I’ve seen! Attention to detail is top drawer.

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John Garrett

Why thank you Chris